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The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

  • Dragnet: The Big Badge (EP4418)

    15 JUN 2024 · Today's Mystery:A man impersonating a police officer is robbing and assaulting couples in parked cars. Joe Friday and Ben Romero have to catch him. Original Radio Broadcast Date: May 4, 1950 Originating from Hollywood Starring: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday; Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero; Peggy Webber; Herb Butterfield https://homesteadmuseum.blog/2021/01/05/the-most-debased-character-who-ever-appeared-in-these-courts-a-wanted-poster-for-gold-tooth-harry-dunlap-5-january-1924/ about the real-life badge bandit Support the show monthly at http://patreon.greatdetectives.net/ Patreon Supporter of the Day: Robert, Patreon Supporter since March 2024 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net./ Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net/ Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/radiodetectives Join us again on Monday for another detective drama from the Golden Age of Radio.
    34m 55s
  • Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Templeton Matter (EP4417)

    14 JUN 2024 · Today's Mystery:Johnny goes to Boston to investigate a burglary at the largest jewelry firm in Boston, which led to the shooting of a police officer. Original Radio Broadcast Date: February 10, 1957 Originating from Hollywood Starring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; John Dehner; Peter Leeds; Vic Perrin; James McCallion; Stacy Harris; Virginia Gregg; Marvin Miller When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com/ Become one of our Patreon Supporters at https://patreon.greatdetectives.net. Thank you to our Patreon Supporter of the Day: Kellie, Patreon Supporter Since September 2018 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net/ Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/radiodetectives Join us again tomorrow for another detective drama from the Golden Age of Radio.
    35m 55s
  • Mr. Chameleon: The Case of the Murdered Girl's Ears (EP4416)

    13 JUN 2024 · Today's Mystery:The wife of a store buyer is murdered. But is it really her? Original Radio Broadcast Date: August 10, 1949 Originating from New York City Starring: Karl Weber as Mister Chameleon Support the show monthly at http://patreon.greatdetectives.net/ Patreon Supporter of the Day: James, Patreon Supporter since December 2022 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net./ Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net/ Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/radiodetectives Join us again tomorrow for another detective drama from the Golden Age of Radio.
    39m 14s
  • Dangerous Assignment: Find Anthony Targu (EP4415)

    12 JUN 2024 · Today's Mystery:Steve travels to Montreal to investigate the supposed death of notorious racketeer Anthony Targu and the mysterious disappearance of Dr. Franklin Dorberg, a well-known plastic surgeon. Original Radio Broadcast Date: July 1, 1953 Originating in Hollywood Starring: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell; Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner; Paul Frees; Vivi Janiss; Ben Wright; Peter Leeds; William Conrad Support the show monthly at http://patreon.greatdetectives.net/ Patreon Supporter of the Day: Jeff, Patreon Supporter Since December 2015 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net./ Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net/ Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Join us again tomorrow for another detective drama from the Golden Age of Radio. Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/radiodetectives
    34m 1s
  • Bulldog Drummond: The Subway Murder Case (EP4414)

    11 JUN 2024 · Today's Mystery: A mysterious man with amnesia asks Captain Drummond to meet him on a subway, alleges someone's try to kill him and is then murdered. Original Radio Broadcast Date: July 12, 1943 Originating in New York Starring: Ned Wever as Bulldog Drummond, Luis Van Rooten as Denny, Jackson Beck Support the show monthly at http://patreon.greatdetectives.net/ Patreon Supporter of the Day: Tony, Patreon Supporter since March 2024 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net./ Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey…http://survey.greatdetectives.net/ Give us a call 208-991-4783 Become one of our http://www.facebook.com/radiodetectives Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/radiodetectives Join us again tomorrow for another detective drama from the Golden Age of Radio.
    42m 27s
  • The Falcon: The Case of the Mighty Muscle (EP4413)

    10 JUN 2024 · Today's Mystery: The Falcon is hired by the girlfriend of a member of a criminal syndicate who'd been extorted to doublecross his boss and then murdered right in front of her. Original Radio Broadcast Date: February 11, 1951 Originating from New York Starring: Les Damon as The Falcon; Ken Lynch as Sergeant Corbett; Ralph Bell; Bill Zuckert Support the show monthly at http://patreon.greatdetectives.net/ Patreon Supporter of the Day: Sergey, Patreon Supporter since May 2020 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net./ Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net/ Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/radiodetectives Join us again tomorrow for another detective drama from the Golden Age of Radio.
    34m 54s
  • Dragnet: The Big Job (EP4412)

    8 JUN 2024 · Today's Mystery:While the police are trying to apprehend a fugitive, a police officer is murdered. Joe Friday and Ben Romero set out to bring the fugitive to justice. Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 27, 1950Originating from Hollywood Starring: Jack Webb as Sergeant Joe Friday; Barton Yarborough as Sergeant Ben Romero; Herb Butterfield Support the show monthly at https://patreon.greatdetectives.net/ Patreon Supporter of the Day:John, Patreon Supporter since September 2016 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net./ Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net/ Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/radiodetectives Join us again on Monday for another detective drama from the Golden Age of Radio.
    33m
  • Yours Truly Johnny Dollar: The Kirbey Will Matter (EP4411)

    7 JUN 2024 · Today's Mystery:Johnny goes to a Lake Mojave resort to investigate the suspicious death of a fishing guide. Original Radio Broadcast Date: February 3, 1957 Originating from HollywoodStarring: Bob Bailey as Johnny Dollar; Virginia Gregg; Barney Phillips; Shirley Mitchell; Stacy Harris; Carleton Young; Forrest Lewis; Frank Nelson; John Dehner When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.com/ Become one of our Patreon Supporters at https://patreon.greatdetectives.net. Thank you to our Patreons Supporter of the Day:Shaun, Joey, and Vincent, Patreon Supporters since June 2019 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net/ Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/radiodetectives Join us again tomorrow for another detective drama from the Golden Age of Radio.
    41m 18s
  • Mr. Chameleon: The Snapshot in the Park Murder Case (EP4410)

    6 JUN 2024 · Today's Mystery: A man is murdered after his father-in-law receives photos of him in the park with another woman. Original Radio Broadcast Date: August 3, 1949 Originating from New York CityStarring: Karl Weber as Mister Chameleon Support the show monthly at http://patreon.greatdetectives.net/ Patreon Supporter of the Day: Luce, Patreon Supporter  Since April 2021 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net./ Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey at http://survey.greatdetectives.net/ Give us a call at 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/radiodetectives Join us again tomorrow for another detective drama from the Golden Age of Radio.
    38m 23s
  • Dangerous Assignment: Capture James C. Stoller (EP4409)

    5 JUN 2024 · Today's Mystery: Steve goes to Syria to intercept and capture an America traitor and Communist propagandist. Original Radio Broadcast Date: June 24, 1953 Originated in HollywoodStars: Brian Donlevy as Steve Mitchell, Herb Butterfield as the Commissioner, Jan Arvan, Vivi Janus, Paul Frees, Paul Dubov Support the show monthly at http://patreon.greatdetectives.net/ Patreon Supporter of the Day: Jim and Rachel, Patreon Supporters since March 2016 Support the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net./ Mail a donation to: Adam Graham, PO Box 15913, Boise, Idaho 83715 Take the listener survey…http://survey.greatdetectives.net/ Give us a call 208-991-4783 Follow us on Instagram at http://instagram.com/greatdetectives Become one of our http://www.facebook.com/radiodetectives Follow us on Twitterhttp://www.twitter.com/radiodetectives Join us again tomorrow for another detective drama from the Golden Age of Radio.
    34m 46s

Are you ready for a mystery? Get ready to unleash your inner sleuth. Every day Monday-Saturday, we feature a different detective audio drama from the Golden Age of Radio. Our...

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Are you ready for a mystery? Get ready to unleash your inner sleuth. Every day Monday-Saturday, we feature a different detective audio drama from the Golden Age of Radio. Our current mystery-solving line-up of radio detectives includes The Adventures of the Falcon, Bulldog Drummond, Dangerous Assignment, Mr. Chameleon, Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, and Dragnet.

Whether you want to listen to a mystery before going to sleep or enjoy some drama while driving, or just feel nostalgia for old-school radio fiction, we have you covered with six audio dramas every week.


Podcast Award finalist Host Adam Graham has been your guide through dozens of old-time radio detective series since 2009. He provides insightful commentary and humor after each episode and responds to listener questions and feedback. You can subscribe to the Great Detectives of Old Time Radio from your favorite podcast app or by visiting our website at http://www.greatdetectives.net.

We are currently in our fifteenth season of provided suspenseful mystery dramas. Our podcast feed captures the last 1,000 episodes we've released including all of seasons thirteen and fourteen, and part of season twelve. We have created two archive feeds: Volume 1, which features our first three seasons and Volume 2, which will feature seasons four through six.

Our feed includes old time radio recorded in Los Angeles, New York, and also Australia.

The current actors featured in our old time radio detective podcast include Les Damon, Bob Bailey, Brian Donlevy, Karl Swenson, Ned Wever, and Jack Webb. Other actors featured within the past 1,000 include Howard Duff, Glenn Langan, Herbert Marshall, Gerald Mohr, Joel McCrea, Les Tremayne, Jackson Beck, Santos Ortega, and more.
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