Duotang Chesterfield's Mystery Theatre

Duotang Chesterfield's Mystery Theatre is a “twice-monthly comedic podcast following the case files of fictional detectives across the 20th century.”

C.H. Arles is Cambridge University's leading professor of maths and boringness at the turn of the 20th century. His razor sharp intellect is always hungry for puzzles - which is serendipitous, as he seems to find himself endlessly in the presence of bizarre and suspicious deaths. With the help of his trusty dog Ophiuchus, Arles takes on each new mystery as an intellectual challenge.

An understaffed and underfunded 1970s Los Angeles police force grows cynical in their efforts to push back crime and moral corruption. But low man on the totem pole Jimothy Buckles soldiers on with a fixed moral compass and unflappable demeanour, despite his cases always winding up much stranger than they first appear.

In the sleepy town of Greensleeves, Nebraska - which Norman Rockwell called 'too idyllic for painting' - live the country's greatest teenage sleuths. From their treehouse headquarters, twin overachievers and occasional troublemakers Sue and Sally Oregon solve the town's most perplexing conundrums - even those that stump their police officer dads.

Tragedy kept Myrna Sinclair from falling victim to the Great Depression. As her family died one by one in the late 1920s, the combined inheritance set her up for life and forced her into the upper echelons of Chicago's social scene. But their deaths also left her with a taste for danger. Frequently called upon by the police for her skills as a sympathetic interrogator in difficult cases, the clues only she picks up on often lead her down deadly paths.