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A Surprise for Mrs Milbourne

After the Geneva revelations, the suave sleuth heads to St Moritz, where danger lurks in the snow. Stars Peter Coke.

After the Geneva revelations, the suave sleuth heads to St Moritz, where danger lurks in the snow.

Francis Durbridge's thriller stars Peter Coke as Paul Temple and Marjorie Westbury as Steve in another intriguing case for BBC radio's smoothest investigator and his glamorous wife.

With Patrick Barr as Maurice Lonsdale, Isabel Dean as Margaret Milbourne, Gordon Faith as Hans Schmidt, Peter Bartlett as the Waiter, Gordon Gardner as the Driver, Antony Viccars as the Doctor, Nigel Graham as Danny Clayton, Simon Lack as Vince Langham, Michael McLain as the Man on the Phone, Noel Howlett as Walter Neider, Malcolm Terris as Kroner and Bruce Beeby as Ferdy.

From 1938 to 1969 the fictional crime novelist and detective Paul Temple, together with his Fleet Street journalist Steve, solved case after case in one of BBC radio's most popular series. They inhabited a sophisticated world of chilled cocktails and fast cars, where the women were chic and the men wore cravats - a world where Scotland Yard usually needed Paul's help with tricky cases.

Producer: Martin C. Webster.

First broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1965.

30 minutes

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