The Scarifyers

8 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 495 ratings

The Scarifyers: The Nazad Conspiracy Summary

The Scarifyers is a series of rip-roaring tales of comedic supernatural intrigue set in 1930s Britain, distilling the likes of Dick Barton, The Avengers, The Devil Rides Out and Quatermass into cracking new audio adventures. The Scarifyers is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra, and has been described as 'rollicking good fun', 'a slice of audio perfection', 'the smartest and most enjoyable thing on British radio' and 'like Tintin but with the lights out.'

This is the first Scarifyers adventure.Christmas 1936. Ghost story writer Professor Dunning (Terry Molloy) doesn't believe in the supernatural.

So he's more than surprised when an invisible winged demon appears in his drawing room.The Metropolitan Police's longest-serving officer, Inspector Lionheart (Nicholas Courtney), doesn't believe in the supernatural either, wings or no wings.

So he's less than impressed when Russian emigres begin dying impossible deaths all over London.Together, Lionheart and Dunning must face quarrelsome Generals, sinister clowns and Russian demons as they unravel The Nazad Conspiracy.

©2006 Cosmic Hobo Productions; 2013 Bafflegab Productions (P)2006 Cosmic Hobo Productions
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  • Book 1

    • The Scarifyers: The Nazad Conspiracy

    • By: Simon Barnard
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Courtney, Terry Molloy
    • Length: 1 hr and 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 82
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    The Scarifyers is a series of rip-roaring tales of comedic supernatural intrigue set in 1930s Britain, distilling the likes of Dick Barton, The Avengers, The Devil Rides Out and Quatermass into cracking new audio adventures. The Scarifyers is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra, and has been described as 'rollicking good fun', 'a slice of audio perfection', 'the smartest and most enjoyable thing on British radio' and 'like Tintin but with the lights out.'

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • found the music in the middle a bit irritating.

    • By Suz on 10-09-16

    Regular price: £8.99

  • Book 2

    • The Scarifyers: The Devil of Denge Marsh

    • By: Paul Morris
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Courtney, Terry Molloy
    • Length: 1 hr and 36 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 68
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 59
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 59

    The Scarifyers is a series of rip-roaring tales of comedic supernatural intrigue set in 1930s Britain, distilling the likes of Dick Barton, The Avengers, The Devil Rides Out and Quatermass into cracking audio adventures. The series is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra, and has been described in the national press as 'rollicking good fun', 'a slice of audio perfection', 'the smartest and most enjoyable thing on British radio' and 'like Tintin but with the lights out.' This is the second Scarifyers adventure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Yet another hearty laughable story. Great.

    • By Amazon Customer on 08-02-16

    Regular price: £8.99

  • Book 3

    • The Scarifyers: For King and Country

    • By: Simon Barnard, Paul Morris
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Courtney, Terry Molloy, Gabriel Woolf
    • Length: 1 hr and 43 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    The Scarifyers is a series of rip-roaring tales of comedic supernatural intrigue set in 1930s Britain, distilling the likes of Dick Barton, The Avengers, The Devil Rides Out and Quatermass into cracking new audio adventures. The Scarifyers is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra, and has been described in the national press as 'rollicking good fun', 'a slice of audio perfection', 'the smartest and most enjoyable thing on British radio' and 'like Tintin but with the lights out.'

    Regular price: £8.99

  • Book 4

    • The Scarifyers: The Curse of the Black Comet

    • By: Simon Barnard, Paul Morris
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Courtney, Terry Molloy, Brian Blessed
    • Length: 1 hr and 49 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 45

    The Scarifyers is a series of rip-roaring tales of comedic supernatural intrigue set in 1930s Britain, distilling the likes of Dick Barton, the Avengers, The Devil Rides Out and Quatermass into cracking new audio adventures. The Scarifyers is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra, and has been described in the national press as 'rollicking good fun', 'a slice of audio perfection', 'the smartest and most enjoyable thing on British radio' and 'like Tintin but with the lights out.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A rip roaring adventure

    • By UncleSi on 06-04-17

    Regular price: £8.99

  • Book 5

    • The Scarifyers: The Secret Weapon of Doom

    • By: Simon Barnard, Paul Morris
    • Narrated by: Nicholas Courtney, Terry Molloy, Leslie Phillips, and others
    • Length: 1 hr and 47 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 51
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 51

    The Scarifyers is a series of rip-roaring tales of comedic supernatural intrigue set in 1930s Britain, distilling the likes of Dick Barton, The Avengers, The Devil Rides Out and Quatermass into cracking new audio adventures. The Scarifyers is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra, and has been described in the national press as 'rollicking good fun', 'a slice of audio perfection', 'the smartest and most enjoyable thing on British radio' and 'like Tintin but with the lights out.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Intelligent and funny

    • By echardemenos on 14-01-17

    Regular price: £8.99

  • Book 6

    • The Scarifyers: The Magic Circle

    • By: Simon Barnard, Paul Morris
    • Narrated by: David Warner, Terry Molloy, Stephen Thorne
    • Length: 1 hr and 56 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 53
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 42
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 42

    The Scarifyers is a series of rip-roaring tales of comedic supernatural intrigue set in 1930s Britain, distilling the likes of Dick Barton, The Avengers, The Devil Rides Out and Quatermass into cracking new audio adventures. The Scarifyers is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra, and has been described in the national press as 'rollicking good fun', 'a slice of audio perfection', 'the smartest and most enjoyable thing on British radio' and 'like Tintin but with the lights out.'

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A poignant tribute to Nicholas Courtney

    • By D. Campbell on 23-07-17

    Regular price: £8.99

  • Book 7

    • The Scarifyers: The Horror of Loch Ness

    • By: Simon Barnard, Paul Morris
    • Narrated by: David Warner, Terry Molloy, David Benson, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 1 min
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 55
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 54

    The Scarifyers is a series of rip-roaring tales of comedic supernatural intrigue set in 1930s Britain, distilling the likes of Dick Barton, The Avengers, The Devil Rides Out and Quatermass into cracking new audio adventures. The Scarifyers is broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra, and has been described as 'rollicking good fun', 'a slice of audio perfection', 'the smartest and most enjoyable thing on British radio' and 'like Tintin but with the lights out.'

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Enjoyable, if a bit frantic

    • By Pippa on 21-04-14

    Regular price: £8.99

  • Book 8

    • The Scarifyers: The Thirteen Hallows

    • By: Simon Barnard, Paul Morris
    • Narrated by: David Warner, Terry Molloy, Gareth David-Lloyd
    • Length: 1 hr and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 52
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 49

    When a haunted chess set causes consternation at the British Chess Championships, and a horse magically materialises in Kettering Agricultural Museum, MI:13 are called to investigate. Harry Crow (David Warner) and Professor Dunning (Terry Molloy) follow the trail of inexplicable happenings to an unremarkable terraced house in South Wales, home to the mysterious Mr Merriman (David Benson). He's very old, and very mad; but is there more to Merriman than first appears?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • What the word 'Awesome' was invented for.

    • By My Idoru on 22-11-17

    Regular price: £12.84