Australian radio dramatisation of The Air Adventures of Biggles – In the Blue based on W. E John’s 1953 adventure book “Biggles in the Blue”, in 37 episodes. Total Running Time: 7 hours and 15 minutes. Instant MP3 Download.
The Air Adventures of Biggles – In the Blue was based on the book “Biggles In the Blue”, originally published by Brockhampton in 1953 which was set in the early 1950s in the Caribbean.
Synopsis: Biggles is sent to Jamaica to recover a cache of secret papers–blueprints of German secret weapons under development at the end of World War Two. Their owner, Werner Wolff, had been living in Jamaica under an assumed name for many years. Unfortunately, Wolff had died without revealing where he hid his papers. There are few clues to go on, just a tracing of an oval shape with a little Square on it. And Biggles must move fast because his old adversary, von Stalhein, now in the employ of a secret service behind the Iron Curtain, is in Jamaica hunting for the same thing. [Biggles Wiki]
Author: W. E. Johns
Scriptwriters: Michael Noonan, Brian Wright and Harry Howlett
Producer: J. Colin Craigen
Production Company: Amalgamated Wireless (Aust.)
Cast: Rex Waldron (Biggles), James Mills (Biggles), Moray Powell (Biggles), Walter Sullivan (Bertie), Diana Perryman (Pat Kendall), Max Osbiston (Algy), Leonard Bullen (Ginger).
James Bigglesworth, nicknamed “Biggles”, was a fictional pilot and adventurer in W. E. Johns’ adventure books written for young readers. Although the Biggles books by Captain W. E. Johns were popular worldwide, Australia was the only country in the world to make them into a radio serial. The Air Adventures of Biggles, the radio series, was produced and broadcast in Australia between 1945 and 1954 by Amalgamated Wireless Australasia Ltd.
Total Running Time: 7 hours and 15 minutes
Package: 1 x Zip File for quick download. Additionally, all episodes are available for individual download.