Paul Temple and the Madison Mystery (Dramatised)

  • by Francis Durbridge
  • Narrated by Crawford Logan, Gerda Stevenson
  • 3 hrs and 40 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Another thrilling adventure for Paul Temple and his wife, Steve. A gang of counterfeiters is flooding Europe with dodgy dollars and Paul Temple is called in to investigate. 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.Now Paul Temple returns in a brand new 8-part recording of a lost archive Paul Temple mystery, starring Crawford Logan and Gerda Stevenson.

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Great as always

A brand new mystery and I think it was an awesome one. The story line is great, thrilling until the end. The characters are all played with great emotions and are just inviting to follow their story! Like all the other Paul Temple stories I couldn't resist to listen to this mystery from beginning to end without interruption.
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- Marcel

Good Hardy Boys adventure for grown-ups

Very enjoyable mystery drama. A sophisticated English married couple, 1930s-1940s era going through murder and mayhem with calm and cool, and this was like a Hardy Boys book for adults. Lots of action, sinister characters, and plot twists (some very predictable). If you're looking for the "Nick and Nora" wit of "The Thin Man" you won't find it here, but it's still enjoyable. Note: the body count rivals any Rambo movie. But, it's a rollicking enjoyable mystery that almost outlives most of the characters, and the acting and production quality are very good. This was the first "Paul Temple" adventure I've heard and I did download another right after finishing this one. Great to listen to while gardening or hiking.
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- Michael

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-22-2008
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited