|01||The Tremendous Adventures Of Major Brown||20050404||20130812 (BBC7)|
A retired soldier finds himself threatened by a flowerbed.
A retired soldier finds himself threatened by a flowerbed. Stars David Warner, Martin Freeman, Geoffrey Whitehead and Vicki Pepperdine. From April 2005.
Retired KC Basil Grant, his brother Rupert and colleague Charlie Swinburne receive a visit from Major Brown at Basil's garrett in Lambeth.
The retired soldier recounts a tale which begins with a most disturbing discovery.
While taking his daily constitutional his attention is directed to a marvellous display of yellow pansies that spell out the chilling slogan: ""Death to Major Brown"".
What follows is possibly the most extraordinary tale of all time.basil grant...
David Warnercharlie swinburne - geoffrey mcgiverngardener....Martin Hydermajor brown...
Geoffrey Whiteheadold man....Martin Hyderpg northover....Martin Hyderrupert grant...
Martin Freemanthe lady...Vicki Pepperdineby....g k chestertondramatised by.... - simon littlefield
|02||The Painful Fall Of A Great Reputation||20050411||20130813 (BBC7)|
Basil spies Mr Wimpole, the wickedest man in England. But Charlie demands proof.
Travelling on a London tram, Basil spies Mr Wimpole, the wickedest man in England. But Charlie demands proof. With David Warner, Martin Freeman, Richard Griffiths. From April 2005.
This week's extraordinary tale finds Basil Grant, retired KC, his brother, Rupert and his colleague Charlie Swinburne on the top deck of a tramcar travelling through the 'squalid eternity' of North LONDON.
In the midst of a sea of cadgers, pickpockets and hooligans, Basil spies one Mr Wimpole - who he claims is the wickedest man in ENGLAND.
At Charlie's reasonable demands for proof Basil throws them into a frantic chase across LONDON.basil grant....David Warnercharlie swinburne....geoffrey mcgiverndrummond....Nicholas Farrelllord beaumont....Geoffrey Whiteheadmuriel....alice lowerupert grant....Martin Freemansir walter chumley....Richard Griffithswimpole....justin edwards
|03||The Awful Reason Of The Vicar's Visit||20050418||20130814 (BBC7)|
A distressed reverend begins his tale of a monstrous outrage committed against him.
A distressed reverend begins his tale of a monstrous outrage committed against him. With David Warner, Martin Freeman, Richard Griffiths and Alexei Sayle. From April 2005.
is a mystery, especially when that most distressed reverend gentleman begins his tale of a monstrous outrage committed against him.
However, when Basil leaps at the cleric and demands to see him 'without his whiskers!', both Charlie and Rupert believe he has finally taken leave of his peculiar senses Or is there a method to the vicars mad tale that may link him to the Club of Queer Trades.basil grant....David Warnerbrett....matthew holnesscharlie swinburne....geoffrey mcgivernjames....Alexei Saylemowbray....neil edmondreverend shorter....Richard Griffithsrupert grant....Martin Freemanthe constable....Martin Hyderby.... - g k chesterton
|04||The Singular Speculation Of The House Agent||20050425||20130815 (BBC7)|
Rupert believes Lt Drummond Keith is boorish, but at least his abode is interesting.
Rupert believes Lt Drummond Keith is boorish. But then there's a disturbing incident with a sword-stick. Stars Martin Freeman, David Warner and Simon Jones. From April 2005.
The tale of a mad military adventurer, Lieutenant Drummond Keith, whom Rupert believes to be a rogue.
He insists they follow him - en route witnessing a disturbing incident with the lieutenant's sword-stick and meeting a house-agent with a fondness for ferrets.
But Keith gives them the slip amidst the trees of Buxton Common.
And while Charlie and Rupert remain stumped, Basil's powers of detection reach new heights in the search for Lieutenant Drummond Keith.basil grant....David Warnercharlie swinburne....geoffrey mcgivernlieutenant keith....jeff hardingmontmorency....Simon Jonesrupert grant....Martin Freemanthe constable....Martin Hyderby.... - g k chestertondramatised by.... - simon littlefield
|05||The Noticeable Conduct Of Professor Chadd||20050502||20130816 (BBC7)|
The ethnologist's three sisters become alarmed when he suddenly refuses to speak.
The noted ethnologist's three sisters become alarmed when he suddenly refuses to speak. Stars Martin Freeman, David Warner, Chris Douglas and Amelia Bullmore. From May 2005.
The conduct of Professor Chadd is apparent to everyone who calls at the home of the noted ethnologist.
However, his three sisters become alarmed when he suddenly refuses to speak.
The sisters waste no time in summoning the Professor's equally eccentric acquaintance, Basil Grant.
Can Basil save the highly respected Professor from his madness and the wrath of his employers at the British Museum? And just why does Professor Chadd insist on shaking his leg in the manner of a bee?adeleide....Felicity Montagubasil grant....David Warnerbingham....Chris Douglascharlie swinburne....geoffrey mcgivernchristina....Amelia Bullmoredr colman....Martin Hyderprofessor chadd....john nettletonrupert grant....Martin Freemanby.... - g k chesterton.
dramatised by simon littlefield
|06 LAST||The Eccentric Seclusion Of The Old Lady||20050509||20130819 (BBC7)|
Could it be that Basil has an odd vocation of his own?
Cries for help distract Rupert and Charlie from a pleasant summer evening. Could it be that Basil has an odd vocation of his own? Stars David Warner, Martin Freeman. From May 2005.
is revealed to Rupert and Charlie after her cries distract them from a pleasant summer evening, spent in the pursuit of a careless milkman.
Her desperate cry of "when shall I get out?" spurs Rupert and Basil to immediate action and to housebreaking.
When the old lady refuses to leave her subterranean cell, even the great Basil Grant is at a loss to solve this particular LONDON crime.basil grant....David Warnerburrows....justin edwardscharlie swinburne....geoffrey mcgiverngreenwood....james rawlingsrupert grant....Martin Freemanthe old lady....angela thorne