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A train, a missing governess and evil Nazi plans. All aboard for a gripping adventure.

A train, a missing governess and evil Nazi plans for Europe. All aboard for a gripping ride to adventure.

Stars Jenny Funnell.

All aboard for a gripping ride to adventure.

20060317

1/6. Ethel Lina White's classic railway thriller. Iris Carr is returning from a holiday in Europe. Soon her journey will be full of mystery, deception, confusion and danger! Read by Brenda Blethyn.

20060324

2/6. Ethel Lina White's classic thriller. Iris befriends English governess Miss Froy. After waking from a sunstroke-induced sleep, Iris discovers that Miss Froy has vanished. Read by Brenda Blethyn.

20060331

3/6. Brenda Blethyn reads an adaptation of Ethel Lina White's classic 1930s railway thriller. Did Iris imagine the mysterious Miss Froy?

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4/6. Adaptation of Ethel Lina White's classic 1930s railway thriller The Lady Vanishes. Read by Brenda Blethyn. Iris Carr is determined to prove that she is right.

20060414

5/6. Adaptation of Ethel Lina White's classic 1930s railway thriller The Lady Vanishes. Read by Brenda Blethyn. Edna Barnes has her own secret.

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6/6. Concluding the adaptation of Ethel Lina White's classic 1930s thriller.

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Brenda Blethyn reads an abridged version of The Wheel Spins, which Alfred Hitchcock adapted for his thriller, The Lady Vanishes.

1/6. A young Englishwoman sets out on her return from holiday, unaware of the mystery and danger ahead.

20080314

Brenda Blethyn reads an abridged version of The Wheel Spins, which Alfred Hitchcock adapted for his thriller, The Lady Vanishes.

2/6. Iris befriends English governess Miss Froy. But after awakening from a sunstroke-induced sleep, Iris discovers that Miss Froy has disappeared and no one else remembers her.

20080321

Brenda Blethyn reads an abridged version of The Wheel Spins, which Alfred Hitchcock adapted for his thriller, The Lady Vanishes.

4/6. Now that Frau Kummer has been identified as the missing Miss Froy, Iris Carr is left alone in her conviction that something is dreadfully amiss. But she is determined to prove that she has been right all along.

Brenda Blethyn reads a version of The Wheel Spins, which Alfred Hitchcock adapted for his thriller, The Lady Vanishes. 3/6. No one believes Iris that she saw a Miss Froy.

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Brenda Blethyn reads an abridged version of The Wheel Spins, which Alfred Hitchcock adapted for his thriller, The Lady Vanishes.

5/6. It would appear that Edna Barnes has not only lied about the missing Miss Froy, but has her own secret that she is hiding.

20080404

Brenda Blethyn reads an abridged version of The Wheel Spins, which Hitchcock adapted for The Lady Vanishes. 6/6. Iris must prove that the bandaged patient is Miss Froy.

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Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller. First published as The Wheel Spins, Ethel Lina White's novel was later renamed The Lady Vanishes following the popularity of an Alfred Hitchcock movie. And it's easy to see why Hitchcock found this novel so compelling and so well-suited to his particular brand of filmmaking. The plot is deceptively simple: a young woman meets an engaging stranger during a long railway journey, who later disappears, leading to mystery and deception. In episode one, Iris Carr is returning home from a holiday in Europe, unaware that her journey will be full of mystery, deception, confusion and danger!The novel was adapted for radio by Neville Teller and first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2006.

. Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller.

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Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller. First published as The Wheel Spins, Ethel Lina White's novel was later renamed The Lady Vanishes following the popularity of an Alfred Hitchcock movie. And it's easy to see why Hitchcock found this novel so compelling and so well-suited to his particular brand of filmmaking. The plot is deceptively simple: a young woman meets an engaging stranger during a long railway journey, who later disappears, leading to mystery and deception. In episode two, Iris befriends English governess Miss Froy. But after awakening from a sunstroke-induced sleep, Iris discovers that Miss Froy has disappeared and no one else remembers her!The novel was adapted for radio by Neville Teller and first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2006.

. Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller.

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Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller. First published as The Wheel Spins, Ethel Lina White's novel was later renamed The Lady Vanishes following the popularity of an Alfred Hitchcock movie. And it's easy to see why Hitchcock found this novel so compelling and so well-suited to his particular brand of filmmaking. The plot is deceptively simple: a young woman meets an engaging stranger during a long railway journey, who later disappears, leading to mystery and deception. In episode three, the Doctor, the Professor, Max Hare, and even Edna Barnes, all believe that Iris must have imagined the mysterious Miss Froy. Iris herself begins to wonder if she is mistaken.The novel was adapted for radio by Neville Teller and first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2006.

. Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller.

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Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller.

First published as The Wheel Spins, Ethel Lina White's novel was later renamed The Lady Vanishes following the popularity of an Alfred Hitchcock movie. And it's easy to see why Hitchcock found this novel so compelling and so well-suited to his particular brand of filmmaking. The plot is deceptively simple: a young woman meets an engaging stranger during a long railway journey, who later disappears, leading to mystery and deception.

In episode four, with Frau Kummer identified as the missing Miss Froy, Iris Carr is left alone in her conviction that something is dreadfully amiss. She is determined to prove that she has been right all along.

The novel was adapted for radio by Neville Teller and first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2006.

. Frau Kummer is identified as the missing Miss Froy.

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Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller.

First published as The Wheel Spins, Ethel Lina White's novel was later renamed The Lady Vanishes following the popularity of an Alfred Hitchcock movie. And it's easy to see why Hitchcock found this novel so compelling and so well-suited to his particular brand of filmmaking. The plot is deceptively simple: a young woman meets an engaging stranger during a long railway journey, who later disappears, leading to mystery and deception.

In episode five, it appears that Edna Barnes has not only lied about the missing Miss Froy, but she is also hiding her own secret.

The novel was adapted for radio by Neville Teller and first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2006.

. It would appear that Edna Barnes has her own secret that she is hiding.

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Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller.

First published as The Wheel Spins, Ethel Lina White's novel was later renamed The Lady Vanishes following the popularity of an Alfred Hitchcock movie. And it's easy to see why Hitchcock found this novel so compelling and so well-suited to his particular brand of filmmaking. The plot is deceptively simple: a young woman meets an engaging stranger during a long railway journey, who later disappears, leading to mystery and deception.

In this final episode, Iris must prove that the bandaged patient is Miss Froy.

The novel was adapted for radio by Neville Teller and first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2006.

. Iris must prove that the bandaged patient is Miss Froy.