The Lady Detectives - BBC Radio Drama Series - cheops
From the golden age of the crime short story, a series of four female sleuths to rival the great Holmes himself.
Four separate stories of approximately 45 minutes each.
Story 1: The Redhill Sisterhood
by Catherine Louisa Pirkis
In the autumn of 1897, undercover agent Loveday Brooke investigates a group of nuns who appear to have forsaken their vows and taken to burglary.
Inspector Gunning....Paul Young
Miss Brooke....Gayanne Potter
Sgt Blaine....Neil McKinven
Sister Anna....Lucy Paterson
Sister Monica....Noreen Leighton
White....John Paul Hurley
Story 2: Mr Bovey's Unexpected Will
by L T Meade and Robert Eustace
Victorian detective Florence Cusack investigates a case where a man's fate depends on his weight in gold.
Inspector Schilling....Paul Young
Miss Cusack....Elizabeth Conboy
Story 3: The Golden Slipper
by Anna Katherine Green
The vivacious Miss Violet Strange shines in the best New York society but, unknown to her friends, she is also a professional agency detective. Here, in a case from 1910, she investigates The Inseparables - four rich young women suspected of a series of thefts.
Miss Strange....Teresa Gallagher
Mrs Pratt....Eileen McCallum
Peter Strange....Simon Tait
young Arthur....Frederick Forge
young Violet....Margot Clair
Story 4: The Law and the Lady
BY Wilkie Collins
From the author of The Woman in White and The Moonstone, the sensational, Gothic tale of Valeria Woodville's quest to clear her husband of murdering his first wife.
Helena Beauly....Gayanne Potter
Mrs MacAllan....Eileen Mccallum
Rev. Starkweather....Ralph Riach
Sara MacAllan....Laura Smales
All stories Directed by Patrick Rayner.
First broadcast as a series of afternoon plays in 2005 on BBC Radio 4.
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