The Great Detectives of Old Time Radio

Are you ready for a mystery? 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 Sam Spade, I Hate Crime, Dangerous Assignment, Philo Vance, Yours Truly Johnny Dollar, and Tales of the Texas Rangers. Whether you're wanting 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.

00:41:33 2022-09-26
Today's Mystery:Sam is hired by an inventor who believes a wealthy industrialist has ripped off his invention.Original Radio Broadcast Date: July 25, 1948Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http:/...
00:40:17 2022-09-24
Today's Mystery:Jace investigates the murder of a gas station owner.Original Radio Broadcast Date: November 25, 1951Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdete...
00:37:31 2022-09-23
Today's Mystery:Johnny travels to Portland, Oregon to investigate the theft of a lumber company payroll. The company owner has offered a suspect: his own son.Original Radio Broadcast Date: March 30, 1954When making your travel plans, remember http://johnn...
00:32:48 2022-09-22
Today's Mystery:A local crime boss commits murder and disappears and both the police and his rivals shows up at his girlfriend's house in hopes of capturing him. Then, the house explodes.Original Radio Broadcast Date: August 16, 1949Support the show month...
00:39:40 2022-09-21
Today's Mystery:Steve goes to Trinidad to help another agent recover some sunken military secrets.Original Radio Broadcast Date: April 10, 1950Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.gr...
00:34:33 2022-09-20
Today's Mystery:A wealthy woman hires Larry to recover a valuable diamond.Original Radio Broadcast Date: 1949 or 1950Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.Mail a d...
00:37:36 2022-09-19
Today's mystery: Sam is hired to find a missing investigative reporter who had been writing exposes of major criminals.Original Air Date: July 18, 1948Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://su...
00:42:27 2022-09-17
Today''s Mystery:Jace investigates the brutal murder of a ranch hand on a trail.Original Air Date: November 18, 1951Become one of our monthly Patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdete...
00:46:17 2022-09-16
Today's Mystery: Based on an anonymous note, Johnny goes to a small Pennsylvania town to investigate the murder of an insured woman.Original Air Date: March 23, 1954When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.comTake the listener survey...
00:34:10 2022-09-15
Today's Mystery: A wealthy eccentric man disappears while going fishing.Original Air Date: August 9, 1949Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.Mail a donation to: ...
00:42:08 2022-09-14
Today's Mystery: Steve is sent to Cairo where an old friend, a Sheik, who controls valuable uranium mines is threatening not to renew the lease held by the U.S. and its allies.Original Air Date: March 27, 1950Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetec...
00:36:58 2022-09-13
Larry goes to a fashion show and meets a beautiful model who asks him for a simple favor - dispose of the body of a murder victim that inconveniently happens to be in her apartment.Original Air Date: 1949Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives...
00:37:14 2022-09-12
Today's Mystery: A woman with amnesia hires Sam to help with the murdered body she found.Original Air Date: July 11, 1948Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.Mail...
00:38:08 2022-09-10
Today's Mystery: A woman comes home in a panic and reports that her date was murdered.Original Air Date: November 11, 1951Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.gre...
00:38:19 2022-09-09
Today's mystery:Johnny goes to Berlin to investigate the killing of a consulting engineer who had just increased his insurance.Original Air Date: March 16, 1954When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.comTake the listener survey at h...
00:33:52 2022-09-08
A mobster is murdered. His partner is the prime suspect, but he has an airtight alibi.Original Air Date: August 2, 1949Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.Mail a...
00:42:35 2022-09-07
Steve goes to Switzerland to reclaim a forced confession that could destabilize a Central European government.Original Air Date: March 20, 1950Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.gr...
00:37:09 2022-09-06
Larry Kent stops a man who was pursuing a beautiful blonde woman. She repays him by bashing him over the head with her purse, knocking him unconscious.Original Air Date: 1949Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-...
00:38:14 2022-09-05
Sam is hired to guard the presents at a loveless wedding, one of which is a priceless diamond with a reputation for bringing bad luck.Original Air Date: July 4, 1948Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basi...
01:07:29 2022-09-04
In the Case of the Crooked Wheel, the owner of a casino has Michael Shayne come to investigate an apparent case of fraud at his casino.Original Air Date: 1947In Mark Dillon Goes to Gougeye, the wife of a casino owner has Marshall Dillon travel to the ...
00:38:01 2022-09-03
A motorist is murdered by two "Good Samaritans" who help him get his car started and then decide to rob and kill him.Original Air Date: November 4, 1951Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-ti...
00:40:30 2022-09-02
Johnny travels to a terrorist hot zone in Malaysia, where the life of an insured couple may be at risk, with the wife already having disappeared.Original Air Date: March 9, 1954When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.comTake the lis...
00:38:16 2022-09-01
The police think the killer of a photographer died in a car wreck, but Vance disagrees.Original Air Date: July 26, 1949Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.Mail a...
00:40:32 2022-08-30
Steve goes to San Diego to recover a stolen recorded wire of an international conference.Original Air Date: March 6, 1950Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.'Wit...
00:33:57 2022-08-30
A British actor hires Larry Kent and immediately tries to kill him before being murdered himself.Original Air Date: 1949Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.Mail ...
00:35:16 2022-08-29
Sam is hired by an old flame whose bail bondsman husband is in trouble.Original Air Date: June 27, 1948Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.Mail a donation to: Ad...
00:32:38 2022-08-28
Sam Spade is called in to protect Mister First Nighter from being killed.The real mystery is where this audio came from.Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.Mail ...
00:38:06 2022-08-27
The Murder of a Salesman sets Ranger Jace Pearson on the trail of a hobo.Original Air Date: October 28, 1951Become one of our monthly patreon supporters at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.n...
00:40:15 2022-08-26
Johnny is called in to investigate when an insured auto manufacturer reports three failed road tests, one leading to death.Original Air Date: March 2, 1954When making your travel plans, remember http://johnnydollarair.comTake the listener survey at http:/...
00:40:40 2022-08-25
A woman comes into Vance's office, but leaves when he calls her by name. Murder follows.Original Air Date: July 19, 1949Support the show monthly at patreon.greatdetectives.netSupport the show on a one-time basis at http://support.greatdetectives.net.Mail ...