Have His Carcase

Two years after the trial for the murder of her lover, the blaze of publicity surrounding mystery writer Harriet Vane has begun to die away and Harriet decides it's time for a break.

But the peace of a North Devon walking tour is rudely shattered when she discovers the body of a man on the beach.

Harriet's old friend Lord Peter Wimsey is soon on the scene to lend his powers of detection.

Can the two of them discover who the murderer is? Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken star and the director is Martin Fisher

Episodes

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20061128 BT=0930 (BBC7)

A Dutiful Son. Various and sundry suspects and relatives turn up. But the case has something to do with high tide. Episode 3 of 6

20061129 BT=0130 (BBC7)

A Dutiful Son. Various and sundry suspects and relatives turn up. But the case has something to do with high tide. Episode 3 of 6

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When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates.

When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, debonair sleuth, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Maria Aitken as Harriet Vane, Nigel Stock as Inspector Umplety, Warren Clarke as Haviland Martin and Isabel Dean as Mrs Weldon.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Have His Carcase was first published in 1932.

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 that were broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in six episodes by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1981.

When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates. Dorothy L Sayers' mystery with Ian Carmichael.

01 OF 6.The Evidence Of The Corpse20051230 BT=0930 (BBC7)
20051230 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20051231 BT=0130 (BBC7)
20061124 BT=0930 (BBC7)
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20061125 BT=0130 (BBC7)

Harriet Vane reports a corpse on a beach. Soon she finds herself in need of the amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey. Episode 1 of 6.

Harriet Vane reports a corpse on a beach. Soon she finds herself in need of the amateur sleuth Lord Wimsey. Episode 1 of 6.

02Lord Peter Sets A Trap20060102 BT=0930 (BBC7)
20060102 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20060103 BT=0130 (BBC7)
20061127 BT=0930 (BBC7)
20061127 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20061128 BT=0130 (BBC7)

All of Wimsey's clues seem to centre on a battered old razor. Will this be enough to help Harriet Vane out? Episode 2 of 6.

02Wimsey20100507 (BBC7)
20140107 (BBC7)
20140108 (BBC7)
20160909 (BBC7)
20160910 (BBC7)

Murder or suicide? Lord Peter Wimsey must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor.

Murder or suicide? Upper class sleuth, Lord Peter Wimsey must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Maria Aitken as Harriet Vane, Nigel Stock as Inspector Umplety, Malcolm Ingram as Antoine, Patrick Newell as Salcombe Hardy, Carole Harrison as Doris, Deirdre Costello as Charis and John Westbrook as the Narrator.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Have His Carcase was first published in 1932.

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 that were broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in six episodes by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher.

Murder or suicide? Upper class sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor. Stars Ian Carmichael.

03A Dutiful Son20060103 BT=0930 (BBC7)
20060103 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20060104 BT=0130 (BBC7)
20061128 BT=2030 (BBC7)

Various and sundry suspects and relatives turn up. But the case has something to do with high tide. Episode 3 of 6.

03Wimsey20100510 (BBC7)
20140108 (BBC7)
20140109 (BBC7)
20160912 (BBC7)
20160913 (BBC7)

Keen to unmask the killer on the beach, Lord Peter Wimsey ponders the motives of Henry Weldon.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Maria Aitken as Harriet Vane, Nigel Stock as Inspector Umplety, Warren Clarke as Henry Weldon, Isabel Dean as Mrs Weldon, Betty Marsden as Mrs. Le Franc and Norman Bird as Mr Bright.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Have His Carcase was first published in 1932.

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 that were broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in six episodes by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1981.

Keen to unmask the killer on the beach, Lord Peter Wimsey ponders Sir Henry's motives.

Keen to unmask the killer on the beach, Lord Peter Wimsey ponders Sir Henry's motives. Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.

04The Snake In The Grass20060104 BT=0930 (BBC7)
20060104 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20061129 BT=0930 (BBC7)
20061129 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20061130 BT=0130 (BBC7)

Lord Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet, and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation. Episode 4 of 6. Rpt of today 9.30am]

Lord Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet, and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation. Episode 4 of 6.

04Wimsey20100511 (BBC7)
20140109 (BBC7)
20140110 (BBC7)
20160913 (BBC7)
20160914 (BBC7)

Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet, and a dinner date leads to a shock revelation.

Lord Peter Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet Vane - and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Maria Aitken as Harriet Vane, Nigel Stock as Inspector Umplety, Warren Clarke as Henry Weldon and Ronald Herdman as the Blacksmith.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Have His Carcase was first published in 1932.

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 that were broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in six episodes by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1981.

Lord Peter Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet, and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation. Stars Ian Carmichael.

04 OF 6.[The Snake In The Grass20060105 BT=0130 (BBC7)

Lord Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet, and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation. Episode 4 of 6.

05Too Perfect An Alibi20060105 BT=0930 (BBC7)
20060105 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20060106 BT=0130 (BBC7)
20061130 BT=0930 (BBC7)
20061130 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20061201 BT=0130 (BBC7)

Could Lord Wimsey have failed? Desperation sets in as he fails to confirm his theories. Could Perkins be the key? Episode 5 of 6.

Desperation sets in as Lord Wimsey fails to confirm his theories. Episode 5 of 6.

05Wimsey20100512 (BBC7)
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20140111 (BBC7)
20160914 (BBC7)
20160915 (BBC7)

As Lord Peter Wimsey fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness Perkins turns up.

As desperate Lord Peter Wimsey fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness Perkins turns up

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Maria Aitken as Harriet Vane, Nigel Stock as Inspector Umplety, Warren Clarke as Henry Weldon and Richard O'Callaghan as Julian Perkins

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Have His Carcase was first published in 1932.

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 that were broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in six episodes by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1981.

As a desperate Lord Peter Wimsey fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness Perkins turns up. Stars Ian Carmichael.

06All A Question Of Time20060106 BT=0930 (BBC7)
20060106 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20060107 BT=0130 (BBC7)
20061201 BT=0930 (BBC7)
20061201 BT=2030 (BBC7)
20061202 BT=0130 (BBC7)

Make or break time for Lord Wimsey. Can he prove his theories about the killer? Who will that killer turn out to be? Episode 6 of 6.

It's make or break time for Lord Wimsey. Can he prove his theories about the killer? Episode 6 of 6.

06Wimsey20100513 (BBC7)
20160915 (BBC7)
20160916 (BBC7)

Will inspiration strike? Upper class sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey battles to unmask a killer.

Will inspiration strike? Upper class sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey battles to finally unmask a killer.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Maria Aitken as Harriet Vane, Nigel Stock as Inspector Umplety, Rosalind Ayres as Leila Garland, John Webb as Saunders and Alan Dudley as Polwhistle.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Have His Carcase was first published in 1932.

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 that were broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in six episodes by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1981.

06 LASTWimsey20100513 (BBC7)
20140113 (BBC7)
20140114 (BBC7)

Will inspiration strike? Upper class sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey battles to unmask a killer.

Will inspiration strike? Upper class sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey battles to unmask a killer. Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.

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Two years after the trial for the murder of her lover, the blaze of publicity surrounding mystery writer Harriet Vane has begun to die away and Harriet decides it's time for a break.

But the peace of a North Devon walking tour is rudely shattered when she discovers the body of a man on the beach.

Harriet's old friend Lord Peter Wimsey is soon on the scene to lend his powers of detection.

Can the two of them discover who the murderer is? Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken star and the director is Martin Fisher"When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, her sleuth chum investigates.

When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates.

When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates. Dorothy L Sayers' mystery with Ian Carmichael."

Two years after the trial for the murder of her lover, the blaze of publicity surrounding mystery writer Harriet Vane has begun to die away and Harriet decides it's time for a break.

But the peace of a North Devon walking tour is rudely shattered when she discovers the body of a man on the beach.

Harriet's old friend Lord Peter Wimsey is soon on the scene to lend his powers of detection.

Can the two of them discover who the murderer is? Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken star and the director is Martin FisherWhen crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, her sleuth chum investigates.

When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates.

When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates. Dorothy L Sayers' mystery with Ian Carmichael.

Two years after the trial for the murder of her lover, the blaze of publicity surrounding mystery writer Harriet Vane has begun to die away and Harriet decides it's time for a break.

But the peace of a North Devon walking tour is rudely shattered when she discovers the body of a man on the beach.

Harriet's old friend Lord Peter Wimsey is soon on the scene to lend his powers of detection.

Can the two of them discover who the murderer is? Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken star and the director is Martin Fisher"

When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, her sleuth chum investigates.

When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates.

When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates. Dorothy L Sayers' mystery with Ian Carmichael.

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Two years after the trial for the murder of her lover, the blaze of publicity surrounding mystery writer Harriet Vane has begun to die away and Harriet decides it's time for a break.

But the peace of a North Devon walking tour is rudely shattered when she discovers the body of a man on the beach.

Harriet's old friend Lord Peter Wimsey is soon on the scene to lend his powers of detection.

Can the two of them discover who the murderer is? Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken star and the director is Martin FisherWhen crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, her sleuth chum investigates.

When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates.

When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates. Dorothy L Sayers' mystery with Ian Carmichael.

LPW02Lord Peter Sets A Trap1981102720060102 (BBC7)
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20140108 (BBC7)

Was it murder or suicide? The upper class sleuth must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

Was it murder or suicide? The sleuth must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor.

All of Wimsey's clues seem to centre on a battered old razor.

Will this be enough to help Harriet Vane out?

Murder or suicide? Lord Peter Wimsey must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor.

Murder or suicide? Upper class sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor. Stars Ian Carmichael.

Was it murder or suicide? The upper class sleuth must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

Was it murder or suicide? The sleuth must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor.

All of Wimsey's clues seem to centre on a battered old razor.

Will this be enough to help Harriet Vane out?

Murder or suicide? Lord Peter Wimsey must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor.

Murder or suicide? Upper class sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor. Stars Ian Carmichael.

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Battling to unmask the killer on the beach, the posh sleuth ponders Sir Henry's motives.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.

Various and sundry suspects and relatives turn up.

But the case has something to do with high tide.

Keen to unmask the killer on the beach, Lord Peter Wimsey ponders Sir Henry's motives.

Keen to unmask the killer on the beach, Lord Peter Wimsey ponders Sir Henry's motives. Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.

Battling to unmask the killer on the beach, the posh sleuth ponders Sir Henry's motives.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.

Various and sundry suspects and relatives turn up.

But the case has something to do with high tide.

Keen to unmask the killer on the beach, Lord Peter Wimsey ponders Sir Henry's motives.

Keen to unmask the killer on the beach, Lord Peter Wimsey ponders Sir Henry's motives. Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.

Battling to unmask the killer on the beach, the posh sleuth ponders Sir Henry's motives.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.

Various and sundry suspects and relatives turn up.

But the case has something to do with high tide.

Keen to unmask the killer on the beach, Lord Peter Wimsey ponders Sir Henry's motives.

Keen to unmask the killer on the beach, Lord Peter Wimsey ponders Sir Henry's motives. Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.

Battling to unmask the killer on the beach, the posh sleuth ponders Sir Henry's motives.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.

Various and sundry suspects and relatives turn up.

But the case has something to do with high tide.

Keen to unmask the killer on the beach, Lord Peter Wimsey ponders Sir Henry's motives.

Keen to unmask the killer on the beach, Lord Peter Wimsey ponders Sir Henry's motives. Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.

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The sleuth and Harriet exchange harsh words and a dinner date leads to a shock revelation.

The amateur sleuth exchanges harsh words with Harriet - and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

Lord Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet, and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation.

Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet - and a dinner date leads to a shock revelation.

Lord Peter Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet - and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation. Stars Ian Carmichael.

The sleuth and Harriet exchange harsh words and a dinner date leads to a shock revelation.

The amateur sleuth exchanges harsh words with Harriet - and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

Lord Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet, and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation.

Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet - and a dinner date leads to a shock revelation.

Lord Peter Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet - and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation. Stars Ian Carmichael.

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As the desperate sleuth fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness turns up.

As the desperate upper class sleuth fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness Perkins turns up.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

Desperation sets in as Lord Wimsey fails to confirm his theories.

Could Lord Wimsey have failed? Desperation sets in as he fails to confirm his theories.

Could Perkins be the key?

As Lord Peter Wimsey fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness Perkins turns up.

As a desperate Lord Peter Wimsey fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness Perkins turns up. Stars Ian Carmichael.

As the desperate sleuth fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness turns up.

As the desperate upper class sleuth fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness Perkins turns up.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

Desperation sets in as Lord Wimsey fails to confirm his theories.

Could Lord Wimsey have failed? Desperation sets in as he fails to confirm his theories.

Could Perkins be the key?

As Lord Peter Wimsey fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness Perkins turns up.

As a desperate Lord Peter Wimsey fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness Perkins turns up. Stars Ian Carmichael.

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Will inspiration strike as the upper class sleuth battles to unmask the killer?

It's make or break time for Lord Wimsey.

Can he prove his theories about the killer?

Make or break time for Lord Wimsey.

Can he prove his theories about the killer? Who will that killer turn out to be?

Will inspiration strike? Upper class sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey battles to unmask a killer.

Will inspiration strike? Upper class sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey battles to unmask a killer. Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.