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    • The Casebook of Inspector Steine (Dramatised)

    • By: Lynne Truss
    • Narrated by: Michael Fenton Stevens, Janet Ellis, Nicholas Le Provost, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11

    It is 1957 and, as the series opens, all crime has stopped along the South Coast. But Mrs Groynes - the cockney charlady who is actually a criminal mastermind - is desperate to get back in business, and a performance at the Hippodrome gives her an idea. A day out in a vintage car turns out to be highly eventful, and Brunswick is kept busy organising a police open day featuring a range of criminal exhibits and going undercover as a careers master in a girls' school.

    Regular price: £12.00

    • The Adventures of Inspector Steine, Third Series

    • By: Lynne Truss
    • Narrated by: Michael Fenton Stevens, Samantha Spiro, John Ramm, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 46 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 14

    Constable Twitten takes over the narrative in this third series of Lynne Truss’s seaside comedy about celebrity policeman Inspector Steine. Back from an attachment at Scotland Yard, Twitten finds Brunswick more depressed than ever about villainy in Brighton. To cheer him up, Twitten persuades Brunswick’s favourite writer Harry Jupiter, crime reporter on the Daily Clarion, to interview Brunswick for a feature on the ordinary heroic policeman. Brunswick is jubilant – it is finally his day.

    Regular price: £12.00

    • The Return of Inspector Steine

    • By: Lynne Truss
    • Narrated by: Michael Fenton Stevens, Samantha Spiro, John Ramm, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 44 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    Series 4 of Lynne Truss's popular BBC Radio comedy thriller. It is 1957, and WWII bomb disposal hero Captain 'mad Hoagy' Hoagland, now fallen on hard times, appears at Brighton Police Station to deliver two boxes. One contains a silver truncheon; an award for valour for Sergeant Brunswick. The other contains the head of one of Mrs Groynes' old criminal accomplices. It is a warning that Mrs G's evil nemesis Adelaide Vine is back, hell-bent on revenge...

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Exceptional series

    • By M. K. on 15-02-16

    Regular price: £12.00

    • The Butcher's Hook

    • By: Janet Ellis
    • Narrated by: Janet Ellis
    • Length: 10 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 26
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 24
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 24

    The debut novel by actress and presenter Janet Ellis, The Butcher's Hook is the dark and unexpected tale of a young girl in 18th-century London determined to take her life in her own hands. No matter the cost. Anne Jaccob is coming of age in late 18th-century London. When she is taken advantage of by her tutor - and her father's great friend - her powerlessness in the world is brought home to her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A fascinating read

    • By MS RUTH SHAW on 06-03-16

    Regular price: £19.99