Paul Temple and the Alex Affair (Dramatized)

  • by Francis Durbridge
  • Narrated by Peter Coke, Marjorie Westbury, Full Cast
  • 3 hrs and 38 mins
  • Performance

Publisher's Summary

From 1938 to 1969 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. They inhabit a sophisticated, well-dressed world of chilled cocktails and fast cars, where the women are chic and the men still wear cravats. And where Sir Graham Forbes of Scotland Yard always needs Paul's help with a tricky case.This adventure begins with a body on a train, the word 'Alex' scrawled on the compartment window, and the discovery of a visiting card bearing the name 'Mrs Trevelyan'. More bodies follow, and the two names recur on each occasion.Paul's attempts to unravel the mystery take him to a psychiatrist's consulting room, a rendezvous in London's dockland, a hotel in Canterbury, and many other places before the denouement in a deserted mill and the Temples' elegant flat in London.

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Dare you to limit this to one episode a week!

Just good listening, for those of us who just hung out for our serials on the radio.
Develops a perfect, totally unreal atmosphere, within a lively story.
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- Sandy "Love having someone read me a story. Fires in the hearth, rain on the roof, sunny days and surf. Good friends, good food and J S Bach."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-23-2005
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited