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Mr Finchley Discovers his England, Hodder and Stoughton 1934.
Broadcast as a serial on BBC radio Woman's Hour, read by Dennis McCarthy, twelve daily episodes beginning 19 September, 1960.

Everyman's England, Hodder and Stoughton, 1936.
An abridged version read by Charles Collingwood has been published as an audiobook by Crimson Cats Audio Books (2005).

Mr Finchley goes to Paris, Hodder and Stoughton, 1938.
Broadcast as a play on BBC Radio 2 in 1990 and on BBC 7 (digital) in 2005, repeated in 2008/9.

Mr Finchley takes the road, Hodder and Stoughton, 1940.
Broadcast as a play on BBC Radio 2 in 1990 and on BBC 7 (digital) in 2005, repeated in 2009.

The House of the Seven Flies, Hodder and Stoughton, 1952.
Radio dramatisation by Kenneth Owen broadcast on 16 January 1961 on BBC Home Service Saturday Night Theatre.
Abridged by Howard Jones and read in five daily parts on BBC Radio 4 Story Time, from 19 February 1969.
Abridged by Neville Teller and read in ten parts by Alan Barry from 19 September 1977.
Also published as an audiobook on six cassettes, read by Valentine Dyall, Chivers Audio Books, 1985.

The hidden face, Hodder and Stoughton, 1956.
Broadcast on BBC Home Service Woman's Hour, from 12 February 1958. It was abridged in 12 episodes by P.J.Wright and the reader was John Westbrook.
Two radio dramatisations were broadcast, the first on BBC Home Service, 14 June 1960, starring Simon Lack and Irene Sutcliffe,
and another on BBC Radio 4 on 23 January 1971 starring Andree Melly and Kerry Francis.
Abridged in 11 episodes by Madge Hart, broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour, read by David Macalister from 17 November 1982.

The Limbo Line, Heinemann 1963.
Adapted in nine daily parts by Neville Teller, and read by Alan Barry on BBC Story Time from 10 June 1975 at 16.35.

The whip hand, Heinemann, 1965.
Published as an audiobook on six cassettes, read by Valentine Dyall, Chivers Audio Books, 1984. (The first Rex Carver story).

The Rainbird Pattern, Heinemann, 1972.
Abridged in 12 daily parts by Jack Singleton for BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour. Read by Edward Kelsey from 16 March 1976.

The Runaways, Heinemann, 1972.
Adapted in ten daily parts by Howard Jones and read by Brian Hewlett, BBC Radio 4, 8.45 a.m. from 3 September 1973.

The Crimson Chalice, Heinemann 1976.
Abridged in 12 parts by Doreen Estall, and broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Woman's Hour, read by Martin Jarvis, from 24 February 1981.

The Boy on Platform One, Heinemann, 1981.
Abridged in 9 parts by Neville Teller and read on BBC Radio 4 Story Time, read by Stephen Murray, from 7 September 1982.

Loud sing cuckoo. BBC Radio 4, Afternoon Theatre. 12 August 1981, repeated 11 May 1983. Script held by the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

London fox. BBC Radio 4, Afternoon Theatre, 27 January 1982, repeated 25 January 1984. Script held by John Higgins.

The return of Uncle Arthur. BBC Radio 4, Afternoon Theatre. 21 September 1983, repeated 11 July 1984.

The Phoenix Ring. Undated, script of radio play. No record of any broadcast. Script held by the American Heritage Center, University of Wyoming.

 

The last four items have been assembled as a book, available from Lulu.com, price 6.00.


Information compiled by John Higgins, updated March 2016