Seance On A Wet Afternoon [Mark Mcshane]

Episodes

EpisodeFirst
Broadcast
RepeatedComments
2014020120190114 (BBC7)
20190115 (BBC7)
Myra Savage conducts séances for a dwindling number of clients. If only there were some way of persuading the wider public of her paranormal abilities – then she'd enjoy the fame and wealth she deserves. She and her husband Bill plan a publicity stunt. They will kidnap the daughter of a prominent businessman. At the critical moment Myra will tap into her psychic powers, contact the distressed parents and provide the police with the vital clues they need to find the girl. What could go wrong?

Mark McShane's novel was made into a 1964 film directed by Bryan Forbes. This new version for radio is dramatised by Adrian Bean.

Myra....Caroline Strong
Bill....Robert Glenister
D.S. Payne....Carl Prekopp
Clayton....Nick Underwood
Rita....Jasmine Hyde
Adriana....Lizzy Watts
Supt. Watts....Gerard McDermott
Mrs Wintry....Jane Whittenshaw
Other parts are played by the cast.
Producer/director: Bruce Young

A medium stages a kidnap to draw attention to her psychic powers.

0120100308 (BBC7)
20120608 (BBC7)
20120609 (BBC7)
Clairvoyant Myra Savage and her husband embark on a terrible course of action.

To enhance her reputation, clairvoyant Myra Savage and her husband embark on a terrible course of action. Read by Anton Lesser.

0220100309 (BBC7)
20120611 (BBC7)
20120612 (BBC7)
Craving publicity, clairvoyant Myra Savage and her husband have kidnapped a girl.

Craving publicity, clairvoyant Myra Savage and her husband have kidnapped a girl. Anton Lesser reads Mark McShane's thriller.

Craving publicity, clairvoyant Myra Savage and her husband have kidnapped a girl. Anton Lesser reads Mark McShane's thriller.

0320100310 (BBC7)
20120612 (BBC7)
20120613 (BBC7)
Clairvoyant kidnapper Myra Savage and her husband await ransom money for their hostage.

Clairvoyant kidnapper Myra Savage and her husband await ransom money for their girl hostage. Read by Anton Lesser.

Clairvoyant kidnapper Myra Savage and her husband await ransom money for their girl hostage. Read by Anton Lesser.

0420100311 (BBC7)
20120613 (BBC7)
20120614 (BBC7)
Clairvoyant kidnapper Myra Savage's seance for the girl sparks a dreadful incident.

Clairvoyant kidnapper Myra Savage's seance for the 'missing' girl sparks a dreadful incident. Read by Anton Lesser.

0520100312 (BBC7)
20120614 (BBC7)
20120615 (BBC7)
Clairvoyant Myra's husband Bill faces the grim aftermath of the kidnap stunt.

Clairvoyant Myra's husband Bill faces the grim aftermath of the kidnap stunt. Anton Lesser reads Mark McShane's thriller.

Clairvoyant Myra's husband Bill faces the grim aftermath of the kidnap stunt. Anton Lesser reads Mark McShane's thriller.

06 LAST20100315 (BBC7)
20120615 (BBC7)
20120616 (BBC7)
The backlash from Myra Savage's kidnap stunt catches up with her at a seance.

The backlash from Myra Savage's kidnap stunt catches up with her at a seance. Anton Lesser concludes Mark McShane's thriller.

The backlash from Myra Savage's kidnap stunt catches up with her at a seance. Anton Lesser concludes Mark McShane's thriller.