Forensic detective stories dramatised by the BBC
Dr John Thorndyke, forensic detective, was the early 20th century invention of R Austin Freeman. Like Sherlock Holmes, he uses logic and deduction to solve crimes, though without Holmes pomposity.
Although around 40 short stories about Thorndyke were written, the BBC adapted just 6 for this first series and 3 for Series 2, though all make for good listening.
- A Mysterious Visitor (4.8Mb)
- The Puzzle Lock (4.7Mb)
- A Mystery of the Sand Hills (4.8Mb)
- Pathologist to the Rescue (4.8Mb)
- The Secret of the Urn (4.8Mb)
- Pandora's Box (4.8Mb)
- The Stolen Ingots (9.9Mb)
- Rex v Burnaby (9.8Mb)
- The Stalking Horse (9.9Mb)
MP3 files hosted by archive.org.