Father Brown: Collected Cases

  • by G K Chesterton
  • Narrated by Leslie French, Willie Rushton
  • 3 hrs and 35 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

From 1974, five full-cast dramatisations of the short stories by GK Chesterton, starring Leslie French as the investigating Roman Catholic priest and Willie Rushton as GK Chesterton.
Created in 1910, Father Brown inhabited the pages of several short story collections and novels before appearing in adaptations for film, TV, radio and theatre. His most recent incarnation is in the hit BBC TV series starring Mark Williams in the title role. The stories in this full-cast radio collection are 'The Blue Cross' (08/05/1974); 'The Queer Feet' (05/06/1974); 'The Perishing of the Pendragons' (26/06/1974); 'The Dagger with Wings' (10/07/1974); and 'The Mirror of the Magistrate' (31/07/1974).
Classic Radio Crime: presenting vintage detectives for your investigation!
Duration: 3 hours 45 mins approx.


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Classic BBC radio mystery drama

Led by first rate character actors Leslie French and Willie Rushton, these five full cast dramatisations are excellent recreations of G K Chesterton's wonderful mystery tales. It is welcome to hear faithful versions of these stories as opposed to the "freely adapted" recent TV adaptations which bear little resemblance to the classis original stories. Highly recommended for all fans of classic crime and mystery.
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- kevintaylor

Great to hear the original stories un-BBC- adulter

only one problem the recording although remastered are still a tad difficult to hear. But what are we to expect. Going to buy a couple more ASAP.
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- Amazon Customer

Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-04-2017
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Ltd.