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    • Paul Temple: The Complete Radio Collection: Volume Three

    • The Sixties (1960-1968)
    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: full cast, Marjorie Westbury, Peter Coke
    • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24

    Paul Temple swings into the '60s with five complete radio dramas featuring the writer-cum-amateur detective and his wife, Steve, plus bonus archive material. Between 1938 and 1968, Paul and Steve's exploits enthralled generations of radio listeners around the world. Here, presented in chronological order, are 'The Gilbert Case' (1960 remake), 'The Margo Mystery' (1961), 'The Jonathan Mystery' (1963 remake), 'The Geneva Mystery' (1965) and 'The Alex Affair' (1968). This set also includes the bonus radio feature 'Peter Coke and the Paul Temple Affair'.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Good entertainment value "if"

    • By L. Wittke on 06-11-17

    Regular price: $34.10

    • Paul Temple: The Complete Radio Collection: Volume Two

    • The Fifties
    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Marjorie Westbury, Peter Coke
    • Length: 18 hrs and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 34
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    When it comes to classic crime partnerships, Paul Temple (Peter Coke) and his wife, Steve (Marjorie Westbury), are the crème de la crème. Between 1938 and 1968, their glamorous exploits enthralled generations of radio listeners around the world. Here, presented in chronological order, are some of the amateur detective's adventures from the 1950s.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Fabulous!

    • By Taurus Doctorman on 04-05-17

    Regular price: $34.10

    • Paul Temple and the Jonathan Mystery (Dramatized)

    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Peter Coke, Majorie Westbury, Full Cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 34 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    From 1938 to 1969 crime novelist and detective Paul Temple, together with his Fleet Street journalist wife Steve, solved case after case in one of BBC radio's most popular serials. They inhabited a sophisticated world of chilled cocktails and fast cars, where the women were chic and the men wore cravats, a world where Sir Graham Forbes, of Scotland Yard, usually needed Paul's help with his latest tricky case.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Dramatizations are a great change of pace

    • By Wick Smith on 06-12-05

    Regular price: $14.46

    • Paul Temple and the Alex Affair (Dramatized)

    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Peter Coke, Marjorie Westbury, Full Cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 52

    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.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dare you to limit this to one episode a week!

    • By Anniebligh on 09-14-11

    Regular price: $14.46

    • Paul Temple and the Conrad Case (Dramatized)

    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Peter Coke, Majorie Westbury, Full Cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 75
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 36
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 35

    Paul Temple, the creation of Francis Durbridge, was one of radio's most popular sleuths. He and his glamorous wife Steve inhabit a sophisticated world where they sip well-chilled cocktails, where Sir Graham Forbes of Scotland Yard always sends for Paul when the going gets tricky, and where Paul's incisive mind picks up every one of the carefully strewn clues.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderfully portrayed!

    • By LadyGem on 01-19-13

    Regular price: $14.46

    • Paul Temple and the Gilbert Case (Dramatized)

    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Peter Coke, Marjorie Westbury, Full Cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 31 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 33

    Just as Paul and Steve are about to go on holiday, Wilfrid Stirling visits with a plea. His daughter Brenda was recently murdered, her body dumped on a bomb site. Her boyfriend Howard Gilbert, seen walking away from the site, has been convicted of the murder and sentenced to hang, but Brenda's father feels sure he didn't do it. In spite of all the evidence against Gilbert, Mr Stirling asks Paul to clear his name and discover the real murderer.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous BBC

    • By Bettina on 04-02-05

    Regular price: $14.93

    • Paul Temple and the Lawrence Affair (Dramatized)

    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Peter Coke, Majorie Westbury, Full Cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 32 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 32

    From 1938 to 1969 crime novelist and detective Paul Temple, together with his Fleet Street journalist wife Steve, solved case after case in one of BBC radio's most popular serials. They inhabited a sophisticated world of chilled cocktails and fast cars, where the women were chic and the men wore cravats, a world where Sir Graham Forbes, of Scotland Yard, usually needed Paul's help with his latest tricky case.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • RADIO DRAMA

    • By Chalis on 07-17-13

    Regular price: $14.46

    • Paul Temple and the Vandyke Affair (Dramatization)

    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Peter Coke, Full Cast
    • Length: 4 hrs and 4 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 37

    In this adventure, Paul Temple is called in to investigate the disappearance of the Desmond baby, and the 'Sitter-In' Miss Millicent. When they visit Mary Desmond she is, understandably, very upset, it's already been a week since her eighteenth-month-old daughter vanished. The only clue is a telephone message left in Miss Millicent's handwriting: 'A Mr. Vandyke telephoned, he left no message'.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The Golden Age of Radio

    • By Chalis on 06-02-13

    Regular price: $20.65

    • Paul Temple and the Geneva Mystery (Dramatized)

    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Peter Coke, Marjorie Westbury, full cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 41 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 31

    Just as he and Steve are looking forward to a well-earned break, Paul is contacted by the wealthy financier Maurice Lonsdale, whose brother-in-law was apparently killed by accident in Geneva. His widowed sister Margaret is increasingly convinced that her husband is still alive, and she wants Paul Temple to investigate! Suddenly attempts are being made on Paul and Steve's lives, and they become embroiled in a plot of deception stretching from London to Switzerland.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not the best Paul Temple

    • By DragonWing on 04-04-11

    Regular price: $15.49