Paul Temple and Steve

  • by Francis Durbridge
  • Narrated by Crawford Logan, Gerda Stevenson
  • 3 hrs and 39 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

A brand new, fully dramatised remake of the lost archive drama Paul Temple and Steve, starring Crawford Logan and Gerda Stevenson
From 1938 to 1968, crime novelist and detective Paul Temple and his Fleet Street journalist wife Steve solved case after case in one of BBC Radio’s most popular serials. Now the dapper duo return refreshed and reinvigorated to the airwaves, to investigate the activities of a shadowy and ruthless criminal mastermind in post-war London.
Enlisted by Sir Graham Forbes of Scotland Yard to help track down the mysterious Dr Belasco, Paul and Steve find clues in cigarette lighters and bodies in shrubberies, dance the night away in louche Latin American night clubs, meet sinister manservants and suspicious foreigners, and have their lives threatened at every turn. Just as well Steve remembered to bring along her revolver as well as her ration book.
This new production for BBC Radio 4 uses the original scripts, vintage sound effects and much of the incidental music from the missing 1947 production. As far as possible, it is a technical and stylistic replica of how that production might have sounded had its recording survived.

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entertaining!

loved it....very light and fun. Great to listen to in bed. well acted by those in it
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- Robert

🌹Brilliant Paul & Stevie - Love it

Put this on any Sunday afternoon & sit back & relax for 3 hours, you will enjoy some real old British detective style & humour. The way Paul speaks to his wife is hilarious. Such fun. Full cast, excellent sound track & perfect production. Love it ❤️
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 03-08-2010
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited