Nero Wolfe was heard in four radio drama series in five different networks. Wolfe, the genius detective, was portrayed by three actors; J.B. Williams, in its first broadcast-Wednesdays on the New England Network (April 7-June 30, 1943), Santos Ortega, when the drama moved to ABC on Mondays (July 5-September 27, 1943) and Fridays (January 21-July 14, 1944). Luis Van Rooten portrayed Nero in its last year on ABC which was in 1944.
- Radio Shows
Please enjoy these 26 old time radio episodes:
|10.20.1950||stamped for murder||
+ Archie Goodwin, Nero Wolfe’s assistant is trying to convince Nero that they need to earn some mo...
|10.27.1950||the care worn cuff||
+ The place is Nero Wolfe’s office and at the moment the world’s greatest motionless detective i...
|11.03.1950||the dear dead lady||
+ Nero Wolfe had just come downstairs having tended to his precious orchids. He was as usual seated ...
|11.17.1950||the careless cleaner||
+ 601 West 36th Street, the house of Nero Wolfe and Archie Goodwin his assistant is trying to persua...
|11.24.1950||the beautiful archer|
|12.01.1950||the brave rabbit||
+ Archie Goodwin is the assistant of Nero Wolfe, a mountain of a man engaged in deep thought sitting...
|12.08.1950||the impolite corpse|
|12.15.1950||the girl who cried wolfe|
|12.22.1950||the slaughtered santas|
|12.29.1950||the bashful body||
+ Orchids don't grow up overnight. They have to be carefully planted, tended, watered and watched an...
|01.05.1951||the deadly sellout|
+ "The Killer Cards". The joint owners of "The Candy Club" sit down to a game of cards. Murder dea...
|01.19.1951||the calculated risk|
|01.26.1951||the phantom fingers||
+ Archie is somewhat surprised to find that Nero Wolfe is about to take a trip up state to see a Mr....
|02.02.1951||the vanishing shells||
+ Doris Moray has received some threatening notes and is afraid to leave her hotel. Now Archie Goodw...
|02.16.1951||party for death||
+ Mrs Collins calls to find out why Nero Wolfe isn’t at her cocktail party. Nero should have reall...
|02.23.1951||the malevolent medic||
+ It turned out that what Horton had said had been murder which became celebrated in the Case of the...
|03.02.1951||the hasty will||
+ What Archie Goodwin chose to refer to as the case of the hasty will began with an urgent phone cal...
+ Willy Ince is a sneak thief who Nero Wolfe has never heard of but Ince has heard of him. Ince want...
|03.16.1951||case of the midnight ride|
|03.23.1951||the final page||
+ "The Case Of The Final Page". Nero Wolfe and Archie attend a dinner at the home of Arthur Merle,...
|03.30.1951||the tell tale ribbon||
+ "The Tell-Tale Ribbon". A strange note with five hundred dollars leads to a case of poisoning in...
|04.06.1951||a slight case of perjury||
+ Tom Wilcox had been acquitted of murder of a singer named Keith Hanson and now contacted Nero Wolf...
|04.20.1951||the lost heir||
+ Horace Kraile was a prominent industrialist and recently the papers had carried a story on him the...