Adventure (1951-1952) Harry Lime, played by Orson Welles , started out as a minor character in the movie, The Third Man written by Graham Greene. Intrigued by the character, Orson Welles starred as Harry Lime on the radio show The Adventures of Harry Lime. Though the character was killed in the movie Welles and producer Harry Alan Towers brought Lime back in what is believed to be the first prequel.. The radio show, The Adventures of Harry Lime was produced and distributed by Harry Alan Towers through the Towers of London production company Towers owned with his mother. Often, the show is erroneously attributed to the British Broadcasting, but they only purchased 16 shows. The Adventures of Harry Lime was on the radio from August 1951 to July 1952 with 51 episodes.