Shiver me timbers! Today it's the turn of W E Henley, the model for Long John Silver.
Today he discovers that Lieutenant Pinkerton, who broke the heart of Puccini's Madame Butterfly, can actually be traced back to a nineteenth century Aberdeen man.
Willkommen! Bienvenue! Welcome! David Stenhouse turns literary detective and delves into the life of Jean Ross, inspiration behind the flamboyant star of Cabaret, Sally Bowles
David Stenhouse turns his attention to Oscar Wilde's sinister creation Dorian Gray.
The trail leads him to Edinburgh's Morningside and a respectable parish priest called John Henry Gray.
This week, it's elementary my dear Stenhouse.
This week, the Scot who got abandoned on a desert island and provided the inspiration for Robinson Crusoe.