Jul 15, 2020
little man was much more favourable to me” [REDH]
In their 86-year history the Baker Street Irregulars have had
six leaders. Of them, Julian Wolff, BSI ("The Red-Headed League)
seems to have been the least likely.
As Malvolio says in Twelfth Night, "Some are
born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust
upon 'em." Julian was in the third category, as there was a
leadership vacuum following the unexpected death of Edgar W. Smith
in 1960, after 20 years of leadership, and Julian's name was put
forth to fill Edgar's considerable shoes.
The latest entry in the BSI Press Biography Series
Julian Wolff and his Baker Street Irregulars
Fetherston, BSI ("The Solitary Cyclist"). Sonia returns to I Hear
of Sherlock Everywhere to explore Julian's life inside and outside
of the BSI, the secrets behind some of the back room jockeying, and
the dry humor and self-control that powered this well-respected
leader who saved the BSI from near extinction.
Inside this episode you'll find a very special flashback
segment from our
with Evelyn Herzog, BSI ("The Daintiest Thing
Under a Bonnet") and Susan Rice, BSI ("Beeswing") where the two
The Canonical Couplet
is back, with
fresh new entries (as we blew through the first 60!). Enter to win
our prize: a copy of Commissionaire from the BSI Press. Entries
must be submitted by noon EDT on July 29, 2020.
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