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Inspector Steine

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama. 25 episodes (4 series), 2007 - 2013. Stars Michael Fenton Stevens, John Ramm, Matt Green, Jan Ravens, Samantha Spiro, Janet Ellis and Robert Bathurst.

The Adventures Of Inspector Steine

1. While The Sun Shines

First broadcast: Friday 25th September 2009

Brunswick is more depressed than ever about villainy in Brighton. To cheer him up, Twitten persuades Brunswick's favourite writer Harry Jupiter, crime reporter for the Daily Clarion, to interview Brunswick for a feature on the ordinary heroic policeman.

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2. Separate Tables

First broadcast: Friday 2nd October 2009

Brunswick has been sent undercover indefinitely in the hope that it will make him forget his deadly grudge against Inspector Steine. But Mrs Groynes seems more interested in Twitten's criminal records.

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3. Harlequinade

First broadcast: Friday 9th October 2009

Brunswick is in mortal danger, but Inspector Steine is too busy organising a road safety demonstration to notice. Can Twitten and Mrs Groynes find Brunswick before it's too late?

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4. Variation On A Theme

First broadcast: Friday 16th October 2009

Brunswick is back with his dear friends from the station, just in time for the annual cricket match between the villains and the police. But Steine's life continues to be under threat. So if it's not Brunswick, who is reponsible?

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5. In Praise Of Love

First broadcast: Friday 23rd October 2009

Inspector Steine is compering a beauty pageant on Brighton seafront. But when Brunswick's old flame Doris reappears as a contestant, Brunswick is thrown into emotional turmoil - which is probably why he doesn't notice that the south east's big-shot criminals are converging on Brighton.

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6. The Deep Blue Sea

First broadcast: Friday 30th October 2009

It is Twitten's birthday but no one's in the mood to celebrate; Mrs Groynes has a problem with contraband and lovesick Brunswick is threatening to resign, so Twitten suggests that a boat trip might solve things all round.

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Release date: Monday 1st March 2010

Constable Twitten takes over the narrative in this third series of Lynne Truss's seaside comedy about celebrity policeman Inspector Steine. Back from an attachment at Scotland Yard, Twitten finds Brunswick more depressed than ever about villainy in Brighton. To cheer him up, Twitten persuades Brunswick's favourite writer Harry Jupiter, crime...

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