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Nov 27, 2021 Raymond Chandler
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The Long Goodbye - Raymond Chandler Raymond Chandler's cynical world-weary private eye is drawn into the brutal murder of his drinking buddy's wife. Terry Lennox seemed like a nice guy. Okay, he was a drunk but maybe that could happen to anyone with too much money, too much time and a wife who played the field in a big way. Trouble was, when she ended up dead, it wasn't money that got Lennox to Mexico. It was Marlowe. Dramatized by Bill Morrison Directed by John Tydeman Uploader's Note : There...
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Topics: Raymond Chandler, Ed Bishop, Crime, Detective, Murder Mystery, Whodunit, BBC Radio
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Nov 27, 2021 Simon Brett
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So Much Blood - A Charles Paris Mystery Appearing in his own one-man show on Thomas Hood at the Edinburgh Festival, middle-aged actor Charles Paris finds himself falling for a gorgeous young girl with navy-blue eyes. He also finds himself being dragged into a complex murder investigation involving the death of a fading pop star, a bomb scare in Holyrood Palace and a suicide leap from the top of the Rock. Six-part thriller serial adapted from his own book by Simon Brett. Producer: Martin Fisher...
Topics: Charles Paris, Mystery, Crime, Whodunit, Detective, BBC Radio
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Nov 27, 2021 Brahm Stoker
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Dracula - Brahm Stoker The classic tale of horror - Frederick Jaeger stars in a BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of the legend that has haunted the imagination of millions for over a hundred years! Summoned to the forbidden heart of the Carpathian mountains, in the depths of Transylvania, Jonathan Harker journeys to Castle Dracula. There he becomes the unwitting prisoner of the mysterious nobleman whom local legend insists is Nosferatu, the vampire… Dramatised by Nick McCarty Director...
Topics: Brahm Stoker, Dracula, Horror, Classic, Vampire, BBC Radio
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Nov 27, 2021 Raymond Chandler, Robert Parker
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Poodle Springs - Raymond Chandler Fresh from his honeymoon with heiress Linda Loring, Philip Marlowe has set up shop in the upmarket Californian town of Poodle Springs. But the life of a kept man soon loses its charm, and when he's asked to find a gambler on the run from his debts, Marlowe can't resist. Toby Stephens plays iconic detective Philip Marlowe. The eighth and final Philip Marlowe novel, Raymond Chandler's Poodle Springs was unfinished at the time of the author's death in 1959. It...
Topics: Raymond Chandler, Robert Parker, Philip Marlowe, Detective Mystery, Crime, Whodunit, BBC Radio
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Nov 25, 2021 Francis Durbridge
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Paul Temple and the Margo Mystery - Francis Durbridge A dangerous web of lies and murder awaits the sleuth when his wife disappears. Francis Durbridge's thriller stars Peter Coke as Paul Temple and Marjorie Westbury as Steve in another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest investigator and his glamorous wife. From 1938 to 1969 the fictional crime novelist and detective Paul Temple, together with his Fleet Street journalist Steve, solved case after case in one of BBC radio's most popular...
Topics: Francis Durbridge, Paul Temple, Crime, Murder Mystery, Whodunit, BBC Radio
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Nov 25, 2021 Francis Durbridge
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Paul Temple and the Madison Mystery - Francis Durbridge Paul and Steve are returning from New York on board a luxury liner when they meet an amnesiac millionaire. 2008 revival with Crawford Logan. New production of an adventure by Francis Durbridge, first broadcast in 1949. CAST Paul Temple ...... Crawford Logan Steve ...... Gerda Stevenson Sir Graham Forbes ...... Gareth Thomas Stella Portland ...... Emma Currie George Kelly ...... Robin Laing Inspector Vosper ...... Michael Mackenzie Hubert...
Topics: Francis Durbridge, Paul Temple, Crime, Murder Mystery, Whodunit, BBC Radio
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Nov 24, 2021 Francis Durbridge
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Paul Temple and the Sullivan Mystery - Francis Durbridge A perfectly ordinary pair of spectacles spells trouble for Paul Temple and his wife Steve as they set off on a trip to Egypt. With Crawford Logan, Gerda Stevenson, Eliza Langland, Lucy Paterson In this 2006 recreation of the 1947 vintage crime serial, Crawford Logan stars as Paul Temple and Gerda Stevenson as Steve. Between 1938 and 1968, Francis Durbridge's incomparably suave amateur detective Paul Temple and glamorous wife Steve solved...
Topics: Francis Durbridge, Paul Temple, Crime, Murder Mystery, Whodunit, BBC Radio
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Nov 24, 2021 Francis Durbridge
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Paul Temple and the Spencer Affair - Francis Durbridge The suave amateur private detective is drawn into the murder of the actress daughter of a threatre impresario. Francis Durbridge's thriller stars Peter Coke as Paul Temple and Marjorie Westbury as Steve in another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest sleuth and his glamorous wife. From 1938 to 1969 the fictional crime novelist and detective Paul Temple, together with his Fleet Street journalist Steve, solved case after case in one of...
Topics: Francis Durbridge, Paul Temple, Crime, Murder Mystery, Whodunit, BBC Radio
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Nov 24, 2021 Francis Durbridge
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Paul Temple and the Lawrence Affair - Francis Durbridge Holidaying out-of-season in the fishing village of Downburgh, the suave detective faces peril linking mystery deaths with a disappearance. Francis Durbridge's thriller stars Peter Coke as Paul Temple and Marjorie Westbury as Steve in another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest investigator and his glamorous wife Between 1938 and 1968, Francis Durbridge's incomparably suave amateur detective Paul Temple and glamorous journalist wife...
Topics: Francis Durbridge, Paul Temple, Crime, Murder Mystery, Whodunit, BBC Radio
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Nov 22, 2021 Francis Durbridge
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Paul Temple and the Gilbert Case - Francis Durbridge A young woman was murdered, and her boyfriend, Howard Gilbert, is set to hang for the crime. But her father is convinced the man is innocent. Can Temple solve the case in time? Francis Durbridge's thriller stars Peter Coke as Paul Temple and Marjorie Westbury as Steve in another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest investigator and his glamorous wife. Uploader's Note : Keep in mind that the original audio source is from 1954, hence the...
Topics: Francis Durbridge, Paul Temple, Crime, Murder Myster, Whodunit, BBC Drama
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Nov 21, 2021 Francis Durbridge
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Paul Temple and the Conrad Case - Francis Durbridge The debonair detective goes on the trail of an English girl, who's gone missing from a finishing school in Bavaria. The only clue to the whereabouts of a missing schoolgirl is a cocktail stick found in her bedroom. How can Temple work from just that? Francis Durbridge's thriller stars Peter Coke as Paul Temple and Marjorie Westbury as Steve in another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest investigator and his glamorous wife. With Beatrice...
Topics: Paul Temple, Francis Durbridge, Crime, Mystery, Whodunit, BBC Radio
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Nov 21, 2021 Francis Durbridge
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Pault Temple and the Alex Affair - A Francis Durbridge Mystery Francis Durbridge's thriller stars Peter Coke as Paul Temple and Marjorie Westbury as Steve in another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest investigator and his glamorous wife. CAST Paul Temple …. Peter Coke Steve …. Marjorie Westbury Sir Graham Forbes …. James Thomason Inspector Crane …. Haydn Jones ‘Spider’ Williams …. Alan Dudley Mulroy …. Michael Harbour Lady Weyman …. Betty Hardy Webb/Shaw …. Ronald...
Topics: Paul Temple, Francis Durbrdige, Crime, Mystery, Whodunit, BBC Radio
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Nov 21, 2021 Dorothy L Sayers
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The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club - A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Lord Peter Wimsey investigates the puzzling death of rich, retired General Fentiman who's found dead in an armchair at his gentleman's club. Ian Carmichael stars as the aristocratic sleuth. British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club was first published in 1928. Classy and sharp-witted,...
Topics: Dorothy L Sayers, Lord Peter Wimsey, Crime, Mystery, Whodunit, BBC Radio
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Nov 20, 2021 Dorothy L Sayers
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The Nine Tailors - A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Stranded in a small village after a car accident, Wimsey becomes involved in a mystery of stolen jewels. Ian Carmichael stars as the aristocratic sleuth. British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. The Nine Tailors was first published in 1934. Classy and sharp-witted, aristocratic amateur sleuth Lord Peter Bredon Wimsey was born in 1890 and...
Topics: Dorothy L Sayers, Lord Peter Wimsey, Crime, Murder Mystery, Whodunit, BBC Radio Drama
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Nov 20, 2021 Dorothy L Sayers
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Strong Poison - A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Lord Peter Wimsey attends the trial of Harriet Vane, a young mystery writer accused of poisoning her former lover with arsenic. The evidence against her seems overwhelming, but the shrewd, debonair sleuth harbours doubts over her guilt. British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L. Sayers. Strong Poison was first published in 1930. Classy and sharp-witted,...
Topics: Dorothy L Sayers, Lord Peter Wimsey, Crime, Murder Mystery, Whodunit, BBC Radio
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Nov 20, 2021 Dorothy L Sayers
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Murder Must Advertise - A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery After the unexplained death of a junior copywriter at a top advertising agency, Lord Peter Wimsey goes undercover. Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey – the British gentleman detective created by Dorothy L Sayers. First published in published in 1933 and adapted in six episodes by Alistair Beaton. Classy and sharp-witted, aristocratic amateur sleuth Lord Peter Bredon Wimsey was born in 1890 and educated at Eton and Oxford, before...
Topics: Dorothy L Sayers, Lord Peter Wimsey, Crime, Murder Mystery, BBC Radio, Whodunit
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Nov 20, 2021 Dorothy L Sayers
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Have His Carcase - A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, debonair sleuth, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates. Classy and sharp-witted, aristocratic amateur sleuth Lord Peter Bredon Wimsey was born in 1890 and educated at Eton and Oxford, before serving in the military during the First World War. British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Have His Carcase was...
Topics: Dorothy L Sayers, Lord Peter Wimsey, Murder Mystery, Crime, BBC Radio, Whodunit
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Nov 19, 2021 Robert Barr
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Galbaith and the Midas Touch Robert Barr's six-part thriller serial. A photograph sparks a fresh mystery for veteran detective Bill Galbraith. Starring Bernard Hepton. Bernard Hepton stars as veteran detective, Bill Galbraith. Bill Galbraith …. Bernard Hepton Tommy Evans …. Richard Davies Finch …. Garard Green Sailor …. Kevork Malikyan Tully …. Clive Merrison Bavister …. Eric Richard Mrs Palmer …. Margery Withers Doc McDowall …. Robert Gillespie Thorn …. David Ryall Evans …....
Topics: Galbraith, Robert Barr, Crime, Detective, BBC Radio
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Nov 19, 2021 Dorothy L Sayers
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Gaudy Night - Dorothy L Sayers Harriet Vane has never dared to return to her old Oxford college. Now, despite her scandalous life, she has been summoned back . . . When she attends her Oxford reunion, known as the 'Gaudy,' at sedate Shrewsbury College, the prim academic setting is haunted by a rash of bizarre pranks: scrawled obsentities, burnt effigies and poison-pen letters—including one that says, "Ask your boyfriend with the title if he likes arsenic in his soup." Some of the...
Topics: Lord Peter Wimsey, Ian Carmichael, Dorothy L Sayers, Crime, BBC Radio Drama, Whodunit
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Nov 19, 2021 Dorothy L Sayers
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Five Red Herrings - A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Classy and sharp-witted, aristocratic amateur sleuth Lord Peter Bredon Wimsey was born in 1890 and educated at Eton and Oxford, before serving in the military during the First World War. Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in addition to the BBC TV adaptations that were broadcast between 1972 and 1975. The British gentleman detective features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English...
Topics: Dorothy L Sayers, Lord Peter Wimsey, Crime, BBC Radio, Murder Mystery, Whodunit
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Nov 19, 2021 Dorothy L Sayers
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Busman's Honeymoon - A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery Dorothy L Sayers' upper-crust sleuth has married at last, but his honeymoon bliss is shattered when the dead body of the house's previous owner turns up in the cellar. Stars Ian Ca Classy and sharp-witted, aristocratic amateur sleuth Lord Peter Bredon Wimsey was born in 1890 and educated at Eton and Oxford, before serving in the military during the First World War. Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in...
Topics: Dorothy L Sayers, Lord Peter Wimsey, Ian Carmichael, Crime, Murder Mystery, Whodunit
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Nov 19, 2021 Wally K Daly
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Time Slip Paul Williamson arrives home, only to find himself already there. What exactly is going on? Wally K Daly's award-winning sci-fi comedy drama.    Paul    ......    Paul Daneman Frank    ......    Donald Hewlett Margaret    ......    Gwen Watford Faye    ......    Norma Ronald Harold the Barman    ......    Eric Allan Producer: Martin Jenkins First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1983.
Topics: SciFi, Comedy, Wally K Daly, BBC Radio
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Nov 19, 2021 Mike Walker
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Different States A 1990 Sony Award-winning political thriller by Mike Walker. Peter Hemming was in Indonesia on an aid programme. Or so his father thought. But why was his body found on East Timor? And why won't the authorities fly him home? Michael Hemming goes on a mission to find out the truth about his son's death. Writer:   Mike Walker Music:    Mia Soteriou Director: Jeremy Mortimer CAST Graham Hemming .... Norman Jones Pat Hemming .... Auriol Smith Peter Hemming .... David Bannerman...
Topics: East Timor, Politial Thriller, Sony Award, Mike Walker, BBC Radio
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Nov 19, 2021 Freeman Wills Crofts
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Inspector French & The Starvel Tragedy Uploader's Note:  Low Bitrate Audio On the night of 15 September, Starvel House burnt to the ground and its three inmates perished in the flames. An inquest brought in a verdict of accidental death, but Inspector French thinks differently! by Freeman Wills Crofts, adapted by Alan Downer Director:                      David Johnston Inspector French:              Edward De Souza Detective Constable Tanner:   ...
Topics: Inspector French, Starvel, Crime, BBC Radio, Inspector French
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Nov 19, 2021 Wally Daly
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Nightmare World Uploader's Note: This is an average quality recording. Gary Henderson and old man Jenkins head up a mountain road to Hill House every November 13th. But on their ascent this year, the mountain begins to shake like hell on earth. And Gary? He meets himself coming back... As a worldwide power failure brings chaos and terror to Earth, one town in every country undergoes a curious and startling transformation. Wally K Daly's sci-fi thriller stars James Laurenson, Nigel Anthony,...
Topics: Near Future, SciFi, Dystopian, Thriller, BBC Radio
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Nov 18, 2021 BBC Radio, Darkfield
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The BBC and Darkfield present an unnerving trilogy of immersive binaural experiences. Meet yourself in the DEADHOUSE. Important note: Headphones are essential. DEADHOUSE is a trilogy of immersive audio horror shorts, all for a single listener, lying down, with their eyes closed. Headphones are essential. The listener becomes the subject while the binaural sound surrounds and creeps towards them. Their familiar environments slip away, to be replaced by other, less comfortable, worlds that feel...
Topics: Binaural, BBC Audio Experience, Horror, Darkfield
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Nov 18, 2021 Fyodor Dostoyevsky
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Devils - Dostoevsky (Also known as The Possessed or Demons ) Revolution and betrayal lie at the heart of Dostoevsky's unsettling tale , an allegory of the potentially catastrophic consequences of the political and moral nihilism that were becoming prevalent in Russia in the 1860s. A fictional town descends into chaos as it becomes the focal point of an attempted revolution, orchestrated by master conspirator Pyotr Verkhovensky. Gary Lilburn and Jonathan Forbes star in Melissa Murray's new...
Topics: Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Russia, Revolution, Demons
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Nov 16, 2021 Salman Rushdie
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Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie An ambitious dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic. CAST Saleem ...... Nikesh Patel Jamila ...... Deeivya Meir Young Saleem ...... Zain Syed Young Jamila ...... Misha Shah Mumtaz ...... Anneika Rose Ahmed ...... Narinder Samra Brigadier Iskander ...... Selva Rasalingam Sergeant Major Najmuddin ...... Sagar Arya Ayooba ...... Abhin Galeya Shaheed ...... Ronny Jhutti The Peasant ...... Akbar Kurtha Picture Singh .........
Topics: Midnight's Children, Salman Rushdie, India, Pakistan, Independence, Indo-Pakistani War, Partition
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Nov 15, 2021 Dorothy L Sayers
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Whose Body? - A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery A body is found and a body is lost. But whose body has appeared in a bath in Battersea and where is the body a famous financier Sir Reuben Levy who went to bed one night in his flat in Park Lane and simply disappeared? Debonair sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey investigates.   Starring Gary Bond as the suave sleuth. Classy and sharp-witted, aristocratic amateur sleuth Lord Peter Bredon Wimsey was born in 1890 and educated at Eton and Oxford, before serving in...
Topics: Lord Peter Wimsey, Crime, Gary Bond, Murder Mystery, Dorothy L Sayers, Whodunit
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Nov 15, 2021 Sarah Paretsky
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Deadlock - VI Warshawski The crime investigations of Sara Paretsky's Chicago private eye VI Warshawski starring Kathleen Turner. Sara Paretsky has created one of the most popular female sleuths in modern crime-fiction. VI Warshawski is a strong female character in a male-dominated world. She’s comfortable packing heat and trailing nasty suspects, but never loses touch with her basic femininity. Paretsky says of her Warshawski: "I was troubled by the way women were portrayed in (detective...
Topics: Crime, Private Eye, Warshawski, Chicago, BBC Radio Drama, Kathleen Turner
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Nov 15, 2021 Simon Brett
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A Doubtful Death - Charles Paris Crime Comedy with the return of the loveably louche actor-cum-amateur detective. By Jeremy Front From a story by Simon Brett CAST Charles                    ..... Bill Nighy Frances                    ..... Suzanne Burden Maurice                   ..... Jon Glover Dan                          ..... Will Kirk Vicky                        ..... Jessica Turner Tomasz                     ........
Topics: Simon Brett, Charles Paris, Bill Nighy, Hamlet, Crime Comedy, BBC Radio Drama
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Nov 15, 2021 Rider Haggard
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She - Rider Haggard Ludwig Holly and his ward Leo's quest for the truth behind legend of Leo's ancestry takes them to Africa. CAST: Ludwig Holly             ......    Tim McInnerny Leo                           ......    Oliver Chris Ayesha                      ......    Mia Soteriou Job                            ......    Howard Coggins Billali                         ......    Ben Onwukwe...
Topics: Mystery, Adventure, Africa, BBC Radio Drama, Haggard, Ayesha
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Nov 14, 2021 Agatha Christie
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Towards Zero - Agatha Christie Agatha Christie's whodunit stars Hugh Bonneville. Dramatised in four parts by Joy Wilkinson. Nevile............Hugh Bonneville Lady Tresselian.......Marcia Warren MacWhirter.........Tom Mannion Audrey............Claire Rushbrook Mary.............Julia Ford Kay............Lizzy Watts Latimer...........Joseph Kloska Royde............Stephen Hogan Treves...........David Hargreaves Umpire/Butler........Philip Fox Receptionist...........Annabelle Dowler...
Topics: Agatha Christie, whodunit, Mystery, Hugh Bonneville
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Nov 14, 2021 Agatha Christie
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Hallowe'en Party - Hercule Poirot Belgian sleuth Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of a child on All Hallows' Eve. Agatha Christie whodunit starring John Moffatt. First published in 1969 and dramatised by Michael Bakewell. Hercule Poirot ...... John Moffatt Ariadne Oliver ...... Stephanie Cole Judith Butler ...... Alexandra Bastedo Miranda Butler ...... Sian Jenkins Rowena Drake ...... June Barry Michael Garfield ...... Gareth Armstrong Spence ...... James Taylor Elspeth ...... Auriol...
Topics: Agatha Christie, Hercule Poirot, John Moffatt, Crime, Mystery, BBC Radio Drama, whodunit
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Nov 14, 2021 Vickie Donoghue, Natalie Mitchell
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The Piper is coming Our thirst for the dark and mysterious has endured for millennia, from a creeping fear of the dark, to haunted buildings, mysterious strangers and ominous places. The Pied Piper of Hamelin gets a 21st-century retelling in Radio 4’s new drama The Piper, which sees the sinister folk tale rethought in a small, rundown, seaside town in the UK. When strange music makes a girl vanish, a detective and her daughter uncover a terrifying force. This inexplicable disappearance of...
Topics: Fantasy, Horror, Thriller, BBC Radio Drama
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Nov 14, 2021 Sarah Woods
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Power Out The World Is Dying. It's Time To Take Action. An eco-activist group seem to be threatening the national grid and Sean’s in trouble with the cyber crime police. Written by award winning writer Sarah Woods with a cast of emerging new talent led by Vinnie Heaven. Recorded in binaural sound to give you a fully immersive sound experience when listening on headphones. Directed by Susan Roberts A BBC Drama North Production - First Broadcast 12 August 2020 1. Sean’s in trouble with the...
Topics: SciFi, UK, Dystopian, Near Future, Eco Activisim, Cyber Crime, Binaural Recording
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Nov 10, 2021 Ellen Dryden
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Ellen Dryden’s 19th century drama. “We are now beyond the Missouri River. We have left the States behind. Ahead of us lie the great uncivilised plains.” On the wagon trains of the perilous migration across America to Oregon and California, the strength of women was tested against the ambition and pride of their men. Starring Carolyn Jones, Tracy-Ann Oberman and Marcia Warren.   Ellen Dryden’s 19th century drama.    Martha ... Carolyn Jones Lucy .... Tracy Ann Oberman Hannah ......
Topics: Western, Ellen Dryden, BBC Radio Drama, Historical
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Nov 10, 2021 BBC Radio 3
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Milton's epic poem comes under the microscope 350 years after its publication 1. Sean O'Brien Milton's Paradise Lost was first published 350 years ago. It remains the most important long poem in the English language. It came out of a time of revolutionary upheaval in Britain and is a political poem as much as a theological one. Poet Sean O'Brien discusses Milton's adventurousness. Producers: Tim Dee and Siobhan Maguire. 2. Adam Nicolson Milton's epic was first published 350 years ago. He was...
Topics: John Milton, Essays, Paradise Lost
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Nov 10, 2021 John Milton - BBC
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Paradise Lost  by  John Milton Michael Symmons Roberts' version of Milton's epic poem is a gripping piece of storytelling for today. John Milton was a successful poet and political activist. By the time he began writing Paradise Lost in the 1650s, he had become blind. Poet Michael Symmons Roberts has turned Paradise Lost into a vital, gripping piece of storytelling, broadcast in two parts, that will ricochet off the events that are turning our own political and social landscape upside own....
Topics: John Milton, Michael Symmons Roberts, Poem, BBC Radio Drama
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Nov 9, 2021 Peter Ling
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Death Speaks Another Language It’s the late ‘60s. A French student on-the-run in England has to take drastic measures. Starring David Valla. A thriller serial for radio in six parts by Peter Ling. Nico Gachet …. David Valla Karen Engstrom …. Patricia Gallimore Mrs Benson …. Hilda Kriseman Neil Benson …. Derek Seaton Andrew Plessey …. Geoffrey Wincott Miss Hathaway …. Hilda Schroder Garage Mechanic …. Roger Gale Producer: Ronald Mason First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in August...
Topics: Sixties, Thriller, BBC Radio Drama, London, Narcotics
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Nov 7, 2021 Promenade Production - BBC Radio 4
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Nuremberg: The Trial of the Nazi War Criminals The story of the trial of the most notorious Nazi war criminals through dramatic reconstruction, telling it from ground-level up, through the eyes of a Russian interpreter, the American prison psychologist, a French reporter, the British Court Liaison Officer and others from the thousands of individuals tasked with fighting 'the last battle of WWII'. Starring Natalie Dormer, Freddie Fox, Kate Phillips, Alex Kingston, Ed Stoppard and Henry Goodman....
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Topics: Nuremberg, Nazi, War Crimes, Nazi Trial
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Nov 6, 2021 Lucy Catherine
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From the Red Book of Hergest, these are the tales of the Mabinogi. Fantasy audio drama, based on the ancient myths of Wales Aimee Ffion Edwards and Darragh Mortell star in a series of lost legends and dark magic. The tales of the Mabinogi are tales of romance, tragedy, comedy and fantasy and together they form the earliest prose stories of Britain. Award-winning writer Lucy Catherine (Being Human, Vanity Fair) gives these stories a modern flavour while remaining true to the vivid magic of...
Topics: Wales, Ancient Mythology, Fantasy
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Nov 6, 2021 Brett Neichin with additional writing by Janina Matthewson
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When 16-year-old Sabrina cracks the cryptic Parallax, she’s recruited to track down a serial killer... who might not be from this world. Starring Anya Chalotra and Chance Perdomo. New episodes Tuesdays. Cast: Sabrina – Anya Chalotra Benny – Chance Perdomo Fergus – Samuel Adewunmi Harry – Enzo Cilenti Lynn – Leanne Best Mr Ahmed – Nabil Elouahabi Isabella – Hera Hilmar Efrat – Olivia Popica Ken – Akie Kotabe Other parts: Carl Prekopp, George Georgiou, Hugo Dryden, Clare...
Topics: SciFi, Crypto, Fantasy, Crime
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Nov 5, 2021 Martin Kiszko
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Martin Kiszko's - Scramble Imagine a Britain in which the state attempts to have absolute control over all its citizens, even to the extent that music and sound recording have been outlawed as subversive. A tale of love and treachery, in which an individual is pitted against enormous odds. Starring Clare Corbett. Written in three-parts by composer Martin Kizsko. Young Mel          ......    Femka Whitney Mel                ......    Clare Corbett...
Topics: Totalitarian, Dystopian, Music, Britain, BBC Radio Drama, SciFi
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Nov 5, 2021 Robert Valentine
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When Russia put the first man on the moon... the world changed. London, 1979. As American and Soviet moonbases aim their missiles at targets across the planet, former MI5 agent Eddie Sloper stumbles across a deadly conspiracy in this alternative-history, Cold War thriller. Winner of Best Online Audio Drama at the BBC Audio Drama Awards, 2019. Starring Philip Bulcock, Yasmine Holness-Dove, William Hope and Stephen Critchlow. Written, directed and produced by Robert Valentine. A Wireless Theatre...
Topics: Cold War, Moon, BBC Radio Drama, Soviet, Moonbase, Thriller
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Nov 4, 2021 John Reed
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Kerensky and the counter-revolutionary Cossacks are making gains and threatening Petrograd. Reed visits the Revolutionary frontline with the Bolshevik commander-in-chief - who seems less than organised. John Reed's classic eye-witness account of the Russian Revolution in October 1917. Stars Richard Laing and Kelly Burke. Omnibus Edition in two parts dramatised by Robin Brooks John Reed ..... Richard Laing Comberg ..... Matthew Gravelle Colonel ..... Nicholas Murchie Dybenko ..... Richard...
Topics: BBC Radio Drama, Russian Revolution, John Reed, 1917
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Nov 3, 2021 Kat Sadler, Catherine Brinkworth and Jon Hunter
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Nature Table is comedian, broadcaster and writer Sue Perkins's comedy series celebrating the natural world and all its funny eccentricities. Taking the simple format of a show and tell, each episode Sue is joined by celebrity guests from the worlds of comedy and natural history. The show is recorded at London Zoo. Each of the natural history guests brings an item linked to the wild world to share with the audience, be it an amazing fact or funny personal anecdote. Each item is a springboard for...
Topics: Comedy, Panel Show
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Nov 1, 2021 Victor Pemberton
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BBC Radio Dama in Egypt What will Elizabeth Warwick discover, when she travels in the footsteps of her famous archaeologist father, in Egypt? 8 Episodes, last aired on BBC in October 2021.
Topics: BBC Radio Drama, Egypt, Victor Pemberton, Egypt
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Oct 30, 2021 David Schneider
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Births, Deaths and Marriages is a sitcom set in a Local Authority Register Office where the Staff Deal with the three greatest events in anybody's life. Written by and starring David Schneider, it focuses on chief registrar Malcolm Fox who is a stickler for rules and would be willing to interrupt any wedding service if the width of the bride infringes health and safety. He's unmarried but why does he need to be? He's married thousands of women.
Topics: Comedy, Sitcom
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Sep 17, 2021 Mark Watson, Tim Key and Tom Basden
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The comedian continued his quest to improve the world, nimbly assisted by Tim Key and Tom Basden... but this time with the additional help of the audience listening at home, as the show was broadcast live.
Topics: Comedy, Stand-Up
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Sep 5, 2021 Iain Pattinson, Dan Gaster, Colin Swash, John Finnemore and Christine Rose
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This Panel show, hosted by David Mitchell, sees four players each giving a lecture on a subject - with the majority of their speeches consisting of fabricated lies. However, each contestant must attempt to smuggle five strange-but-true facts past the rest of the panel, hoping that no-one will notice what they have said is the unbelievable truth.
Topics: Comedy, Panel Show
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Sep 5, 2021 David Spicer
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The BBC Radio sequel to the classic black comedy KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS , with characters and situations taken from the classic Edwardian comedy novel ISRAEL RANK  by Roy Horniman. Louis Mazzini, the 10th Duke of Chalfont, systematically and successfully murdered his way into possession of the title in Edwardian England. It is now well into the 20th century, and even against a backdrop of international conflict and revolution a title is nothing to be sneezed at and is to be fought for by any...
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Sep 5, 2021 Gilbert Travers Thomas
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The third BBC Radio production of Gilbert Travers Thomas' adaptation  of the screenplay of the film  KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS  by Robert Harner and John Dighton from the novel  ISRAEL RANK  by Roy Horniman. Louis Mazzini is the only son of the disowned and cast-out youngest daughter of the 7th Duke of Chalfont. After his mother dies and Louis is spurned by the D'Ascoyne family, Louis is determined to ascend to the heights by any means possible ... and no matter how many D'Ascoynes stand in...
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Sep 5, 2021 Gilbert Travers Thomas
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The second BBC Radio production by Gilbert Travers Thomas' adaptation of the screenplay of the film  KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS  by Robert Harner and John Dighton from the novel  ISRAEL RANK  by Roy Horniman. Louis Mazzini is the only son of the disowned and cast-out youngest daughter of the 7th Duke of Chalfont. After his mother dies and Louis is spurned by the D'Ascoyne family, Louis is determined to ascend to the heights by any means possible ... and no matter how many D'Ascoynes stand in...
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Sep 5, 2021 Gilbert Travers Thomas
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A BBC Radio adaptation by Gilbert Travers Thomas of the screenplay by Robert Harner and John Dighton of the novel ISRAEL RANK  by Roy Horniman. Dennis Price recreates his starring role from the 1949 British comedy film KIND HEARTS AND CORONETS  of "Louis Mazzini", the only son of the disowned and cast-out youngest daughter of the 7th Duke of Chalfont. After his mother dies and Louis is spurned by the D'Ascoyne family (one of whom causes him to be fired from his job), Louis is...
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Aug 31, 2021 Mark Tavener
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The second series of Mark Tavener's comedy-drama murder series set in a fictional Cambridge college in crisis against a background of satirical references to television journalism, politics, government bureaucracy and academic in-fighting. It's been a year since Peter Devanti's murder, and Simon Harrison is out of a job. However, when a particularly brilliant but unbearably smug student supposedly commits suicide after accusing another student of plagiarism, the new Master brings Simon back (as...
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Aug 31, 2021 Mark Tavener
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The first series of Mark Tavener's comedy-drama murder series set in a fictional Cambridge college in crisis against a background of satirical references to television journalism, politics, government bureaucracy and academic in-fighting. When a former member of the college who's become a notorious TV popularizer of history dies after having dined at the college, the college's Master suspects foul play and invites Simon Harrison, a former brilliant student at the college but now a disenchanted...
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Aug 29, 2021 Nick Warburton
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A girl on a late night journey aboard an old steam train meets a man with a strange tale to tell ..  a ghostly tale of obsession and vengeance. Dove ...... Clive Swift Connie ...... Lyndsey Marshal Directed by Claire Grove Broadcast on BBC Radio 4 20 October 2006
Topics: BBC, BBC Radio, BBC Drama, BBC Radio Drama, radio drama, BBC Horror, train travel, ghost story,...
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Aug 28, 2021 Honoré de Balzac
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A BBC Radio adaptation by Peter Mackie of Balzac's chilling story. La Grande Breteche, an abandoned chateau, and its garden lie almost in total ruin somewhere in the Loire Valley ... and no one will ever speak about why it's been abandoned or the terrible secret hidden within its decaying walls. One man, a famous writer in search of a new story, is determined to uncover its history ... Balzac ... David Calder Jean ... Dorien Thomas Faillard ... Dillwyn Owen Madame Faillard ... Tessa Gearing...
Topics: BBC, BBC Radio, BBC Drama, BBC Radio Drama, radio drama, Peter Mackie, David Calder, horror, gothic...
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Aug 22, 2021 Gwyn Thomas
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A BBC Radio adaptation by Alan Plater of Gwyn Thomas' novel of early industrialism in 19th century Wales. Alan Hugh Leigh, a traveling harpist, arrives in the industrial town of Moonlea in search of his friend John Simon Adams. However, upon his arrival, he is quickly warned against Adams, who has become a populist leader among the ironworkers who are involved in a bitter industrial conflict with the foundry's upper class management.  When it looks like the iron furnaces will be closed down,...
Topics: BBC, BBC Radio, BBC Drama, BBC Radio Drama, radio drama, 19th century England, 19th century Wales,...
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Aug 19, 2021 Wally K. Daly
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A BBC Radio production of the last work for radio written by the acclaimed writer for radio and television Wally K. Daly. A college student mysteriously goes missing ... and when she reappears she seems to posses highly advanced telepathic powers. Is there some connection between her new powers and the secret  guarded for hundreds of years by the Cranford Family? B. O. Brown of the Ministry of Defence believes so, and he's investigating a link between her disappearance and the burning of six...
Topics: BBC, BBC Drama, BBC Radio, BBC Radio Drama, radio drama, mental powers, telepathic powers,...
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Aug 17, 2021 Henrik Ibsen
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A BBC Radio adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's classic play providing a new "take" in which the setting has been moved to 1870's India. However, although the names may have been changed (the two main characters are now "Tom", an Englishman working for the British Colonial Administration in Calcutta, and "Niru", his Indian wife) and the setting transposed, the story and sheer power of the play remain unchanged. The play is introduced by Tanika Gupta, the celebrated...
Topics: BBC, BBC Radio, BBC Drama, BBC Radio Drama, radio drama, Colonial India, husband-wife...
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Aug 14, 2021 Mark Steel, Elliot Steel, Ivo Graham and Barry Castagnola
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When Tony (Mark Steel) a working-class, left wing South Londoner, falls in love and moves in with Imogen (Claire Skinner), an upper middle-class property developer, their respective millennial sons Ashley (Elliot Steel), a disenfranchised Croydon 'rude boy', and Gideon (Ivo Graham), Eton and Oxbridge-educated and crypto-currency literate, are forced to live under the same roof and behave like the brothers neither of them ever wanted.
Topics: Comedy, Sitcom
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Aug 12, 2021 Nigel Baldwin
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A BBC Radio series set in eighteenth-century Amiens, France at the height of the French Revolution. Despite the chaos swirling around him, Lieutenant General Jacques LaCroix of the Police Judiciere, aided by Sergeant Monet and  Guardsman Duval and local "sorceress" Madeleine, must maintain law and order as France's revolutionary ideals seems to be slipping away into anarchy and violence and those who are supposed to lead France into a new age of enlightenment may actually be dragging...
Topics: BBC, BBC Radio, BBC Drama, BBC Radio Drama, radio drama, French Revolution, radio detective series,...
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Aug 2, 2021 BBC RADIO
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The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper Forever (Episode 2) [2017]
Topic: Factual
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Aug 2, 2021 BBC RADIO
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The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper Forever (Episode 1) [2017]
Topic: Factual
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Aug 1, 2021 Star Trek Action Group (STAG)
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Galileo Convention 1984 Opening & Majel Barrett Speech Galileo was a science fiction convention that was held in the UK starting in 1982 Audio recordings have been uploaded with the permission of the Star Trek Action Group (STAG) UK Disclaimer - Only the actual recordings are copyrighted here. No attempt is made to supersede any copyright held by the Conventions, Radio Stations, Diane Marchant's Estate, The Roddenberry Estate, Paramount, NBC, BBC or any other holders of copyright in Star...
Topics: star trek, galileo convention, majel barrett
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Aug 1, 2021 STAG Star Trek Fanclub
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Gene Roddenberry & Majel Barett at Elstree UK, on 77-02-10 A talk given to Star Trek fanclub Star Trek Action Group (STAG) members at Elstree studios where Gene was filming Spectre. Report in STAG Newsletter 22 Uploaded with the fanclub permission Disclaimer - Only the actual recordings are copyrighted here. No attempt is made to supersede any copyright held by the Conventions, Radio Stations, Diane Marchant's Estate, The Roddenberry Estate, Paramount, NBC, BBC or any other holders of...
Topics: star trek, gene roddenberry, Majel Barrett, STAG (Star Trek Action Group), Scotpress
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Jul 28, 2021 mike d...
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➥THEE MIC–D SHOW! Elicitation #012 07/24/2021 1:00-3:00PM Ferndale Radio 100.7FM Artist Track Album Label Helen Love Thank You Polystyrene Smash Hits Alcopop! Records X-Ray Spex Let's Submerge The Anthology Castle Music Fuzzbox Jackie The BBC Sessions Cherry Red Moira Scar Notes From The Future Slink To Intensity Hollow Wood World Orgone Accumulators Sirius Cybernetics Music Corporation Cryptogalactic Nessthetics Grindcore Karaoke PAIN TEENS She Shook Me Born In Blood Trance Riz Ortolani...
Topic: THEE MIC–D SHOW!
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Jul 25, 2021 Giles Cooper
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A BBC Radio production of a "Comedy of Motive". Augusta Forefinger, the elderly widow of a 19th century Empire-builder lives now in the observatory of her family's ancestral home in County Cork, Limerick, Ireland. She has an incredible, not to mention eccentric,  ambition ... she wants to bring home to Ireland EVERY SINGLE statue of her late husband home to Ireland ... regardless of location or cost. Her distant cousin, who lives with her, is ready to humor her in this remarkable...
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Radio Recordings - The Nolan Show - BBC Radio Ulster - July 2021
Topic: Radio Recordings - The Nolan Show - BBC Radio Ulster - July 2021
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Jul 21, 2021 Morwenna Banks, Rebecca Front and Moray Hunter
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A sitcom set in a library... but no ordinary library. This is the library overseen and run by the most unlikely pairing since Mills met Boon. Alice is a former child prodigy who won a place at Cambridge aged nine and, she's scared of everything, everything that is, except libraries and Snoo, a slightly confused individual with a have-a-go attitude to life, marriage, hairstyles and reality. Snoo loves books, particularly when giving their front covers a nice polish with a bit of Pledge so they...
Topics: Comedy, Sitcom
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Jul 19, 2021
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An archive of Bernie Keith on BBC Radio Northampton Unedited
Topics: Bernie, Keith, BBC, Radio, Northampton, Unedited
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Jul 19, 2021
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Robert Vaughn interview 2013-11-16 Radio 4 Sat 6.15pm Loose Ends Actor Robert Vaughn , famous for the movie The Magnificent Seven and the television show The Man From UNCLE is interviewed about his career, in 2013, on the BBC Radio 4 chat show Loose Ends . Here he talks also about Twelve Angry Men , a stage production of the Henry Fonda movie, in which he was appearing in London's West End at the Garrick Theatre in 2013 with Martin Shaw.
Topic: UNCLE
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Jul 17, 2021 Gerry Anderson
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Thunderbirds 8 - The Cham Cham 21 minutes of adventure : A rare radio broadcast of the Thunderbirds mini album, originally released in 1965 as an LP (33rpm vinyl record) by Gerry Anderson's company, Century 21 Ltd. BBC Radio 5 192kbps.mp3 Radio 5 Monday 24 December 1990 20.05 Thunderbirds 8: The Cham-Cham Repeat - Radio 5 Friday 3 May 1991 19.35 Thunderbirds The Cham Cham With Gerry Anderson
Topic: Thunderbirds