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    • Dr Gideon Fell: Collected Cases

    • Classic Radio Crime
    • By: John Dickson Carr
    • Narrated by: Donald Sinden, John Hartley, full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Donald Sinden stars as eccentric amateur sleuth Gideon Fell in these two full-cast BBC radio dramatisations of stories by John Dickson Carr. One of the pre-eminent detectives of crime fiction's Golden Age, Dr Gideon Fell is stout, jovial and fond of beer and band music. However, he also possesses a razor-sharp mind and extraordinary powers of deduction, which are frequently put to the test as he is called upon to solve seemingly impossible crimes.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Donald Sinden is worth the price

    • By Tim Searl on 08-07-18

    Regular price: $12.39

    • To Wake the Dead

    • Dr Gideon Fell, Book 9
    • By: John Dickson-Carr
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 7 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Christopher Kent, worth a quarter of a million pounds yet not a penny in his pocket, stands hungrily in Piccadilly one snowy morning looking up at the huge hotel when a piece of card bearing a number floats down to him. He enters the hotel and is served with breakfast, giving the waiter the room number to charge. Then an unlucky chance compels him to go up to room 707....

    Regular price: $32.93

    • Classic BBC Radio Horror: Appointment with Fear

    • By: Edgar Allan Poe, John Dickson Carr, Monckton Hoffe
    • Narrated by: Valentine Dyall, Marjorie Westbury, Marius Goring, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 58 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Four chilling episodes from the famous 1940s BBC radio series, introduced by Valentine Dyall, AKA The Man in Black. These are the four sole surviving episodes from the BBC archive: ‘The Pit and the Pendulum’ by Edgar Allan Poe (18/9/1943); ‘The Speaking Clock’ by John Dickson Carr (13/4/1944); ‘The Clock Strikes Eight’ by John Dickson Carr(18/5/1944); ‘And The Deep Shuddered’ by Monckton Hoffe (20/11/1945). Amongst the cast are Marjorie Westbury, Marius Goring and Gladys Spencer.

    Regular price: $10.33