Mark Gatiss & Hélène Joy

S2 E5 - In this week’s episode of UKTV crime podcast, A Stab In The Dark, host Mark Billingham talks to Sherlock’s Mark Gatiss. In a wide-ranging discussion about his work and career, Mark reveals the contents of his younger self’s dressing up and who has been his favourite character to play, and how a prop from Doctor Who has turned into one of his most prized possessions.

He also discusses his love of horror, Agatha Christie and RuPaul’s Drag Race; as well as reveal how he and Steven Moffat came up with the idea for a modern Sherlock, how, because of the success of Wallander, Sherlock became three, ninety-minute episodes rather than six hour-long episodes, Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman’s instant chemistry, and, of course, the show’s future. Plus, our man with the spyglass, Paul Hirons, talks to Murdoch Mysteries' Hélène Joy.


A Stab in the Dark is a UKTV Original production and is produced by Paul Hirons, Joel Porter and John Lemon.

For more info: http://uktv.co.uk/astabinthedark

A Stab In The Dark: A UKTV Original Crime Podcast with Mark Billingham

Best-selling author and comic Mark Billingham presents an in depth look at the very best super-sleuths from literature and television. Each episode of A Stab In The Dark sees a set of brand new guests from the worlds of TV and books assemble to discuss the inner workings of crime fiction.

A Stab in the Dark is a UKTV production and is produced by Sam Pearson and Paul Hirons.

For more info: http://uktv.co.uk/astabinthedark

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