The Late Alfred Hitchcock Presents (BBC Radio, 2010)

First broadcast in September 2010, The Late Alfred Hitchcock Presents was a 5 part series of dramatizations of stories deemed too unsuitable for the original Alfred Hitchcock Presents television series.

All five episodes were included in the 1957 book Stories They Wouldn’t Let Me Do on TV, first published in the USA by Simon & Schuster.

Actor Michael Roberts provided the voice of Hitchcock in the bookends of each episode.

The Waxwork by AM Burrage

In a reprise of the director’s celebrated series from beyond the grave, convincing effigies become all too real.

Sredni Vashtar by Saki

Living with his cruel aunt, young Conradin worships a fierce polecat ferret which answers his prayers.

The Perfectionist by Margaret St Clair

Sponger Charles goes to live with his Aunt Muriel, who takes her still life art work deadly seriously.

Being a Murderer Myself by Arthur Williams

When a jilted poultry farmer meets his ex-girlfriend, could it be a case of murder most fowl?

The Dancing Partner by Jerome K Jerome.

Toymaker Herr Geibel invents an ingenious mechanical man, but what if it should ever malfunction?