Secret Agent X-9 [Dashiell Hammett]

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Tough-nut secret agent X-9 tackles his arch-enemy The Top in 1934 New York.

Tough-nut secret agent X-9 tackles his arch-enemy The Top in 1934 New York. Stars Stuart Milligan and Connie Booth.

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20140127 (BBC7)
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It's 1934 and a New York warehouse is ablaze on the Lower East Side. A gang of gun-runners are holed-up until their supply of ammo explodes. Tough-nut hero, Secret Agent X-9 receives a phone call from wealthy industrialist, Tarleton Powers asking for his help.

Stars Stuart Milligan as X-9 and Connie Booth as Grace Powers. With Rachel Power and William Hootkins

The heroic agent's 4-part adventure was adapted for radio by Mark Brisenden, from the comic strip created by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond. Syndicated by King Features, it ran from 1934 to 1996.

Originally agent X-9 had no name, but opted to call himself "Dexter" in the opening tale.

Author Dashiell Hammett is best remembered for his detective novels, The Maltese Falcon and The Thin Man, while cartoonist Alex Raymond famously created sci-fi comic hero Flash Gordon.

Produced by Chris Wallis.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in January 1994.

New York, 1934. Tough-nut secret agent X-9 tackles his arch-enemy, The Top.

Dashiell Hammett's thriller stars Stuart Milligan and Connie Booth

Tough-nut secret agent X-9 tackles his arch-enemy The Top in 1934 New York.

Originally agent X-9 had no name, but opted to call himself ""Dexter"" in the opening tale.

Tough-nut hero, Secret Agent X-9 tackles evil arch-enemy, The Top in 1934 New York. Stars Stuart Milligan as X-9 and Connie Booth as Grace Powers.

The heroic agent's four-part adventure was adapted for radio by Mark Brisenden, from the comic strip created by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond. Syndicated by King Features, it ran from 1934 to 1996.

In this opening episode, it's 1934 and a New York warehouse is ablaze on the Lower East Side. A gang of gun-runners are holed up until their supply of ammo explodes. Secret Agent X-9 receives a phone call from wealthy industrialist, Tarleton Powers asking for his help.

With Rachel Power and William Hootkins. Produced by Chris Wallis and first broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in January 1994.

The heroic agent's 4-part adventure dramatised by Mark Brisenden, from the comic strip created by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond. Syndicated by King Features, it ran from 1934 to 1996.

X-9.... Stuart Milligan
Grace Powers.... Connie Booth
The Top.... William Hootkins
Evelyn Powers.... Rachel Power
Deacon.... Peter Marinker
Matthew.... Michael John Paliotti
Captain Brady.... John Guerrasio
Jude.... Bruce McGregor
Cop 1.... Clive Rowe

All other parts played by the cast.

Producer: Chris Wallis.

02Carnage At Sea1994010820090107 (BBC7)
20120627 (BBC7)
20120628 (BBC7)
20150717 (BBC7)
20150718 (BBC7)
20180110 (BBC7)
20180111 (BBC7)
20200527 (BBC7)
20200528 (BBC7)
The '30s spook takes on the law to pursue his arch-enemy in the heart of New York.

Dashiell Hammett's thriller stars Stuart Milligan and Connie Booth

The 1930s heroic agent takes on the law to pursue his arch enemy in the heart of New York.

Stars Stuart Milligan as X-9 and Connie Booth as Grace Powers. With Rachel Power and William Hootkins

Adapted for radio by Mark Brisenden, from the comic strip created by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond. Syndicated by King Features, it ran from 1934 to 1996.

Originally agent X-9 had no name, but opted to call himself "Dexter" in the opening tale.

Author Dashiell Hammett is best remembered for his detective novels, The Maltese Falcon and The Thin Man, while cartoonist Alex Raymond famously created sci-fi comic hero Flash Gordon.

Produced by Chris Wallis.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in January 1994.

The '30s spook takes on the law to pursue his arch enemy in the heart of New York.

Originally agent X-9 had no name, but opted to call himself ""Dexter"" in the opening tale.

X-9.... Stuart Milligan
Grace Powers.... Connie Booth
The Top.... William Hootkins
Evelyn Powers.... Rachel Power
Deacon.... Peter Marinker
Steward.... Michael John Paliotti
Bartholomew.... John Guerrasio
Jude.... Bruce McGregor

All other parts played by the cast.

Producer: Chris Wallis.

The '30s spook takes on the law to pursue his arch-enemy in the heart of New York. Stars Stuart Milligan and Connie Booth.

03The Powers That Be1994011520090108 (BBC7)
20120628 (BBC7)
20120629 (BBC7)
20140130 (BBC7)
20150720 (BBC7)
20150721 (BBC7)
20180111 (BBC7)
20180112 (BBC7)
20200528 (BBC7)
20200529 (BBC7)
The all-American hero battles to save gold bullion and solve Evelyn's disappearance.

Dashiell Hammett's thriller stars Stuart Milligan and Connie Booth

Stars Stuart Milligan as X-9 and Connie Booth as Grace Powers. With Rachel Power and William Hootkins

The heroic agent's 4-part adventure was adapted for radio by Mark Brisenden, from the comic strip created by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond. Syndicated by King Features, it ran from 1934 to 1996.

Originally agent X-9 had no name, but opted to call himself "Dexter" in the opening tale.

Author Dashiell Hammett is best remembered for his detective novels, The Maltese Falcon and The Thin Man, while cartoonist Alex Raymond famously created sci-fi comic hero Flash Gordon.

Produced by Chris Wallis.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in January 1994.

Originally agent X-9 had no name, but opted to call himself ""Dexter"" in the opening tale.

The all-American hero battles to save gold bullion and solve Evelyn's disappearance. Stars Stuart Milligan and Connie Booth.

The heroic agent's four-part adventure was adapted for radio by Mark Brisenden, from the comic strip created by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond. Syndicated by King Features, it ran from 1934 to 1996.

With Rachel Power and William Hootkins. Produced by Chris Wallis and first broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in January 1994.

Adapted for radio by Mark Brisenden, from the comic strip created by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond. Syndicated by King Features, it ran from 1934 to 1996.

X-9.... Stuart Milligan
Grace Powers.... Connie Booth
The Top.... William Hootkins
Evelyn Powers.... Rachel Power
Deacon.... Peter Marinker
Matthew.... Michael John Paliotti
Captain Brady.... John Guerrasio
Harper-Carp.... Kerry Shale
Waitress.... Miranda Pleasance

All other parts played by the cast.

Producer: Chris Wallis.

The all-American hero battles to save gold bullion and solve Evelyn's disappearance. Stars Stuart Milligan and Connie Booth.

04 LASTYou're The Top1994012220090109 (BBC7)
20120629 (BBC7)
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20140130 (BBC7)
20140131 (BBC7)
20150721 (BBC7)
20150722 (BBC7)
20180112 (BBC7)
20180113 (BBC7)
20200529 (BBC7)
20200530 (BBC7)

The action hero finally confronts his nemesis at the top of a New York landmark.

The action hero finally confronts his nemesis at the top of a New York landmark. Stars Stuart Milligan and Connie Booth.

The heroic agent's four-part adventure was adapted for radio by Mark Brisenden, from the comic strip created by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond. Syndicated by King Features, it ran from 1934 to 1996.

Author Dashiell Hammett is best remembered for his detective novels, The Maltese Falcon and The Thin Man, while cartoonist Alex Raymond famously created sci-fi comic hero Flash Gordon.

With Rachel Power and William Hootkins. Produced by Chris Wallis and first broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in January 1994.

Dashiell Hammett's thriller stars Stuart Milligan and Connie Booth

The 1930s action hero finally confronts his nemesis at the top of a New York landmark.

Stars Stuart Milligan as X-9 and Connie Booth as Grace Powers. With Rachel Power and William Hootkins

Adapted for radio by Mark Brisenden, from the comic strip created by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond. Syndicated by King Features, it ran from 1934 to 1996.

Originally agent X-9 had no name, but opted to call himself "Dexter" in the opening tale.

Produced by Chris Wallis.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in January 1994.

Originally agent X-9 had no name, but opted to call himself ""Dexter"" in the opening tale.

1930s action hero X-9 finally confronts his nemesis at the top of a New York landmark.

Conclusion starring Stuart Milligan as X-9 and Connie Booth as Grace Powers.

X-9.... Stuart Milligan
Grace Powers.... Connie Booth
The Top.... William Hootkins
Evelyn Powers.... Rachel Power
Alden Powers.... Peter Marinker
Luke.... Michael John Paliotti
Captain Brady.... John Guerrasio
Harper-Carp.... Kerry Shale
Sister Agnes.... Miranda Pleasance

All other parts played by the cast.

Producer: Chris Wallis.

The action hero finally confronts his nemesis at the top of a New York landmark. Stars Stuart Milligan and Connie Booth.