Lady Vanishes, The [Reading]

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20090918 (R2)

Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller.

First published as The Wheel Spins, Ethel Lina White's novel was later renamed The Lady Vanishes following the popularity of an Alfred Hitchcock movie.

And it's easy to see why Hitchcock found this novel so compelling and so well-suited to his particular brand of filmmaking.

The plot is deceptively simple: a young woman meets an engaging stranger during a long railway journey, who later disappears, leading to mystery and deception.

In episode one, Iris Carr is returning home from a holiday in Europe, unaware that her journey will be full of mystery, deception, confusion and danger!The novel was adapted for radio by Neville Teller and first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2006.

1/6.

Ethel Lina White's classic railway thriller.

Iris Carr is returning from a holiday in Europe.

Soon her journey will be full of mystery, deception, confusion and danger! Read by Brenda Blethyn

Brenda Blethyn reads an abridged version of The Wheel Spins, which Alfred Hitchcock adapted for his thriller, The Lady Vanishes.

A young Englishwoman sets out on her return from holiday, unaware of the mystery and danger ahead.

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20090925 (R2)

2/6.

Ethel Lina White's classic thriller.

Iris befriends English governess Miss Froy.

After waking from a sunstroke-induced sleep, Iris discovers that Miss Froy has vanished.

Read by Brenda Blethyn

Brenda Blethyn reads an abridged version of The Wheel Spins, which Alfred Hitchcock adapted for his thriller, The Lady Vanishes.

But after awakening from a sunstroke-induced sleep, Iris discovers that Miss Froy has disappeared and no one else remembers her.

Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller.

First published as The Wheel Spins, Ethel Lina White's novel was later renamed The Lady Vanishes following the popularity of an Alfred Hitchcock movie.

And it's easy to see why Hitchcock found this novel so compelling and so well-suited to his particular brand of filmmaking.

The plot is deceptively simple: a young woman meets an engaging stranger during a long railway journey, who later disappears, leading to mystery and deception.

In episode two, Iris befriends English governess Miss Froy.

But after awakening from a sunstroke-induced sleep, Iris discovers that Miss Froy has disappeared and no one else remembers her!The novel was adapted for radio by Neville Teller and first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2006.

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20091002 (R2)

Did Iris imagine the mysterious Miss Froy?

No one believes Iris that she saw a Miss Froy.

Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller.

First published as The Wheel Spins, Ethel Lina White's novel was later renamed The Lady Vanishes following the popularity of an Alfred Hitchcock movie.

And it's easy to see why Hitchcock found this novel so compelling and so well-suited to his particular brand of filmmaking.

The plot is deceptively simple: a young woman meets an engaging stranger during a long railway journey, who later disappears, leading to mystery and deception.

In episode three, the Doctor, the Professor, Max Hare, and even Edna Barnes, all believe that Iris must have imagined the mysterious Miss Froy.

Iris herself begins to wonder if she is mistaken.The novel was adapted for radio by Neville Teller and first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2006.

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Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller.

First published as The Wheel Spins, Ethel Lina White's novel was later renamed The Lady Vanishes following the popularity of an Alfred Hitchcock movie.

And it's easy to see why Hitchcock found this novel so compelling and so well-suited to his particular brand of filmmaking.

The plot is deceptively simple: a young woman meets an engaging stranger during a long railway journey, who later disappears, leading to mystery and deception.

In episode four, with Frau Kummer identified as the missing Miss Froy, Iris Carr is left alone in her conviction that something is dreadfully amiss.

She is determined to prove that she has been right all along.

The novel was adapted for radio by Neville Teller and first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2006.

Frau Kummer is identified as the missing Miss Froy.

Now that Frau Kummer has been identified as the missing Miss Froy, Iris Carr is left alone in her conviction that something is dreadfully amiss.

But she is determined to prove that she has been right all along.

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20091023 (R2)

It would appear that Edna Barnes has not only lied about the missing Miss Froy, but has her own secret that she is hiding.

Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller.

First published as The Wheel Spins, Ethel Lina White's novel was later renamed The Lady Vanishes following the popularity of an Alfred Hitchcock movie.

And it's easy to see why Hitchcock found this novel so compelling and so well-suited to his particular brand of filmmaking.

The plot is deceptively simple: a young woman meets an engaging stranger during a long railway journey, who later disappears, leading to mystery and deception.

In episode five, it appears that Edna Barnes has not only lied about the missing Miss Froy, but she is also hiding her own secret.

The novel was adapted for radio by Neville Teller and first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2006.

It would appear that Edna Barnes has her own secret that she is hiding.

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Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller.

First published as The Wheel Spins, Ethel Lina White's novel was later renamed The Lady Vanishes following the popularity of an Alfred Hitchcock movie.

And it's easy to see why Hitchcock found this novel so compelling and so well-suited to his particular brand of filmmaking.

The plot is deceptively simple: a young woman meets an engaging stranger during a long railway journey, who later disappears, leading to mystery and deception.

In episode five, it appears that Edna Barnes has not only lied about the missing Miss Froy, but she is also hiding her own secret.

The novel was adapted for radio by Neville Teller and first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2006.

It would appear that Edna Barnes has her own secret that she is hiding.

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Iris must prove that the bandaged patient is Miss Froy.

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Another chance to hear Brenda Blethyn read Ethel Lina White's classic thriller.

First published as The Wheel Spins, Ethel Lina White's novel was later renamed The Lady Vanishes following the popularity of an Alfred Hitchcock movie.

And it's easy to see why Hitchcock found this novel so compelling and so well-suited to his particular brand of filmmaking.

The plot is deceptively simple: a young woman meets an engaging stranger during a long railway journey, who later disappears, leading to mystery and deception.

In this final episode, Iris must prove that the bandaged patient is Miss Froy.

The novel was adapted for radio by Neville Teller and first broadcast on Radio 2 in 2006.

Iris must prove that the bandaged patient is Miss Froy.