The Rivals: Tales of Sherlock Holmes' Rival Detectives (Dramatisation)

  • by Edgar Allan Poe, Jacques Futrelle
  • Narrated by Tim Pigott-Smith, James Fleet, Full Cast
  • 5 hrs and 31 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard introduces 12 dramatised stories, featuring detectives whose abilities rival that of the great Sherlock Holmes.
Dramatised for radio by Chris Harrald, these 12 stories are written by masters of the crime and thriller genre, all contemporaries of Arthur Conan Doyle.
They include:

The Murders on the Rue Morgue by Edgar Allan Poe
The Problem of Cell 13 by Jacques Futrelle
Murder By Proxy by Matthias McDonnel Bodkin
Mystery of Redstone Manor by Catherine Lousia Pirkis
The Problem of the Superfluous Finger by Jacques Futrelle
The Clue of the Silver Spoons by Robert Barr
The Intangible Clue by Anna Katherine Green
The Game Played in the Dark by Ernest Bramah

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Good detective stories with Lestrade

If your looking for stories with only Lestrade in them. These are for you starts out with an reporter wanting stories on Sherlock Holmes but he ends up giving them stories of other detectives he worked with. Later on becomes his memoirs telling about his life as an detective. Would have like them to remain with the report coming and asking for more stories.
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- Sherlock Fan

loved it

The full cast and sound effects were excellent. The stories were very good.
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- Dee Lazlo "Dee"

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-19-2015
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide