The Christopher Marlowe Mysteries

Baffling intrigue for Elizabeth I's most eloquent spy.

With Dominic Jephcott and Bill Wallis.

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0119941205by Ged Parsons. Amid the splendour and squalor of Elizabethan London, Christopher Marlowe - scholar, playwright and government spy - is assigned to investigate a number of baffling mysteries. Episode the First: The Curious Case of the Curs'd Quayside. With Sarah Thomas , Julian Dutton and Brian Bowles. Producer Richard Wilson Rpt
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The Elizabethan playwright gets a job, hires a servant - and inherits a mystery.

Elizabethan playwright Kit Marlowe gains a new job, hires a servant and inherits a mystery

The Elizabethan playwright gets a job, hires a servant - and inherits a mystery. Ged Parsons' adventure stars Dominic Jephcott.

Elizabethan playwright Kit Marlowe gets a job, hires a servant - and inherits a mystery.

Marlowe meets Dr Frobisher on a crowded coach and is recruited as a spy.

Starring Dominic Jephcott.

The Elizabethan playwright gets a job, hires a servant and inherits a mystery. Stars Dominic Jephcott.

Elizabethan playwright Kit Marlowe investigates a mystery in his own unique way

First of four historical comedy mysteries by Ged Parsons , starring Dominic Jephcott as Marlowe and Bill Wallis as Ratsbane.

Amid the splendour and squalor of Elizabethan London, Christopher Marlowe , scholar, playwright and government spy, is assigned to investigate a number of baffling mysteries and perplexing intrigues. Episode the First: The Curious Case of the Curs 'd Quayside. Why do so many English warships sink for no apparent reason, and what does a certain jar contain?

Producer Richard Wilson

Elizabethan playwright Kit Marlowe gets a job, hires a servant - and inherits a mystery. Episode 1 of 4.

Elizabethan playwright Kit Marlowe gains a new job, hires a servant - and inherits a mystery. Episode 1 of 4.

Elizabethan playwright Kit Marlowe gains a new job, hires a servant - and inherits a mystery. Starring Dominic Jephcott. Episode 1 of 4.

Why do so many English warships sink for no apparent reason, and what does a certain jar contain?

Christopher Marlowe gets a job, hires a servant - and inherits a mystery.

First of four historical comedy mysteries by Ged Parsons. Amid the splendour and squalor of Elizabethan London - scholar, playwright and government spy, Christopher Marlowe is assigned to investigate a number of baffling mysteries and perplexing intrigues...

Starring Dominic Jephcott as Marlowe, Bill Wallis as Ratsbane, Paul Brooke as Sir Francis Walsingham, Garard Green as Admiral Downing, Brian Bowles as Captain Curtis and Julian Dutton as Captain Barnaby. With Sarah Thomas and Victoria Carling.

Producer: Richard Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993.

Starring Dominic Jephcott as Marlowe, Bill Wallis as Ratsbane, Paul Brooke as Sir Francis Walsingham, Garard Green as Admiral Downing, Brian Bowles as Captain Curtis and Julian Dutton as Captain Barnaby. With Sarah Thomas and Victoria Carling.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993

02The Turbulent Tale Of The Troubl'd Tragedy1993121619941212
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The Elizabethan spy wonders why an unknown patron would fund the worst play ever written.

The Elizabethan spy wonders why an unknown patron would fund the worst play ever written. Stars Dominic Jephcott and Roy Hudd.

Roy Hudd guest stars in this tale of 16th Century theatrical skullduggery.

A rehearsal for a play goes quite badly - as does the performance.

But is it a proper play, or a vehicle for something else?

Roy Hudd guest stars in this tale of a play which isn't quite a play.

Why does an unknown patron fund the worst play ever written? Starring Dominic Jephcott and Roy Hudd.

Elizabethan playwright Kit Marlowe investigates a mystery in his own unique way

Another perplexing Elizabethan intrigue by Ged Parsons , starring Dominic Jephcott as Marlow and Bill Wallis as Ratsbane. Episode the Second: The Turbulent Tale of the Troubl'd Tragedy. Why does an unknown patron fund the worst play ever written, and what has become of Mighty Meg?

Producer Richard Wilson

by Ged Parsons. A second perplexing Elizabethan intrigue for Marlowe - scholar, playwright and government spy. The Turbulent Tale of the Troubl'd Tragedy Producer Richard Wilson Rpt

Roy Hudd guest stars in this tale of 16th Century theatrical skullduggery. Episode 2 of 4.

Why does an unknown patron fund the worst play ever written? Starring Dominic Jephcott and Roy Hudd. Episode 2 of 4.

The Elizabethan spy wonders why an unknown patron funds the worst play ever written?

Can the hub of government survive the plague?

As London is ravaged by an epidemic - the playwright spy is on the case of a double-crossing.

Historical comedy mysteries by Ged Parsons. Amid the splendour and squalor of Elizabethan London - scholar, playwright and government spy, Christopher Marlowe is assigned to investigate a number of baffling mysteries and perplexing intrigues...

Starring Dominic Jephcott as Marlowe, Bill Wallis as Ratsbane, Paul Brooke as Sir Francis Walsingham, Garard Green as Beaumont, Ronald Herdman as Faversham, Richard Bonneville as Ripley and Hugh Dennis as Dr Valentine.

Producer: Richard Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993

Why does an unknown patron fund the worst play ever written, and what has become of Mighty Meg?

Starring Dominic Jephcott as Marlowe, Bill Wallis as Ratsbane, Paul Brooke as Sir Francis Walsingham, Roy Hudd as Peek, Simon Godley as Fortescue, Lionel Jeffries as Trump, Daniel Strauss as Squires and Victoria Carling as Gloriana Nonesuch.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993.

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As London is ravaged by an epidemic, the playwright spy investigates a double-crossing.

As London is ravaged by an epidemic, the playwright spy is on the case of a double-crossing. Stars Dominic Jephcott.

London is stricken with plague and there is double-crossing afoot.

Can the hub of government survive the plague and will a lost dog be found?

London is stricken with plague and there is double-crossing afoot; another case for Kit Marlowe, playwright and spy.

Elizabethan playwright Kit Marlowe investigates a mystery in his own unique way

by Ged Parsons.

Episode the Third: The Perplex'd Plot of the Perilous Plague. Can the hub of government survive the plague?

Producer Richard Wilson

by Ged Parsons. More baffling intrigue for Elizabeth I's most eloquent spy. Episode the Third: The Perplex'd Plot of the Perilous Plague. Can the hub of government survive the plague? Producer Richard Wilson Rpt

London is stricken with plague and there is double-crossing afoot. Episode 3 of 4.

London is stricken with plague and there is double-crossing afoot - another case for Kit Marlowe, playwright and spy. Episode 3 of 4.

As London is ravaged by an epidemic - the playwright spy is on the case of a double-crossing.

Historical comedy mysteries by Ged Parsons. Amid the splendour and squalor of Elizabethan London - scholar, playwright and government spy, Christopher Marlowe is assigned to investigate a number of baffling mysteries and perplexing intrigues...

Starring Dominic Jephcott as Marlowe, Bill Wallis as Ratsbane, Paul Brooke as Sir Francis Walsingham, Garard Green as Beaumont, Ronald Herdman as Faversham, Richard Bonneville as Ripley and Hugh Dennis as Dr Valentine.

Producer: Richard Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993

As London is ravaged by an epidemic - the playwright spy is on the case of a double-crossing.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993.

As plague ravages London - the playwright spy is on the case of a double-crossing.

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The eloquent Elizabethan spy goes to Cambridge, where professors are dropping like flies.

Stars Dominic Jephcott.

Marlowe finds himself in the Groves of Academe, involved in a series of bizarre murders.

In the Groves of Academe, Marlowe is involved in a series of bizarre murders just as the Queen is to visit.

And the Queen is coming to visit.

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The eloquent Elizabethan spy goes to Cambridge, where professors are dropping like flies.

The eloquent Elizabethan spy goes to Cambridge, where professors are dropping like flies. Stars Dominic Jephcott.

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The eloquent Elizabethan spy goes to Cambridge, where professors are dropping like flies.

Elizabethan playwright Kit Marlowe investigates a mystery in his own unique way

by Ged Parsons , starring Dominic Jephcott and Bill Wallis.

4: The Murky Mystery of Murder at St Mark's. Can the murderer at large in a Cambridge college be outwitted?

by Ged Parsons.

A final bewildering assignment for

Elizabethan England's keenest wit. The Murky Mystery of Murder at St Mark's 's

Producer Richard Wilson Rpt

Marlowe finds himself in the Groves of Academe, involved in a series of bizarre murders. Episode 4 of 4.

Can a college murderer at large be outwitted?

The eloquent Elizabethan spy heads to Cambridge, where college professors are dropping like flies.

Historical comedy mysteries by Ged Parsons. Amid the splendour and squalor of Elizabethan London - scholar, playwright and government spy, Christopher Marlowe is assigned to investigate a number of baffling mysteries and perplexing intrigues...

Starring Dominic Jephcott as Marlowe, Bill Wallis as Ratsbane, Paul Brooke as Sir Francis Walsingham, Peter Serafinowicz as Darus, Gordon Reid as Sir Hubert and Sarah Thomas as Mistress Parker.

Producer: Richard Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993.

The Elizabethan spy heads to Cambridge, where college professors are dropping like flies.

Can a college murderer at large be outwitted?

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1993.