Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 122 – Campbell Playhouse: Who Murdered Roger Ackroyd

Agatha ChristieOne of Agatha Christie’s most successful stories with her Belgian detective Hercule Poirot was in itself controversial and a number of books have been written about the detective story. Her fellow writers at the time felt she had crossed the line in their “rules of the game” when creating a tidy cozy mystery. I’ll look briefly at the controversy and you’ll hear Orson Welles disappointing creation of her Belgian detective in the Mercury Theater’s production of this well-known detective story.

1 Responses to Radio Detective Story Hour Episode 122 – Campbell Playhouse: Who Murdered Roger Ackroyd

  1. Clara Stearns says:

    Love your blogs-I’m always glad to find that I am not the only one who appreciates a good story-especially mystery stories. Whatever happened to Mary Roberts Rhineheart? haha. Thank you for this site

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