S2 E03 - Two of the biggest names in American crime fiction and crime TV drama join Mark Billingham for the latest episode of UKTV Original podcast, A Stab In The Dark. David Simon is creator of The Wire – regarded as the greatest television drama series of all time – while Laura Lippman is a multi-award-winning crime writer. David and Laura tell us about their wedding (officiated by John Waters), discuss how newspaper journalism has changed over the years, and how the lines between fiction, reality and truth have been blurred in recent years. David, meanwhile, discusses The Wire, which celebrates its 15th anniversary. Plus, Paul Hirons talks to award-winning crime writer, Megan Abbott.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
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