Roger West takes a trip to the seaside - and receives a dinner invitation from a lady. Stars Patrick Allen. From 1967.
Roger West takes a trip to the seaside - and receives a dinner invitation from a lady.
Chief Inspector Roger West is of the creation of noted crime writer, John Creasey, who authored over 600 novels, using over 20 pseudonyms. More than 40 Roger West novels were written between 1942 and 1973 with the basis for this first series, first published in 1948.
Much like Paul Temple, West - “Scotland Yard’s youngest, smartest chief inspector” - has a long-suffering wife who also gets involved with the action. A total of six novels were adapted for radio by Maurice Travers.
Patrick Allen … Chief Inspector Roger West
Sarah Lawson … Janet West
Philip Bond … Michael Grant
Denise Buckley … Christine Grant
Hamilton Dyce … Sir Guy Chatworth
Preston Lockwood … Arthur Morley
Eva Stuart … Julieta
Humphrey Morton … Sir Mortimer Grant
Francis de Wolff … Carosian
Trevor Bannister … Detective Sergeant Hubert Gill
Producer: John Fawcett Wilson
First broadcast on the Light Programme in 1967.