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All About Agatha is a podcast all about, well, Agatha. Agatha Christie, of course. The Queen of Crime, a real-life Dame of the British Empire and author of sixty-six mystery novels that spanned the Twentieth Century, defining a genre. Every month or so we revisit one of these novels in the order they were first published in the UK. Discussions range from plotting and interpretation to the impact of the beloved adaptations to an attempt at ranking them all. We take a breather in between novel ...
 
The British Hero Bulldog Drummond is a fictional character created by H. C. McNeile, as the hard boiled no nonsense-style detective. The stories followed Captain Hugh "Bulldog" Drummond, D.S.O., M.C., a wealthy former WWI officer of the Loamshire Regiment, who, after the war, spends his new-found leisure time as a private detective.Drummond is a proto-James Bond figure and was a muscular man with a group of followers who helped him in his adventures. They rounded up crooks and took them to a ...
 
Sherlock Holmes was played by Roy Marsden with the part of Dr. Watson played by John Moffatt. John Moffatt is no stranger to radio and, in fact, played the role of Holmes, Watson and Inspector Gregson on radio. He’s probably best known for his role as Hercule Poirot in the BBC’s presentation of many of Agatha Christie’s novels on radio. Roy Marsden appeared in Granada’s “The Last Vampyre” with Jeremy Brett. Unlike most full cast adaptations, these featured mostly Dr. Watson’s narration inter ...
 
This story opens with a mother and daughter found brutally murdered inside a locked room in an upstairs apartment on a street in Paris. The police are baffled by both the ferocity of the crime and the lack of clues. Neighbors give conflicting evidence. Two friends are intrigued by the entire situation as reported in the newspapers. They decide to do a little investigating on their own. What they come up with is one of the most shocking and strangest of conclusions. The Murders in the Rue Mor ...
 
We see The Sci-Fi Christian, in all its iterations, as being about the collision between faith and nerdom. We believe that good genre fiction is about more than just entertainment. We seek to engage with the themes and philosophies behind our favorite stories, wrestling with the big ideas within speculative fiction. We’re unabashedly nerdy and unabashedly Christian. Even if your faith background differs from ours, we look forward to interacting with you at The Sci-Fi Christian!
 
Join Emily and Brooke as we recap the Amazon Prime miniseries based on the novels of Agatha Christie. There will be up to eight adaptations over the next four years, so we will have some extra time on our hands. Our first episode will cover the 2017 feature film adaption Murder on the Orient Express starting November 9 in the US. If you can't get enough of us, we are also doing a series looking at non-murder mystery television shows showcasing Christie tropes and techniques for an episode or ...
 
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The Adventures of Hercule Poirot was a short-lived series on the Mutual radio network. It lasted one year and few episodes have survived. The weekly series starred Harold Huber. Huber was an established stage and film actor, often playing “heavies” (bad guys).... This item belongs to: audio/joe-hehn. This item has files of the following types: Arch…
 
Saturday-Night Theatre: Seven Against Reeves Sat 11th Nov 1989, 19:45 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Richard Aldington, dramatised by Pat Hooker John Reeves retires and thinks he's in for a life of ease. John Reeves is in for a shock.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Item Tile, JPEG,…
 
Afternoon Play: A Song for Edmond Shakespeare Fri 7th Jan 2005, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM London, 1607: a penniless actor rushes drunkenly through the streets lamenting that his life is a failure. A failure made more painful because he is the youngest brother of the rather more successful William .... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This it…
 
Afternoon Play: Mustard Seed Thu 29th Jul 2004, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM A traveller passing through a remote village finds himself the recipient of a desperate request when a mother implores him to cure her only son.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Item Tile, JPEG, JPEG Th…
 
Afternoon Play: The Accident Wed 5th Apr 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM A railway signal box at night in the west of England in the early 1960s. A signalman and his daughter. Between them the bells and levers: ahead of them, the rest of their lives.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitT…
 
Afternoon Drama: Lying Low First broadcast: Fri 22nd Sep 2017, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Stephen Wakelam’s play about Samuel Beckett's mysterious three-week stay in Folkestone in March 1961. The playwright checks deliberately into a quiet hotel under a pseudonym and it's here that he befriends .... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item …
 
This is one of the more curious recordings in the Hehn collection. It is a special information broadcast for ABC affiliates on May 27, 1946 about upcoming schedule changes, special events, and broadcast content.... This item belongs to: audio/joe-hehn. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Columbia Peaks, Flac, Item Tile, …
 
Saturday-Night Theatre: The Tunnel Sat 5th May 1973, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM 'The plan is this: We get into the house and tunnel from there, under the shop, and straight through into the jewellers.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Item Tile, JPEG, JPEG Thumb, Metadata, PNG,…
 
Afternoon Play: The Big Bow Mystery Mon 20th Mar 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM It's 1892 and a man is found dead in a room that's locked from the inside. But it's not suicide. A seemingly inexplicable murder brings London to a standstill and pits the city's two greatest detectives against each o.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This it…
 
Afternoon Play: Sam O'Bedlam Thu 13th Apr 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM 2006: On the centenary of Samuel Beckett's birth, Mark Burgess's play finds the great playwright celebrating his 70th birthday.. This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Item Tile, JPEG, JPEG Thumb, Metadata, PNG,…
 
Afternoon Play: Columbus, the Bones of the Story Tue 16th May 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM 2006: the 500th anniversary of the death of Christopher Columbus. To mark this event, an imaginative look of the man, told from the perspective of his "bones .... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types: Archive B…
 
According to the Record was a five-minute syndicated feature that was available to local stations and local advertisers from 1943 to 1957. The program highlighted historical events or people associated with that particular calendar date of broadcast.... This item belongs to: audio/joe-hehn. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTor…
 
Tommy and Tuppence are back! But are they better than ever? While the reintroduction of T&T into our lives--along with head injuries, hidden jewels, and (gasp of joy) Albert--is cause for unbridled celebration, this book is by no means a paragon of perfection. Get ready, because we had A LOT to discuss. Oh, and fingers crossed you too are a big Gol…
 
Saturday Night Theatre: The Green Hill Sat 2nd Apr 1994, 19:50 on BBC Radio 4 FM Diana Quick stars in the first of two linked plays by John Fletcher. The Druid. In 1984, the perfectly preserved body of a man was found in a peat bog in Cheshire.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorre…
 
The Monday Play: The Green Hill: Play Two: The Detective Mon 4th Apr 1994, 19:45 on BBC Radio 4 FM Two linked plays by John Fletcher. In this play, the world of The Druid, broadcast on Saturday, is turned upside down.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Item Tile, JPEG, JPEG T…
 
Afternoon Play: One Foot in the Cuckoo's Nest Tue 14th Feb 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM For more than 20 years, Theo and his colleague Bill have enjoyed a leisurely existence as the Edinburgh-based correspondents of the Irish Mail.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Item Til…
 
Afternoon Play: The Cemetery Confessions Thu 6th May 2004, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Pere Lachaise cemetery in Paris, was opened 200 years ago this month [May, 2004]. To mark the anniversary, five of its illustrious residents make their confessions to Father Lachaise, who is not himself without a .... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This it…
 
Crime Club was a 1946-1947 radio series based on the successful imprint for mystery novel series published by Doubleday. Each episode was introduced by a phone call to the series to “The Librarian” of the Club, who invites the caller to read the story at the library.... This item belongs to: audio/joe-hehn. This item has files of the following type…
 
Hawk Larabee was one of CBS’ early attempts to bring western radio drama to an adult audience. Its first incarnation was under the name Hawk Durango, a seven-episode 1946 summer series . Hawk Larabee made its debut in October 1946 and lasted until December 1948.... This item belongs to: audio/joe-hehn. This item has files of the following types: Ar…
 
Gang Busters (or “Gangbusters” as it gradually became one word when the term became accepted into the US English vernacular) was a very successful radio series that began in 1936 and went off the air in 1957.... This item belongs to: audio/joe-hehn. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Flac, Item Tile, Metadata, PNG, Spec…
 
SATURDAY-NIGHT THEATRE Sat 16th Mar 1963, 20:30 on BBC Home Service Basic The Spinster of South Street by R. F. Delderfield, adapted for radio by Cynthia Pughe Produced By: Betty Davies Florence Nightingale's relentless fight to improve nursing and medical services after her return from the C.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item …
 
Afternoon Play: The Captured Enemy Thu 15th Jun 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Edward Marriott. Based on the diaries of American "freedom fighters" in British jails during the American War of Independence, this is the story of Thomas Will and his son Caleb who leave their family and farm in.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item …
 
Afternoon Play: The Tank Man Thu 24th Aug 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Julia Stoneham The story of Ken Small, a hairdresser from Hull, who settled in Devon and became dedicated to the creation of a permanent memorial to the victims of Exercise Tiger, one of the worst fiascos of World War Two.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This it…
 
Afternoon Play: Nine Days In May Mon 1st May 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM The turbulent events, in May 1926, during nine days of the General Strike. Broadcasting was still in its infancy when the values laid down by young John Reith, the founding Director-General, were first put to the test.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item h…
 
Afternoon Play: Duce's Bonce Tue 30th May 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM By 1956 the Hon Violet Gibson has been in an asylum for more than 20 years, and she seems finally to have lost touch with reality.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Item Tile, JPEG, JPEG Thumb, Metadata,…
 
Summoned by Bells Mon 28th Aug 2006, 13:45 on BBC Radio 4 FM John Betjeman's verse autobiography, voiced by the poet in the 1960s. With a soundscape, and music by Jim Parker played by the Nash Ensemble, producer Susan Roberts Published in 1960, this collection of Betjeman's verse covers his memo.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This it…
 
Afternoon Play: Travel Sick Mon 25th Apr 2005, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM A comedy about love and logic in which William, a hypochondriac Englishman played by Trevor Lock, Journeys across Peru in search of true love and himself.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Item Tile, JPEG…
 
Episodes discussed: 366 & 367Okay, now we're getting into it. The first four Hokage are back alive, ready to head over and kick Madara and Obito's...oh god, another background arc? This is what happens when Sasuke and Orochimaru get involved, everything slows to a crawl. It's NARUSHOW!By Narushow: A Podcast About Naruto
 
Afternoon Theatre: The Thirty-First of June First broadcast: Mon 3rd Jan 1983, 15:02 on BBC Radio 4 FM A novel of romantic fantasy by J.B. Priestley dramatised by Brian Sibley When that elusive day, 31 June, comes round it is not surprising that extraordinary and magical things happen.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has file…
 
Afternoon Play: Daphnis and Chloe Fri 3rd Mar 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Longus, adapted for radio by Hattie Naylor. This virtuoso story of two naive young lovers, beset by pirates, aided by supernatural forces and the power of love, has been a popular read since it was first translated.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item …
 
Afternoon Play: Norman Fri 28th Apr 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Johnny Vegas stars in this powerful comic monologue by Mike Stott, which reveals the life and loves of Norman, a man who has learnt how to live on the margins of society, without bitterness, pride or a single direct debit.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has fi…
 
Afternoon Play: A Breath from other Planets Mon 16th May 2005, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Marty Ross's play is based on the dramatic events in the life of the composer Arnold Schoenberg. Schoenberg’s triumph and tragedy go hand in hand as his wife, Mathilde, and his friend, the artist Richard .... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item ha…
 
Welcome to The Amateur Detective Club, a mystery media review podcast! Where three friends, Melissa Meli, Tyler Riley, and Tristan Miller read the works of Agatha Christie or others, then summarize, discuss, and rate the novels, films, TV episodes, or short stories they've chosen. In this week’s unlocked Patreon bonus meeting, the gang discusses Mu…
 
Saturday-Night Theatre: Call It a Canary Sat 15th Jul 1989, 19:45 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Peter Tinniswood An Uncle Mort Story The 60’s are limping listlessly to their close, Uncle Mort has canaries nesting on his allotment and Carter Brandon's wife has left him.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types: …
 
01 Afternoon Play: Lifestyles of the Trapped and Cabbaged Mon 12th Jun 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Roy Boulter's comedy of delusion - the story of two holidaying accountants who leave their wives in the lurch when they get trapped in a Shanghai warehouse for days.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following t…
 
02 Afternoon Play: Headwrecked, Shanghaied and Shipless Tue 13th Jun 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Roy Boulter's comic travelogue sees two holidaying Cheshire housewives hit Shanghai and come off second best.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorrent, Item Tile, JPEG, JPEG Thumb, Met…
 
Afternoon Play: Duty Tue 23rd May 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM The Norwegian writer Henrik Ibsen fears he may have written his last play, until he receives a mysterious letter from a young woman. A play in 2006, to mark the 100th anniversary of Ibsen's death.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types: …
 
Saturday-Night Theatre: Country House Mystery Sat 27th Jun 1981, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Guy Meredith Successful author Max Hanfmann dies whilst writing his latest book. His family, greedy for the royalties, secretly employ a hack writer to complete the work.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types…
 
Afternoon Play: Dizzy Spells Mon 5th Jan 2004, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM By David Pownall To cure his much loved sister’s depression, the young Disraeli strives to weave his spell and finds time for seductions, writing novels, confronting anti-Semitism and standing as an MP.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the foll…
 
Afternoon Play: Auguste Levasseur Chef des Claqueurs Fri 28th Jul 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM In the world of 19th-century Parisian opera the claqueurs can make or break a perfomance. Pay them well and your opera receives tumultuous applause.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This item has files of the following types: Archive BitTorre…
 
Afternoon Play: Curry Tales Wed 15th Feb 2006, 14:15 on BBC Radio 4 FM Three plays, each centred on one woman who makes a curry and tells us about her passions, dreams and tragedy: "mood-fusion" curries for New Delhi Society; a grandmother's recipe cooked in Malaysia; and an accountant's egg cur.... This item belongs to: audio/oldtimeradio. This it…
 
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