[David Harding] Counterspy

Last Edited: 08-Jan-2014 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.

Espionage drama that ran from 1942 until 1957 on the NBC Blue, ABC and eventually Mutual Radio Networks.

Date Title Cast Parameters
NBC Blue
08-Jun-1942
Case of the Washington Woman Spy
[no credits]
produced by Philips H Lord
31:12, 7281, M
NBC Blue
22-Jun-1942
Case of the Germans in Mexico
[no credits]
produced by Philips H Lord
29:06, 6823, M
NBC Blue
14-Sep-1942
Case of the Spy Submarine at Logansport-Maine
[no credits]
produced by Philips H Lord
29:29, 6914, M
NBC Blue
14-Dec-1942
Case of the German Spies
[no credits]
produced by Philips H Lord
31:11, 7312, M
NBC Blue
nn-mmm-1942
Case of the Nazi Radio Station
[no credits]
produced by Philips H Lord
29:09, 6834, M
ABC Blue
13-Jun-1945
Case of the Washington Woman Spy
(appears to be a variation of 08-Jun-1942)
[no credits]
produced by Philips H Lord
30:08, 7063, M
ABC
25-Jul-1945
Case of the Bag of Dynamite
[no credits]
produced by Philips H Lord
30:17, 7101, M
ABC
27-Jul-1946
Stolen Car Racketeers (Rehearsal)
[no credits]
produced by Philips H Lord
34:47, 8115, M
ABC
22-Feb-1949
Case Of The Mexican Rancho
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
directed by Ted Corday
produced by Philips H Lord
30:26, 7103, M
ABC
24-Feb-1949
Case of the Poison Peddler
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
directed by William M Sweet
produced by Philips H Lord
30:02, 7008, M
ABC
09-Aug-1949
Case of the Blackmailed Hijacker
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
produced by Philips H Lord
30:22, 7118, M
ABC
11-Aug-1949
Case of the Murmured Millions
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
directed by William M Sweet
produced by Philips H Lord
30:01, 7038, M
ABC
16-Aug-1949
Case of the Statue of Death
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
produced by Philips H Lord
30:02, 7009, M
ABC
18-Aug-1949
Case of the Desert Explosion
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
directed by William M Sweet
produced by Philips H Lord
29:47, 6983, M
ABC
23-Aug-1949
Case of the Bouncing Bankrobber
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
produced by Philips H Lord
29:59, 7030, M
ABC
25-Aug-1949
Case Of The Murdering Messenger
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
directed by William M Sweet
produced by Philips H Lord
30:33, 7163, M
ABC
30-Aug-1949
01-Sep-1949
Case of the Cold Blooded Professor (2 parts)
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
directed by William M Sweet
produced by Philips H Lord
30:28, 7144, M
30:31, 7153, M
ABC
06-Sep-1949
Case of the Arrogant Arsonist
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
written by Edward J Adamson
directed by
Leonard L Bass
produced by Philips H Lord
30:43, 7200, M
ABC
08-Sep-1949
Case of the Courageous Come-ons
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Palmer Thompson
directed by
William M Sweet
produced by Philips H Lord
30:30, 7150, M
ABC
13-Sep-1949
Case of Flatbush Fagin
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
written by Edward J Adamson
directed by
Leonard L Bass
produced by Philips H Lord
30:28, 7145, M
ABC
15-Sep-1949
Case of the Hot Car Killer
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
directed by
William M Sweet
produced by Philips H Lord
31:00, 7267, M
ABC
20-Sep-1949

22-Sep-1949
Case of the Postal Pirates (2 parts)
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
written by
Palmer Thompson
directed by
Leonard L Bass, William M Sweet
produced by Philips H Lord
30:28, 7143, M
30:42, 7200, M
ABC
27-Sep-1949
Case of the Visiting Vultures
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Paul Milton
directed by Leonard L Bass
produced by Philips H Lord
30:40, 7191, M
ABC
29-Sep-1949
Case of the Vicious Visitor
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
written by Edward J Adamson
directed by
William M Sweet
produced by Philips H Lord
30:15, 7091, S
ABC
04-Oct-1949
Case of the Sweepstakes Murders
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
directed by Leonard L Bass
produced by Philips H Lord
30:34, 7168, M
ABC
06-Oct-1949
Case of the Genuine Counterfeits
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
directed by
William M Sweet
produced by Philips H Lord
30:29, 7147, M
ABC
11-Oct-1949
Case of the Society Swindler
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
written by Edward J Adamson
directed by
Leonard L Bass
produced by Philips H Lord
30:46, 7214, M
ABC
13-Oct-1949
Case of the High Class Hijacker
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Palmer Thompson
directed by Marx B Loeb

produced by Philips H Lord
31:00, 7268, M
ABC
18-Oct-1949
Case of the Photographed Furrier
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Palmer Thompson
directed by Leonard L Bass
produced by Philips H Lord
30:33, 7163, M
ABC
20-Oct-1949
Case of the International Intrigue
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Palmer Thompson
directed by
Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
30:54, 7246, M
NBC
21-Jan-1950

Case of the Double-Crossing Defender
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Paul Milton
directed by
Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
25:32, 5986, M
ABC
04-Apr-1950
Case Of The Magic Murder
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Paul Milton
directed by Leonard L Bass
produced by Philips H Lord
28:58, 6793, M
ABC
11-Apr-1950
Case of the Mile High Murders
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
written by Edward J Adamson
directed by
Leonard L Bass
produced by Philips H Lord
28:57, 6786, M
ABC
13-Apr-1950
Hoodlum's Hero
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Edward J Adamson
directed by
Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
29:13, 6851, M
ABC
18-Apr-1950
20-Apr-1950
Case of the Fabulous Formula (2 parts)
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
written by Edward J Adamson
directed by
Leonard L Bass, Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
28:48, 6752, M
30:18, 7105, M
ABC
27-Apr-1950
Case of the Murdered Confessor
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Bud Fischl
directed by
Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
28:41, 6726, M
ABC
02-May-1950
Case of the Soaring Saucers
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Palmer Thompson
directed by Leonard L Bass
produced by Philips H Lord
29:00, 6801, M
ABC
04-May-1950
Case of the Crystalline Double Cross
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Paul Milton
directed by
Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
29:22, 6887, M
ABC?
09-May-1950?
may be an
earlier NBC
episode
Case Of The Hijacked Country
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Paul Milton
directed by Leonard L Bass
produced by Philips H Lord
24:00, 5629, M
ABC
15-Aug-1950
Case of the Foolish Father
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Paul Milton
directed by Leonard L Bass
produced by Philips H Lord
30:20, 7112, M
NBC
13-Oct-1950
change of network
Case of the Foreign Fires
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Palmer Thompson
directed by Leonard L Bass
produced by Philips H Lord
30:01, 7039, M
NBC
20-Oct-1950

Case of the Curious Conspiracy
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Edward J Adamson
directed by
Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
29:16, 6861, M
NBC
27-Oct-1950
Case of the Insidious Impersonation
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Edward J Adamson
directed by
Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
30:50, 7231, M
NBC
03-Nov-1950
Case of the Carbon Consul
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Palmer Thompson
directed by
Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
30:41, 7192, M
NBC
12-Nov-1950

Case of the Stolen Secret
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
directed by Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
29:40, 6957, M
NBC
19-Nov-1950
Case of the Pseudo Spuds
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Palmer Thompson
directed by
Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
30:45, 7209, M
NBC
26-Nov-1950
Case of the Hideous Hijacker
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Edward J Adamson
directed by
Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
28:10, 6604, M
NBC
10-Dec-1950
Case of the Infiltrating Agent
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
directed by Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
29:06, 6823, M
NBC
17-Dec-1950
Case of the Invisible Insurrectionist
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Edward J Adamson
directed by
Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
28:16, 6630, M
NBC
24-Dec-1950
Case of the Pretty Plant
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Paul Milton
directed by
Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
27:56, 6551, M
NBC
07-Jan-1951
no episode on
New Year's Eve?
Case of the Kleptomaniac Clue
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Edward J Adamson
directed by
Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
27:52, 6535, M
NBC
14-Jan-1951
Case of the Captured Contact
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Paul Milton
directed by
Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
23:37, 5537, M
NBC
14-Feb-1952
Case of the Fight Against Narcotics
Laughlin, Mandell Cramer,
directed by Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
[orchestra instead of organ]
29:55, 7014, M
NBC
1952?
Case of the Spectrograph
Don MacLaughlin, Mandell Cramer,
dramatised by Palmer Thompson
directed by
Marx B Loeb
produced by Philips H Lord
[organ]
28:45, 6742, M
Mutual
21-Dec-1953
change of network
Case of the Diamond Thieves
[no credits]
28:08, 6596, M
Mutual
1953?
Maisie the Barfly
Dawson Servey, Jerry Archer, George Spelman, Donald Mead
23:03, 5403, M
unknown date
Flanagan Sisters Corn Syrup Company Coverup
[no credits]
23:01, 5396, M

Documentaries and Collateral Material
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