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The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre 

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 Supt. Meredith / ... 5 episodes, 1960-1964
Stanley Morgan ...
 Sgt. Anson / ... 5 episodes, 1960-1962
Tony Wall ...
 Constable Huntly / ... 5 episodes, 1960-1965
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 Det. Inspector Verity / ... 4 episodes, 1960-1964
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 Insp. Jackson / ... 4 episodes, 1962-1964
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 Det. Supt. Cowley / ... 4 episodes, 1960-1965
Alfred Burke ...
 Davison / ... 4 episodes, 1961-1963
Marianne Stone ...
 Alice Preston / ... 4 episodes, 1963-1965
Peter Thomas ...
 3rd Reporter / ... 4 episodes, 1961-1964
Victor Platt ...
 Constable Jackson / ... 4 episodes, 1961-1965
Norma Parnell ...
 Day Nurse / ... 4 episodes, 1960-1963
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 Liz Teasdale / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1964
Paul Daneman ...
 Frank Griffiths / ... 3 episodes, 1960-1962
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 Elsa Marlowe / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1963
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 Mrs. Reynolds / ... 3 episodes, 1962-1964
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 Diana Marsh / ... 3 episodes, 1960-1962
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 Frank Murray / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1964
Anthony Newlands ...
 Leo Hagen / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1963
Jennifer Daniel ...
 Barbara Blair / ... 3 episodes, 1960-1963
Derek Francis ...
 Arthur Tilsley / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1964
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 Mark Speller / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1963
Philip Locke ...
 David Hughes / ... 3 episodes, 1963-1964
John Glyn-Jones ...
 Dr. Maurice Tarn / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1964
Derrick Sherwin ...
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 John Crewe / ... 3 episodes, 1960-1963
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 Insp. Bolam / ... 3 episodes, 1960-1963
Brian Haines ...
 Felix Carstairs / ... 3 episodes, 1963-1964
Clifford Earl ...
 Det. Sgt. Wentworth / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1963
Denis Holmes ...
 Fraser / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1964
John Miller ...
 Lord Clandon / ... 3 episodes, 1963-1964
William Abney ...
 James Tynewood / ... 3 episodes, 1960-1964
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 Chandler / ... 3 episodes, 1962-1964
André Mikhelson ...
 1st Croupier / ... 3 episodes, 1960-1962
Anthony Bailey ...
 Charles - the Chauffeur / ... 3 episodes, 1963-1964
Victor Charrington ...
 Barman / ... 3 episodes, 1962-1964
Arch Taylor ...
 1st Removal Man / ... 3 episodes, 1960-1963
Paul Whitsun-Jones ...
 Charles Pinder / ... 3 episodes, 1962-1965
Jack Rodney ...
 Gregory / ... 3 episodes, 1962-1965
Alec Bregonzi ...
 Cast member / ... 3 episodes, 1963-1964
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 Donald Edwards / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1965
Maurice Denham ...
 Sir Harold Crossley / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Harry H. Corbett ...
 Inspector Bruce / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1962
Lee Montague ...
 Larry Hart / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
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 Carola / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1964
Jack Watling ...
 Frank Leamington / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1964
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 Alan Roper / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1965
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 Dino Steffano / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
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 Det. Supt. Hallett / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
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 Robert Lindley / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1963
John Van Eyssen ...
 John Maudle / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1961
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 Johnnie Gordon / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1965
Mark Eden ...
 Oliver Marchant / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1965
Dudley Foster ...
 Peter Dexter / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Justine Lord ...
 Ann Longman / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
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 Alec Campbell / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1964
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 Danny Thorne / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1964
Delphi Lawrence ...
 Nina Stewart / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
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 Derek Maitland / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1965
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 Sammy / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
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 Ralph Longman / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
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 Ben Black / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
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 Mike Cochrane / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Basil Henson ...
 Derreck Alwyn / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1965
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 Deighton / ... 2 episodes, 1963
Brian McDermott ...
 Det.Sgt.Stillman / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
Tony Garnett ...
 Brennan / ... 2 episodes, 1963
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 Blake / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Kevin Stoney ...
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 Lew Daney / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
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 Detective Sergeant Rigby / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Ellen McIntosh ...
 Jane Meldrum / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Patricia Mort ...
 Elisabeth Gray / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Leslie Sands ...
 Inspector Simons / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1962
Gerald Andersen ...
 Lloyd / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
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 Insp. Parkes / ... 2 episodes, 1962
Russell Waters ...
 Clerk of the Court / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1962
Jacqueline Jones ...
 Marie Labonne / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
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 Ashton / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Murray Hayne ...
 Alex Nichols / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Richard Clarke ...
 Charles Wagner / ... 2 episodes, 1963
John Bryans ...
 Arlett / ... 2 episodes, 1964
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 Betty Conlon / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1962
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 John Brodie / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1963
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Ian Curry ...
 Haldane / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Virginia Wetherell ...
 Brenda / ... 2 episodes, 1963
Trevor Reid ...
 Bank Manager / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1961
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 Housekeeper / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
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 Baker / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Leonard Sachs ...
 Spencer / ... 2 episodes, 1962
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 Dr. Trent / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Norman Scace ...
 Dr. Ambrose / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Richard Shaw ...
 Bill Cross / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1961
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 1st Reporter / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1964
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 Floyd / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Keith Smith ...
 Porter / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Gladys Henson ...
 Housekeeper / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1962
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 Pathologist / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
Luanshya Greer ...
 Guest at Party / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
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 Detective / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Michael Robbins ...
 Sergeant Harris / ... 2 episodes, 1964-1965
John Moore ...
 House Detective / ... 2 episodes, 1964
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 Norma Brent / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1965
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 Garritty / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Harry Locke ...
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 Gordon / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
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 Prison officer 2 episodes, 1962-1964
William Dysart ...
 1st Skater / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Kenneth Fortescue ...
 First Tennis Player / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1962
Larry Martyn ...
 Clive Parker / ... 2 episodes, 1961
June Murphy ...
 First Waitress / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Yvonne Buckingham ...
 Jenny / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
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 Det. Sergeant Reeve / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Oliver MacGreevy ...
 Cafe Owner / ... 2 episodes, 1963
Julie Shearing ...
 Flower Girl / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1962
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 Dr. Wolfson / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Deidre Day ...
 Model agency secretary / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1961
Adrian Oker ...
 Waiter / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Joyce Hemson ...
 1st Woman / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
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 'Q' Car Driver / ... 2 episodes, 1963
Fanny Carby ...
 Charwoman / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Howard Pays ...
 Freddie / ... 2 episodes, 1961
Monti DeLyle ...
 2nd Croupier / ... 2 episodes, 1962
Astor Sklair ...
 Café Proprietor / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
Donald Tandy ...
 Conyers / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1965
Frank Forsyth ...
 Commissionaire / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1965
Odette Nash ...
 Guest at Party / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1962
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 Bryce / ... 2 episodes, 1964-1965
David Browning ...
 Casey / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1965
Charlie Bird ...
 Barman Penguin Club / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1965
Guy Standeven ...
 Counterhand / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
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Excellent cinema series
9 December 2009 | by See all my reviews

The Edgar Wallace mysteries were originally cinema second features, supporting the big films - then were sold to television much later. So now they are often thought of as a TV series.

Whatever they are, they are sometimes excellent, sometimes routine, the same as any other long running series. What they do have are interesting casts - many big names at the start of their careers such as Barry Foster, Michael Caine, Patrick Allen, Harry H Corbett. There is also a fabulous theme tune Man of Mystery written by Ron Goodwin and performed by The Shadows.

These mysteries are always watchable and as they run less than an hour they have both time to develop plot and characters, and not to outstay their welcome.


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