Radio Detectives (BBC)
The Radio Detectives: The Shadow Knows
Radio information
  • Script:
  • Orson Welles
  • Simon Callow
Aired date

June 17, 1998

Running time

27:50 min

Preceded by

Speaking of Radio: Bret Morrison

Followed by



This was an original broadcast on BBC radio and is still available on some sites as a podcast. The program explains the history of Walter B. Gibson's legendary pulp hero, The Shadow. Actor Simon Callow also examines the classic Orson Welles portrayal of the character as heard on The Shadow Radio Show.

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