The Late Alfred Hitchcock Presents

Modern dramatisations of Hitchcock's unbroadcast "Stories They Wouldn't Let Me Do on TV"
from archive.org

First broadcast in September 2010, The Late Alfred Hitchcock Presents was a 5 part series of dramatizations of stories deemed too unsuitable for the original Alfred Hitchcock Presents television series.

All five episodes were included in the 1957 book Stories They Wouldn't Let Me Do on TV, first published in the USA by Simon & Schuster.

Actor Michael Roberts provided the voice of Hitchcock in the bookends of each episode.

The Waxwork by AM Burrage: In a reprise of the director's celebrated series from beyond the grave, convincing effigies become all too real.

Sredni Vashtar by Saki: Living with his cruel aunt, young Conradin worships a fierce polecat ferret which answers his prayers.

The Perfectionist by Margaret St Clair: Sponger Charles goes to live with his Aunt Muriel, who takes her still life art work deadly seriously.

Being a Murderer Myself by Arthur Williams: When a jilted poultry farmer meets his ex-girlfriend, could it be a case of murder most fowl?

The Dancing Partner by Jerome K Jerome: Toymaker Herr Geibel invents an ingenious mechanical man, but what if it should ever malfunction?

  1. The Waxwork [by A.M. Burrage] (13.3Mb)
  2. Sredni Vashtar [by Saki] (13.3Mb)
  3. The Perfectionist [by Margaret St. Clair] (13.3Mb)
  4. Being A Murderer Myself [by Arthur Williams] (13.2Mb)
  5. The Dancing Partner [by Jerome K. Jerome] (13.3Mb)

MP3 files hosted by archive.org.