The Secret of Headlam Height: A Max Carrados Mystery: Full-Cast BBC Radio Drama


Set during the Golden Age of Detective Fiction, where every story promises a 'Thousand Thrills!', with ingenious plots, full of twists and surprises, driven along with exciting action and tongue in cheek humour. As the First world War rapidly approaches, we arrive in a sleepy south coast town where Max Carrados, the celebrated blind detective, is soon investigating the sudden death of the local museum curator. All is not as it seems, as our blind hero finds himself on the cliff top in a duel to the death with the ruthless German spymaster who is the one who knows The Secret of Headlam Height. “Good News... Simon Callow stars as the blind detective, Max Carrados, Lionel Jeffries as his servant and ‘eyes’, Parkinson.” Sunday Times – Gillian Reynolds Choice “Atmospheric and Great Fun.” Daily Express Also available as part of the THRILLER PLAYHOUSE BOX SET, eight episodes featuring Max Carrados, Norman Conquest and Ben from the popular BBC Drama series. Cast Simon Callow as Max Carrados Lionel Jeffries as Parkinson Charles Simpson as van der Burgh Brett Usher as Linmarsh Steve Hodson as Biles Kathryn Pogson as Miss Baker Paul Panting as Ferris Brian Orrell as Publican & full supporting cast. Based on a story by Ernest Bramah Dramatisation: Roger Danes Music: Robert Rigby Director: Alan Drury Producer: Stewart Richards & Michael Cameron © & ℗ 2022 Mr Punch Audiobooks Ltd