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The case histories of a remarkable detective
Written by DONALD STUART starring
William Franklyn with Heather Chasen , David Gregory
Bluebeard's Keys
Signature tune composed by Frank Chacksfield
Devised for radio by Philip Ridgeway


Written By: Donald Stuart
Unknown: William Franklyn
Unknown: Heather Chasen
Unknown: David Gregory
Composed By: Frank Chacksfield
Radio By: Philip Ridgeway
Produced By: Alastair Scott Johnston
Sexton Blake: William Franklyn
Tinker: David Gregory
Colonel Armitage: Lockwood West
Merle Armitase: Beth Boyd
Inspector MacDonald: Geoffrey Matthews
Sir Robert Stanton: Rolf Lefebvre
Ronald Wilmott: Ian Thompson
Paula Dane: Heather Chasen
Emily Hunter: Anna Burden

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This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

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