Dick Barton - Special Agent

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Barton, Snowey and their colleagues face peril in Kramer's abandoned HQ. Meanwhile, Sir Archie is spirited away. Episode 5 of 10.

Barton, Snowey and Jean go in search of Sir Archie. Can they get to him before Kramer gets the secret formula? Episode 6 of 10.

Barton and Snowey walk into Kramer's trap and find themselves spending the night with some unwelcome room-mates. Episode 3 of 10.

Barton and Snowey evade one of Kramer's evil traps, but there's more in store for our two heroes and their colleagues. Episode 4 of 10.

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Barton, Snowey and their colleagues face peril in Kramer's abandoned HQ. Meanwhile, Sir Archie is spirited away. Episode 5 of 10.

Barton, Snowey and Jean go in search of Sir Archie. Can they get to him before Kramer gets the secret formula? Episode 6 of 10.

Barton and Snowey walk into Kramer's trap and find themselves spending the night with some unwelcome room-mates. Episode 3 of 10.

Barton and Snowey evade one of Kramer's evil traps, but there's more in store for our two heroes and their colleagues. Episode 4 of 10.

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Barton, Snowey and their colleagues face peril in Kramer's abandoned HQ. Meanwhile, Sir Archie is spirited away. Episode 5 of 10.

Barton, Snowey and Jean go in search of Sir Archie. Can they get to him before Kramer gets the secret formula? Episode 6 of 10.

Barton and Snowey walk into Kramer's trap and find themselves spending the night with some unwelcome roommates. Episode 3 of 10.

Barton and Snowey evade one of Kramer's evil traps, but there's more in store for our two heroes and their colleagues. Episode 4 of 10.

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Stolen ray-guns and mutant spiders - it's all in a day's work for Special Agent Dick Barton. Episode 2 of 10.

Dick Barton finds more than he bargained for when searching for a lost golf ball, in the first instalment of a new adventure. Episode 1 of 10.

Barton and Snowey walk into Kramer's trap and find themselves spending the night with some unwelcome room-mates. Episode 3 of 10.

Barton and Snowey evade one of Kramer's evil traps, but there's more in store for our two heroes and their colleagues. Episode 4 of 10.

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Stolen ray-guns and mutant spiders - it's all in a day's work for Special Agent Dick Barton. Episode 2 of 10.

Dick Barton finds more than he bargained for when searching for a lost golf ball, in the first instalment of a new adventure. Episode 1 of 10.

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Stolen ray-guns and mutant spiders; it's all in a day's work for Special Agent Dick Barton. Episode 2 of 10.

Dick Barton finds more than he bargained for when searching for a lost golf ball, in the first instalment of a new adventure. Episode 1 of 10.

Barton and Snowey walk into Kramer's trap and find themselves spending the night with some unwelcome room-mates. Episode 3 of 10.

Barton and Snowey evade one of Kramer's evil traps, but there's more in store for our two heroes and their colleagues. Episode 4 of 10.

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Stolen ray-guns and mutant spiders; it's all in a day's work for Special Agent Dick Barton. Episode 2 of 10.

Dick Barton finds more than he bargained for when searching for a lost golf ball, in the first instalment of a new adventure. Episode 1 of 10.

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Stolen ray-guns and mutant spiders; it's all in a day's work for Special Agent Dick Barton. Episode 2 of 10.

Dick Barton finds more than he bargained for while searching for a lost golf ball, in the first instalment of a new adventure. Episode 1 of 10.

Barton and Snowey walk into Kramer's trap and find themselves spending the night with some unwelcome roommates. Episode 3 of 10.

Barton and Snowey evade one of Kramer's evil traps, but there's more in store for our two heroes and their colleagues. Episode 4 of 10.

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Stolen ray-guns and mutant spiders; it's all in a day's work for Special Agent Dick Barton. Episode 2 of 10.

Dick Barton finds more than he bargained for while searching for a lost golf ball, in the first instalment of a new adventure. Episode 1 of 10.

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Under a truth drug, Sir Archie gives Kramer the secret formula. Can Barton, Snowey and Jean prevent it being used? Episode 7 of 10.

Has the fearsome Blom remembered how to use the ray-gun or have Sir Archie and Snowey foiled their last super-criminal? Episode 8 of 10.

Barton, Snowey and their colleagues face peril in Kramer's abandoned HQ. Meanwhile, Sir Archie is spirited away. Episode 5 of 10.

Barton, Snowey and Jean go in search of Sir Archie. Can they get to him before Kramer gets the secret formula? Episode 6 of 10.

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Under a truth drug, Sir Archie gives Kramer the secret formula. Can Barton, Snowey and Jean prevent it being used? Episode 7 of 10.

Has the fearsome Blom remembered how to use the ray-gun? Or, have Sir Archie and Snowey foiled their last super criminal? Episode 8 of 10.

Barton, Snowey and their colleagues face peril in Kramer's abandoned HQ. Meanwhile, Sir Archie is spirited away. Episode 5 of 10.

Barton, Snowey and Jean go in search of Sir Archie. Can they get to him before Kramer gets the secret formula? Episode 6 of 10.

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Under a truth drug, Sir Archie gives Kramer the secret formula. Can Barton, Snowey and Jean prevent it being used? Episode 7 of 10.

Has the fearsome Blom remembered how to use the ray-gun? Or, have Sir Archie and Snowey foiled their last super criminal? Episode 8 of 10.

Barton, Snowey and their colleagues face peril in Kramer's abandoned HQ. Meanwhile, Sir Archie is spirited away. Episode 5 of 10.

Barton, Snowey and Jean go in search of Sir Archie. Can they get to him before Kramer gets the secret formula? Episode 6 of 10.

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With Kramer about to board a plane, can Barton warn his fast-approaching colleagues about the perils that await them? Episode 9 of 10.

In the thrilling conclusion, can Barton prevent Kramer from escaping the country, armed with the secret ray-gun? Episode 10 of 10.

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With Kramer about to board a plane, can Barton warn his fast-approaching colleagues about the perils that await them? Episode 9 of 10.

In the thrilling conclusion, can Barton prevent Kramer from escaping the country, armed with the secret ray-gun? Episode 10 of 10.

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With Kramer about to board a plane, can Barton warn his fast-approaching colleagues about the perils that await them? Episode 9 of 10.

In the thrilling conclusion, can Barton prevent Kramer from escaping the country, armed with the secret ray-gun?Episode 10 of 10.

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With Kramer about to board a plane, can Barton warn his fast-approaching colleagues about the perils that await them? Episode 9 of 10.

Under a truth drug, Sir Archie gives Kramer the secret formula. Can Barton, Snowey and Jean prevent it being used? Episode 7 of 10.

In the thrilling conclusion, can Barton prevent Kramer from escaping the country, armed with the secret ray-gun? Episode 10 of 10.

Has the fearsome Blom remembered how to use the ray-gun or have Sir Archie and Snowey foiled their last super-criminal? Episode 8 of 10.

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With Kramer about to board a plane, can Barton warn his fast-approaching colleagues about the perils that await them? Episode 9 of 10.

Under a truth drug, Sir Archie gives Kramer the secret formula. Can Barton, Snowey and Jean prevent it being used? Episode 7 of 10.

In the thrilling conclusion, can Barton prevent Kramer from escaping the country, armed with the secret ray-gun? Episode 10 of 10.

Has the fearsome Blom remembered how to use the ray-gun? Or, have Sir Archie and Snowey foiled their last super criminal? Episode 8 of 10.

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With Kramer about to board a plane, can Barton warn his fast-approaching colleagues about the perils that await them? Episode 9 of 10.

Under a truth drug, Sir Archie gives Kramer the secret formula. Can Barton, Snowey and Jean prevent it being used? Episode 7 of 10.

In the thrilling conclusion, can Barton prevent Kramer from escaping the country, armed with the secret ray-gun? Episode 10 of 10.

Has the fearsome Blom remembered how to use the ray-gun? Or, have Sir Archie and Snowey foiled their last super criminal? Episode 8 of 10.

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Searching for a lost golf ball, the heroic investigator stumbles upon a new adventure.

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Searching for a lost golf ball, the heroic investigator stumbles upon a new adventure.

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The ex-commando comes across an enemy plot to capture a British secret weapon.

Noel Johnson stars in the 1972 re-creation.

Searching for a lost golf ball, the heroic investigator stumbles upon a new adventure.

Dick Barton finds more than he bargained for when searching for a lost golf ball, in the first instalment of a new adventure.

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The ex-commando comes across an enemy plot to capture a British secret weapon.

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

Ex-commando Dick Barton uncovers an enemy plot to capture a British secret weapon.

Noel Johnson stars as Dick Barton, with John Mann as Snowey White, Alex McCrindle as Jock, William Fox as Colonel Gardiner and Margaret Robertson as Jean Hunter.

From 1946 to 1951, Dick Barton - Special Agent thrilled millions of listeners to the BBC Light Programme. The daily serial followed the exciting adventures of ex-commando Captain Richard Barton and his wartime mates Snowey White and Jock Anderson, who must solve all manner of intriguing crimes and mysteries.

Heralded by an iconic signature tune (Devil's Galop by Charles Williams) each gripping episode left listeners with a torrid cliff-hanger.

Sadly many of Dick's adventures didn't survive in the BBC archive. But in 1972 as part of celebrations for the BBC's Golden Jubilee, Dick's very first ten-part adventure by Edward J Mason was recreated with many of the original cast.

With Heron Carvic as The Professor, Derek Birch as Jimmie Law, Richard Hurndall as Sir Archie Wrangle and Geoffrey Collins as the Corporal.

Producer: Raymond Raikes

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 1972.

The ex-commando comes across an enemy plot to capture a British secret weapon.

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

Ex-commando Dick Barton uncovers an enemy plot to capture a British secret weapon.

Noel Johnson stars as Dick Barton, with John Mann as Snowey White, Alex McCrindle as Jock, William Fox as Colonel Gardiner and Margaret Robertson as Jean Hunter.

From 1946 to 1951, Dick Barton - Special Agent thrilled millions of listeners to the BBC Light Programme. The daily serial followed the exciting adventures of ex-commando Captain Richard Barton and his wartime mates Snowey White and Jock Anderson, who must solve all manner of intriguing crimes and mysteries.

Heralded by an iconic signature tune (Devil's Galop by Charles Williams) each gripping episode left listeners with a torrid cliff-hanger.

Sadly many of Dick's adventures didn't survive in the BBC archive. But in 1972 as part of celebrations for the BBC's Golden Jubilee, Dick's very first ten-part adventure by Edward J Mason was recreated with many of the original cast.

With Heron Carvic as The Professor, Derek Birch as Jimmie Law, Richard Hurndall as Sir Archie Wrangle and Geoffrey Collins as the Corporal.

Producer: Raymond Raikes

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 1972.

The ex-commando comes across an enemy plot to capture a British secret weapon.

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

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Our hero learns about the true nature of the secret weapon.

Our hero learns about the true nature of the secret weapon - and sets off to secure its vital instructions. Stars Noel Johnson.

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The heroic investigator is hot on the trail of a stolen secret weapon. Stars Noel Johnson.

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The heroic investigator is hot on the trail of a stolen secret weapon. Stars Noel Johnson.

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Our hero learns about the true nature of the secret weapon.

Our hero learns about the true nature of the secret weapon - and sets off to secure its vital instructions.

Stars Noel Johnson.

The heroic investigator is hot on the trail of a stolen secret weapon.

From November 1972.

Stolen ray-guns and mutant spiders - it's all in a day's work for Special Agent Dick Barton.

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Our hero learns the true nature of the weapon, and sets off to secure its instructions.

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

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Trapped with chum Snowey, the investigator gets some unwelcome room-mates.

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Trapped with chum Snowey, the investigator gets some unwelcome room-mates.

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With Snowey recovered, the team takes on the gang that's stolen the British secret weapon.

With Snowey having recovered, the old team takes on the gang that's stolen the British secret weapon. Stars Noel Johnson.

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With Snowey recovered, the team takes on the gang that's stolen the British secret weapon.

With Snowey having recovered, the old team takes on the gang that's stolen the British secret weapon.

Stars Noel Johnson.

Trapped with chum Snowey, the investigator gets some unwelcome room-mates.

With Noel Johnson and John Mann.

From November 1972.

Barton and Snowey walk into Kramer's trap and find themselves spending the night with some unwelcome room-mates.

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Trapped with chum Snowey, the investigator gets some unwelcome room-mates.

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

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Barton and Snowey evade one of Kramer's evil traps, but there's more in store.

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Barton and Snowey evade one of Kramer's evil traps, but there's more in store.

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The gang gets more ruthless in its pursuit of the secret weapon. Will our hero jump ship?

The gang gets more ruthless in its pursuit of the secret weapon. Can they persuade our hero to jump ship? Stars Noel Johnson.

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The gang gets more ruthless in its pursuit of the secret weapon.

Will our hero jump ship?

Can they persuade our hero to jump ship? Stars Noel Johnson.

Barton and Snowey evade one of Kramer's evil traps, but there's more in store.

Barton and Snowey evade one of Kramer's evil traps, but there's more in store for our two heroes and their colleagues.

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The gang gets more ruthless in its pursuit of the secret weapon. Will our hero jump ship?

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

Special agent Dick and his chums get more ruthless in pursuit of the secret weapon. Can they persuade our hero to jump ship?

Noel Johnson stars as Dick Barton, with John Mann as Snowey White, Alex McCrindle as Jock, William Fox as Colonel Gardiner and Margaret Robertson as Jean Hunter.

From 1946 to 1951, Dick Barton - Special Agent thrilled millions of listeners to the BBC Light Programme. The daily serial followed the exciting adventures of ex-commando Captain Richard Barton and his wartime mates Snowey White and Jock Anderson, who must solve all manner of intriguing crimes and mysteries.

Heralded by an iconic signature tune (Devil's Galop by Charles Williams) each gripping episode left listeners with a torrid cliff-hanger.

Sadly many of Dick's adventures didn't survive in the BBC archive. But in 1972 as part of celebrations for the BBC's Golden Jubilee, Dick's very first ten-part adventure by Edward J Mason was recreated with many of the original cast.

With Francis de Wolff as Wilhelm Kramer, Nigel Graham as Andrews, Haydn Jones as Sid, Arthur Bush as Hans, Derek Birch as the Inspector and Geoffrey Collins as the Policeman.

Producer: Raymond Raikes

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 1972.

The gang gets more ruthless in its pursuit of the secret weapon. Will our hero jump ship?

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

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Kramer and his gang home in on the final piece of the secret weapon.

Kramer and his gang home in on the final piece of the secret weapon, turning their attention to its inventor. Stars Noel Johnson.

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The heroic investigator and his chums face the peril of evil Kramer's abandoned HQ.

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The heroic investigator and his chums face the peril of evil Kramer's abandoned HQ.

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Kramer and his gang home in on the final piece of the secret weapon.

Kramer and his gang home in on the final piece of the secret weapon, turning their attention to its inventor.

Stars Noel Johnson.

The heroic investigator and his chums face the peril of evil Kramer's abandoned HQ.

From November 1972.

Barton, Snowey and their colleagues face peril in Kramer's abandoned HQ.

Meanwhile, Sir Archie is spirited away.

Noel Johnson stars in a Dick Barton double bill.

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Kramer and his gang home in on the final piece of the secret weapon.

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

Kramer and his gang home in on the final clue about the secret weapon, turning their attention to its inventor.

Noel Johnson stars as Dick Barton, with John Mann as Snowey White, Alex McCrindle as Jock, William Fox as Colonel Gardiner and Margaret Robertson as Jean Hunter.

From 1946 to 1951, Dick Barton - Special Agent thrilled millions of listeners to the BBC Light Programme. The daily serial followed the exciting adventures of ex-commando Captain Richard Barton and his wartime mates Snowey White and Jock Anderson, who must solve all manner of intriguing crimes and mysteries.

Heralded by an iconic signature tune (Devil's Galop by Charles Williams) each gripping episode left listeners with a torrid cliff-hanger.

Sadly many of Dick's adventures didn't survive in the BBC archive. But in 1972 as part of celebrations for the BBC's Golden Jubilee, Dick's very first ten-part adventure by Edward J Mason was recreated with many of the original cast.

With Francis de Wolff as Wilhelm Kramer, Richard Hurndall as Sir Archie Wrangle, Denis McCarthy as James Thirgood and Geoffrey Collins as the Police Sergeant.

Producer: Raymond Raikes

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 1972.

Kramer and his gang home in on the final piece of the secret weapon.

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

Kramer and his gang home in on the final clue about the secret weapon, turning their attention to its inventor.

Noel Johnson stars as Dick Barton, with John Mann as Snowey White, Alex McCrindle as Jock, William Fox as Colonel Gardiner and Margaret Robertson as Jean Hunter.

From 1946 to 1951, Dick Barton - Special Agent thrilled millions of listeners to the BBC Light Programme. The daily serial followed the exciting adventures of ex-commando Captain Richard Barton and his wartime mates Snowey White and Jock Anderson, who must solve all manner of intriguing crimes and mysteries.

Heralded by an iconic signature tune (Devil's Galop by Charles Williams) each gripping episode left listeners with a torrid cliff-hanger.

Sadly many of Dick's adventures didn't survive in the BBC archive. But in 1972 as part of celebrations for the BBC's Golden Jubilee, Dick's very first ten-part adventure by Edward J Mason was recreated with many of the original cast.

With Francis de Wolff as Wilhelm Kramer, Richard Hurndall as Sir Archie Wrangle, Denis McCarthy as James Thirgood and Geoffrey Collins as the Police Sergeant.

Producer: Raymond Raikes

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 1972.

Kramer and his gang home in on the final piece of the secret weapon.

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

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Can the heroic investigator reach Sir Archie before Kramer gets the secret formula?

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Can the heroic investigator reach Sir Archie before Kramer gets the secret formula?

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Kramer tries to persuade Sir Archie to give him the antidote formula. Can our hero intervene in time? Stars Noel Johnson.

Kramer tries to make Sir Archie give him the formula. Can our hero intervene in time?

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Kramer tries to make Sir Archie give him the formula.

Can our hero intervene in time?

Kramer tries to persuade Sir Archie to give him the antidote formula.

Can our hero intervene in time? Stars Noel Johnson.

Can the heroic investigator reach Sir Archie before Kramer gets the secret formula?

Can the heroic investigator reach Sir Archie before Kramer gets the secret formula? Stars Noel Johnson.

From November 1972.

Barton, Snowey and Jean go in search of Sir Archie.

Can they get to him before Kramer gets the secret formula?

Noel Johnson stars as the private investigator and sometime special agent.

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Kramer tries to make Sir Archie give him the formula. Can our hero intervene in time?

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

Kramer tries to persuade Sir Archie to give him the antidote formula. Can special agent, Dick Barton intervene in time?

Noel Johnson stars as Dick Barton, with John Mann as Snowey White, Alex McCrindle as Jock, William Fox as Colonel Gardiner and Margaret Robertson as Jean Hunter.

From 1946 to 1951, Dick Barton - Special Agent thrilled millions of listeners to the BBC Light Programme. The daily serial followed the exciting adventures of ex-commando Captain Richard Barton and his wartime mates Snowey White and Jock Anderson, who must solve all manner of intriguing crimes and mysteries.

Heralded by an iconic signature tune (Devil's Galop by Charles Williams) each gripping episode left listeners with a torrid cliff-hanger.

Sadly many of Dick's adventures didn't survive in the BBC archive. But in 1972 as part of celebrations for the BBC's Golden Jubilee, Dick's very first ten-part adventure by Edward J Mason was recreated with many of the original cast.

With Francis de Wolff as Wilhelm Kramer, Richard Hurndall as Sir Archie Wrangle, Denis McCarthy as James Thirgood and Geoffrey Collins as the Police Sergeant.

Producer: Raymond Raikes

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 1972.

Kramer tries to make Sir Archie give him the formula. Can our hero intervene in time?

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

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Kramer forces Sir Archie to give him the secret formula. From November 1972.

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Kramer forces Sir Archie to give him the secret formula. From November 1972.

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With Sir Archie still in peril, Jean calls on her feminine intuition to work out where he's being held. Stars Noel Johnson.

With Archie in peril, Jean uses her feminine intuition to work out where he's being held.

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With Archie in peril, Jean uses her feminine intuition to work out where he's being held.

With Sir Archie still in peril, Jean calls on her feminine intuition to work out where he's being held.

Stars Noel Johnson.

Kramer forces Sir Archie to give him the secret formula.

From November 1972.

Can Barton, Snowey and Jean stop it being used? From November 1972.

Under a truth drug, Sir Archie gives Kramer the secret formula.

Can Barton, Snowey and Jean prevent it being used?

A slew of crime-busting gadgets that would make Dick Tracy envious are available to Dick Barton played by Noel Johnson.

Private investigator and sometime special agent Dick Barton is on hand to solve the day with Jock Anderson and Snowey White.

A double bill of super crime-fighting adventures with Noel Johnson as Dick Barton.

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With Archie in peril, Jean uses her feminine intuition to work out where he's being held.

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

With Sir Archie still in peril, Jean calls on her feminine intuition to work out where he's being held.

Noel Johnson stars as Dick Barton, with John Mann as Snowey White, Alex McCrindle as Jock, William Fox as Colonel Gardiner and Margaret Robertson as Jean Hunter.

From 1946 to 1951, Dick Barton - Special Agent thrilled millions of listeners to the BBC Light Programme. The daily serial followed the exciting adventures of ex-commando Captain Richard Barton and his wartime mates Snowey White and Jock Anderson, who must solve all manner of intriguing crimes and mysteries.

Heralded by an iconic signature tune (Devil's Galop by Charles Williams) each gripping episode left listeners with a torrid cliff-hanger.

Sadly many of Dick's adventures didn't survive in the BBC archive. But in 1972 as part of celebrations for the BBC's Golden Jubilee, Dick's very first ten-part adventure by Edward J Mason was recreated with many of the original cast.

With Francis de Wolff as Wilhelm Kramer, Richard Hurndall as Sir Archie Wrangle, Denis McCarthy as James Thirgood and Geoffrey Collins as the Man's Voice.

Producer: Raymond Raikes

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 1972.

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Henchman Blom is instructed how to use the ray gun - with our hero and Snowey lined-up as his guinea pigs. Stars Noel Johnson.

Blom is instructed how to use the ray gun - with our hero and Snowey as his guinea pigs.

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Blom is instructed how to use the ray gun - with our hero and Snowey as his guinea pigs.

Henchman Blom is instructed how to use the ray gun - with our hero and Snowey lined-up as his guinea pigs.

Stars Noel Johnson.

Noel Johnson stars as the private investigator and sometime special agent in the second of a double bill.

Has the fearsome Blom remembered how to use the ray-gun? Or, have Sir Archie and Snowey foiled their last super criminal?

Blom is briefed on using the ray-gun, but is it the end for Sir Archie and Snowey?

Blom is briefed on using the ray-gun, but is it the end for Sir Archie and Snowey? Stars Noel Johnson.

From November 1972.

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Blom is instructed how to use the ray gun - with our hero and Snowey as his guinea pigs.

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

Henchman Blom is instructed how to use the ray gun - with special agent Dick and his chum Snowey lined-up as his guinea pigs.

Noel Johnson stars as Dick Barton, with John Mann as Snowey White, Alex McCrindle as Jock, William Fox as Colonel Gardiner and Margaret Robertson as Jean Hunter.

From 1946 to 1951, Dick Barton - Special Agent thrilled millions of listeners to the BBC Light Programme. The daily serial followed the exciting adventures of ex-commando Captain Richard Barton and his wartime mates Snowey White and Jock Anderson, who must solve all manner of intriguing crimes and mysteries.

Heralded by an iconic signature tune (Devil's Galop by Charles Williams) each gripping episode left listeners with a torrid cliff-hanger.

Sadly many of Dick's adventures didn't survive in the BBC archive. But in 1972 as part of celebrations for the BBC's Golden Jubilee, Dick's very first ten-part adventure by Edward J Mason was recreated with many of the original cast.

With Francis de Wolff as Wilhelm Kramer, Richard Hurndall as Sir Archie Wrangle, Denis McCarthy as James Thirgood, Michael Kilgarriff as Blom, Arthur Bush as Mane and Geoffrey Collins as the Man's Voice.

Producer: Raymond Raikes

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 1972.

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With Kramer plane bound, can the investigator warn his chums about the impending peril?

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With Kramer plane bound, can the investigator warn his chums about the impending peril?

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With Snowey and Wrangle at the mercy of Kramer's gang our hero and Jock set about rescuing their comrades. Stars Noel Johnson.

Our hero and Jock set about rescuing Snowey and Wrangle from Kramer's gang.

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Our hero and Jock set about rescuing Snowey and Wrangle from Kramer's gang.

With Snowey and Wrangle at the mercy of Kramer's gang our hero and Jock set about rescuing their comrades.

With Kramer plane bound, can the investigator warn his chums about the impending peril?

With Kramer plane bound, can the investigator warn his chums about the impending peril? Stars Noel Johnson.

With Kramer about to board a plane, can Barton warn his fast-approaching colleagues about the perils that await them?

Noel Johnson stars in a Dick Barton double bill.

Adapted and produced by Raymond Raikes.

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Our hero and Jock set about rescuing Snowey and Wrangle from Kramer's gang.

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

With Snowey and Sir Archie at the mercy of Kramer's gang, special agent Dick and his chum Jock set about trying to rescue them...

Noel Johnson stars as Dick Barton, with John Mann as Snowey White, Alex McCrindle as Jock, William Fox as Colonel Gardiner and Margaret Robertson as Jean Hunter.

From 1946 to 1951, Dick Barton - Special Agent thrilled millions of listeners to the BBC Light Programme. The daily serial followed the exciting adventures of ex-commando Captain Richard Barton and his wartime mates Snowey White and Jock Anderson, who must solve all manner of intriguing crimes and mysteries.

Heralded by an iconic signature tune (Devil's Galop by Charles Williams) each gripping episode left listeners with a torrid cliff-hanger.

Sadly many of Dick's adventures didn't survive in the BBC archive. But in 1972 as part of celebrations for the BBC's Golden Jubilee, Dick's very first ten-part adventure by Edward J Mason was recreated with many of the original cast.

With Francis de Wolff as Wilhelm Kramer, Richard Hurndall as Sir Archie Wrangle, Denis McCarthy as James Thirgood, Michael Kilgarriff as Blom, Arthur Bush as Hans and Geoffrey Collins as the Announcer.

Producer: Raymond Raikes

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 1972.

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In a siege at Kramer's hideaway, our hero and his friends have to make safe the ray gun.

The ex-Commando Captain Richard Barton investigates crimes

In an all-out siege at Kramer's hideaway, special agent Dick Barton and his chums battle to neutralise the ray gun.

Noel Johnson stars as Dick Barton, with John Mann as Snowey White, Alex McCrindle as Jock, William Fox as Colonel Gardiner and Margaret Robertson as Jean Hunter.

From 1946 to 1951, Dick Barton - Special Agent thrilled millions of listeners to the BBC Light Programme. The daily serial followed the exciting adventures of ex-commando Captain Richard Barton and his wartime mates Snowey White and Jock Anderson, who must solve all manner of intriguing crimes and mysteries.

Heralded by an iconic signature tune (Devil's Galop by Charles Williams) each gripping episode left listeners with a torrid cliff-hanger.

Sadly many of Dick's adventures didn't survive in the BBC archive. But in 1972 as part of celebrations for the BBC's Golden Jubilee, Dick's very first ten-part adventure by Edward J Mason was recreated with many of the original cast.

With Francis de Wolff as Wilhelm Kramer, Richard Hurndall as Sir Archie Wrangle, Denis McCarthy as James Thirgood, Michael Kilgarriff as Blom, Arthur Bush as Hans and Geoffrey Collins as the Announcer.

Producer: Raymond Raikes

First broadcast on BBC Radio 2 in 1972.

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Can the heroic investigator stop evil Kramer from escaping with the secret ray-gun?

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Can the heroic investigator stop evil Kramer from escaping with the secret ray-gun?

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In a siege at Kramer's hideaway, our hero and his friends have to make safe the ray gun.

In an all-out siege at Kramer's hideaway, our hero and his colleagues still have to make safe the ray gun.

Stars Noel Johnson.

Can the heroic investigator stop evil Kramer from escaping with the secret ray-gun?

Can the heroic investigator stop evil Kramer from escaping with the secret ray-gun? Stars Noel Johnson.

From November 1972.

In the thrilling conclusion, can Barton prevent Kramer from escaping the country, armed with the secret ray-gun?

Noel Johnson stars as the private investigator and sometime special agent.

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In an all-out siege at Kramer's hideaway, our hero and his colleagues still have to make safe the ray gun. Stars Noel Johnson.

In a siege at Kramer's hideaway, our hero and his friends have to make safe the ray gun.