Whitehall 1212 was a 1951-1952 crime radio series based on facts. The title is actually derived from the Whitehall 1212 of the Scotland Yard. It featured several stories of true crime, presented by Chief Inspector John Davison. Davison was the caretaker of the Black Museum, which houses artifacts seen or used in the crimes the show presented. These artifacts are the sinister remembrance of true cases of crimes.
Wyllis Cooper, who previously worked on the popular thriller show Quiet Show was Whitehall 1212’s researcher and scriptwriter. He also served as the director, creating a cast of British actors for the show. Cooper’s work for the Whitehall 1212 was considered to be a polished, excellent crime drama.
- Radio Shows
Please enjoy these 43 old time radio episodes:
|11.18.1951||the blitz murder case||
+ Whitehall 1212. November 18, 1951. "The Blitz Murder Case". The first show of the series. A visi...
|12.02.1951||the fonier case||
+ Whitehall 1212. December 2, 1951. A woman's body is found in an old trunk at the Charing Cross r...
|12.09.1951||the murder of duncan frazier||
+ Whitehall 1212. December 9, 1951. Sidney Patterson's body has been found in a burning building....
|12.16.1951||the man who murdered his wife||
+ Whitehall 1212. December 16, 1951. A woman's body is found covered with quicklime. Mrs. Hope Rus...
|12.23.1951||the heathrow affair||
+ Whitehall 1212. December 23, 1951. An intelligent criminal plans to rob Heathrow airport of a sh...
|01.06.1952||the murder of charles brooks||
+ Whitehall 1212. January 6, 1952. How a silver cigarette case led to two murders. A "Chicago" gan...
|01.13.1952||kashmere is murdered||
+ Whitehall 1212. January 13, 1952. Program #8. A foreigner is found shot to death in his car. A "...
|01.20.1952||the case of donald simms||
+Whitehall 1212. January 20, 1952. Program #9. A brass cartridge case from a Browning automatic is...
|01.27.1952||the murder of little philip avery||
+ Whitehall 1212. January 27, 1952. An eleven-year old schoolboy named Phillip Avery has been murd...
|02.03.1952||the pete williams case||
+ Whitehall 1212. February 3, 1952. A woman's murdered body is found, but she seems to be very muc...
|02.10.1952||case of arthur freeman||
+ Whitehall 1212. February 10, 1952. A man with a moustache and black raincoat has robbed a jewelr...
|02.17.1952||case of the late mrs harvey||
+ Whitehall 1212. February 17, 1952. A blood stained pajama top and a suit of men's clothing in th...
|02.24.1952||murder of peter amory||
+ Whitehall 1212. February 24, 1952. A blood-rusty knife in the Black Museum is the souvenir of th...
|03.02.1952||the case of air cadet gordon||
+ Whitehall 1212. March 2, 1952. The smudged fingerprint on a plain mirror is the exhibit in Scotl...
|03.09.1952||case of dr duncan allen||
+ Whitehall 1212. March 9, 1952. A bottle of The Glenlivet in the Black Museum is the exhibit in a...
|03.16.1952||case of thomas applebee||
+ Whitehall 1212. March 16, 1952. Thomas A'Becket Appleby has been murdered. His Wife Alma is arre...
|03.23.1952||case of the black gladstone bag||
+ Whitehall 1212. March 23, 1952. A black Gladstone bag in the Black Museum is the exhibit from a ...
|03.29.1952||case of the weed eradication||
+ For the first time, Scotland Yard opens its secret files to bring us the authentic true stories of...
|03.30.1952||murder of a bloody belgian||
+ Whitehall 1212. March 30, 1952. A woman's earring earring in the Black Museum, a headless woman'...
|04.13.1952||case of the fatal bath||
+ Whitehall 1212. April 13, 1952. A man's wife drowns in the bathtub, just as his previous wife ha...
|04.20.1952||case of mrs minerva bannamon||
+ Whitehall 1212. April 20, 1952. The handle of a woman's purse in the Black Museum leads to the m...
|04.27.1952||case of franchesca nicholson||
+ Whitehall 1212. April 27, 1952. A blood stained gray shirt leads to a filthy chicken farm and an...
|05.04.1952||case of william george greenly||
+ Whitehall 1212. May 4, 1952. An auto's running board in the Black Museum helps Scotland Yard sol...
|05.11.1952||the case of margery tate||
+ Whitehall 1212. May 11, 1952. An artificial pearl in the Black Museum helps Scotland Yard catch ...
|05.18.1952||the case of sydney wolfe||
+ Whitehall 1212. May 18, 1952. A set of false teeth and a small bottle of petrol in the Black Mus...
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