Two feature length, full cast period radio dramas, written specially for radio by Ian Rankin. Starring Alexander Morton as the roguish detective Mr Cullender in the seething Old Town of 1790s Edinburgh.
1. The Serpent’s Back
The resourceful if low-born Mr Cullender (caddie, manservant and general dogsbody) goes in search of a double murderer.
Ian Rankin's period detective story stars Alexander Morton as Cully, Alexander Morton as Cully, Richard Greenwood as Gisborne, Norman MacLean as Mr Mack, Kern Falconer as The Comte, Paul Young as The Deacon and Wendy Seager as The Lady
Produced and Directed by Patrick Rayner
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1995.
2. The Third Gentleman
As the Press Gang roams the streets looking for likely lads to fight Napoleon, and while the Town Guard finds themselves baffled by a spate of wine cellar murders, Cully gallantly rushes to the assistance of a young lady in distress.
Ian Rankin's period detective story stars Alexander Morton as Cully, Wendy Seager as Mary, Douglas Russell as Horsburgh and Cara Kelly as Jane.