Edgar Wallace - Short Stories

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
The Compleat Criminal20081202 BT=0930 (BBC7)
20081202 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20081203 BT=0130 (BBC7)
20110105 (BBC7)
20110106 (BBC7)

A respected solicitor hatches an elaborate scheme to steal a client's inheritance. Read by Jack Shepherd.

A scheming solicitor hatches an elaborate plan to steal a client's inheritance.

A respected solicitor hatches an elaborate scheme to steal a client's inheritance.

Read by Jack Shepherd.

The Missing Romney And The Man Of The Night20081201 BT=0930 (BBC7)
20081201 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20081202 BT=0130 (BBC7)
20110104 (BBC7)
20110105 (BBC7)

A charitable thief and a repentant criminal feature in two stories, read by Jack Shepherd and Robin Bailey.

A charitable thief and a repentant criminal feature in two stories by Edgar Wallace.

01The Mind Of Mr Jg Reeder, The Poetical Policeman20081203 BT=0930 (BBC7)
20081203 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20081204 BT=0130 (BBC7)
20101026 (BBC7)
20101027 (BBC7)
20110801 (BBC7)
20110802 (BBC7)

The 1920s London detective tackles a peculiar bank robbery - and a death.

Tackling a strange London bank robbery, Edgar Wallace's sleuth thinks like a criminal.

With the mind of a criminal - the 1920s London detective tackles a peculiar bank robbery - and a death. Read by David Horovitch.

Tackling a strange 1920s London bank robbery and death - Edgar Wallace's sleuth thinks like a criminal. Read by David Horovitch.

JG Reeder's novel methods bring the criminals of 1920s London to justice.

02The Mind Of Mr Jg Reeder, The Troupe20090618 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20090619 BT=0130 (BBC7)
20101027 (BBC7)
20101028 (BBC7)
20110802 (BBC7)
20110803 (BBC7)

The detective tackles a jewellery fraud with a link to a transatlantic visitor to London.

Mr Reeder is curious when a transatlantic impresario rents an out-of-season cottage.

The detective tackles a jewellery fraud - with a theatrical link to a transatlantic visitor to London. Read by David Horovitch.

Mr Reeder's curiosity is aroused when a transatlantic impresario rents an out-of-season cottage. He can only be up to no good.

03The Mind Of Mr Jg Reeder, The Green Mamba20081204 BT=0930 (BBC7)
20081204 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20081205 BT=0130 (BBC7)
20101028 (BBC7)
20101029 (BBC7)
20110803 (BBC7)
20110804 (BBC7)

The 1920s detective tackles a jewellery heist of emeralds and hounds a notorious villain.

Mr Reeder captures a notorious gangland villain and thwarts a jewellery heist.

Through a series of ingenious twists and turns, Mr Reeder captures a notorious gangland villain and thwarts a jewellery heist.

The 1920s detective tackles a jewellery heist of emeralds and hounds a notorious gangland villain. Read by David Horovitch.

04 LASTThe Mind Of Mr Jg Reeder, The Strange Case20090619 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20090620 BT=0130 (BBC7)
20101029 (BBC7)
20101030 (BBC7)
20110804 (BBC7)
20110805 (BBC7)

When a government minister dies, Edgar Wallace's detective sets out to uncover the truth.

Mr Reeder gets to the truth of a wealthy minister's death, but there is a knock-on tragedy

When a wealthy government minister dies, Edgar Wallace's detective sets out to uncover the truth. Concluded by David Horovitch.

Mr Reeder gets to the truth of a wealthy government minister's death, but fails to prevent a knock-on tragedy. Read by David Horovitch.