SEND FOR PAUL TEMPLE
4 AUDIO DISC SET Talking Book
The very first PAUL TEMPLE Adventure Radio Broadcast.
UNABRIDGED – APPROXIMATE RUNNING TIME: 276mins.
Starring: Bernard Braden and Peggy Hassard.
Author: Francis Durbridge.
Digitally restored from the original 1940 recording.
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 radio listeners. In an exciting world of violence and glamour, bombs and cocktail parties, Paul Temple and his future wife Steve embark on their first adventure. A spate of jewel robberies has left the police baffled. The robberies are the work of a criminal mastermind known only as The Knave of Diamonds. But who is the Knave? And can he be stopped?
Put your headphones on and prepare to be transported to the golden age of radio broadcasting. All but one episode of the original 1938 BBC productions of
Send for Paul Temple are lost from the archives. However, this complete recording of a 1940 production, made for Canadian radio and based on the original BBC radio scripts, was recently rediscovered in the national Library & Archives of Canada. Digitally restored, it is now available for the very first time.
BERNARD BRADEN stars as the famous sleuth Paul Temple with PEGGY HASSARD as Steve.
Two bonus features are also included: the sole surviving sixth episode of the original 1938 production, starring Hugh Morton, who played the original Paul Temple, and an interview with Paul Temple actor, Peter Coke, which was never broadcast.