S2 E5 - In this week’s episode of UKTV crime podcast, A Stab In The Dark, host Mark Billingham talks to Sherlock’s Mark Gatiss. In a wide-ranging discussion about his work and career, Mark reveals the contents of his younger self’s dressing up and who has been his favourite character to play, and how a prop from Doctor Who has turned into one of his most prized possessions. He also discusses his love of horror, Agatha Christie and RuPaul’s Drag Race; as well as reveal how he and Steven Moffat came up with the idea for a modern Sherlock, how, because of the success of Wallander, Sherlock became three, ninety-minute episodes rather than six hour-long episodes, Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman’s instant chemistry, and, of course, the show’s future. Plus, our man with the spyglass, Paul Hirons, talks to Murdoch Mysteries' Hélène Joy.A Stab in the Dark is a UKTV Original production and is produced by Paul Hirons, Joel Porter and John Lemon.For more info: http://uktv.co.uk/astabinthedark Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.