Central London overfloweth with gorgeous, intelligent woman with a thirst for murder. The Baker Street Babes: The Web's Only All Female Sherlock Holmes Podcast. Eat your heart out Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
The Baker Street Babes are an all-female group of Sherlock Holmes fans who talk about everything from canon to Cumberbatch, Charles Augustus Milverton to Jude Law, and dancing men to Jeremy Brett. We love Sherlock Holmes and we love having well informed, but also quite fun discussions about it.
Babes Amy, Lyndsay, Melinda, Sarah, and Taylor have a truly delightful chat with award-winning author and friend Daniel Stashower about Sherlock Holmes, history, Sherlockian pastiches, childhood reading, lizards with grenades, and more!
Dan (BSI name Thurston) is an acclaimed biographer and narrative historian and winner of the Edgar, Agatha, and Anthony awards, and the Raymond Chandler Fulbright Fellowship in Detective Fiction, because he is never-before-seen levels of awesome. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Smithsonian Magazine, AARP: The Magazine, and National Geographic Traveler as well as other publications, and his newest book, In the Hour of Peril, recounts the incredible true story of Alan Pinkerton saving president-elect Abraham Lincoln from an assassination plot. Because that happened.For links to all of Dan's marvelous pastiches and nonfiction, visit www.stashower.com for more information.
A brief chat with some of those who star in the Hoxton Hall musical Sherlockian extravaganza!
If you’re in or near London, go grab your tickets on Eventbrite (http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/org/3089020836?s=12712468) before the final performance on May 10!
Recorded in front of a live audience at the fabulous 221B Con [website], this interview plus Q&A with tea lady extraoridinaire Cara McGee is sure to please. Cara first became famous through her line of fandom tea belnds from Adagio and it's only grown.
The audience also asks us some questions, so you're going to learn more about Babes Curly, Lyndsay, Amy, Sarah, and Taylor!
Find Cara's teas [HERE]
Art Blog: ohcararara.tumblr.com
Babes Ardy and Kafers chat to Luke Fredericks and Stewart Charlesworth, whose company Morphic Graffiti just opened a production of The Revenge of Sherlock Holmes, “a music hall musical of elementary magnificence”. Last year, the company staged Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in musical form—this year, they’re tackling our favourite detective. Hooray! We might just break out into song... okay, don’t fear, we left that part to the professionals.
Luke and Stewart tell us why the combination of Holmes and the music hall is a winner, talk about the challenges and high points involved in putting Sherlock Holmes on stage, and the actors and musicians who are now bringing the piece to life. We talk Victorian music hall, costuming, and more!
The Revenge of Sherlock Holmes just opened at Hoxton Hall, 130 Hoxton Street, N1 6SH, London, and is running until May 10, 2013. Tickets are available from the Hoxton Hall website, or you can call their box office on 020 7684 0060.
To find out more about Luke, Stewart, and Morphic Graffiti, go to their website.
Babes Curly, Kafers and Ardy chat to Roger Johnson and Jean Upton from the Sherlock Holmes Society of London. We talk about the decades of their involvement with the Sherlockian world in Britain and the US, discuss new and old Holmes adaptations on screen, in the theatre, and on the radio, and take a detour into classic movies. They've met a lot of people involved in Sherlockian things, including Jeremy Brett and David Burke, so stay tuned for a bunch of charming stories and anecdotes across the ages.
This episode was recorded in late 2012.
You can buy Roger & Jean's book, A Holmes Miscellany, at the bookshop of your choice, or over here on Amazon.