A Case For Dr Morelle

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01Alarm Call1957042320170818 (BBC7)
20170819 (BBC7)
Cantankerous criminal psychologist Dr Morelle investigates the mystery death of wealthy French baroness in a hotel.

Ernest Dudley's Harley Street psychiatrist-turned-detective uses psychology as well as criminology to hunt down lawbreakers by deducing their felonious personalities.

Following on from the success of the 1949 Hammer Film 'Dr Morelle: The Case Of The Missing Heiress', this is the first of 13 BBC radio episodes starring British film veteran, Cecil Parker as Dr Morelle and Sheila Sim as his long-suffering assistant, Miss Frayle.

With Sydney Tafler as the Hotel Waiter, Tonia Bern as Mam'selle Rolin, Hugh Manning as Anthony Winter, Molly Rankin as the Hotel Receptionist and Kathleen Helme as Miss Shawcroft.

Audio recovered by BBC Radio 4 Extra listener, Steve Arnold.
Director: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1957.

The psychiatrist-sleuth investigates the mysterious death of wealthy French baroness.

Harley Street psychiatrist Dr Morelle uses psychology and criminology to solve crimes

02Confession Of Guilt1957043020170821 (BBC7)
20170822 (BBC7)
A woman wants to be absolved from a case of murder, but will the cantankerous criminal psychologist Dr Morelle agree?

Ernest Dudley's Harley Street psychiatrist-turned-detective uses psychology as well as criminology to hunt down lawbreakers by deducing their felonious personalities.

Following on from the success of the 1949 Hammer Film 'Dr Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress', the BBC radio series stars British film veteran, Cecil Parker as Dr Morelle and Sheila Sim as his long-suffering assistant, Miss Frayle.

With Phillip Wray as Inspector Hood, Mary Law as Paula Webb and other parts by Maurice Sweden, Norman Wynn, Hugh Manning, Betty Lynton and Alan McLelland.

Director: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in April 1957.

A woman wants to be absolved of a murder, but will the psychiatrist-sleuth agree?

Harley Street psychiatrist Dr Morelle uses psychology and criminology to solve crimes

03Threat To Kill1957050720170822 (BBC7)
20170823 (BBC7)
When a temperamental film starlet receives a death threat, the cantankerous criminal psychologist Dr Morelle is called in.

Ernest Dudley's Harley Street psychiatrist-turned-detective uses psychology as well as criminology to hunt down lawbreakers by deducing their felonious personalities.

Following on from the success of the 1949 Hammer Film 'Dr Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress', the BBC radio series stars British film veteran, Cecil Parker as Dr Morelle and Sheila Sim as his long-suffering assistant, Miss Frayle.
With Rosalind Knight as Helen Desmond, Cecile Chevreau as Miss Curtis, John Horsley as Ronnie Cavanagh, Annette Kelly as the Maid, Norman Wynne as Mr Ashton and John Sharplin as Hal Digby.

Director: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1957.

When a temperamental starlet receives a death threat, the psychiatrist-sleuth is called in

Harley Street psychiatrist Dr Morelle uses psychology and criminology to solve crimes

04The Sleepwalker1957051420170823 (BBC7)
20170824 (BBC7)
Tormented by horrific nightmares, a man visits Dr Morelle to confess fears that he will murder his mother.

Ernest Dudley's Harley Street psychiatrist-turned-detective uses psychology as well as criminology to hunt down lawbreakers by deducing their felonious personalities.

Following on from the success of the 1949 Hammer Film 'Dr Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress', the BBC radio series stars British film veteran, Cecil Parker as Dr Morelle and Sheila Sim as his long-suffering assistant, Miss Frayle.

With Moira Lister as Helen Keen, Hugh Burden as Richard Wilson and Philip Ray as Inspector Hood.

Director: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1957.

A man tormented by nightmares visits Dr Morelle over fears he will murder his mother.

Harley Street psychiatrist Dr Morelle uses psychology and criminology to solve crimes

05The Blackmailer1957052120170824 (BBC7)
20170825 (BBC7)
Cantankerous criminal psychologist, Dr Morelle probes the dealings of a mysterious Spanish Count.

Ernest Dudley's Harley Street psychiatrist-turned-detective uses psychology as well as criminology to hunt down lawbreakers by deducing their felonious personalities.

Following on from the success of the 1949 Hammer Film 'Dr Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress', the BBC radio series stars British film veteran, Cecil Parker as Dr Morelle and Sheila Sim as his long-suffering assistant, Miss Frayle.

With Phillip Wray as Inspector Hood, Douglas Young as Sir Clifford Forbes, Madeleine Christie as Lady Forbes, Ruth Trouncer as Cynthia Forbes, Haydn Jones as the Hotel Waiter, Humphrey Morton as the Hotel Manager, Beryl Calder as Lily the maid, Molly Rankin as Matron and Ian Sadler as Harry Fox.

Director: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1957.

The psychiatrist-turned-detective probes the dealings of a mysterious Spanish count.

Harley Street psychiatrist Dr Morelle uses psychology and criminology to solve crimes

06Voice In The Night1957052820170825 (BBC7)
20170826 (BBC7)
After receiving sinister death threats over the telephone, an elderly spinster calls in cantankerous criminal psychologist, Dr Morelle.

Ernest Dudley's Harley Street psychiatrist-turned-detective uses psychology as well as criminology to hunt down lawbreakers by deducing their felonious personalities.

Following on from the success of the 1949 Hammer Film 'Dr Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress', the BBC radio series stars British film veteran, Cecil Parker as Dr Morelle and Sheila Sim as his long-suffering assistant, Miss Frayle.

With Hester Paton Brown as Miss Nicholson, Percy Edwards as Billy Boy the dog, Alan McClelland as Mr Nicholson, Fred Yule as Superintendent Denham, Alan Keith as the Station Officer and John Baker as Julian Smith/Taxi driver.

Director: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in May 1957.

The psychiatrist-turned-detective probes death threats made to an elderly spinster.

Harley Street psychiatrist Dr Morelle uses psychology and criminology to solve crimes

07The Will1957060420170828 (BBC7)
20170829 (BBC7)
A young man in distress and an old man in danger: a curious case for the cantankerous criminal psychologist.

Ernest Dudley's Harley Street psychiatrist-turned-detective uses psychology as well as criminology to hunt down lawbreakers by deducing their felonious personalities.

Following on from the success of the 1949 Hammer Film 'Dr Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress', the BBC radio series stars British film veteran, Cecil Parker as Dr Morelle and Sheila Sim as his long-suffering assistant, Miss Frayle.

With David Spenser as David Beaumont, Nan Kenway as Herietta Vickers, Douglas Young as Herbert Vickers and Will Leighton as Darrell.

Director: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1957.

A young man in distress and an old man in danger.

Harley Street psychiatrist Dr Morelle uses psychology and criminology to solve crimes

08Act Of Violence1957061120170829 (BBC7)
20170830 (BBC7)
The criminal psychologist is on the case when local amateur dramatics bring back memories for a man accused of murder...

Ernest Dudley's Harley Street psychiatrist-turned-detective uses psychology as well as criminology to hunt down lawbreakers by deducing their felonious personalities.

Following on from the success of the 1949 Hammer Film 'Dr Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress', the BBC radio series stars British film veteran, Cecil Parker as Dr Morelle and Sheila Sim as his long-suffering assistant, Miss Frayle.
With Ralph Truman as Major Penfold, Trevor Martin as Robert Benson, Martin Miller as Professor Stenberg and Will Leighton as Clerk of the Court,

Director: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in June 1957.

Local amateur dramatics bring back memories for a man accused of murder.

Harley Street psychiatrist Dr Morelle uses psychology and criminology to solve crimes

09The Black Ruby1957021220170830 (BBC7)
20170831 (BBC7)
The cantankerous criminal psychologist probes the authenticity of a fabled gem. Is it cursed?

Ernest Dudley's Harley Street psychiatrist-turned-detective uses psychology as well as criminology to hunt down lawbreakers by deducing their felonious personalities.

Following on from the success of the 1949 Hammer Film 'Dr Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress', the BBC radio series stars British film veteran, Cecil Parker as Dr Morelle and Sheila Sim as his long-suffering assistant, Miss Frayle.

With Norman Woodland as Guy Hampton, Virginia Winter as Sonia Hampton, Louise Gainsborough as Helen Reynolds, Richard Bebb as Bill Reynolds, Desmond Carrington as Aubrey Green and John Baker as the Airline Captain/various.

Director: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1957.

The psychiatrist-turned-detective probes a fabled gem's authenticity.

Harley Street psychiatrist Dr Morelle uses psychology and criminology to solve crimes

10The Wedding Dress1957021820170831 (BBC7)
20170901 (BBC7)
Frightened bride-to-be Audrey Templeton is being spooked by noises in the night. Can the psychiatrist-sleuth uncover what's going on?

Ernest Dudley's Harley Street psychiatrist-turned-detective uses psychology as well as criminology to hunt down lawbreakers by deducing their felonious personalities.

Following on from the success of the 1949 Hammer Film 'Dr Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress', the BBC radio series stars British film veteran, Cecil Parker as Dr Morelle and Sheila Sim as his long-suffering assistant, Miss Frayle.

With Sulwen Morgan as Audrey Templeton, Mary Law as Evelyn Lambert, Olwen Brookes as Edna Lambert, Peggy Thorpe-Bates as Mrs Vezey and Trevor Martin as the Commercial Traveller/Ames.

Director: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in February 1957.

The psychiatrist-turned-detective investigates a terror campaign against a bride-to-be.

Harley Street psychiatrist Dr Morelle uses psychology and criminology to solve crimes

11The Gambler1957031220170901 (BBC7)
20170902 (BBC7)
The psychiatrist-sleuth tackles a desperate gambling addict in a mysterious case of murder.

Ernest Dudley's Harley Street psychiatrist-turned-detective uses psychology as well as criminology to hunt down lawbreakers by deducing their felonious personalities.

Following on from the success of the 1949 Hammer Film 'Dr Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress', the BBC radio series stars British film veteran, Cecil Parker as Dr Morelle and Sheila Sim as his long-suffering assistant, Miss Frayle.

With Harriet Johns as Mrs Ludlow, Desmond Carrington as Mr Ellis, Jimmy Lavall as Felix Grey, Arthur Young as Simmons, Simon Lack as a Man and Beryl Calder as the Girl.

Director: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in March 1957.

The psychiatrist-sleuth tackles a desperate gambling addict in a case of murder.

Harley Street psychiatrist Dr Morelle uses psychology and criminology to solve crimes

12Poisoned Air1957070920170904 (BBC7)
20170905 (BBC7)
The cantankerous criminal psychologist tackles a mysterious case of deadly experiments and thwarted love.

Ernest Dudley's Harley Street psychiatrist-turned-detective uses psychology as well as criminology to hunt down lawbreakers by deducing their felonious personalities.

Following on from the success of the 1949 Hammer Film 'Dr Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress', the BBC radio series stars British film veteran, Cecil Parker as Dr Morelle and Sheila Sim as his long-suffering assistant, Miss Frayle.

With David Hurst as Kurt Emmanuel, Maureen Riscoe as Bella Goodwyn, Elsa Palmer as Mrs Atkins, John Horsley as Hugo Russell and Haydn Jones as Sgt Hammond.

Director: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1957.

The psychiatrist-sleuth tackles a case of risky experiments and thwarted love.

Harley Street psychiatrist Dr Morelle uses psychology and criminology to solve crimes

13Mr X1957071620170905 (BBC7)
20170906 (BBC7)
A man loses his memory and a woman gets nuisance calls in another case for the cantankerous criminal psychologist.

Ernest Dudley's Harley Street psychiatrist-turned-detective uses psychology as well as criminology to hunt down lawbreakers by deducing their felonious personalities.

Following on from the success of the 1949 Hammer Film 'Dr Morelle: The Case of the Missing Heiress', the BBC radio series stars British film veteran, Cecil Parker as Dr Morelle and Sheila Sim as his long-suffering assistant, Miss Frayle.

With Lana Morris as Paula Maitland, Maureen Riscoe as the Nurse, David Spenser as Mr X, Simon Lack as Mr Maitland, Joan Sanderson as Matron and Fred Yule as Inspector Hood.

Director: Leslie Bridgmont

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in July 1957.

A man loses his memory and a woman gets nuisance calls, in a case for the psych-sleuth.

Harley Street psychiatrist Dr Morelle uses psychology and criminology to solve crimes