Toby Stephens stars in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of Raymond Chandler’s second Philip Marlowe mystery.Fast-talking, trouble-seeking private eye Philip Marlowe is a different kind of detective: a moral man in an amoral world. California in the ’40s and ’50s is as beautiful as a ripe fruit and rotten to the core, and Marlowe must struggle to retain his integrity amidst the corruption he encounters daily.In ‘Farewell My Lovely’, Marlowe has a chance encounter with a not-so-gentle giant outside Florian’s nightclub.
"A Great Re-Creation of a Lost Artform"
A brand new BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation of a classic Raymond Chandler mystery featuring private eye, Philip Marlowe. Derace Kingsley’s wife ran away to Mexico to get a quickie divorce and marry a Casanova-wannabe named Chris Lavery. Or so the note she left her husband insisted. Trouble is, when Philip Marlowe asks Lavery about it he denies everything and sends the private investigator packing with a flea lodged firmly in his ear.
"Far Too Much Content To Condense Into 1.5 Hours"
The complete third series of 'Planet B', the BBC Radio 4 Extra sci-fi drama set in the virtual world of a futuristic game. Originally broadcast from 30 January 2011 - 27 February 2011.This virtual reality saga sees the return of a familiar face whilst the rogues face their biggest threat yet. Medley and Kip battle to save Planet B and Kip ends up serving time in the world's toughest jail... Can they win the race against time to save Planet B? Starring Lloyd Thomas and Claire Harry.
A BBC Radio 4 drama in which professional illusionist, Will Morgan, fronts a TV show in which he exposes spiritualist mediums as frauds. Haunted was originally broadcast as the 'Afternoon Play' on 19 January 2011. Hayley Taylor is the spiritualist medium who refuses to back down under illusionist Will's scrutiny - a challenge Will can't walk away from. Both are to have their belief systems sorely tested when a voice from one of their pasts refuses to keep silent...
The last play of four in ‘Pilgrim Series 2’, a collection of BBC Radio 4 modern-day fantasy adventures written by Sebastian Baczkiewicz and starring Paul Hilton as Pilgrim. ‘Hope Springs’ was originally broadcast in the ‘Afternoon Play’ slot on 21 September 2010.What if all the myths and folktales of these islands were true? And what if they were not only true but present now in our world?