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The Shedunnit Centenary

In which Caroline is the guest, not the host.

Caroline Crampton is the host of Shedunnit. You can find out what she does when she’s not hosting this podcast at carolinecrampton.com or on Instagram @cacrampton. Guy Cuthbertson is her husband. His website is guycuthbertson.com and he tweets @guywjc.

Mentioned in this episode:
The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe by C. S. Lewis
Howards’ Way (TV series)
The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
Miranda Sawyer’s review of the podcast in the Observer
The Allusionist by Helen Zaltzman
The ‘A Mysterious Glossary’ episode of Shedunnit, featuring Helen Zaltzman
It Walks By Night by John Dickson Carr
— The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins
Clouds of Witness by Dorothy L. Sayers
The Nine Tailors by Dorothy L. Sayers
The Secret Adversary by Agatha Christie
The Waste Land by T. S. Eliot
Ulysses by James Joyce
Cat Among The Pigeons by Agatha Christie
The Four Just Men by Edgar Wallace
Evil Under The Sun by Agatha Christie
‘The Challenge of Dorothy L. Sayers’ episode of Shedunnit
Death at the President’s Lodging by Michael Innes
“The Murders in the Rue Morgue” by Edgar Allen Poe
‘The Long Shadow of Edgar Allen Poe’ episode of Shedunnit
‘The First Whodunnit’ episode of Shedunnit
The Bath Mysteries by E. R. Punshon
The ‘Brides in the Bath’ episode of Shedunnit
Appointment with Death by Agatha Christie
Death in a White Tie by Ngaio Marsh
Death in White Pyjamas by John Bude
Death in High Heels by Christianna Brand
— Death in Venice by Thomas Mann
Death Under Gibraltar by Bernard Newman
— Death in the Clouds by Agatha Christie
Death at the Bar by Ngaio Marsh
— Death on Paper by John Bude
— Death at the Opera by Gladys Mitchell
— Death of a Train by Freeman Wills Crofts
Death of a Cad by John Bude

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