Posts Tagged ‘BBC radio’

No one can face a crisis unless they are suitably clad.

Louise Cray, fictional character from the mystery novel Madam, Will You Talk? By Mary Stewart.

I enjoy a good mystery and I recently discovered a new-to-me mystery author, Mary Stewart (1916-2014). Apparently her books were categorized Mystery/Romance back in the day, but don’t let the romance part put you off. There is just a touch of romance; the focus is the independent female protagonist and the mystery she is there to solve, not to mention all the adventures she has along the way.

Madam, Will You Talk? was published in 1955 and I recently happened upon a BBC radio dramatized version. Click here to listen.

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Women choose expensive clothes for three reasons: to feel confident within themselves, to compete with other women, to attract a man.

– Ginette Spanier, ad-hoc fashion house director and fictional character in the BBC radio play, A Bullet at Balmain’s by Marcy Kahan.

Ms. Kahan has written several mystery radio plays set in post WWII Europe and America and featuring the British actor/playwright Noel Coward.

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