'My guest was lying sprawled on his back.
There was a long knife through his heart which skewered him to the floor.'
The 39 Steps – BBC Radio 7
BBC Radio 7 ... Monday 22nd June 2009 10.00-11.00am, 3.00-4.00pm and 3.00-4.00am
BBC Radio 7 ... Tuesday 23rd June 2009 10.00-11.00am, 3.00-4.00pm and 3.00-4.00am
Rare broadcast of this excellent full cast dramatisation of John Buchan's compelling novel, which has been adapted for stage, screen and radio is a wonderful adventure story, which takes Richard Hannay by train from London over the border to Scotland and into beautiful, remote, wild moor-land countryside.
1) The Milkman Sets Out on His Travels
When a man is murdered in Richard Hannay's flat, he goes on the run, pursued by police and a gang of German spies intent on recovering a secret notebook which could destroy the British naval fleet.
Monday at 10.00-11.00am, 3.00-4.00pm and 3.00-4.00am
2) The Coming of the Black Stone
A gang of German spies is after Richard Hannay and a coded notebook containing the secret of the 39 Steps,
and Hannay must solve the mystery of the 39 Steps if he is to save the British naval fleet.
Tuesday at 10.00-11.00am, 3.00-4.00pm and 3.00-4.00am
This superb fast-paced thriller is brilliantly dramatised by Bert (Sherlock Holmes) Coules and stars …
David Robb as Richard Hannay
Tom Baker as Sir Walter Bullivant
Struan Rodger as The Hawk
William Hope as Scudder
Tracy Wiles as Charlotte
Stuart McQuarrie as Sir Harry
Directed by Bruce Young and first broadcast in 2001.
Source: BBC Radio 7 Newsletter