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The Real Mystery of Marie Roget by Peter Mackie

bookshelves: winter-20152016, dec-2015-free-for-all, radio-4x, true-grime, recreational-drugs, published-2015, play-dramatisation, cold-case, obsession, victoriana
Recommended to Bettie☯ by: Laura
Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners
Read from December 06 to 07, 2015



Description: American writer Edgar Allan Poe was obsessed by the unsolved murder of a woman, Mary Rogers, who he called "Marie Roget" in his fictionalised version of the case. On his last night on earth, Poe has a visitor with a disturbing solution as to who might have killed her.

Starring Ed Bishop as Edgar Allan Poe, with Terry Molloy as Dupin, Hedli Niklaus as Muddy and Hu Pryce as Tom White / Reader.

Written by Peter Mackie