38 episodes

A podcast dedicated to the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Professor Challenger, Brigadier Gerard and Sherlock Holmes.

Doings of Doyle - The Arthur Conan Doyle Podcast doingsofdoyle

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A podcast dedicated to the works of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Professor Challenger, Brigadier Gerard and Sherlock Holmes.

    Strange Studies from Life (1901)

    Strange Studies from Life (1901)

    This episode, we explore Conan Doyle's life-long fascination with true crime through his 'Strange Studies from Life', dramatic retellings of nineteenth century murder trials, published in the Strand in 1901.
    You can read the stories here:
    https://www.arthur-conan-doyle.com/index.php/The_Holocaust_of_Manor_Place
    https://www.arthur-conan-doyle.com/index.php/The_Love_Affair_of_George_Vincent_Parker
    https://www.arthur-conan-doyle.com/index.php/The_Debatable_Case_of_Mrs._Emsley
    And read the show notes here: https://www.doingsofdoyle.com/2023/05/38-strange-studies-from-life-1901.html 
    A closed-caption version of the episode will appear two days after the episode date at our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/@doingsofdoyle. Please like and subscribe!
    Next time on Doings of Doyle
    We are joined by Jonathan Cranfield from Liverpool John Moores University, who has edited the new Edinburgh Edition of The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes. You can find out more here: https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-the-memoirs-of-sherlock-holmes.html 
    Become a Patron
    If you are enjoying the podcast and want to become a patron, please visit our Patreon page or donate via PayPal on the link at www.doingsofdoyle.com (link top right).
    Acknowledgements
    Thanks to our sponsor, Belanger Books: www.belangerbooks.com, and to our patrons on Patreon and PayPal. 
    Image credits: Thanks to Alexis Barquin at The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopaedia for permission to reproduce these images. Please support the encyclopaedia at www.arthur-conan-doyle.com.
    Music credit: Sneaky Snitch Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
     

    • 57 min
    The Horror of the Heights (1913)

    The Horror of the Heights (1913)

    This episode, we travel above the clouds in the company of hot-headed aeronaut Joyce-Armstrong in ‘The Horror of the Heights', from November 1913.
    You can read the story here: https://www.arthur-conan-doyle.com/index.php/The_Horror_of_the_Heights
    Or hear an audio book version here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1mV3iOfUT0 
    And read the show notes here: https://bit.ly/DOD37sn 
    A closed-caption version of the episode will appear two days after the episode date at our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/@doingsofdoyle
    Become a Patron
    If you are enjoying the podcast and want to become a patron, please visit our Patreon page or donate via PayPal on the link at www.doingsofdoyle.com (link top right).
    Acknowledgements
    Thanks to our sponsor, Belanger Books: www.belangerbooks.com, and to our patrons on Patreon and PayPal. 
    Image credits: Thanks to Alexis Barquin at The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopaedia for permission to reproduce these images. Please support the encyclopaedia at www.arthur-conan-doyle.com.
    Music credit: Sneaky Snitch Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 47 min
    Arthur Who Wrote Sherlock, with Linda Bailey and Isabelle Follath

    Arthur Who Wrote Sherlock, with Linda Bailey and Isabelle Follath

    This episode, we are delighted to welcome to the podcast Linda Bailey and Isabelle Follath, respectively the author and illustrator of Arthur Who Wrote Sherlock (2023), a new children’s biography of Conan Doyle.
    You can find out more about the book here: https://www.andersenpress.co.uk/books/arthur-who-wrote-sherlock/
    A closed-caption version of the episode will appear two days after the episode date at our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/@doingsofdoyle
    Please note that we had intermittent audio problems during recording and have done what we can to correct this. We hope this doesn't affect your listening pleasure too much!
    Become a Patron
    If you are enjoying the podcast and want to become a patron, please visit our Patreon page or donate via PayPal on the link at www.doingsofdoyle.com (link top right).
    Acknowledgements
    Thanks to our sponsor, Belanger Books: www.belangerbooks.com, and to our patrons on Patreon and PayPal. 
    Image credits: Thanks to Alexis Barquin at The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopaedia for permission to reproduce these images. Please support the encyclopaedia at www.arthur-conan-doyle.com.
    Music credit: Sneaky Snitch Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
    Next time on Doings of Doyle
    We take a trip to the clouds in ‘The Horror of the Heights’ (1913). You can read the story here: https://www.arthur-conan-doyle.com/index.php/The_Horror_of_the_Heights 

    • 44 min
    A Literary Mosaic (1886)

    A Literary Mosaic (1886)

    This episode, we join a cast of Conan Doyle’s literary heroes in his amusing short story, ‘A Literary Mosaic,’ also known as ‘Cyprian Overbeck Wells,’ which first appeared in December 1886.
    You can read the story here: https://www.arthur-conan-doyle.com/index.php/Cyprian_Overbeck_Wells._A_Literary_Mosaic 
    A closed-caption version of the episode will appear two days after the episode date at our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/@doingsofdoyle
    Become a Patron
    If you are enjoying the podcast and want to become a patron, please visit our Patreon page or donate via PayPal on the link at www.doingsofdoyle.com (link top right).
    Acknowledgements
    Thanks to our sponsor, Belanger Books: www.belangerbooks.com, and to our patrons on Patreon and PayPal. 
    Image credits: Thanks to Alexis Barquin at The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopaedia for permission to reproduce these images. Please support the encyclopaedia at www.arthur-conan-doyle.com.
    Music credit: Sneaky Snitch Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 59 min
    The Adventure of the Final Problem (1893)

    The Adventure of the Final Problem (1893)

    This episode, we travel to Switzerland with Sherlock Holmes and Dr Watson for a showdown with the fiendish Professor Moriarty in ‘The Adventure of the Final Problem’ (1893).
    You can read the story here: https://www.arthur-conan-doyle.com/index.php/The_Adventure_of_the_Final_Problem
    You can hear a reading by Greg Wagland here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RXnEehQkZGg
    A closed-caption version of the episode will appear two days after the episode date at our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/@doingsofdoyle
    Become a Patron
    If you are enjoying the podcast and want to become a patron, please visit our Patreon page or donate via PayPal on the link at www.doingsofdoyle.com (link top right).
    Acknowledgements
    Thanks to our sponsor, Belanger Books: www.belangerbooks.com, and to our patrons on Patreon and PayPal. 
    Image credits: Thanks to Alexis Barquin at The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopaedia for permission to reproduce these images. Please support the encyclopaedia at www.arthur-conan-doyle.com.
    Music credit: Sneaky Snitch Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    • 52 min
    Conan Doyle and Crime Fiction, with Martin Edwards

    Conan Doyle and Crime Fiction, with Martin Edwards

    This episode, we are delighted to welcome to the podcast multi-award-winning crime novelist and President of the Detection Club, Martin Edwards, to talk about Conan Doyle and crime fiction.
    You can read the shownotes here: https://www.doingsofdoyle.com/2022/12/33-conan-doyle-and-crime-fiction-with.html
    Biography of Martin Edwards
    Martin Edwards is a multi-award-winning crime novelist, the President of the Detection Club, archivist of the Crime Writers’ Association and series consultant to the British Library’s highly successful series of crime classics, and therefore uniquely qualified to write this book. He has been a widely respected genre commentator for more than thirty years, winning the CWA Diamond Dagger for making a significant contribution to crime writing in 2020, when he also compiled and published Howdunit: A Masterclass in Crime Writing by Members of the Detection Club and the novel Mortmain Hall. His critically acclaimed The Golden Age of Murder (Collins Crime Club, 2015) was a landmark study of Detective Fiction between the wars. Martin’s latest non-fiction work, The Life of Crime: Detecting the History of Mysteries and their Creators, 0traces the evolution of the genre from the eighteenth century to the present, offering brand-new perspective on the world’s most popular form of fiction.
    Find out more at Martin’s blog: http://doyouwriteunderyourownname.blogspot.com/
    Next time on Doings of Doyle
    We stay in the world of crime fiction as we join Sherlock Holmes in a battle to the death with his nemesis, Professor Moriarty, in 'The Adventure of the Final Problem' (1893).
    Become a Patron
    If you are enjoying the podcast, please leave us a rating or review. And if you want to become a patron, please visit our Patreon page or donate via PayPal on the link at www.doingsofdoyle.com (link top right). 
    Acknowledgements
    Thanks to our sponsor, Belanger Books: www.belangerbooks.com, and to our patrons on Patreon and PayPal. 
    Image credits: Thanks to Alexis Barquin at The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopaedia for permission to reproduce these images. Please support the encyclopaedia at www.arthur-conan-doyle.com.
    Music credit: Sneaky Snitch Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

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