The Adventures of P.C. 49
Programme Log by Stuart Monk
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Radio Series Log
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Starring Brian Reece as Police Constable Archibald Berkeley-Willoughby - A.K.A - P.C. 49Joy Shelton as Joan Carr, Leslie Perrins as Detective Inspector Wilson and Eric Phillips as Detective Sergeant Wright.
The BBC radio series was created and written by Allan Stranks & produced by Vernon Harris.
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First Series.      Light Programme, Mondays, 9.30pm.

1/1     27.10.47.  The Case of the Drunken Sailor.
1/2       3.11.47.  The Case of the Vanishing Crooner.
1/3     10.11.47.  The Case of the Squeaking Bear.
1/4     17.11.47.  The Case of the Counterfeit Copper.
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Second Series.    Light Programme, Tuesdays, 9.30pm.

2/1         8.6.48.  The Case of the Frightened Flower Girl.
2/2       15.6.48.  The Case of the Guardian Angel.
2/3       22.6.48.  The Case of the Third Ace.
2/4       29.6.48.  The Case of the Crying Clown.
2/5         6.7.48.  The Case of the Strawberry Blond.
2/6       13.7.48.  The Case of the Identical Twins.
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Third Series.     Light Programme, Fridays, 8.30pm/8.45pm.

3/1         6.8.48.  The Case of the Pink Panic.
3/2       13.8.48.  The Case of the Homing Pigeon. ( 8.45pm )
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Fourth Series.    Light Programme, Thursdays, 9pm.

4/1     11.11.48.  The Case of the Burning Passion.
4/2     18.11.48.  The Case of the Beginner's Luck.
4/3     25.11.48.  The Case of the Giant Marrow.
4/4       2.12.48.  The Case of the Lone Wolf.
4/5       9.12.48.  The Case of the Haunting Refrain.
4/6     16.12.48.  The Case of the Green Golliwog.
4/7     23.12.48.  The Case of the Shivering Spiv.
4/8     30.12.48.  The Case of the Lovely Liar.
4/9         6.1.49.  The Case of the Untarnished Copper.
4/10     13.1.49.  The Case of the Fallen Idol.
4/11     20.1.49.  The Case of the Million Dollar Baby.
4/12     27.1.49.  The Case of the Blind Man's Bluff.
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Fifth Series.     Light Programme, Thursdays, 9pm. Rpt. Home, Mondays, 7pm.

5/1       14.4.49.  The Case of the Falling Star.
5/2       21.4.49.  The Case of the Precious Pair.
5/3       28.4.49.  The Case of the Gypsy's Warning.
5/4         5.5.49.  The Case of the Super Sleuth.
5/5       12.5.49.  The Case of the Green-Eyed Monster.
5/6       19.5.49.  The Case of the Moonlight Safari.
5/7       26.5.49.  The Case of the Perfect Knockout.
5/8         2.6.49.  The Case of the Crimson Band.
5/9         9.6.49.  The Case of the Sitting Bird.
5/10     16.6.49.  The Case of the Inside Job.
5/11     23.6.49.  The Case of the Golden Blacksmith.
5/12     30.6.49.  The Case of the Last Laugh.
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Sixth Series.     Light , Mondays, 8.45pm. Episodes * Rpt. Home, Saturdays, 2.45pm.

6/1     10.10.49.  The Case of the Nimble Shilling.
6/2     17.10.49.  The Case of the Phantom Fiddler.
6/3     24.10.49.  The Case of the Sentimental Sergeant.
6/4     31.10.49.  The Case of the Bishop's Pawn.
6/5       7.11.49.  The Case of the Big Needle.
6/6     14.11.49.  The Case of the Galloping Ghost.
6/7     21.11.49.  The Case of the Monkey Puzzle.
6/8     28.11.49.  The Case of the Busy Bees.*
6/9       5.12.49.  The Case of the Model Murder.*
6/10   12.12.49.  The Case of the Nasty Policeman.*
6/11   19.12.49.  The Case of the Common Cold.*
6/12   26.12.49.  The Case of the Abominable Snowman.*
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Seventh Series.   Light, Thursdays, 8pm., except * ; Rpt. Home, Weds. 7pm, except **.

7/1       27.7.50.  The Case of the Black Diamonds.
7/2         3.8.50.  The Case of the Silver Slipper.
7/3       10.8.50.  The Case of the Indian Rope Trick.
7/4       17.8.50.  The Case of the Fatal Finger.
7/5       24.8.50.  The Case of the Blushing Bride.
7/6       31.8.50.  The Case of the Red Hot Cert.
7/7         7.9.50.  The Case of the Perfect Fiddle.
7/8       12.9.50.  The Case of the Copper's Coffin.* / **/ ***
7/9       21.9.50.  The Case of the Morning After. **
7/10     28.9.50.  The Case of the Black Daffodil. **
7/11     5.10.50.  The Case of the Record Catch. **
7/12   12.10.50.  The Case of the Deadly Weed. **
(*** Radio Times not published this week - information collected from newspapers suggest eighth episode of this series went out on Tuesday. )
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Eighth Series.    Light Programme, Sundays, 3.30pm. Rpt. Home, Thursdays, 7pm.

8/1     31.12.50.  The Case of the Heavenly Murder.
8/2         7.1.51.  The Case of the Murderous Mouse.
8/3       14.1.51.  The Case of the Treble Chance.
8/4       21.1.51.  The Case of the Stormy Petrel.
8/5       28.1.51.  The Case of the Haunted Garden.
8/6         4.2.51.  The Case of the Twisted Tiara.
8/7       11.2.51.  The Case of the Last Bus.
8/8       18.2.51.  The Case of the Ticking Terror.
8/9       25.2.51.  The Case of the Rank Outsider.
8/10       4.3.51.  The Case of the Laughing Cavalier.
8/11     11.3.51.  The Case of the Modest Violet.
8/12     18.3.51.  The Case of the Good Neighbour.
8/13     25.3.51.  The Case of the Last Round-Up.
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Ninth Series.     Light Programme, Tuesdays, 7.30pm. Rpt. Home, Thursdays, 7pm.

9/1      25.9.51.  The Case of the First Cuckoo.
9/2      2.10.51.  The Case of the Second Murderer.
9/3      9.10.51.  The Case of the Third Single.
9/4    16.10.51.  The Case of the Fourth Alibi.
9/5    23.10.51.  The Case of the Premature Fifth.
9/6    30.10.51.  The Case of the Sixth Sense.
9/7      6.11.51.  The Case of the Seventh Heaven.
9/8    13.11.51.  The Case of the Eighth Wonder.
9/9    20.11.51.  The Case of the Ninth Life.
9/10  27.11.51.  The Case of the Tenth Green.
9/11    4.12.51.  The Case of the Eleventh Hour.
9/12  11.12.51.  The Case of the Twelfth Man.
9/13  18.12.51.  The Case of the Lucky Thirteenth.
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Tenth Series.     Light Programme, Mondays, 7.30pm/8pm.

10/1      5.5.52.  The Case of the Clean Sweep. ( 7.30pm )
10/2    12.5.52.  The Case of the Black Notes. ( 7.30pm )
10/3    19.5.52.  The Case of the Giddy Goat.
10/4    26.5.52.  The Case of the Whistling Woman.
10/5      2.6.52.  The Case of the Biters Bit.
10/6      9.6.52.  The Case of the Cockney's Conscience.
10/7    16.6.52.  The Case of the Summer Storm.
10/8    23.6.52.  The Case of the Star Witness.
10/9    30.6.52.  The Case of the Double Trouble.
10/10    7.7.52.  The Case of the Heart of Gold.
10/11  14.7.52.  The Case of the Naked Truth.
10/12  21.7.52.  The Case of the Wrong Romeo.
10/13  28.7.52.  The Case of the Sticky Wicket.
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Eleventh Series.  Light Programme. Thursdays, 7.30pm. Rpt. Home, Saturdays, 1.10pm.

11/1      3.3.53.  The Case of the Blue Bootees.
11/2    10.3.53.  The Case of the Front-Page Story.
11/3    17.3.53.  The Case of the Imperfect Alibi.
11/4    24.3.53.  The Case of  the Final Curtain.
11/5    31.3.53.  The Case of the Catchy Tune.
11/6      7.4.53.  The Case of the Wrong Murder.
11/7    14.4.53.  The Case of the Perfect Vacuum.
11/8    21.4.53.  The Case of the Red Hat.
11/9    28.4.53.  The Case of the Arresting Autograph.
11/10    5.5.53.  The Case of the Incomplete Angler.
11/11  12.5.53.  The Case of the Yellow Streak.
11/12  19.5.53.  The Case of the Uninvited Guest.
11/13  26.5.53.  The Case of the Swell Guy.
 

 P.C.49 also appeared alongside Dick Barton providing introductions, assisted by Brian Reece and Noel Johnson, during Light Up Again, broadcast on the Light Programme from 7.30pm on Thursday 4.6.53., in celebration of the Coronation; Alan Stranks, Edward J. Mason and Eric Sykes wrote the continuity scripts, in between special recordings of Light Programme favourites.



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