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The lady in the lake

The Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chandler
Dramatized by Stephen Wyatt
Directed by Claire Grove
BBC Radio 4 - Saturday Play - 12.02.2011

Part of BBC Radio 4's Classic Chandler Season


Derace Kingsley, a wealthy businessman, hires Marlowe to find his estranged wife Crystal. Kingsley fears that rich, reckless Crystal may have got herself into a scandal and the last place she was known to have been was a resort called Little Fawn Lake.Toby Stephens plays Philip Marlowe in a landmark series bringing all Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe novels to Radio 4.


  • Philip Marlowe...Toby Stephens
  • Derace Kingsley...Sam Dale
  • Mildred...Barbara Barnes
  • Degarmo..Steve Toussaint
  • Bill Chess...Nathan Osgood
  • Adrienne...Claire Harry
  • Lavery...Lloyd Thomas
  • Sheriff Patton...Sean Baker

Critical Reception[]


BBC Radio 4