In this episode we revisit our very first episode from two years ago (Two years ago!), which is here in it's entirety with remastered audio and extra clips. We preface the episode with a discussion about the recording, and the case, and Jed has no memory of any of it.
In this episode we discuss French serial killer Henri Désiré Landru, pre-invented inventions, lonely hearts adverts, surprisingly animated heads, four-figured ovens, and Charlie Chaplin's Monsieur Verdoux. We also discover that Mark is a Duke.
In this episode we discuss the mathematician, philosopher, code-breaker, war hero, and father of modern computer science Alan Turing, the brutality of an unjust law, the best place for an Amstrad computer, the chemistry of cats and the pot plant of a grateful nation.
We recorded this episode on location in Turing's former home in South-West London with our guest, current resident Sophie.
In this episode we discuss the 1990 Boston Art theft, baseball movies, folding paintings, a symphony for the blind, The Rue Turner's Garden Art Museum, and Mark recalls a chilling memory of that time he didn't go to a strip club.
In this episode we discuss the Barnes Mystery otherwise known as the Richmond Murder, West London's best bridges, a crash-course in foot matching, and whether Sir David Attenborough is London's greatest detective.
In this episode we discuss the St. Valentine's Day Massacre, Al Capone and 'Bugs' Moran, Some Like it Hot, Public Enemies, Syphillis, and our special guest talks about Alcatraz and the middle of nowhere.
This episode features our special guest Will Roe, podcast producer at The Times and The Sunday Times.