Frost: A Touch of Frost

  • by R D Wingfield
  • Narrated by Alan Dudley, Derek Martin, full cast
  • 1 hrs and 24 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

A BBC Radio 4 full-cast drama starring Derek Martin, the precursor to the popular TV series and novels.
Jack Frost is disheveled, disorganised and disrespectful. His superiors don't like him. He has a habit of doing things his way - and getting results. But when Denton CID is faced with a spate of major crimes, Frost finds himself under pressure.
A young woman becomes the sixth victim of a multiple rapist, a teenage girl goes missing, there's a robbery at the Purple Parrot nightclub, and an old man is injured in a hit-and-run. With all this on his plate, Frost has little time and less patience for paperwork - but if he doesn't submit the overtime reports, there will be hell to pay. Has Frost bitten off more than he can chew?
A Touch of Frost gave rise to a hugely successful TV series that ran between 1992 and 2010. This gritty drama, first broadcast on Radio 4 in 1982, features Derek Martin as Jack Frost, with a supporting cast including Haydn Wood, Stephen Thorne and Alan Dudley.
Classic Radio Crime: presenting vintage detectives for your investigation!


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Customer Reviews

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Poor value for money

Far too short. Story ended abruptly - seemed not to be the end. Very disappointing. Would definately NOT recommend this story.
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- Jan kennard

Not the full story

Performances and story are fine but file is incomplete. Original broadcast ran to an hour and a half (as stated in the publishers summary above). CD version is 2 discs, Audible's version is obviously only disc 1. Reported this to customer support on release but seems that the problem has still not been resolved. Audible has fallen down badly here.
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- Matthew E Sparrowhawk

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-02-2017
  • Publisher: BBC Digital Audio