Episode 246: Sherlock Holmes and the British Empire

I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere show

Summary: “One of the most precious public possessions of the empire” [BERY]   At the end of July 2022, the Baker Street Irregulars held a conference in upstate titled "Sherlock Holmes and the British Empire." That itself isn't news (although we did promote the original date of the event), but what is news is the breadth and depth of presentations that were given there. Half of our intrepid reporting team attended the event and captured commentary from some of the esteemed presenters to give a flavor of the event to IHOSE listeners who were unable to attend. The Canonical Couplet quiz awaits if you can make it through the episode; we have a lovely prize for you: a souvenir package from the British Empire conference if you correctly guess the story we're referring to and we choose your name. Send your answer to comment @ ihearofsherlock .com by August 29, 2022 at 11:59 a.m. EST. The winner will be chosen at random from among all the correct answers. All listeners are eligible to play. Become a Patron! Please do consider becoming a Patron of the Arts. Your support helps us to ensure we can keep doing what we do, covering file hosting costs, production, and transcription services.  Download [Save As] | File size: 104 MB, 1:16:19 Listen to I Hear of Sherlock Everywhere anywhere SponsorsWessex Press is the premier publisher of books about Sherlock Holmes and Arthur Conan Doyle, including The Sherlock Holmes Review.MX Publishing, through its series The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories has raised over $100,000 for Undershaw. Would you care to advertise with us? You can find more information here. Let's chat! LinksThis episode: ihose.co/ihose246Empire Conference Report from the Baker Street IrregularsEmpire Conference and Speakers Agenda (PDF)Dining with Sherlock Holmes by Julia Rosenblatt and Frederich SonnenschmidtOther episodes mentioned:Episode 231: A Quiet Air of MasteryMany more links, articles and images are available in our Flipboard magazine at ihose.co/flipsherlock  as well as through our accounts on Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter. And would you consider leaving us a rating and review? It would help other Sherlockians to find us. Your thoughts on the show? Leave a comment below, send us an email (comment AT ihearofsherlock DOT com), call us at 5-1895-221B-5. That's (518) 952-2125. TranscriptWe are so grateful for your support on Patreon, which makes our transcripts possible. Every amount helps. A transcript will be here soon. Become a Patron! --