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A Shilling for Candles (BBC Radio, 21/Jun/1969)

Broadcast Details

  • broadcast as part of the Saturday-Night Theatre series on the BBC Home Service
  • date: 21/Jun/1969, 8:30pm
  • length: 90 minutes
  • repeated: 29/Oct/1972 on BBC Radio 4, 2:30pm[1]


A Shilling for Candles. A play by Rex Rienits adapted from the novel by Josephine Tey. With Denys Hawthorne as Detective-Inspector Grant. "I felt so bad about it I came back. When I found she wasn't anywhere on the road, I thought she must still be on the beach. And then I saw the police car, and the ambulance..."[2]




Notes & References

  1. Project Genome: BBC Radio Times Archive
  2. Project Genome: BBC Radio Times Archive