Victor Whitechurch's railway detective Thorpe Hazell appeared in at least nine mystery stories which were collected, along with six other stories, in Whitechurch's 1912 Thrilling Stories of the Railway, which earned a coveted spot on the Queen's Quorum.
Here is five fifteen-minute episodes produced for BBC Radio, apparently read by Sherlock Holmes himself, Benedict Cumberbatch. There is an irony in this as Hazell -- a health-conscious vegetarian -- was created to be the anithesis of Holmes.
Beware -- there are tricky waters ahead...
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Excellent readings of the clever, gimmicky stories. Well, the first helps make the Battered Silicon Dispatch Box a rather less enigmatic name for a publishing house (publishing shack? Kitchen table?). Thanks!ReplyDelete