The Big Sleep

Private eye Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family.

Before the case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and love, maybe.

Episodes

TitleRepeatedComments
20060326 (BBC7)
20060327 (BBC7)
20070324 (BBC7)
20071117 (BBC7)
20071118 (BBC7)
20080927 (BBC7)
20080928 (BBC7)
20090725 (BBC7)
20090726 (BBC7)
20100620 (BBC7)
20100621 (BBC7)

Private eye Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family.

Before the case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and love, maybe.Philip Marlowe tackles a wealthy family's case of blackmail - and murder.

Ed Bishop stars as Raymond Chandler's private eye.

Raymond Chandler's world-weary private eye tackles a wealthy family's case of blackmail - and murder.

Stars Ed Bishop.

20060326 (BBC7)
20060327 (BBC7)
20070324 (BBC7)
20071117 (BBC7)
20071118 (BBC7)
20080927 (BBC7)
20080928 (BBC7)
20090725 (BBC7)
20090726 (BBC7)
20100620 (BBC7)
20100621 (BBC7)

Private eye Philip Marlowe is hired by a rich family.

Before the case is over, he's seen murder, blackmail, and love, maybe.Philip Marlowe tackles a wealthy family's case of blackmail - and murder.

Ed Bishop stars as Raymond Chandler's private eye.

Raymond Chandler's world-weary private eye tackles a wealthy family's case of blackmail - and murder.

Stars Ed Bishop.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880104]

by RAYMOND CHANDLER

Dramatised in three parts by BILL MORRISON with 1: 'I was neat, clean-shaved and sober. I was everything a well-dressed private detective ought to be. I was calling on four million dollars.'

Musical research ADRIAN WILLIAMS Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN (R)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880104]

by RAYMOND CHANDLER

Dramatised in three parts by BILL MORRISON with 1: 'I was neat, clean-shaved and sober. I was everything a well-dressed private detective ought to be. I was calling on four million dollars.'

Musical research ADRIAN WILLIAMS Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN (R)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880104]

Unknown: Raymond Chandler

Unknown: Bill Morrison

Unknown: Adrian Williams

Directed By: John Tydeman

Philip Marlowe: Ed Bishop

General Sternwood: Robert Beatty

Carmen Sternwood: Liza Ross

Vivian Regan: Diana Olsson

AgneS: Nicolette McKenzie

Bernie Ohls: Harry Towb

Eddie Mars: Paul Maxwell

Carl Lundgren: Weston Gavin

Butler: Malcolm Gerard

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880104]

Unknown: Raymond Chandler

Unknown: Bill Morrison

Unknown: Adrian Williams

Directed By: John Tydeman

Philip Marlowe: Ed Bishop

General Sternwood: Robert Beatty

Carmen Sternwood: Liza Ross

Vivian Regan: Diana Olsson

AgneS: Nicolette McKenzie

Bernie Ohls: Harry Towb

Eddie Mars: Paul Maxwell

Carl Lundgren: Weston Gavin

Butler: Malcolm Gerard

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880111]

by RAYMOND CHANDLER dramatised in three parts by BILL MORRISON with Ed Bishop as Philip Marlowe

2: 'You can have a hangover from other things than alcohol. I had one from women.'

Musical research ADRIAN EDWARDS Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN Stereo (R)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880111]

by RAYMOND CHANDLER dramatised in three parts by BILL MORRISON with Ed Bishop as Philip Marlowe

2: 'You can have a hangover from other things than alcohol. I had one from women.'

Musical research ADRIAN EDWARDS Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN Stereo (R)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880111]

Unknown: Raymond Chandler

Unknown: Bill Morrison

Unknown: Ed Bishop

Unknown: Philip Marlowe

Unknown: Adrian Edwards

Directed By: John Tydeman

Carmen Sternwood: Liza Ross

Vivian Regan: Diana Olsson

Agnes: Nicolette McKenzie

Bernie Ohls: Harry Towb

Eddie Mars: Paul Maxwell

Joe Brody: Blain Fairman

Carl Lundgren: Weston Gavin

Taggart Wilde: Rod Beacham

Cpt Cronjager: Henry Knowles

Croupier: Malcolm Gerard

Hood: Walter Hall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880111]

Unknown: Raymond Chandler

Unknown: Bill Morrison

Unknown: Ed Bishop

Unknown: Philip Marlowe

Unknown: Adrian Edwards

Directed By: John Tydeman

Carmen Sternwood: Liza Ross

Vivian Regan: Diana Olsson

Agnes: Nicolette McKenzie

Bernie Ohls: Harry Towb

Eddie Mars: Paul Maxwell

Joe Brody: Blain Fairman

Carl Lundgren: Weston Gavin

Taggart Wilde: Rod Beacham

Cpt Cronjager: Henry Knowles

Croupier: Malcolm Gerard

Hood: Walter Hall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880118]

by RAYMOND CHANDLER dramatised in three parts by BILL MORRISON with 3: 'What did it matter where you lay once you were dead? You just slept the big sleep, not caring about the nastiness of how you died or where you fell.'

Musical research ADRIAN EDWARDS Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN Stereo (R)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880118]

by RAYMOND CHANDLER dramatised in three parts by BILL MORRISON with 3: 'What did it matter where you lay once you were dead? You just slept the big sleep, not caring about the nastiness of how you died or where you fell.'

Musical research ADRIAN EDWARDS Directed by JOHN TYDEMAN Stereo (R)

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880118]

Unknown: Raymond Chandler

Unknown: Bill Morrison

Unknown: Adrian Edwards

Directed By: John Tydeman

Philip Marlowe: Ed Bishop

Gen Sternwood: Robert Beatty

Carmen Sternwood: Liza Ross

Vivian Regan: Diana Olsson

Agnes: Nicolette McKenzie

Harry Jones: Don Fellows

Canino: Peter Marinker

Mona: Irene Sutcliffe

Capt Cronjager: Henry Knowles

Art Huck: Malcolm Gerard

Genome: [r4 Bd=19880118]

Unknown: Raymond Chandler

Unknown: Bill Morrison

Unknown: Adrian Edwards

Directed By: John Tydeman

Philip Marlowe: Ed Bishop

Gen Sternwood: Robert Beatty

Carmen Sternwood: Liza Ross

Vivian Regan: Diana Olsson

Agnes: Nicolette McKenzie

Harry Jones: Don Fellows

Canino: Peter Marinker

Mona: Irene Sutcliffe

Capt Cronjager: Henry Knowles

Art Huck: Malcolm Gerard