Paul Temple: The Complete Radio Collection: Volume Two : Paul Temple: The Complete Radio Collection

  • by Francis Durbridge
  • Narrated by Marjorie Westbury, Peter Coke
  • Series: Paul Temple: The Complete Radio Collection
  • 18 hrs and 49 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Five complete radio dramas featuring writer-cum-amateur-detective Paul Temple, plus bonus archive material.
When it comes to classic crime partnerships, Paul Temple (Peter Coke) and his wife, Steve (Marjorie Westbury), are the crème de la crème.
Between 1938 and 1968, their glamorous exploits enthralled generations of radio listeners around the world. Here, presented in chronological order, are some of the amateur detective's adventures from the 1950s: 'The Gilbert Case' (1954); 'The Lawrence Affair' (1956); 'The Spencer Affair' (1957); 'The Vandyke Affair' (the 1959 remake) and 'The Conrad Case' (1959). This set also includes a number of bonus items.
Duration: 19 hours approx.
PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your Library section along with the audio.

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Superb piece of radio theatre. Marjorie Westbury & Peter Coke as husband & wife detective team

A fantastic piece of radio theatre from the 1950s. Surprisingly it has not dated. Hail BBC!!!!
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- S. M. A. John

Great Comfort Listening

Paul Temple was the longest running radio detective, and probably the last of the gentlemen detectives, and these series will take you back to another era. Many of the actors had worked together for years, and they have a great rapport, this,gives a sense of reality to the performances.

The stories are good, although if you listen to many series, you will notice a bit of a formula, but they are very enjoyable nonetheless!

Not really for those people who like to look for clues, and guess whodunnit, , your never really sure until the denouement, which is usually at a cocktail party, where all the principals are brought together!
Great fun!
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 01-09-2016
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Ltd