In a conversation ostensibly about the parallels between detective fiction and stand-up comedy we also manage to cover magic tricks, video games, impossible crimes, and Jonathan Creek alongside such matters as what hecklers have in common with The Poisoned Chocolates Case (1929) by Anthony Berkeley, who my favourite living stand-up comedian is, and surprisingly decent-sounding Netflix drama about the 11 days in which Agatha Christie went missing.
You can find Alasdair’s Twitter feed and the original thread of Whodidit? here, and peruse the various speculations of those who played along, or you can watch the whole thing unfurl via the glory of YouTube below:
My thanks, of course, to Alasdair, to Jonny Berliner for the music, and to you for listening; hopefully all this continues to provide some distraction at a time when we could frankly use it.
Finally, I have brought myself kicking and screaming (there was a lot of both in making it happen) into whatever century this is by attempting to upload this podcast onto Spotify and iTunes. I believe you can find it at either by clicking below…