Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 38 – Hercule Poirot

Harold HuberOne of the best known fictional detectives in the world – Hercule Poirot was heard in books, movies and radio. This week, a look at this little man with the “little gray cells.” I’ll look at a number of his radio appearances with the full show being the premier episode of the first serialized version from 1945 starring Harold Huber (right) as the master detective.

Interview with Charles Osborne from Professor Jeffrey Richards.


3 Responses to Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 38 – Hercule Poirot

  1. Lois Browne says:

    I’ve been listening to your podcasts all afternoon. I love old time radio and your commentary is informative and interesting. Thanks very much.

  2. jwidner says:

    My Pleasure.

  3. Jeremy Holstein says:

    Hi, Mister Widner. My Radio company, the Post Meridian Radio Players (, is doing a recreation of the Poirot episode Murder Wears a mask this July in the Boston area. I’d like your permission to use your intro for this episode in the program. Could you contact me at my e-mail and let me know if that would be all right.
    Thanks for everything you do. I’ve followed your podcast for years.

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