About the show
Experiments in news and arts with Jude Cowan Montague. This week: The Strand Magazine is famous for bringing Sherlock Holmes's stories to a wide circulation but it did much more. Writers like Arthur Morrison and artists like J. A. Shepherd contributed to its unusual combination of fancy, trivia, 'small news', story, celebrity and whimsy. A leaf through the pages of this influential and well-loved London periodical which ran from 1891 to 1950. For more information www.thenewsagents.blogspot.com For more information see thenewsagents.blogspot.com.