Battle For Inspector West [stand By For West]

Episodes

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01Honeymoon Spells Danger1967050420190412 (BBC7)
20190413 (BBC7)

Scotland Yard’s youngest chief inspector has an old score to settle with a notorious blackmailer.

Chief Inspector Roger West is of the creation of noted crime writer, John Creasey, who authored over 600 novels, using over 20 pseudonyms. More than 40 Roger West novels were written between 1942 and 1973 with the basis for this first series, first published in 1948.

Much like Paul Temple, West - “Scotland Yard’s youngest, smartest chief inspector” - has a long-suffering wife who also gets involved with the action. A total of six novels were adapted for radio by Maurice Travers.

Patrick Allen … Chief Inspector Roger West
Sarah Lawson … Janet West
Humphrey Morton … Sir Mortimer Grant
Philip Bond... Michael Grant
Denise Buckley... Christine Grant
Hamilton Dyce... Sir Guy Chatworth
John Cazabon... Prendergast

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on the Light Programme in 1967.

The young chief inspector has an old score to settle with a notorious blackmailer.

Vintage crime drama featuring Chief Inspector Roger West of Scotland Yard.

Scotland Yard’s youngest chief inspector has an old score to settle with a notorious blackmailer.

Chief Inspector Roger West is of the creation of noted crime writer, John Creasey, who authored over six hundred novels, using over twenty pseudonyms. More than forty Roger West novels were written between 1942 and 1973 with the basis for this first series, ‘Battle for Inspector West’, being published in 1948.

Much like Paul Temple, West - “Scotland Yard’s youngest, smartest chief inspector” - has a long-suffering wife who also gets involved with the action. A total of six novels were adapted for radio by Maurice Travers.

CAST:

Patrick Allen … Chief Inspector Roger West
Sarah Lawson … Janet West
Philip Bond … Michael Grant
Denis Buckley … Christine Grant
Hamilton Dyce … Sir Guy Chatsworth
John Cazabon … Prendergast

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on the Light Programme in 1967.

News of an old enemy threatens the honeymoon of Michael Grant.

02Terror For A Bride1967051120190415 (BBC7)
20190416 (BBC7)

In a mysterious case of blackmail, Chief Inspector West hunts a missing honeymooning bride.

Chief Inspector Roger West is of the creation of noted crime writer, John Creasey, who authored over 600 novels, using over 20 pseudonyms. More than 40 Roger West novels were written between 1942 and 1973 with the basis for this first series, first published in 1948.

Much like Paul Temple, West - “Scotland Yard’s youngest, smartest chief inspector” - has a long-suffering wife who also gets involved with the action. A total of six novels were adapted for radio by Maurice Travers.

Patrick Allen … Chief Inspector Roger West
Sarah Lawson … Janet West
Philip Bond … Michael Grant
Denise Buckley … Christine Grant
Hamilton Dyce … Sir Guy Chatworth
John Cazabon … Prendergast
Francis de Wolff … Carosian
Preston Lockwood … Arthur Morley
Charles Haggith … Various

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on the Light Programme in 1967.

In a mysterious case of blackmail, Inspector West hunts a missing honeymooning bride.

Vintage crime drama featuring Chief Inspector Roger West of Scotland Yard.

03Shadow On A Millionaire1967051820190416 (BBC7)

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Michael Grant is taken for a ride, and Inspector West finds a door slammed in his face.

Chief Inspector Roger West is of the creation of noted crime writer, John Creasey, who authored over 600 novels, using over 20 pseudonyms. More than 40 Roger West novels were written between 1942 and 1973 with the basis for this first series, first published in 1948.

Much like Paul Temple, West - “Scotland Yard’s youngest, smartest chief inspector” - has a long-suffering wife who also gets involved with the action. A total of six novels were adapted for radio by Maurice Travers.

Patrick Allen … Chief Inspector Roger West
Sarah Lawson … Janet West
Philip Bond … Michael Grant
Denise Buckley … Christine Grant
Hamilton Dyce … Sir Guy Chatworth
Preston Lockwood … Arthur Morley
Eva Stuart … Julieta
Humphrey Morton … Sir Mortimer Grant
Francis de Wolff … Carosian

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on the Light Programme in 1967.

Michael Grant is taken for a ride, and Inspector West finds a door slammed in his face.

Vintage crime drama featuring Chief Inspector Roger West of Scotland Yard.

03Shadow On A Millionaire20190416
04Bait For A Bogey1967051520190417 (BBC7)
20190418 (BBC7)

Roger West takes a trip to the seaside - and receives a dinner invitation from a lady.

Chief Inspector Roger West is of the creation of noted crime writer, John Creasey, who authored over 600 novels, using over 20 pseudonyms. More than 40 Roger West novels were written between 1942 and 1973 with the basis for this first series, first published in 1948.

Much like Paul Temple, West - “Scotland Yard’s youngest, smartest chief inspector” - has a long-suffering wife who also gets involved with the action. A total of six novels were adapted for radio by Maurice Travers.

Patrick Allen … Chief Inspector Roger West
Sarah Lawson … Janet West
Philip Bond … Michael Grant
Denise Buckley … Christine Grant
Hamilton Dyce … Sir Guy Chatworth
Preston Lockwood … Arthur Morley
Eva Stuart … Julieta
Humphrey Morton … Sir Mortimer Grant
Francis de Wolff … Carosian
Trevor Bannister … Detective Sergeant Hubert Gill

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on the Light Programme in 1967.

Roger West takes a trip to the seaside - and receives a dinner invitation from a lady.

Vintage crime drama featuring Chief Inspector Roger West of Scotland Yard.

04Bait For A Bogey1967052520190417 (BBC7)
20190418 (BBC7)

Roger West takes a trip to the seaside - and receives a dinner invitation from a lady.

Chief Inspector Roger West is of the creation of noted crime writer, John Creasey, who authored over 600 novels, using over 20 pseudonyms. More than 40 Roger West novels were written between 1942 and 1973 with the basis for this first series, first published in 1948.

Much like Paul Temple, West - “Scotland Yard’s youngest, smartest chief inspector” - has a long-suffering wife who also gets involved with the action. A total of six novels were adapted for radio by Maurice Travers.

Patrick Allen … Chief Inspector Roger West
Sarah Lawson … Janet West
Philip Bond … Michael Grant
Denise Buckley … Christine Grant
Hamilton Dyce … Sir Guy Chatworth
Preston Lockwood … Arthur Morley
Eva Stuart … Julieta
Humphrey Morton … Sir Mortimer Grant
Francis de Wolff … Carosian
Trevor Bannister … Detective Sergeant Hubert Gill

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on the Light Programme in 1967.

Roger West takes a trip to the seaside - and receives a dinner invitation from a lady.

Vintage crime drama featuring Chief Inspector Roger West of Scotland Yard.

05Trail From A Tip-off1967060120190418 (BBC7)
20190419 (BBC7)

An unexpected phone call for Janet West - and Roger doesn't quite know where he is!

Chief Inspector Roger West is of the creation of noted crime writer, John Creasey, who authored over 600 novels, using over 20 pseudonyms. More than 40 Roger West novels were written between 1942 and 1973 with the basis for this first series, first published in 1948.

Much like Paul Temple, West - “Scotland Yard’s youngest, smartest chief inspector” - has a long-suffering wife who also gets involved with the action. A total of six novels were adapted for radio by Maurice Travers.

Patrick Allen … Chief Inspector Roger West
Sarah Lawson … Janet West
Hamilton Dyce … Sir Guy Chatworth
Eva Stuart … Julieta
Francis de Wolff … Carosian
Trevor Bannister … Detective Sergeant Hubert Gill
Henry Stamper … Pearly Willis
Harry Webster … Superintendent Mulloon

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on the Light Programme in 1967.

An unexpected phone call for Janet West - and Roger doesn't quite know where he is!

Vintage crime drama featuring Chief Inspector Roger West of Scotland Yard.

06Explosion In Red1967060820190419 (BBC7)
20190420 (BBC7)

It’s a bad day for Scotland Yard, and Inspector Roger West. Just what is the arch-villain up to?

Chief Inspector Roger West is of the creation of noted crime writer, John Creasey, who authored over 600 novels, using over 20 pseudonyms. More than 40 Roger West novels were written between 1942 and 1973 with the basis for this first series, first published in 1948.

Much like Paul Temple, West - “Scotland Yard’s youngest, smartest chief inspector” - has a long-suffering wife who also gets involved with the action. A total of six novels were adapted for radio by Maurice Travers.

Patrick Allen … Chief Inspector Roger West
Sarah Lawson … Janet West
Hamilton Dyce … Sir Guy Chatworth
Eva Stuart … Julieta
Francis de Wolff … Carosian
Trevor Bannister … Detective Sergeant Hubert Gill
Harry Webster … Superintendent Mulloon

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on the Light Programme in 1967.

It\u2019s a bad day for Scotland Yard, and Inspector Roger West.

Vintage crime drama featuring Chief Inspector Roger West of Scotland Yard.

07Mastermind At Midnight1967061520190422 (BBC7)
20190423 (BBC7)

Carosian’s plans finally become evident but he’s not the only mastermind behind the criminal enterprise. Stars Patrick Allen.

Chief Inspector Roger West is of the creation of noted crime writer John Creasey, who authored over six hundred novels, using over twenty pseudonyms. More than forty Roger West novels were written between 1942 and 1973 with the basis for this first series, ‘Battle for Inspector West’, being published in 1948.

Much like Paul Temple, West - “Scotland Yard’s youngest, smartest chief inspector” - has a long-suffering wife who also gets involved with the action. A total of six novels were adapted for radio by Maurice Travers.

CAST:

Patrick Allen … Chief Inspector Roger West
Sarah Lawson … Janet West
Philip Bond … Michael Grant
Denise Buckley … Christine Grant
Hamilton Dyce … Sir Guy Chatworth
Eva Stuart … Julieta
Francis de Wolff … Carosian
Trevor Bannister … Detective Sergeant Hubert Gill
Preston Lockwood – Arthur Morley

Producer: John Fawcett Wilson

First broadcast on the Light Programme in 1967.

Carosian\u2019s plans finally become evident.

Vintage crime drama featuring Chief Inspector Roger West of Scotland Yard.