50. The Butler Did It
Podcast |
Shedunnit
Publisher |
Caroline Crampton
Media Type |
audio
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Books
Literature
Mystery
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Books
Publication Date |
Oct 28, 2020
Episode Duration |
00:27:17
Snobbery and murder, all served up perfectly for you on a silver tray. This episode marks the start of the Shedunnit Pledge Drive! If I can add 100 new members to the Shedunnit Book Club by the end of 2020, I can start releasing episodes more regularly and expanding what the podcast covers. If you’d …
Snobbery and murder, all served up perfectly for you on a silver tray.

This episode marks the start of the Shedunnit Pledge Drive! If I can add 100 new members to the Shedunnit Book Club by the end of 2020, I can start releasing episodes more regularly and expanding what the podcast covers. If you’d like to be part of that and feel able to offer some support, please visit shedunnitshow.com/pledgedrive.

NB: There are spoilers in this episode! Please check the list of books mentioned below and come back later if there are any titles there for which you don’t want to hear any major plot details. Consider yourself warned!

Books and sources:

The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rineheart

The Door by Mary Roberts Rineheart

rules-for-writing-detective-stories.html">20 Rules for Writing Detective Stories by S.S. Van Dine

h.htm#chap06">“The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual” by Arthur Conan Doyle

“The Strange Case of Mr Challoner” by Herbert Jenkins

Something Fishy or The Butler Did It by P.G. Wodehouse

"Why do we think the butler did it?" by Nate Pederson in the Guardian

"Should we be concerned by the limitless popularity of period dramas?" by Caroline Crampton in the New Humanist

"Historians, Social Scientists, Servants, and Domestic Workers: Fifty Years of Research on Domestic and Care Work", International Review of Social History, Volume 59, Issue 2, August 2014 , pp. 279-314

Snobbery with Violence by Colin Watson

Death and the Dancing Footman by Ngaio Marsh

The Mysterious Affair At Styles by Agatha Christie

Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers

Three Act Tragedy by Agatha Christie

Black Coffee by Agatha Christie

The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie

Why Shoot a Butler? by Georgette Heyer

Busman’s Honeymoon by Dorothy L. Sayers

A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie

Thanks to today’s sponsor, The Listener, the daily podcast newsletter that I write, which will help you discover better podcasts. Get 20% off your first year when you sign up for an annual subscription. Visit thelistener.co/shedunnit and use code Shedunnit20 at checkout.

Snobbery and murder, all served up perfectly for you on a silver tray.

This episode marks the start of the Shedunnit Pledge Drive! If I can add 100 new members to the Shedunnit Book Club by the end of 2020, I can start releasing episodes more regularly and expanding what the podcast covers. If you’d like to be part of that and feel able to offer some support, please visit shedunnitshow.com/pledgedrive.

NB: There are spoilers in this episode! Please check the list of books mentioned below and come back later if there are any titles there for which you don’t want to hear any major plot details. Consider yourself warned!

Books and sources: —The Circular Staircase by Mary Roberts Rineheart —The Door by Mary Roberts Rineheart —rules-for-writing-detective-stories.html">20 Rules for Writing Detective Stories by S.S. Van Dine —h.htm#chap06">“The Adventure of the Musgrave Ritual” by Arthur Conan Doyle —“The Strange Case of Mr Challoner” by Herbert Jenkins —Something Fishy or The Butler Did It by P.G. Wodehouse —“Why do we think the butler did it?” by Nate Pederson in the Guardian“Should we be concerned by the limitless popularity of period dramas?” by Caroline Crampton in the New Humanist“Historians, Social Scientists, Servants, and Domestic Workers: Fifty Years of Research on Domestic and Care Work”, International Review of Social History, Volume 59, Issue 2, August 2014 , pp. 279-314 —Snobbery with Violence by Colin Watson —Death and the Dancing Footman by Ngaio Marsh —The Mysterious Affair At Styles by Agatha Christie —Whose Body? by Dorothy L. Sayers —Three Act Tragedy by Agatha Christie —Black Coffee by Agatha Christie —The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie —Why Shoot a Butler? by Georgette Heyer —Busman’s Honeymoon by Dorothy L. Sayers —A Murder is Announced by Agatha Christie

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