Avenger, The                    

Last Edited: 15-May-2012 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.

1939-1942 Published in The Avenger magazine by Street and Smith
1941-1942 Broadcast on local station WHN in New York City
1945 Syndicated for broadcast by local stations

See Wikipedia for most background

Internet collections differ on the number of episodes, order and dates. The following is combined from at least three sources.

Date
Episode Title
Cast
Parameters
08-Jun-1945 1 The High Tide Murders
no credits 29:59, 7031, m
15-Jun-1945 2
The Mystery of the Giant Brain
no credits 29:59, 7032, m
22-Jun-1945 3 Rendevous With Murder
no credits 29:59, 7031, m
29-Jun-1945 4 The Eyes of Shiva
no credits 30:00, 7033, m
06-Jul-1945 5 The Coins of Death no credits 30:02, 7041, m
13-Jul-1945 6 The Mystery of Dead Man's Rock
no credits 30:00, 7033, m
20-Jul-1945 7 The Tunnel of Disaster
no credits 30:00, 7033, m
27-Jul-1945
at least one list shows this
as the previous week but without #7
8 The Crypt of Thoth
no credits 30:00, 7033, m
03-Aug-1945 9 The Melody of Murder
no credits 30:00, 7033, m
10-Aug-1945 10 The Fiery Deaths
no credits 30:00, 7033, m
17-Aug-1945 11 The Ghost Murder
no credits 30:00, 7033, m
24-Aug-1945 12 The Blue Pearls
no credits 30:00, 7033, m
31-Aug-1945 13 The Wingate Heirs
no credits 29:59, 7039, m
07-Sep-1945 14 The Thoroughbred Murder
no credits 30:00, 7033, m
14-Sep-1945 15 The Department of Death
no credits 28:20, 6651, m
21-Sep-1945 16 The Keys to the City
no credits 28:26, 6674, m
28-Sep-1945 17 Death in Mid-Air
no credits 28:02, 6583, m
05-Oct-1945 18 The Hooded Circle
no credits 30:00, 7034, m
some flutter/wow
12-Oct-1945 19 Death Rings the Bell
no credits 29:59, 7032, m
19-Oct-1945 20 The Subway Ghost
no credits 30:00, 7033, m
26-Oct-1945 21 The Cradle of Doom
no credits 30:00, 7034, m
02-Nov-1945 22 Death Meets the Boat
no credits 29:59, 7033, m
09-Nov-1945 23 Murder Hits the Jackpot
no credits 28:41, 6735, m
16-Nov-1945 24 The Diploma of Death
no credits 28:50, 6769, m
23-Nov-1945 25 The Shot in the Dark
no credits 28:22, 6658, m
30-Nov-1945 28 Death Counts Ten
no credits 28:38, 6720, m

Documentaries and Collateral Material
Date
Title
Cast
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