Mark Billingham's Rule Book Of Crime

Best-selling crime writer, and former stand-up comedian, Mark Billingham sets out to detect clues in the archives from his favourite crime writers: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, Raymond Chandler, PD James and Henning Mankell. Clues that help him discover why their sleuthing creations - Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple, Philip Marlowe, Adam Dalgliesh and Kurt Wallander - are so enduring.

And listen out, as Mark unmasks a hidden detecting gem rescued from the late 1980s...

Produced for 4 Extra by Peter McHugh

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Best-selling crime writer, and former stand-up comedian, Mark Billingham sets out to detect clues in the archives from his favourite crime writers: Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Agatha Christie, Raymond Chandler, PD James and Henning Mankell. Clues that help him discover why their sleuthing creations - Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple, Philip Marlowe, Adam Dalgliesh and Kurt Wallander - are so enduring.

And listen out, as Mark unmasks a hidden detecting gem rescued from the late 1980s...

Produced for 4 Extra by Peter McHugh

The crime writer detects his radio sleuthing stars: Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple, Raymond Chandler, Henning Mankell, PD James. He also unmasks a detective gem. From March 2013.

The bestselling crime writer detects his favourite radio sleuthing stars.