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Mitternachtsstories von Tschechow, Schmitz, Saki, Middleton, Hodgson - Nur für starke Nerven, Folge

Mitternachtsstories von Tschechow, Schmitz, Saki, Middleton, Hodgson - Nur für starke Nerven, Folge

Von 1973 bis 1990 strahlte Sender Freies Berlin (SFB) die beliebte Hörfunksendung 'Nur für starke Nerven' (ab 1987 unter dem Namen 'Die Mitternachtsstory') aus. Der Schauspieler Friedrich Schoenfelder las darin Grusel- und Kriminalgeschichten für Erwachsene zur guten Nacht vor. Bezeichnenderweise schlug er selbst 1972 der Unterhaltungsabteilung des SFB vor, eine Sendereihe zu starten, in der von ihm redaktionell ausgewählte Gruselgeschichten zu Gehör kommen sollten. Namhafte Autoren, von denen Geschichten zum Vortrag kamen, waren Ray Bradbury, H.P. Lovecraft, Robert Bloch, E. A. Poe oder auch zeitgenössische deutschsprachige AutorInnen. Die Sendereihe umfasste mehr als 500 Folgen. Friedrich Schoenfelder konnte in mehr als 140 TV- und Kinofilmen, in mehr als 50 Hörspielen und als Synchronsprecher seine schauspielerische Leistung als distinguierter Gentleman aber auch als Charakterdarsteller unter Beweis stellen. In dieser Folge liest Friedrich Schoenfelder die Geschichten 'Auf der Landstraße' von Richard B. Middleton, 'Der Revolver' von Anton Tschechow, 'Die vorzügliche Kaffeemaschine' von Hermann Harry Schmitz, 'Laura' von Saki (a.k.a. Hector Hugh Munroe) und 'Die Stimme aus der Nacht' von William Hope Hodgson.

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The Interlopers

The Interlopers

Author: Hector Hugh Munro Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/11/2018

Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916) is better known by the pen name Saki. He remains hugely popular as a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirised Edwardian society and culture. "The Interlopers" is the story of two sworn enemies who find themselves trapped and injured under a fallen tree in a forest at night.

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The Byzantine Omelette

The Byzantine Omelette

Author: Hector Hugh Munro Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/09/2017

Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916) is better known by the pen name Saki. He remains hugely popular as a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirized Edwardian society and culture. Sophie Chattel-Monkheim was a Socialist by conviction and a Chattel-Monkheim by marriage. When the Duke of Serbia does her the honour of joining her house party, despite her left-wing leanings, Sophie is determined to make a good impression. So she hires an emergency chef who is an expert in making Byzantine omelettes. Within a very short time the entire household is thrown into disarray...

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The Disappearance of Crispina Umberleigh

The Disappearance of Crispina Umberleigh

Author: Hector Hugh Munro Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/09/2017

Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916) is better known by the pen name Saki. He remains hugely popular as a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirized Edwardian society and culture. "The Disappearance of Crispina Umberleigh" is a tale recounted by a traveller on a train to a fellow passenger. It concerns the bizarre circumstances of the mysterious disappearance .. and reappearance after eight years ... of his formidable and tyrannical aunt.

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The Lost Sanjak

The Lost Sanjak

Author: Hector Hugh Munro Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/09/2017

Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916) is better known by the pen name Saki. He remains hugely popular as a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirized Edwardian society and culture. 'The Lost Sanjak' is the last-minute account by a condemned man, speaking to the prison chaplain, telling the astounding story of how he came to be condemned to hang for the murder of...himself!

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The Byzantine Omelette

The Byzantine Omelette

Author: Hector Hugh Munro, Saki Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/09/2017

Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916) is better known by the pen name Saki. He remains hugely popular as a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirized Edwardian society and culture. Sophie Chattel-Monkheim was a Socialist by conviction and a Chattel-Monkheim by marriage. When the Duke of Serbia does her the honour of joining her house party, despite her left-wing leanings, Sophie is determined to make a good impression. So she hires an emergency chef who is an expert in making Byzantine omelettes. Within a very short time the entire household is thrown into disarray...

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The Disappearance of Crispina Umberleigh

The Disappearance of Crispina Umberleigh

Author: Hector Hugh Munro, Saki Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/09/2017

Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916) is better known by the pen name Saki. He remains hugely popular as a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirized Edwardian society and culture. 'The Disappearance of Crispina Umberleigh' is a tale recounted by a traveller on a train to a fellow passenger. It concerns the bizarre circumstances of the mysterious disappearance .. and reappearance after eight years ... of his formidable and tyrannical aunt.

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The Penance

The Penance

Author: Hector Hugh Munro Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/08/2017

Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916) is better known by the pen name Saki. He remains hugely popular as a British writer whose witty, mischievous and sometimes macabre stories satirized Edwardian society and culture. The Penance is an edgy and at times horrifying tale about a normally amiable man who has killed the cat belonging to his neighbour's children, on the grounds that he suspected it of attacking his chickens. His efforts to make up for this awful deed are met with hostility, and the children take the opportunity to plan a dire revenge.

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The Reticence of Lady Anne

The Reticence of Lady Anne

Author: Hector Hugh Munro Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/01/2015

Edwardian satirist Hector Hugh Munro (1870-1916), who wrote under the pseudonym “Saki” tells the story of an unusual three-way domestic dispute between Egbert, his wife Lady Anne, and Don Tarquinio the cat. As often happens with Saki, there is a cynical twist at the end.

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Gabriel-Ernest

Gabriel-Ernest

Author: Hector Hugh Munro, Saki Narrator: Cathy Dobson Release Date: 01/02/2014

Hector Hugh Munro, who wrote under the pseudonym 'Saki' tells the tale of a modern werewolf. 'There is a wild beast in your woods' observes the artist Cunningham to his friend van Cheele. It turns out that Cunningham is right. The next day, van Cheele finds a naked feral child in the woods, who speaks in a very disturbing way about eating flesh and hunting four-footed at night. Strangest of all is an uncanny remark about having eaten child's flesh recently. The next day, the strange naked boy turns up at Cheele's house and is adopted by his aunt, who names him Gabriel-Ernest. Van Cheele sets off to quiz Cunningham about the wild beast, while his aunt and Gabriel-Ernest prepare to host the Sunday school children's party. When van Cheele discovers that the beast Cunningham had seen was a werewolf, he realizes he has only until sunset to save the Sunday school children....

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Short Stories by Saki

Short Stories by Saki

Author: Hector Hugh Munro Narrator: Stephen Fry Release Date: 01/07/2009

Immerse yourself in a world where the wonderful Stephen Fry reads some of the more memorable short stories of our time. A brilliant combination of reader and writer come together in these seven short stories available on digital download only.Stephen writes "Saki remains, from a distance of a hundred years, just about the sharpest, cruellest, funniest and most elegant short story writer in our language. Hector Hugh Monro, to give him his real name, was an English writer and journalist whose life was cut short by the Great War. His stories often oppose nature and civilisation, with the more macabre elements of nature usually rising to victory. My favourite of his stories is Sredni Vashtar, as perfect a symbolic tale of the power of adolescence as is imaginable. The triumph of imagination, sexuality and life over the repressive forces of conventionality has never been more perfectly or shockingly expressed. The excellence of Tobermory, the talking cat, of The unrest Cure and the Open Window all reveal that unique blend of Wodehousian social comedy with wicked cruelty.Saki is like a perfect martini but with absinthe stirred in...heady, delicious and dangerous. Enjoy" Stephen Fry 2009

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