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    • Paul Temple's White Christmas

    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Gordon Griffin
    • Length: 14 mins
    • Unabridged
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    A short story from British Library Crime Classic The Christmas Card Crime and Other Stories. In this festive short story featuring Francis Durbridge’s favourite debonair amateur detective, Paul Temple journeys to Switzerland to identify an elusive criminal.

    Regular price: $1.06

    • 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 37 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9

    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'.

    Regular price: $49.95

    • Paul Temple: The Complete Radio Collection: Volume Four

    • Paul Temple Returns (2006-2013)
    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Crawford Logan, Gerda Stevenson
    • Length: 19 hrs and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    Paul Temple lives again in these five complete radio dramas starring Crawford Logan as Paul and Gerda Stephenson as his redoubtable wife, Steve. Each of these productions was made for BBC Radio 4 in an authentic 1950s-style studio conditions and based on the scripts of the original radio serials.

    Regular price: $49.95

    • Paul Temple: The Complete Radio Collection: Volume One

    • The Early Years (1938-1950)
    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Carl Bernard, full cast, Hugh Morton
    • Length: 11 hrs and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Three complete radio dramas featuring writer-cum-amateur detective Paul Temple, plus bonus archive material. When it comes to classic crime partnerships, Paul Temple and his wife, Steve, 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 earliest adventures.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Poor sound quality

    • By Lilania Kershaw on 09-11-2016

    Regular price: $34.34

    • Paul Temple und der Fall Margo

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    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: René Deltgen, Annemarie Cordes
    • Length: 5 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Der Gentleman-Ermittler kehrt zurück: Als der Privatdetektiv Paul Temple von einer Amerikareise zurückkehrt, ist seine Frau Steve spurlos verschwunden. In ihrem Auto findet die Polizei einen Mantel mit dem Firmenaufdruck "Margo". Glücklicherweise taucht Stevie unbeschadet wieder auf, doch kurz darauf wird eine Frauenleiche aus der Themse geborgen - bekleidet mit einem ebensolchen Mantel.

    Regular price: $12.92

    • Send for Paul Temple

    • A 1940 full-cast production of Paul's very first adventure
    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: full cast, Bernard Braden, Peggy Hassard
    • Length: 4 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    Bernard Braden stars in an original 1940 full-cast production of the very first Paul Temple adventure. Between 1938 and 1968, the exploits of amateur detective Paul Temple and his wife, Steve, enthralled generations of BBC radio listeners. Theirs was an exciting world of violence and glamour - car bombs and cocktail parties. In Paul and Steve’s very first adventure, starring Bernard Braden as Paul, with Peggy Hassard as Steve, a spate of jewel robberies in the Midlands has left the police baffled.

    Regular price: $24.98

    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    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.

    Regular price: $20.98

    • A Case for Paul Temple

    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Crawford Logan, Gerda Stevenson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    The police are desperate to cut off supplies of heroin and cocaine to the capital, but they are struggling. So Sir Graham Forbes turns to Paul Temple. By fast car and police launch, on deserted houseboats and midnight beaches, in dodgy East End pubs and smart West End restaurants, braving booby traps, bullets and blazing houses, Paul and Steve pursue the ruthless and feared drug dealer known only as ‘Valentine’. This new production for BBC Radio 4 uses the original scripts, vintage sound effects and much of the original incidental music from the missing 1946 production.

    Regular price: $21.86

    • Paul Temple: The Complete Radio Collection: Volume Two

    • The Fifties
    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Marjorie Westbury, Peter Coke
    • Length: 18 hrs and 50 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    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.

    Regular price: $49.95

    • Paul Temple and Steve

    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Crawford Logan, Gerda Stevenson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 39 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    A brand new, fully dramatised remake of the lost archive drama Paul Temple and Steve, starring Crawford Logan and Gerda StevensonFrom 1938 to 1968, 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. Now the dapper duo return refreshed and reinvigorated to the airwaves, to investigate the activities of a shadowy and ruthless criminal mastermind in post-war London.

    Regular price: $21.86

    • Paul Temple und der Fall Spencer

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    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: René Deltgen, Annemarie Cordes
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Paul Temple ist Kult! Auf der Rückreise von Salzburg treffen Paul Temple und seine Frau Steve den französischen Impresario Robert Dreisler. Tags darauf wird dessen Tochter Mary, eine Schauspielerin, ermordet in ihrer Londoner Wohnung aufgefunden. Der einzige Hinweis auf den Mörder scheint eine mysteriöse Schallplatte zu sein, die mit dem Begleitschreiben "Es war ein Genuss! Herzlichst, Spencer" in Marys Wohnung eintrifft - doch wer ist dieser Spencer?

    Regular price: $12.92

    • Paul Temple und der Fall Vandyke

    • Paul Temple 6
    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: René Deltgen, Annemarie Cordes, Gustav Knuth
    • Length: 4 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Einst fesselten sie das Radiopublikum, heute sind sie Hörbuchkult: Die Hörspiele um den leicht versnobten Durbridge-Helden Paul Temple zählten zu den ersten Radiomehrteilern. Heute werden die instigen "Straßenfeger" in Clubs und Lounges aufgelegt.

    Regular price: $22.01

    • 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
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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.

    Regular price: $20.98

    • Paul Temple and the Sullivan Mystery (Dramatisation)

    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Full Cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 38 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In a thrilling case that takes Paul and Steve to exotic Egypt, Paul Temple is called in to investigate a mysterious murder. The twisting trail takes them from London to the back streets and nightclubs of Cairo.

    Regular price: $21.86

    • Paul Temple And The Margo Mystery (Dramatisation)

    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Full Cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 35 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Peter Coke and Marjorie Westbury star in another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest sleuth and his glamorous wife.

    Regular price: $21.86

    • Paul Temple and the Madison Mystery (Dramatised)

    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Crawford Logan, Gerda Stevenson
    • Length: 3 hrs and 40 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    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.

    Regular price: $20.98

    • Paul Temple und der Fall Madison

    • Paul Temple 19
    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: René Deltgen, Ursula Langrock
    • Length: 4 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Von einer großen Kultgemeinde heiß erwartet: der fünfte der spannenden Kriminalfälle um den smarten Gentleman-Ermittler Paul Temple im DAV. Temple lernt auf der Überfahrt von New York den Millionär Sam Portland kennen, doch das zweifelhafte Vergnügen währt nur kurz: Portland taucht als Leiche wieder auf - im Swimmingpool des Ozean-Dampfers.

    Regular price: $22.01

    • Paul Temple und der Fall Jonathan

    • Paul Temple 7
    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: René Deltgen, Annemarie Cordes, Gustav Knuth
    • Length: 4 hrs and 17 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Einst fesselten sie das Radiopublikum, heute sind sie Hörbuchkult: Die Hörspiele um den leicht versnobten Durbridge-Helden Paul Temple zählten zu den ersten Radiomehrteilern. Heute werden die einstigen "Straßenfeger" in Clubs und Lounges aufgelegt.

    Regular price: $22.01

    • Paul Temple and the Curzon Case

    • By: Francis Durbridge
    • Narrated by: Anthony Head
    • Length: 2 hrs and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 2

    The Curzon Case is a gripping story of kidnapping, intrigue and sudden death. Boys disappear from a public school, an aeroplane crashes nearby, and a murder occurs. Paul Temple has his work cut out trying to find out if all the events are connected and tracking down the mysterious Curzon.

    Regular price: $17.98

    • Paul Temple and the Jonathan Mystery (Dramatized)

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

    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.

    Regular price: $20.98

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