All episodes of R Austin Freeman - Thorndyke, Forensic Investigator. Adaptations of the cases of R Austin Freeman's famed detective, made for Radio 4 Extra
Early life. Austin Freeman was the youngest of the five children of tailor Richard Freeman and Ann Maria Dunn. He first trained as an apothecary and then studied medicine at Middlesex Hospital Medical College, qualifying in 1887. He specialized in ear, nose, and throat. He married Annie Elizabeth the same year, with whom he had two sons.