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Dick Barton And The Paris Adventure - A Full Cast Radio Drama By Edward J. Mason

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4 CD collection in very good condition with no marks or scratches to the discs.

Heralded by an instantly memorable signature tune, the adventures of special agent Dick Barton and his friends Jock and Snowey were essential listening for an entire generation. Originally starring Noel Johnson, Duncan Carse and Gordon Davies, in an exciting world of criminal masterminds, espionage and adventure, it ran on the BBC Light Programme between 1946 and 1951. Sadly very few original recordings still survive. However, in 1949 a number of early Barton tales were re-recorded for transmission overseas. Starring Douglas Kelly, these re-stagings found new audiences in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. These recordings were rediscovered in the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia in 2009 and allow listeners finally to relive the escapades of the great Dick Barton. This time, Barton and his friends join forces with the French police on the trail of an international smuggling operation. Can Dick defeat the villainous Spider Kennedy? Will he escape from Paris alive? Find out in this exciting instalment of Dick Barton - Special Agent! Guidance: as this contains archive material the sound quality may vary. The language reflects the era of the first broadcast.4 CDs. 4 hrs 8 mins.

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Author(s):
Edward J Mason
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Compact disc
ISBN-10:
140846800X
ISBN-13:
9781408468005
Publisher:
BBC Audiobooks
Title:
Dick Barton And The Paris Adventure - A Full Cast Radio Drama By Edward J. Mason

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4 CD collection in very good condition with no marks or scratches to the discs.

Heralded by an instantly memorable signature tune, the adventures of special agent Dick Barton and his friends Jock and Snowey were essential listening for an entire generation. Originally starring Noel Johnson, Duncan Carse and Gordon Davies, in an exciting world of criminal masterminds, espionage and adventure, it ran on the BBC Light Programme between 1946 and 1951. Sadly very few original recordings still survive. However, in 1949 a number of early Barton tales were re-recorded for transmission overseas. Starring Douglas Kelly, these re-stagings found new audiences in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. These recordings were rediscovered in the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia in 2009 and allow listeners finally to relive the escapades of the great Dick Barton. This time, Barton and his friends join forces with the French police on the trail of an international smuggling operation. Can Dick defeat the villainous Spider Kennedy? Will he escape from Paris alive? Find out in this exciting instalment of Dick Barton - Special Agent! Guidance: as this contains archive material the sound quality may vary. The language reflects the era of the first broadcast.4 CDs. 4 hrs 8 mins.

Author(s):
Edward J Mason
Condition:
Used: very good
Format:
Compact disc
ISBN-10:
140846800X
ISBN-13:
9781408468005
Publisher:
BBC Audiobooks
Title:
Dick Barton And The Paris Adventure - A Full Cast Radio Drama By Edward J. Mason

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