The Hunters

November 29, 1948 to March 25, 1952
66 episodes known to exist
The Hunters was a radio show which ran from November 29, 1948 to March 25, 1952. It starred Ben Wright as PETER BLACK, Ben Wright as PETER BLACK, Ben Wright as PETER BLACK, Ben Wright as PETER BLACK, Ben Wright as PETER BLACK, Ben Wright as PETER BLACK, and Ben Wright as PETER BLACK.
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Radio series often ran for multiple seasons and/or through many incarnations with different radio networks, sponsors, cast/crew, and revivals after many years.
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Dates
Show
# Episodes (Known)
Network
1
November 29, 1948 - November 30, 1948
Pursuit
2
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2
October 27, 1949 - November 24, 1949
Pursuit
4
-
3
November 25, 1949 - January 24, 1950
Pursuit
9
-
4
January 31, 1950 - May 2, 1950
Pursuit
12
-
5
July 1, 1950 - July 22, 1950
Pursuit
4
-
6
July 10, 1951 - August 21, 1951
Pursuit
7
-
7
September 18, 1951 - March 25, 1952
Pursuit
28
-
Pursuit
Also known as PURSUIT
November 29, 1948 - November 30, 1948
2 episodes known to exist
Stars: Ben Wright as PETER BLACK
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
AUD 
November 29, 1948 
You Take Ballistics 
Victor Jory This is the rehearsal for the 11-30-49 show Additional opening at the end-running time: 3:22 
27:38 

 
AUD 
November 30, 1948 
You Take Ballistics 
Victor Jory 
26:15 

 
Pursuit
October 27, 1949 - November 24, 1949
4 episodes known to exist
Stars: Ben Wright as PETER BLACK
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
October 27, 1949 
You Take Ballistics 
 
30:00 

 
November 10, 1949 
Free For All 
 
29:49 

 
November 17, 1949 
The Double Faced Killer 
 
30:00 

 
November 24, 1949 
The Veiled Hat 
 
30:00 

 
Pursuit
November 25, 1949 - January 24, 1950
9 episodes known to exist
Stars: Ben Wright as PETER BLACK
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
November 25, 1949 
The Tears of Siva 
 
30:00 

 
December 2, 1949 
Pattern For Homicide 
 
30:00 

 
December 9, 1949 
Death Is a Memory 
 
30:00 

 
December 16, 1949 
Murder Is the Cargo 
 
30:00 

 
December 23, 1949 
Five Pound Killer 
 
30:00 

 
10 
January 6, 1950 
The Tall Man 
 
30:00 

 
11 
January 13, 1950 
The Pursuit of the Wyemouth Killer 
 
30:00 

 
12 
January 17, 1950 
The Pursuit of the Wormwood Scrubs Murderer 
 
30:00 

 
13 
January 24, 1950 
The Pursuit of the Elusive Ransom 
 
30:00 

 
Pursuit
January 31, 1950 - May 2, 1950
12 episodes known to exist
Stars: Ben Wright as PETER BLACK
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
14 
January 31, 1950 
The Pursuit of the Lady in Waiting 
 
30:00 

 
15 
February 7, 1950 
Pursuit On Lundy Island 
 
29:47 

 
16 
February 14, 1950 
The Pursuit of the Wickham Killer 
 
30:00 

 
17 
February 21, 1950 
The Pursuit of the Fourty-Fourth Passenger 
 
30:00 

 
18 
March 7, 1950 
The Pursuit of the Firebird 
 
30:00 

 
19 
March 14, 1950 
The Pursuit in the Kingdom of Rossiter 
 
30:00 

 
20 
March 28, 1950 
The Pursuit in Hammond Towers 
 
30:00 

 
21 
April 4, 1950 
The Pursuit of the Hollywood Killer 
 
30:00 

 
22 
April 11, 1950 
Pursuit - and the Man Who Confessed 
 
30:00 

 
23 
April 18, 1950 
Pursuit in Bassett Marsh 
 
30:00 

 
24 
April 25, 1950 
The Pursuit of the Commando Killers 
 
30:00 

 
25 
May 2, 1950 
Pursuit of the Man Who Smiled 
 
30:00 

 
Pursuit
July 1, 1950 - July 22, 1950
4 episodes known to exist
Stars: Ben Wright as PETER BLACK
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
26 
July 1, 1950 
Pursuit of the Man Who Couldn't Go Home 
 
30:00 

 
27 
July 8, 1950 
Pursuit of the Masked Five 
 
30:00 
28 
July 15, 1950 
Pursuit of the Limehouse Killers 
 
30:00 

 
29 
July 22, 1950 
Pursuit in the North Sea 
 
30:00 

 
Pursuit
July 10, 1951 - August 21, 1951
7 episodes known to exist
Stars: Ben Wright as PETER BLACK
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
30 
July 10, 1951 
Pursuit in Petticoat Lane 
 
30:00 

 
31 
July 17, 1951 
Pursuit At Dunster Fair 
 
30:00 

 
32 
July 24, 1951 
Pursuit of the Killer Who Wasn't There 
 
30:00 
33 
July 31, 1951 
Pursuit of the Lonely Heart 
 
28:30 
34 
August 7, 1951 
Pursuit . . . and the Boy Who Was Late 
 
30:00 

 
35 
August 14, 1951 
Pursuit of the Knife Boys 
AFRS 26 
30:00 
36 
August 21, 1951 
Pursuit At the Vicarage 
AFRS 27 
31:50 

 
Pursuit
September 18, 1951 - March 25, 1952
28 episodes known to exist
Stars: Ben Wright as PETER BLACK
#
Air Date
Title
Comments
Length
Sources
37 
September 18, 1951 
Pursuit and the Ladies of Farthing Street 
 
29:54 

 
38 
September 25, 1951 
Pursuit of the Romeo and Juliet Killers 
 
30:00 

 
39 
October 2, 1951 
Pursuit and the Man Who Died Late 
 
29:45 

 
40 
October 9, 1951 
Pursuit of the Soviet Embassy Killer 
 
30:00 

 
41 
October 16, 1951 
Pursuit of the Parcels of Death 
 
30:00 

 
42 
October 23, 1951 
Pursuit of the Thief Who Had a Conscience 
 
30:00 

 
43 
October 30, 1951 
Pursuit of the Swindon Killer 
 
30:00 

 
44 
November 6, 1951 
Pursuit and the Portrait of the Young Lady 
 
30:00 

 
45 
November 13, 1951 
Pursuit and the Woman Who Died Alone 
 
30:00 

 
46 
November 20, 1951 
Pursuit On the Night Ferry 
 
29:52 

 
47 
November 27, 1951 
Pursuit of the Epsom Downs Killer 
 
30:00 

 
48 
December 4, 1951 
Pursuit of the Man Named Wong 
 
30:00 

 
49 
December 11, 1951 
Pursuit of the Loch Ness Killers 
 
29:40 

 
50 
December 18, 1951 
Pursuit of the Musical Killers 
 
30:00 

 
51 
December 25, 1951 
Pursuit of the Chief Inspector's Guest 
 
30:00 

 
52 
January 1, 1952 
Pursuit in English Manor 
 
30:00 

 
53 
January 8, 1952 
Pursuit of the Willesden Terrors 
 
30:00 

 
54 
January 15, 1952 
Pursuit and the Wandsworth Prisoner 
 
30:00 

 
55 
January 22, 1952 
Pursuit of the Counterfeit Killers 
 
30:00 

 
56 
January 29, 1952 
Pursuit and the Belsen Motive 
 
30:00 

 
57 
February 5, 1952 
Pursuit of the London Terror 
 
30:00 

 
58 
February 12, 1952 
Pursuit of the Thames Pirates 
AFRS 46 
29:20 

 
59 
February 19, 1952 
Pursuit of the Commando Killers 
 
30:00 

 
60 
February 26, 1952 
Pursuit of the Woman in Gray 
AFRS 47 
29:30 

 
61 
March 4, 1952 
Pursuit in Clynewidd Mine 
 
30:00 

 
62 
March 11, 1952 
Pursuit of the Asiatic Killer 
 
29:51 

 
63 
March 18, 1952 
Pursuit and the Man From M. I. Two 
 
30:00 

 
64 
March 25, 1952 
Pursuit of the Man with the Gun 
 
30:00 

 
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