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UP Theater Presents “Richard Diamond Private Detective”

This Week’s Episode: “The Gibson Murder Case.” An attempted blackmail scheme by a criminal couple goes south as the target threatens to call the police. When his corpse is discovered in the upstairs apartment of a quirky young school teacher, Richard Diamond is engaged to solve the case.

UP Theater presents four episodes of the 1949 radio serial, “Richard Diamond Private Detective.” Originally written by Blake Edwards (“The Pink Panther,” “10,” and “Victor Victoria“) and transcribed by Fred Matzner, the serial follows the case files of Richard Diamond, a private detective who lives and works in Upper Manhattan.

All episodes premiere Tuesdays @ 8pm and are up for one week before the next episode premieres. They can be accessed via our YouTube Channel or by visiting our website – uptheater.org – and clicking on the link on our home page.