Poe, Edgar Allan

Last Edited: 03-Jul-2018 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.


Date
Title
Cast
Parameters

Alone
read by Basil Rathbone
1:01, 2382, S

Annabel Lee
read by Basil Rathbone
2:02, 4775, S

Bells, The
read by Basil Rathbone
4:03, 9502, M

Berenice
read by Vincent Price
23:42, 27776, S

Black Cat, The
read by Basil Rathbone
25:46: 60399, S

Black Cat, The
read by Christopher Lee
24:41, 57836, S

Black Cat, The
read by Bill Mitchell
18:58, 44466, S
BBC R4
28-Sep1973
BBC R4X
08-Aug-2017
Black Cat, The
read by James Stewart
17:25, 16329, S

Black Cat, The
read by Valentine Dyall
includes Pit and
Pendulum
45:41, 102059, S
R4X:
26-Dec-2011
Black Cat, The Christopher Lee
abridged by Tamsin Collison
produced by Frank Stirling
15:04, 14129, S
ABC RN
03-Jun-2011
Cask of Amontillado, The Read by Robert Alexander
Producer: Anne Wynter
14:34, 13672, S

Cask of Amontillado, The
Robertson Dean and Stephen Markle
12:59, 5476, M

Cask of Amontillado, The
read by Basil Rathbone
15:38, 36643, S

Cask of Amontillado, The
read by Bill Mitchell
18:18, 42889, S

Cask of Amontillado, The
read by Larry West
13:40, 6420, M

Cask of Amontillado, The
read by Christopher Lee
16:31, 38728, S

City In The Sea, The
read by Basil Rathbone
3:07, 7314, M

Dream Within A Dream, A
read by Anthony Quayle
1:13, 2837, S

Eldorado
read by Basil Rathbone
0:38, 1519, S
03-Mar-1940
The Facts In The Case Of M Valdemar
(from The World's Greatest Short
Stories)
read by Nelson Olmsted
14:37, 3426, M

The Facts In The Case Of M Valdemar
read by Basil Rathbone
16:29, 38633, S

Fall of the House of Usher, The
read by Basil Rathbone
23:07, 54188, S

Fall of the House of Usher, The read by Valentine Dyall
42:44, 100171, S

Fall of the House of Usher, The unknown reader
41:28, 19441, S
Broadcast: R7
17-Jun-2004
18-Jun-2004
Fall of the House of Usher, The Read by Sean Barrett
Produced by Gemma Jenkins
28:25, 26654, S
27:34, 25852, S
ABC RN
30-May-2011 to
02-Jun-2011
Fall of the House of Usher, The Read by Garth Holcombe
Sound engineer Andrei Shabunov
Producer: Anne Wynter
14:34, 13670, S
14:34, 13670, S
14:34, 13668, S
14:34, 13670, S

Fall of the House of Usher, The
read by Christopher Lee
38:38, 90557, S
BBC R4
22-Nov-1978
Fall of the House of Usher, The
Tim Pigott-Smith, Edward Petherbridge, Sara Pugsley,
Roger Hume
dramatised for radio by David Campton
Produced by Brian Miller
43:06, 50513, S
R7:
17-Jan-2009
Gold Bug, The Clark Peters, Rashan Stone, John Sherian, William Hootkins
dramatised by Gregory Evans
directed by Ned Chaillet
56:20, 52820, S

Gold Bug, The
read by Vincent Price
53:51, 63106, S

Haunted Palace, The
read by Basil Rathbone
2:15, 5283, S

Hop Frog
read by Christopher Lee
22:54, 53660, S

Imp of the Perverse, The
read by Vincent Price
14:02, 16451, S

Ligeia
read by Vincent Price
46:56, 55010, S

Masque Of The Red Death, The
read by Basil Rathbone
16:10, 37893, S

Masque Of The Red Death, The
read by Christopher Lee
18:35, 43558, S

Morella
read by Vincent Price
14:43, 17252, S

Murders in the Rue Morgue, The
read by Christopher Lee
58:19, 136670, S

Murders in the Rue Morgue, The
read by Reynard T Fox (?)
27:00, 25324, M
38:25, 26647, M
38:57, 36517, M


BBC R4
22-Jan-2000
Murders in the Rue Morgue, The
Malcolm Tierney, Mark Bonnar, David Timson, Peter Ellis,
Tracy Wiles, Tom Bevan, Brian Parr, John Evetts, Jean Trend
Dramatised by Stephen Sheridan
Directed by David Blount
56:20, 52814, S
19-Oct-2011
Murders in the Rue Morgue, The
James Fleet, Andrew Scott, Alex Tregear, Sean Baker,
Brian Bowles, Jane Whittenshaw, Stuart McLoughlin
Dramatised by Chris Harrald
Directed by Sasha Yevtushenko
27:30, 25744, S
BBC R4
31-Aug-1984
The Oblong Box
read by James Aubrey
13:49, 32371, S

Pit and the Pendulum, The
read by Christopher Lee
35:52, 84046, S

Pit and the Pendulum, The
read by Basil Rathbone 30:15, 70883, S

Pit and the Pendulum, The
read by Bill Mitchell
45:41, 107089, S

Pit and the Pendulum, The
read by Valentine Dyall
20:31, 48082, S
15-Jan-2007
R7:
18-Jan-2009
Pit and the Pendulum, The

Read by David Horovitch
Abridged by Richard Hamilton
Produced by Emma Harding
14:04, 13201, S
BBC Home Svc.
18-Sep-1943
BBC R4X
03-Jun-2017
Pit and the Pendulum, The
(From Appointment With Fear)
Valentine Dyall, Marius Goring, William Trent, Phillip Leaver,
Heron Carvic, Sehri Saklatvala
Adapted by John Dickson Carr
produced by Val Gielgud and Martyn C. Webster
32:37, 30577, s
CBS Radio

12-Jan-1943
28-Nov-1947
10-Nov-1957
07-Jun-1959
Pit and the Pendulum, The
(from Suspense)
ep 24
ep 273
ep 724
ep 805



29:29, 17280, M
30:33, 7194, M
23:34, 5523, M
18:15, 7194, M

The Purloined Letter
read by Anthony Quayle
44:50, 105081, S

The Purloined Letter
read by Shep O'Neal
12:08, 2856, M

Raven, The
read by Basil Rathbone
8:17, 19421, S

Raven, The
read by Christopher Lee
10:17, 24117, S

Raven, The
read by Chris Goringe
9:17, 87707, M

Raven, The
read by Christopher Walken
8:30, 7973, S
07-Dec-1939
Raven, The
(from The World's Greatest Short
Stories)

read by Nelson Olmsted
15:13, 3566, M

Tell-Tale Heart, The
read by Bill Mitchell
16:08, 37799, S
BBC R4
14-Jul-1987
Tell-Tale Heart, The
read by Brian Gear
13:56, 13069, S

Tell-Tale Heart, The
read by Gary Zanow
16:27, 15416, S

Tell-Tale Heart, The
read by John Robinson
12:53, 6040, S

Tell-Tale Heart, The
read by Shep O'Neal
13:45, 3232, M
R7:
18-Jan-2009
Tell-Tale Heart, The read by Richard Pascoe
Produced by Clive Stanhope
14:20, 13453, S
ABC RN:
02-Dec-2011
Tell-Tale Heart, The Producer Anne Wynter
Reader Patrick Dickson
14:30, 13576, S

Tell-Tale Heart, The read by Christopher Lee 14:59, 35107, S

Tell-Tale Heart, The read by Basil Rathbone
13:44, 32181, S

Three Sundays In A Week
read by J Keirn-Swanson 16:51, 7904, S

To
read by Basil Rathbone 1:48, 4234, S

Ulalume
read by Anthony Quayle
5:02, 11797, S

Valley Of Unrest, The
read by Anthony Quayle
1:27, 3411, S
BBC R2
24-Dec-2003
25-Dec-2003
26-Dec-2003
Edgar Allan Poe's Gothic Tales
  1. Tell-Tale Heart, The
  2. Cask of Amontillado, The
  3. Pit and the Pendulum, The
read by Christopher Lee

6:39, 6246, S
1st 6 mins. only
15:08, 14200, S
15:09, 14213, S
trailer
0:41, 654, S

Documentaries and Collateral Material
Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
R7:
27-Jun-2009
Scots Gothic - A Portrait of Edgar Allan Poe in Ayrshire
Billy Kaye 26:25, 24769, S
08-Apr-2012
Adventures in Poetry 12-2 -- The Raven
   
1988
BBC R7
18-Jan-2008
The Strange Case of Edgar Allen Poe by Christopher Cook