Have His Carcase [Wimsey]

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

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01The Evidence Of The Corpse1981102019811021
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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.

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

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

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

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.

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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.

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

CAST:

Lord Peter Wimsey …. Ian Carmichael
Harriet Vane …. Maria Aitken
Inspector Umpelty …. Nigel Stock
Haviland Martin …. Warren Clarke
Mrs. Weldon …. Isabel Dean
Julian Perkins …. Richard O'Callaghan
Saunders …. John Webb
Mr. Hearn …. Alexander John
Narrator …. John Westbrook

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.

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

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.

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

02Lord Peter Sets A Trap1981102719811028
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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 sleuth must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor.

Was it murder or suicide? The upper class 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?

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.

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

CAST:

Lord Peter Wimsey …. Ian Carmichael
Harriet Vane …. Maria Aitken
Inspector Umpelty …. Nigel Stock
Antoine …. Malcolm Ingram
Salcombe Hardy …. Patrick Newell
Doris …. Carole Harrison
Charis …. Deirdre Costello
Narrator …. John Westbrook

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 1981.

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

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.

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

03A Dutiful Son1981110319811104
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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.

Various and sundry suspects and relatives turn up.

But the case has something to do with high tide.

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

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

CAST:

Lord Peter Wimsey …. Ian Carmichael
Harriet Vane …. Maria Aitken
Inspector Umpelty …. Nigel Stock
Henry Weldon …. Warren Clarke
Mrs. Weldon …. Isabel Dean
Mrs. Le Franc …. Betty Marsden
Mr. Bright …. Norman Bird
Antoine …. Malcolm Ingram
Salcombe Hardy …. Patrick Newell
Leila Garland …. Rosalind Ayres
Pollock …. Peter Tuddenham
Luis da Soto …. Haydn Wood
Narrator …. John Westbrook

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.

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

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.

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

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

04The Snake In The Grass1981111019811111
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The upper-class sleuth exchanges harsh words with Harriet Vane - and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation.

Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey – the aristocratic amateur detective created by Dorothy L Sayers.

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

Lord Peter Wimsey …. Ian Carmichael
Harriet Vane …. Maria Aitken
Inspector Umpelty …. Nigel Stock
Henry Weldon …. Warren Clarke
Blacksmith …. Ronald Herdman
Judd …. Spencer Banks
Narrator …. John Westbrook

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1981.

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

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

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.

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

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

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

CAST:

Lord Peter Wimsey …. Ian Carmichael
Harriet Vane …. Maria Aitken
Inspector Umpelty …. Nigel Stock
Henry Weldon …. Warren Clarke
Blacksmith …. Ronald Herdman
Judd …. Spencer Banks
Narrator …. John Westbrook

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

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

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.

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

05Too Perfect An Alibi1981111719811118
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As the desperate upper class sleuth fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness Perkins turns up...

Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey – the aristocratic amateur detective created by Dorothy L Sayers.

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

Lord Peter Wimsey …. Ian Carmichael
Harriet Vane …. Maria Aitken
Inspector Umpelty …. Nigel Stock
Henry Weldon …. Warren Clarke
Julian Perkins …. Richard O'Callaghan
Nurse …. Judy Franklin
Jem Pollack …. Haydn Wood
Narrator …. John Westbrook

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1981.

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

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

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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.

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?

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.

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

CAST:

Lord Peter Wimsey …. Ian Carmichael
Harriet Vane …. Maria Aitken
Inspector Umpelty …. Nigel Stock
Henry Weldon …. Warren Clarke
Julian Perkins …. Richard O'Callaghan
Nurse …. Judy Franklin
Jem Pollack …. Haydn Wood
Narrator …. John Westbrook

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

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

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

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

06 LASTAll A Question Of Time1981112419811125
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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.

. 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 finally unmask a killer.

CAST:

Lord Peter Wimsey …. Ian Carmichael
Harriet Vane …. Maria Aitken
Inspector Umpelty …. Nigel Stock
Leila Garland …. Rosalind Ayres
Saunders …. John Webb
Polwhistle …. Alan Dudley
Tom …. Andrew Secombe
Narrator …. John Westbrook

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.

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

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.

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.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in October 1981.

The upper class sleuth battles to finally unmask a killer.

Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey – the aristocratic amateur detective created by Dorothy L Sayers.

The conclusion dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

Lord Peter Wimsey …. Ian Carmichael
Harriet Vane …. Maria Aitken
Inspector Umpelty …. Nigel Stock
Leila Garland …. Rosalind Ayres
Saunders …. John Webb
Polwhistle …. Alan Dudley
Tom …. Andrew Secombe
Narrator …. John Westbrook

Producer: Martin Fisher

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