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The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre 

Mystery crime stories with sometimes different cops and many now famous faces.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
George Hilsdon George Hilsdon ...  Police Constable / ... 6 episodes, 1960-1965
Bernard Lee ...  Superintendent Meredith / ... 5 episodes, 1960-1964
Stanley Morgan ...  Det. Sgt. Anson / ... 5 episodes, 1960-1962
Tony Wall Tony Wall ...  Constable Huntly / ... 5 episodes, 1961-1965
Bernard Archard ...  Det. Inspector Verity / ... 4 episodes, 1961-1964
John Carson ...  Insp. Jackson / ... 4 episodes, 1962-1964
Allan Cuthbertson ...  Chief Supt. Symington / ... 4 episodes, 1960-1965
Alfred Burke Alfred Burke ...  Davison / ... 4 episodes, 1961-1962
Victor Platt Victor Platt ...  Constable Jackson / ... 4 episodes, 1961-1965
Clifford Earl Clifford Earl ...  Det. Sgt. Wentworth / ... 4 episodes, 1961-1963
Marianne Stone ...  Alicia Preston / ... 4 episodes, 1963-1965
Peter Thomas Peter Thomas ...  3rd Reporter / ... 4 episodes, 1961-1964
Guy Standeven ...  Casino Patron / ... 4 episodes, 1961-1963
Maxine Audley ...  Liz Teasdale / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1964
Jacqueline Ellis ...  Elsa Marlowe / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1963
Paul Daneman Paul Daneman ...  Frank Griffiths / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1962
Nadja Regin ...  Mrs. Reynolds / ... 3 episodes, 1962-1964
Moira Redmond ...  Diana Marsh / ... 3 episodes, 1960-1962
Michael Coles ...  'Pin' Norman / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1964
Anthony Newlands ...  Leo Hagen / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1962
Jennifer Daniel Jennifer Daniel ...  Barbara Blair / ... 3 episodes, 1960-1963
Derek Francis Derek Francis ...  Arthur Tilsley / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1964
Richard Warner ...  Mark Speller / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1963
Philip Locke ...  Dave Hughes / ... 3 episodes, 1963-1964
John Glyn-Jones John Glyn-Jones ...  Dr. Maurice Tarn / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1964
Derrick Sherwin Derrick Sherwin ...  Alan / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1963
Richard Vernon ...  John Crewe / ... 3 episodes, 1960-1963
Brian Haines Brian Haines ...  Felix Carstairs / ... 3 episodes, 1963-1964
Jack Rodney Jack Rodney ...  Gregory / ... 3 episodes, 1962-1965
Paul Whitsun-Jones Paul Whitsun-Jones ...  Charles Pinder / ... 3 episodes, 1962-1965
Denis Holmes Denis Holmes ...  Det. Sgt. Rigby / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1964
John Miller John Miller ...  Lord Clandon / ... 3 episodes, 1962-1964
Billy Milton ...  Chandler / ... 3 episodes, 1962-1964
Yvonne Buckingham Yvonne Buckingham ...  Gwen / ... 3 episodes, 1959-1962
Howard Pays Howard Pays ...  Charles Ramskill / ... 3 episodes, 1959-1961
Anthony Bailey Anthony Bailey ...  Chauffeur / ... 3 episodes, 1963-1964
Victor Charrington Victor Charrington ...  Barman / ... 3 episodes, 1962-1964
Norma Parnell Norma Parnell ...  Day Nurse / ... 3 episodes, 1962-1963
David Browning David Browning ...  Casey / ... 3 episodes, 1959-1965
Arch Taylor Arch Taylor ...  1st Removal Man / ... 3 episodes, 1961-1962
Anthony Bate ...  Police Constable / ... 3 episodes, 1960-1964
Alec Bregonzi Alec Bregonzi ...  Cast member / ... 3 episodes, 1963-1964
Michael Gough ...  Donald Edwards / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1965
Maurice Denham Maurice Denham ...  Sir Harold Crossley / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1964
Harry H. Corbett ...  Inspector Bruce / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1962
Lee Montague ...  Larry Hart / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
Patrick Barr ...  Brent / ... 2 episodes, 1959-1963
Zena Marshall ...  Carola / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1964
Jack Watling ...  Frank Leamington / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1964
John Thaw ...  Alan Roper / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1965
Nigel Davenport ...  Dino Steffano / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Michael Goodliffe ...  Det. Supt. Hallett / ... 2 episodes, 1962
Geoffrey Keen ...  Robert Lindley / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1963
John Van Eyssen John Van Eyssen ...  John Mandle / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1961
John Meillon ...  Johnnie Gordon / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1965
Mark Eden ...  Oliver Marchant / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1965
Dudley Foster Dudley Foster ...  Peter Dexter / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Justine Lord Justine Lord ...  Anne Longman / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Finlay Currie ...  Alec Campbell / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1964
Paul Stassino ...  Danny Thorne / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1964
Delphi Lawrence Delphi Lawrence ...  Nina Stewart / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
Kenneth Cope ...  Derek Maitland / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1965
Ray Barrett ...  Henry Fraser / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Patrick Magee ...  Ben Black / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
William Russell ...  Mike Cochrane / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Basil Henson Basil Henson ...  Cedric Gallen / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1965
Ewan Roberts ...  Deighton / ... 2 episodes, 1963
Brian McDermott Brian McDermott ...  Det. Sgt. Stillman / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
Tony Garnett Tony Garnett ...  Brennan / ... 2 episodes, 1963
Noel Trevarthen ...  Blake / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Nigel Green ...  Lew Daney / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Ellen McIntosh Ellen McIntosh ...  Jane Meldrum / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1964
Barry Linehan ...  Det. Sergeant Rigby / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Patricia Mort Patricia Mort ...  Elisabeth Gray / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Gerald Andersen Gerald Andersen ...  Lloyd / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
Leslie Sands Leslie Sands ...  Det. Insp. Simons / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Jerold Wells ...  Inspector Parkes / ... 2 episodes, 1962
Russell Waters Russell Waters ...  Clerk of the Court / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1962
Jacqueline Jones ...  Marie Labonne / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
Ernest Clark ...  Ashton / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Richard Clarke Richard Clarke ...  Charles Wagner / ... 2 episodes, 1963
John Bryans John Bryans ...  Arlott / ... 2 episodes, 1964
Murray Hayne Murray Hayne ...  Alex Nichols / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Jack Watson ...  Inspector Bolam / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Alex Scott ...  John Brodie / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1963
Richard Bird ...  Fox / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Ian Curry Ian Curry ...  Haldane / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Wilfrid Brambell ...  Lock-Keeper / ... 2 episodes, 1959-1961
Trevor Reid Trevor Reid ...  Bank Manager / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1961
Grace Arnold ...  Housekeeper / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Ken Wayne ...  Baker / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Leonard Sachs Leonard Sachs ...  Spencer / ... 2 episodes, 1962
Virginia Wetherell Virginia Wetherell ...  Brenda / ... 2 episodes, 1963
Philip Latham ...  Dr. Trent / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
William Abney William Abney ...  Jock MacKay / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Norman Scace Norman Scace ...  Dr. Ambrose / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Gladys Henson Gladys Henson ...  Housekeeper / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1962
Richard Shaw Richard Shaw ...  Bill Cross / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1961
Harold Goodwin ...  Floyd / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Keith Smith Keith Smith ...  Porter / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Harry Locke ...  Amis / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1961
John Horsley ...  Pathologist / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
Luanshya Greer Luanshya Greer ...  Guest at Party / ... 2 episodes, 1962
Derek Partridge ...  Detective / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Patricia Burke ...  Norma Brent / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1965
Edward de Souza ...  1st Reporter / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1964
Larry Taylor ...  Garritty / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
John Moore John Moore ...  House Detective / ... 2 episodes, 1964
John Kidd ...  Mr. Hardwick / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1964
Barrie Ingham ...  Gordon / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Edward Dentith ...  Prison officer / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1964
William Dysart William Dysart ...  Det. Sgt. Good / ... 2 episodes, 1963-1964
Larry Martyn ...  Clive Parker / ... 2 episodes, 1961
June Murphy June Murphy ...  First Waitress / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
André Mikhelson André Mikhelson ...  1st Croupier / ... 2 episodes, 1962
Kenneth Benda ...  Bryce / ... 2 episodes, 1964-1965
Michael Robbins ...  Sergeant Harris / ... 2 episodes, 1964-1965
Frank Forsyth ...  Commissionaire / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1965
William Gaunt ...  Det. Sergeant Reeve / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Kenneth Fortescue Kenneth Fortescue ...  First Tennis Player / ... 2 episodes, 1960-1962
Donald Tandy Donald Tandy ...  Conyers / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1965
Oliver MacGreevy Oliver MacGreevy ...  Cafe Owner / ... 2 episodes, 1963
Julie Shearing Julie Shearing ...  Flower Girl / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Eric Dodson ...  Dr. Wolfson / ... 2 episodes, 1962
David Lander David Lander ...  Burton / ... 2 episodes, 1959-1965
Adrian Oker Adrian Oker ...  Waiter / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Joyce Hemson Joyce Hemson ...  1st Woman / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1964
Vincent Harding ...  'Q' Car Driver / ... 2 episodes, 1962-1963
Charlie Bird Charlie Bird ...  Barman Penguin Club / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1965
Kenneth Midwood Kenneth Midwood ...  Second Police Officer / ... 2 episodes, 1959-1961
Fanny Carby Fanny Carby ...  Charwoman / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1962
Monti DeLyle Monti DeLyle ...  2nd Croupier / ... 2 episodes, 1962
Astor Sklair Astor Sklair ...  Cafe Proprietor / ... 2 episodes, 1961-1963
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Mystery crime stories with sometimes different cops and many now famous faces.

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Genres:

Drama | Mystery

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

December 1959 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Edgar Wallace See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Merton Park Studios See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The title music "Man of Mystery" opened every episode, but the arrangements varied throughout the various series. See more »

Alternate Versions

In US each episode was cut to 45 minutes to fit hour-long commercial TV slots. See more »

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Very Good 1960s Mystery Film/TV Series
11 April 2017 | by agro_sydneySee all my reviews

I remember my dad watching The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre on Australian TV in the 1960s along with the Perry Mason series. I also saw some installments on the big screen at the cinema as a second feature during the 1960s. Excellent production values, sets, top actors and sharp cinema quality black and white photography. Very good scripts with each episode having a good twist in the tail. The series is currently being repeated on early morning free to air TV in Australia. Still stands up as a good mystery anthology series and well worth a view.


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