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The Powers That Be

Episode 3 of 4

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 08 January 2009

The all-American hero battles to save gold bullion and solve Evelyn's disappearance. Stars Stuart Milligan and Connie Booth.

The heroic agent's four-part adventure was adapted for radio by Mark Brisenden, from the comic strip created by Dashiell Hammett and Alex Raymond. Syndicated by King Features, it ran from 1934 to 1996.

Author Dashiell Hammett is best remembered for his detective novels, The Maltese Falcon and The Thin Man, while cartoonist Alex Raymond famously created sci-fi comic hero Flash Gordon.

With Rachel Power and William Hootkins. Produced by Chris Wallis and first broadcast on BBC Radio 5 in January 1994.


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