Featuring History of Mystery/Detective Fiction and Other Literary Ramblings of Elizabeth Foxwell
Wednesday, March 08, 2017
Orczy's Lady Molly on BBC Radio 4 Extra.
Baroness Orczy, from the Aug. 1913 The Bookman
Now airing on BBC Radio 4 Extra are stories featuring Lady Molly of the "Female Department" of Scotland Yard, penned by Baroness Orczy in 1910. The 10 episodes narrated by Sophie Thompson include "The Ninescore Mystery" (featuring a village murder), "The Irish-Tweed Coat" (featuring a man accused of murder), and "A Day's Folly" (featuring a case of blackmail).