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Poodle Springs

By Raymond Chandler and Robert B. Parker
Dramatised by Robin Brooks

Fresh from his honeymoon with heiress Linda Loring, Philip Marlowe has set up shop in the upmarket Californian town of Poodle Springs. But the life of a kept man soon loses its charm, and when he's asked to find a gambler on the run from his debts, Marlowe can't resist. Toby Stephens plays iconic detective Philip Marlowe.

The eighth and final Philip Marlowe novel, Raymond Chandler's Poodle Springs was unfinished at the time of the author's death in 1959. It remained so for another 30 years, until crime writer Robert B. Parker completed the novel to mark the centenary of Chandler's birth.

Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko.
Produced by Claire Grove.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 31 May 2014 14:30
BBC Radio 4 FM only

Credits

Role Contributor
Philip MarloweToby Stephens
Linda MarloweLorelei King
Larry VictorStephen Campbell Moore
Muffy ValentineLaurel Lefkow
Manny LipshultzPeter Polycarpou
Angel VictorSasha Pick
Bernie OhlsGerard McDermott
Film DirectorJames Lailey
Eddie GarciaAlun Raglan
Clayton BlackstoneSean Baker
LeonardCarl Prekopp
Turn KeySimon Bubb
DirectorSasha Yevtushenko
ProducerClaire Grove
AdaptorRobin Brooks
AuthorRaymond Chandler
AuthorRobert B. Parker

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