Clouds Of Witness

Ian Carmichael stars as Dorothy L Sayers' aristocratic sleuth, with Peter Jones as Bunter.

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WIMSEY01The Riddlesdale Inquest1974020320050511 (BBC7)
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Sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey's brother, the Duke of Denver, is arrested for murder.

Adaptations of Dorothy L Sayers' gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey.

An aristocratic scandal erupts after Lord Peter's Wimsey's brother, the Duke of Denver, is arrested for murder...

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, James Villiers as the Duke of Denver, Gabriel Woolf as Inspector Parker, James Thomason as the Coroner, Maria Aitken as Lady Mary Wimsey, Nigel Lambert as Freddie Arbuthnot, Betty Cardno as Miss Cathcart, Bill Wallis as Pettigrew and Sean Arnold as Cooper.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Clouds of Witness was first published in 1926.

Classy and sharp-witted, aristocratic amateur sleuth Lord Peter Bredon Wimsey was born in 1890 and educated at Eton and Oxford, before serving in the military during the First World War.

Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in addition to the BBC TV adaptations broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in eight episodes Peter Jones and Tania Lieven.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1974.

Peter Wimsey's brother is implicated in a murder - the inquest is held and things look bleak for Gerald.

The upper class sleuth's brother, the Duke of Denver, is arrested for murder.

Dorothy L Sayers' mystery with Ian Carmichael.

The upper class sleuth's brother, the Duke of Denver, is arrested for murder. Dorothy L Sayers' mystery with Ian Carmichael

Peter Wimsey's brother is implicated in a murder - the inquest is held and things look bleak for Gerald. With Ian Carmichael.

Sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey's brother, the Duke of Denver, is arrested for murder.

WIMSEY02Mudstains And Bloodstains1974021020050512 (BBC7)
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With his brother's life at stake, Lord Peter Wimsey faces a murder mystery in Yorkshire.

Adaptations of Dorothy L Sayers' gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey.

The Duke of Denver stands accused of the murder of Captain Dennis Cathcart.

His brother, Lord Peter Wimsey desperately hunts for remaining clues at the scene of the shooting - Riddlesdale Lodge in Yorkshire

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, Gabriel Woolf as Inspector Parker, Nigel Lambert as Freddie Arbuthnot, Bill Wallis as Pettigrew-Robinson, Miriam Margolyes as Mrs Hardraw and Betty Cardno as the Duchess of Denver.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Clouds of Witness was first published in 1926.

Classy and sharp-witted, aristocratic amateur sleuth Lord Peter Bredon Wimsey was born in 1890 and educated at Eton and Oxford, before serving in the military during the First World War.

Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in addition to the BBC TV adaptations broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in eight episodes Peter Jones and Tania Lieven.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1974.

Peter Wimsey is on the case of a murder in Yorkshire - with his brother's life at stake.

The sleuth is on the case of a murder in Yorkshire - with his brother's life at stake.

With his brother's life at stake, Lord Peter Wimsey faces a murder mystery in Yorkshire. Stars Ian Carmichael and Peter Jones.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Peter Jones.

The sleuth is on the case of a murder in Yorkshire - with his brother's life at stake. Stars Ian Carmichael and Peter Jones.

WIMSEY03The Diamond Cat1974021720050513 (BBC7)
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Who is the mysterious 'number 10' and what connects him to the beautiful Mrs Grimethorpe?

Adaptations of Dorothy L Sayers' gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey.

Who is the mysterious "number 10" and what connects him to the beautiful Mrs Grimethorpe?

With his brother accused of shooting Captain Dennis Cathcart, Lord Peter Wimsey continues his murder investigation, as the family barrister arrives in Yorkshire to discuss the case...

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, Gabriel Woolf as Inspector Parker, Maria Aitken as Lady Mary Wimsey, Brian Oulton as Sir Impey Biggs, Bill Wallis as Grimethorpe, Elizabeth Proud as Mrs Grimethorpe, David Sinclair as the Servant and Bonnie Hurren as Lucy Grimethorpe.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Clouds of Witness was first published in 1926.

Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in addition to the BBC TV adaptations broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in eight episodes Peter Jones and Tania Lieven.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1974.

Who is the mysterious motorcyclist and what connects him to the beautiful Mrs Grimethorpe?

The posh sleuth spots a mysterious motorcyclist.

What connects him to Mrs Grimethorpe?

What connects him to the stunning Mrs Grimethorpe? Stars Ian Carmichael.

Who is the mysterious 'number 10' and what connects him to the beautiful Mrs Grimethorpe? Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.

The posh sleuth spots a mysterious motorcyclist. What connects him to the stunning Mrs Grimethorpe? Stars Ian Carmichael.

The posh sleuth spots a mysterious motorcyclist. What connects him to Mrs Grimethorpe?

Who is the mysterious motorcyclist and what connects him to the beautiful Mrs Grimethorpe? With Ian Carmichael as Peter Wimsey.

WIMSEY04Mary Quite Contrary1974022420050516 (BBC7)
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There's mystery over Mary's illness, and the sleuth discovers more about his sister's past

Adaptations of Dorothy L Sayers' gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey.

Mary's illness may not be all that it seems, there's an admission of guilt and Peter has an encounter with his sister's past.

There is mystery over Mary's illness - and the posh sleuth discovers more about his sister's past.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

There is mystery over Mary's illness, and the posh sleuth discovers more about his sister's past. Stars Ian Carmichael

Ian Carmichael stars as the aristocratic sleuth.

WIMSEY05The Morning After1974030320050517 (BBC7)
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Despite his sister Mary's confession, the sleuth's murder mystery is not over yet.

Adaptations of Dorothy L Sayers' gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey.

Despite his sister Mary's confession, the aristocratic murder mystery is far from over yet for Lord Peter Wimsey...

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, Gabriel Woolf as Inspector Parker, Maria Aitken as Lady Mary Wimsey, Patricia Routledge as the Duchess of Denver, Malcolm Hayes as Murbles, Clifford Norgate as Goyles and Brian Oulton as Sir Impy Biggs.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Clouds of Witness was first published in 1926.

Classy and sharp-witted, aristocratic amateur sleuth Lord Peter Bredon Wimsey was born in 1890 and educated at Eton and Oxford, before serving in the military during the First World War.

Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in addition to the BBC TV adaptations broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in eight episodes Peter Jones and Tania Lieven.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1974.

Mary has confessed to murdering Cathcart: so that's the end of the affair.

Isn't it?

Stars Ian Carmichael and Patricia Routledge.

Despite his sister Mary's confession, the sleuth's murder mystery is not over yet. Stars Ian Carmichael and Patricia Routledge.

Lord Peter Wimsey continues to dig for clues. With Ian Carmichael.

Mary has confessed to murdering Cathcart, so that's the end of the affair. Isn't it? With Ian Carmichael and Patricia Routledge.

WIMSEY06In A Fog1974031020050518 (BBC7)
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On the trail of the Grimethorpes, Wimsey and Bunter get lost and end up stuck in a swamp.

Adaptations of Dorothy L Sayers' gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey.

On the trail of the Grimethorpes, Lord Peter Wimsey and Bunter get lost on the moor...

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, James Villiers as the Duke of Denver, Bill Wallis as Grimethorpe, Elizabeth Proud as Mrs Grimethorpe, David Sinclair as Jake and Alan Rowe as the Warden Rescuer.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Clouds of Witness was first published in 1926.

Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in addition to the BBC TV adaptations broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in eight episodes Peter Jones and Tania Lieven.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1974.

Wimsey and Bunter are on the trail of the Grimethorpes - but Peter's Pot proves to be something of a sticky wicket.

The sleuth and Bunter get lost on the trail of the Grimethorpes, and get stuck in a swamp.

The posh sleuth and Bunter get lost on the trail of the Grimethorpes - and get stuck in a swamp.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

On the trail of the Grimethorpes, Lord Peter Wimsey and Bunter get lost and end up stuck in a swamp. Stars Ian Carmichael.

The posh sleuth and Bunter get lost on the trail of the Grimethorpes - and get stuck in a swamp. Stars Ian Carmichael.

Lord Peter Wimsey continues his investigations. With Ian Carmichael.

WIMSEY07The Barometer Falls1974031720050519 (BBC7)
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Lord Peter Wimsey probes his brother's whereabouts on the night of the murder.

Adaptations of Dorothy L Sayers' gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey.

Lord Peter Wimsey probes the whereabouts of his brother on the night of the murder - and Mary takes the stand...

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, Gabriel Woolf as Inspector Parker, Maria Aitken as Lady Mary Wimsey, Brian Oulton as Sir Impey Biggs, Bill Wallis as Grimethorpe, Elizabeth Proud as Mrs Grimethorpe, David Sinclair as Jake, Nigel Lambert as Freddie Arbuthnot, Garard Green as Sir Wigmore Rinsing and John Forrest as Benson.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Clouds of Witness was first published in 1926.

Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in addition to the BBC TV adaptations broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in eight episodes Peter Jones and Tania Lieven.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1974.

Wimsey finally discovers where his brother Gerald was on the night of the murder, and Mary takes the stand.

The sleuth discovers where his brother Gerald was on the night of the murder.

The sleuth discovers where his brother Gerald was on the night of the murder, and Mary takes the stand.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

Lord Peter Wimsey probes his brother's whereabouts on the night of the murder, and Mary takes the stand. Stars Ian Carmichael.

The sleuth discovers where his brother Gerald was on the night of the murder, and Mary takes the stand. Stars Ian Carmichael.

Lord Peter Wimsey is getting nearer to solving the case. Starring Ian Carmichael.

Wimsey finally discovers where Gerald was on the night of the murder. And Mary takes the stand. With Ian Carmichael.

WIMSEY08 LASTThe Speech For The Defence1974032420050520 (BBC7)
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Peter is in New York gathering the vital evidence - but there's a sting in the tail.

The sleuth gathers evidence in New York to clear Gerald - but there's a sting in the tail.

The posh sleuth gathers vital evidence in New York to clear Gerald - but there's a sting in the tail.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

The posh sleuth gathers vital evidence in New York to clear Gerald, but there's a sting in the tail. Stars Ian Carmichael.

The case draws to a close and Lord Peter reveals all. Starring Ian Carmichael.

Peter is in New York gathering the vital evidence - but there's a sting in the tail. With Ian Carmichael.

Adaptations of Dorothy L Sayers' gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey.

Lord Peter Wimsey gathers vital evidence in New York to try and clear his brother Gerald of murder, but there's a sting in the tail...

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, Gabriel Woolf as Inspector Parker, Maria Aitken as Lady Mary Wimsey, Brian Oulton as Sir Impey Biggs, Elizabeth Proud as Mrs Grimethorpe, Nigel Lambert as Freddie Arbuthnot, John Forrest as Benson, James Villiers as the Duke of Denver, Bridget McConnell as Simone, Jo Manning Wilson as Madame Brigette, John Bull as Sugg and Malcolm Hayes as Murbles.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Clouds of Witness was first published in 1926.

Ian Carmichael appeared as Lord Peter Wimsey for BBC Radio from 1973 to 1983, in addition to the BBC TV adaptations broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in eight episodes Peter Jones and Tania Lieven.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in March 1974.