Seven instalments of the classic radio crime drama starring Cecil Parker, plus special documentary feature ´A Case for Dr Morelle´. Dr Morelle uses psychological insight, criminology and dogged persistence to solve cases. Here he must deduce the answers to mysteries including a hotel death, a man tormented by nightmares, and deadly threats made to an elderly spinster. Created by Ernest Dudley as ´the man you love to hate´, sarcastic, self-opinionated psychiatrist-sleuth Dr Morelle first appeared on the radio show Monday Night at Eight in 1942. He was one of the most memorable of the British radio detectives and thrilled millions week after week with his unique combination of arrogance and omniscience. First broadcast on BBC radio in 1957, and published here for the very first time, these seven episodes are ´Alarm Call´, ´Confession of Guilt´, ´Threat to Kill´, ´The Sleepwalker´, ´The Blackmailer´, ´Voice in the Night´ and ´The Will´. Also included is a 1999 BBC radio documentary, ´A Case for Dr Morelle´, in which cultural historian and mystery aficionado Professor Jeffrey Richards examines the casebook of the Harley Street detective. Classic Radio Crime: presenting vintage detectives for your investigation! Duration: 4 hours approx. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Cecil Parker, full cast, Sheila Sims. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/002654/bk_rhuk_002654_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Donald Sinden stars as eccentric amateur sleuth Gideon Fell in these two full-cast BBC radio dramatisations of stories by John Dickson Carr. One of the preeminent detectives of crime fiction´s golden age, Dr Gideon Fell is stout, jovial and fond of beer and band music. However, he also possesses a razor-sharp mind and extraordinary powers of deduction, which are frequently put to the test as he is called upon to solve seemingly impossible crimes. Created by the master of the locked-room mystery, John Dickson Carr, Dr Fell appeared in 23 novels, several short stories and plays and numerous radio adaptations. These two dramas, first broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1997, see him embroiled in two inexplicable cases that have the police baffled. In The Hollow Man, two murders are committed by someone who appears to be both invisible and lighter than air, while in The House in Gallows Lane, the peaceful English countryside of 1936 is disrupted by an alarming fortune-teller - and a mysterious death. These thrilling dramatisations star Donald Sinden as Gideon Fell with John Hartley as Hadley. Classic Radio Crime: presenting vintage detectives for your investigation! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Donald Sinden, John Hartley, full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/002894/bk_rhuk_002894_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Maurice Denham is the famous French detective Maigret, and Michael Gough is his creator, Georges Simenon, in these five classic radio dramatisations. Parisian detective Jules Maigret first appeared in print in 1931 and went on to feature in 76 novels and 28 short stories. An enduringly popular character, his adventures have been adapted on radio and television, most recently in ITV´s series starring Rowan Atkinson. In these radio plays, Maigret and Simenon look back over five of their most memorable cases. An anonymous letter sends Maigret back to the village where he grew up, Inspector Lapointe falls in love for the first time - and kills someone for the first time, and a model train seller tells Maigret that his wife is trying to poison him. Plus, how is the death of a Count linked to a collection of love letters? And can Maigret´s carefully prepared plan prevent the latest in a string of serial killings? First broadcast in 1976 on BBC Radio 4, the episodes included in this collection are: ´Maigret Goes Home´ ´Maigret in Montmartre´ ´Maigret Has Scruples´ ´Maigret in Society´ ´Maigret Sets a Trap´ Classic Radio Crime: presenting vintage detectives for your investigation! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Maurice Denham, Michael Gough. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/002787/bk_rhuk_002787_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Leslie Charteris´ square-jawed, blue-eyed hero loved, fought and stole his way through Europe from the 1930s to the 1970s, endlessly pursuing blondes, baddies and boodle. Adored by women and feared by his foes, he was renowned for both his heroic exploits and his nefarious reputation - and he always left his trademark calling card at the scenes of his crimes: a sketch of a stick figure with a halo. In The Saint Closes the Case, The Saint is confronted by arch-villain and armaments dealer Dr Rayt Marius as he enters into a deadly struggle to save the world from a dastardly new weapon.... Starring Paul Rhys as Simon Templar, this thrilling drama has all the verve and excitement of the original story. It is dramatized by Roger Danes and directed by Matthew Walters. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Paul Rhys. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/bbcw/005151/rt_bbcw_005151_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
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Thanks to a bungled robbery at a fancy hotel, the already-married Eva Griffin has been caught in the company of a prominent congressman. To protect the politico, Eva´s ready to pay the editor of a sleazy tabloid his hush money. But Perry Mason has other plans. He tracks down the phantom fat cat who secretly runs the blackmailing tabloid -only to discover a shocking scoop. By the time Mason´s comely client finally comes clean, her husband has taken a bullet in the heart. Now Perry Mason has two choices: represent the cunning widow in her wrangle for the dead man´s money - or take the rap for murder. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jerry Robbins, The Colonial Radio Players. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/002601/bk_brll_002601_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The casebook of Norman Birkett KC (1883-1962) covers pretty much every story that entertained the readers of News of the World between the wars. Birkett was a busy man who, in those days before legal specialisation, could at any one time be dealing simultaneously with a juicy murder, a society divorce, or a livid libel action. In this episode, Birkett takes on a case of murder, mayhem, and political intrigue. Directed by Marc Beeby and written by Caroline and David Stafford, Norman Birkett and the Case of the Coleford Poisoner stars Neil Dudgeon as Birkett, with David Haig, Trystan Gravelle, Alison Pettitt, Michael Shelford, Clare Corbett, Sam Dale, Bruce Alexander, and Joanna Monro. Other parts were played by John Biggins and Nigel Hastings. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Neil Dudgeon, full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/bbcw/005866/bk_bbcw_005866_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
John Moffat stars as the great Belgian detective Hercule Poirot in seven more BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations. ´Evil Under the Sun´: on holiday in Devon, Poirot becomes embroiled in the murder of a glamorous American starlet. ´Sad Cypress´: a poison pen letter begins a chain of events which is to end in tragedy. ´Murder in Mesopotamia´: when death occurs at an archaeological site in the Iraqi desert, Poirot is on hand to dig for clues. ´Lord Edgware Dies´: Lord Edgware is found brutally stabbed, his wife the prime suspect. But did she murder him? ´Hallowe´en Party´: the sleuth investigates the death of a girl drowned in an apple-bobbing tub on All Hallows´ Eve. ´Murder on the Links´: summoned urgently to France, Poirot finds his wealthy client dead. Can he trace the killer? ´Five Little Pigs´: a bride-to-be hires Poirot to solve a 16-year-old case and prove her mother innocent of murder. These BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisations find Poirot pitting his ´little grey cells´ against a variety of cunning criminals. Based on Agatha Christie´s original novels, these superb adaptations feature a host of distinguished actors including Iain Glen, Fiona Fullerton, Stephanie Cole and Stephen Tompkinson. 1. Language: English. Narrator: full cast, John Moffat. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rhuk/002924/bk_rhuk_002924_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Fifty-two episodes of this famous radio serial, digitally remastered from the original broadcast recordings. Starring George Edwards in the dual roles of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Although Robert Lewis Stevenson´s novella, first published in 1886 as Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, (omitting the word the) has been reincarnated in 123 film versions, not including stage plays, his compelling story of the forces of good vs. evil are best known from the 15-minute radio shows that ran on the Australian Broadcasting Company for 52 episodes from September 9, 1943 to February 16, 1944. Australian actor George Edwards, known as the man ´´with a thousand voices´´, began his performing career as a vaudeville comedian before hitting his stride as a notable stage actor. He is credited with creating the radio serial genre in Australia, and gained fame from his portrayal of the conflicted characters of Jekyll and Hyde. This audio edition of the original ABC radio broadcasts contain each episode in its entirety, making it the first complete collection of all 52 episodes of the beloved series. A must-have for any old time radio collector, or Robert Lewis Stevenson fan. 1. Language: English. Narrator: George Edwards. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/003282/bk_acx0_003282_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Take a nostalgic swing back in time with this modern twist on classic radio drama. Sid Guy is on the case! Detective Sid Guy doesn´t fall head-over-heels for the luscious dames who walk through his office door, he doesn´t lose his cool, and he doesn´t get into anything he can´t talk his way out of, except for the times when he does. This collection includes two Sid Guy mysteries: ´´The Case of the Mysterious Woman´´ and ´´The Case of the Missing Boxer´´. 1. Language: English. Narrator: full cast. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/009407/bk_blak_009407_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.