Murder Must Advertise [Wimsey]

Episodes

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01Death Comes To Pym's Publicity1979010120200611 (BBC7)
20200612 (BBC7)
Lord Peter Wimsey goes undercover to probe an advertising copywriter's murder.

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

After the unexplained death of a junior copywriter at a top advertising agency, Lord Peter Wimsey goes undercover.

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

First published in published in 1933 and adapted in six episodes by Alistair Beaton.

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.

Lord Peter Wimsey …. Ian Carmichael
Chief Inspector Parker …. Allan Cuthbertson
Mr Ingleby …. John Quentin
Mr Willis …. Richard O'Callaghan
Miss Meteyard …. Frances Jeater
Mr Hankin …. Frank Williams
Miss Rossiter …. Joanna Wake

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1979..

02Singular Spotlessness Of A Lethal Weapon1979010820200612 (BBC7)
20200613 (BBC7)
Lord Peter Wimsey's undercover probe sees someone get a pasting meant for him.

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

As his undercover murder probe at an advertising agency continues, Lord Peter Wimsey witnesses someone get a pasting that was meant for him...

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

Lord Peter Wimsey …. Ian Carmichael
Chief Inspector Parker …. Allan Cuthbertson
Mr Ingleby …. John Quentin
Mr Willis …. Richard O'Callaghan
Miss Meteyard …. Frances Jeater
Mr Hankin …. Frank Williams
Miss Rossiter …. Joanna Wake
Pamela Dean …. Amanda Murray
Ginger Joe …. Greg Mandell

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1979.

03Unsentimental Masquerade Of A Harlequin1979011520200615 (BBC7)
20200616 (BBC7)
Lord Peter Wimsey dons fancy dress to investigate an advertising copywriter's murder.

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

Suspects abound as Lord Peter Wimsey dons fancy dress to probe the murder of an advertising copywriter.

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

Lord Peter Wimsey.... Ian Carmichael
Chief Inspector Parker.... Allan Cuthbertson
Dian de Momerie.... Beth Morris
Mr Tallboy.... Edward de Souza
Mr GarrettB.... Brian Wilde
Miss Rossiter.... Joanna Wake
Miss Meteyard.... Frances Jeater
PC Moffat.... Gordon Clyde

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1979..

04Inexcusable Invasion Of A Ducal Entertainment1979012220200616 (BBC7)
20200617 (BBC7)
Lord Peter Wimsey needs a new disguise to investigate an advertising copywriter's murder.

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

Still investigating the killing of a copywriter at an advertising agency, Lord Peter Wimsey needs a new disguise.

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

Lord Peter Wimsey.... Ian Carmichael
Chief Inspector Parker.... Allan Cuthbertson
Dian de Momerie.... Beth Morris
Mr Tallboy.... Edward de Souza
Major Milligan.... Lyndon Brook
Mr Willis.... Richard O'Callaghan

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1979.

05Sudden Decease Of A Man In Dress Clothes1979012920200617 (BBC7)
20200618 (BBC7)
As Lord Peter Wimsey investigates a death at an ad agency, there's another killing.

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

With Lord Peter Wimsey working undercover to probe a death at an ad agency, there's news of a fresh killing.

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

Lord Peter Wimsey.... Ian Carmichael
Chief Inspector Parker.... Allan Cuthbertson
Dian de Momerie.... Beth Morris
Mr Tallboy.... Edward de Souza
Major Milligan.... Lyndon Brook
Mr Garrett.... Brian Wilde
Mr Hankin.... Frank Williams
P.C. Moffatt.... Gordon Clyde
Serg. Lumley.... Danny Schiller
Mr Garfield.... Philip Voss

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1979.

06Appropriate Exit Of An Unskilled Murderer1979020520200618 (BBC7)
20200619 (BBC7)
Lord Peter Wimsey is determined to finally solve the murder of an advertising copywriter.

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

Lord Peter Wimsey is determined to finally crack the mysterious murder of a copywriter at an advertising agency.

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

Lord Peter Wimsey.... Ian Carmichael
Chief Inspector Parker.... Allan Cuthbertson
Mr Tallboy.... Edward de Souza
Miss Meteyard.... Frances Jeater
Miss Rossiter.... Joanna Wake
Mr Brotherhood.... Norman Shelley

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1983.