Detective Audio Drama and Comedies
Detective Audio Comedy and Audio Drama from Wireless Theatre
Wireless Theatre has a great selection of intriguing mysteries featuring detectives that span the whole spectrum of investigative competence. From the honed mind of Sherlock Holmes, to the questionable skills of Detective Poulet, pit your wits against our sleuths.
Detective Audio Comedy
Wireless Theatre resurrected the dynamic duo of Holmes and Watson for the hugely popular comedy outings Sherlock Holmes Strikes Back and The Trial of Sherlock Holmes. Following these, we have giggle-inducing newbie sleuths Purdy and Chase, and enthusiastic Drayton Trench, working from her phone box office. Detective Poulet takes an amateur stab at solving The Saint Valentines Day Murder in Peter Davis’ light hearted comedy, but who on earth is he?
Sherlock Holmes audio comedy. Wireless Theatre resurrected the world’s greatest detective partnership to investigate once more in this fast paced and funny adventure. The sound of hooves on cobbles…The choke of fog on the air…The taste of fear, more bitter than any almond…Who can save the British Empire of Great Britain in its hour of need? Written by and starring Peter Davis and Matthew Woodcock, this detective comedy has enjoyed enduring popularity with listeners.
Sherlock Holmes, the world’s greatest consulting detective, is on trial for his life! Trapped in a nightmarish court room and charged with endangering the public and his friends, Holmes is forced to relive some of his most bizarre cases with only Doctor Watson to aid his defence. Gasp at the Adventure of the Lizard’s Hands! Work your brain into a frenzy of confusion as our heroes uncover the mystery of a dead man found in the middle of Regent Street! Steady your nerves as you bear witness to some snakes…. On a train! Is all this evidence enough to satisfy a mysterious judge with a vendetta against our hero? A comedy adventure from the writers of our popular audio comedy – Sherlock Holmes Strikes Back!
A 4 part sitcom from the extremely funny pen of Dawn Crumpler. Novice private investigators and best friends, Pen Purdy and Daisy Chase negotiate a heady mix of insurance fraud and mystery shopping in small town Wexton. Will they find their feet in their new venture, and lay some ghosts to rest along the way? Reviewers have recommended this very funny sitcom to fans of John Finnemore and Cabin Pressure.
GREAT CEASAR’S GHOST by David K. Barnes
Jason Davis is an ordinary man who’s just witnessed an extraordinary crime. Alone and afraid, and with only one pair of trousers, he needs the help of London’s very best detective…
Join eccentric detective Drayton Trench in this six part series.
The St Valentine’s Day Murder explores the happenings at the ‘Running out of Fish’ Valentine’s Day speed dating event. Events take an unromantic turn when one of the members of a dating site is murdered. Can detective Jean-Pierre LePoulet solve the murder? What dark secrets are the speed daters hiding? Is anyone really who they seem to be?
Justin Thyme, FBI (Fictional Bureau of Investigation) has a murder to solve. When the King of Scotland gets his ticket punched it’s up to Justin to find out who his travel agent was. Hard boiled with a side of irony, Thyme finds himself navigating a thicket of witchcraft, greed, ambition, envy and murder that includes three rapping old crones, a “Thane of Cawdor” with a penchant for Cole Porter and a sexy former flame by the name of Lady Macbeth. Dashiell Hammet meets William Shakespeare in this send up of both that will have you rolling in the aisles and The Bard rolling over in his grave.
Detective Audio Drama
Fan favourites Omega, The Springheel Saga and Red Moon feature dramatic investigations in three very different series. Omega follows the work of new PC Gifty, who quickly becomes embroiled in a dark conspiracy. The award-winning Springheel Saga follows Victorian detectives, in a fictional investigation of the urban legend of Springheel’d Jack. Red Moon is an award winning six part audio thriller with a sci-fi twist, recently featured on BBC Radio 4. Red Moon features ex-spy Eddie Roper whose clandestine investigation develops into a quest to save the world.
Omega is an exciting and fast paced police drama based in Northern England, written by ex-police officer Elizabeth Parikh. Newly qualified Police Officer PC Gifty Zahra finds herself mixed up in corruption after making a gruesome discovery. Jessica Murrain and Rebekah Hinds star as PC Gifty Zahra and DS Angela Appleby in this popular 4 part series.
Multi-award-winning audio drama series, based on the mysterious Victorian urban legend of Springheel’d Jack. The first episode of the first series of the critically acclaimed Springheel Saga featuring the late great Nicholas Parsons and Julian Glover. Who, or what, is the terrifying attacker with glowing eyes, white oilskin suit, and amazing jumping ability? Detective Jonah Smith investigates…
London, 1979. As American and Soviet moon bases aim their nuclear missiles at targets across the planet, former MI5 officer Eddie Sloper is about to uncover a deadly secret. Award Winning Alternative History Sci-Fi Audio Drama featured on BBC Radio Four. Can Eddie Sloper’s investigation save the world?