Strong Poison [Wimsey]

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Lord Peter Wimsey attends the trial of Harriet Vane, a young mystery writer accused of poisoning her former lover with arsenic. The evidence against her seems overwhelming, but the shrewd, debonair sleuth harbours doubts over her guilt.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Carleton Hobbs as the Judge, Charlotte Mitchell as the Dowager Duchess, Ann Bell as Harriet Vane and Stephen Thorne as the Attorney-General.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Strong Poison was first published in 1930.

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 Chris Miller.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1976.'

'Lord Peter Wimsey attends the trial of Harriet Vane, a young mystery writer accused of poisoning her former lover with arsenic. The evidence against her seems overwhelming, but the shrewd, debonair sleuth harbours doubts over her guilt.

Lord Peter Wimsey sets out to clear an authoress accused of killing her lover.

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The trial of crime novelist Harriet Vane who is accused of murdering her lover. Episode 1 of 6.

Lord Peter Wimsey attends the trial of Harriet Vane, a young mystery writer accused of poisoning her former lover with arsenic. The evidence against her seems overwhelming, but the shrewd, debonair sleuth harbours doubts over her guilt.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Carleton Hobbs as the Judge, Charlotte Mitchell as the Dowager Duchess, Ann Bell as Harriet Vane and Stephen Thorne as the Attorney-General.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Strong Poison was first published in 1930.

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 Chris Miller.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1976.

Lord Peter Wimsey sets out to clear an authoress accused of killing her lover.

CAST:

Lord Peter Wimsey . Ian Carmichael

Harriet Vane . Anne Bell

Judge . Carleton Hobbs

Dowager Duchess . Charlotte Mitchell

Attorney-General . Stephen Thorne

Sir Impey Biggs . Robert Gillespie

Sir James Lubbock . Garard Green

Freddy Arbuthnot . Christopher Scoular

Hannah Westlock . Christine Ozanne

Foreman of the Jury . Clifford Norgate

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L. Sayers. Strong Poison was first published in 1930.

Lord Peter Wimsey sets out to clear an authoress accused of killing her lover. Dorothy L Sayers mystery with Ian Carmichael.

. Lord Peter Wimsey sets out to clear an authoress accused of killing her lover.

The trial of crime novelist Harriet Vane, who is accused of killing her lover. Episode 1 of 6.

When authoress Harriet Vane is accused of poisoning her lover, Lord Peter Wimsey feels honour-bound to help. Stars Ian Carmichael. Episode 1 of 6.

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Upper crust sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey enlists inside help to try and clear authoress Harriet Vane.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Ambrosine Phillpotts as Miss Climpson, Ann Bell as Harriet Vane and Gabriel Woolf as Chief Inspector Parker.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Strong Poison was first published in 1930.

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 Chris Miller.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1976.'

'Lord Peter Wimsey enlists inside help to try and clear authoress Harriet Vane.

'Upper crust sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey enlists inside help to try and clear authoress Harriet Vane.

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Upper crust sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey enlists inside help to try and clear authoress Harriet Vane.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Ambrosine Phillpotts as Miss Climpson, Ann Bell as Harriet Vane and Gabriel Woolf as Chief Inspector Parker.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Strong Poison was first published in 1930.

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 Chris Miller.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1976.

Upper-crust sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey enlists inside help to try and clear authoress Harriet Vane.

CAST:

Lord Peter Wimsey . Ian Carmichael

Harriet Vane . Anne Bell

Miss Climpson . Ambrosine Phillpotts

Chief Inspector Parker . Gabriel Wolf

Marjorie Phelps . Rosalind Adams

Ryland Vaughan . Christopher Bidmeed

Nina Kropotky . Margaret Robertson

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L. Sayers. Strong Poison was first published in 1930.

Lord Peter Wimsey enlists inside help to try and clear authoress Harriet Vane. Dorothy L Sayers mystery with Ian Carmichael.

. Lord Peter Wimsey enlists inside help to try and clear authoress Harriet Vane.

With Harriet Vane in custody, Lord Peter Wimsey enlists inside help to clear her name. Stars Ian Carmichael. Episode 2 of 6.

Lord Peter Wimsey tries to find out if someone else could have killed Mr Boyes or could it have been suicide. Episode 2 of 6.

Lord Peter Wimsey tries to find out if someone else could have killed Mr Boyes or was it suicide. Episode 2 of 6.

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Lord Peter Wimsey ponders a changed will, and whether Harriet's lover took his own life. Stars Ian Carmichael and Peter Jones.'

Lord Peter Wimsey ponders a changed will, and whether Harriet's lover took his own life.'

'Lord Peter Wimsey ponders a changed will, and whether Harriet's lover took his own life.

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Lord Peter Wimsey finds that a plain, simple dinner was cooked and that suicide is looking more probable. Episode 3 of 6.

Lord Peter Wimsey ponders a changed will, and whether Harriet's lover took his own life.

CAST:

Lord Peter Wimsey . Ian Carmichael

Bunter . Peter Jones

Chief Inspector Parker . Gabriel Woolf

Norman Urquhart . John Pullen

Hannah Westlock . Christine Ozanne

Mrs Bullfinch . Frances Jeater

Pond . Peter Woodthorpe

Mrs Pettican . Anne Jameson

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L. Sayers. Strong Poison was first published in 1930.

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 Chris Miller.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in May 1976.

Lord Peter Wimsey ponders a changed will - and whether Harriet's lover took his own life. Stars Ian Carmichael and Peter Jones.

. Lord Peter Wimsey ponders a changed will - and whether Harriet's lover took his own life.

Lord Peter Wimsey finds that a plain, simple dinner was cooked, and that suicide is looking more probable. Episode 3 of 6.

Lord Peter Wimsey finds that a plain simple dinner was cooked and that suicide is looking more probable. Episode 3 of 6.

Lord Peter Wimsey wonders whether Harriet's lover had committed suicide because of a changed will. Stars Ian Carmichael. Episode 3 of 6.

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Christmas halts Wimsey's investigation, but some suspicious powder isn't what it seems.'

Christmas interrupts Lord Peter Wimsey's investigation, but some suspicious powder isn't what it seems. Stars Ian Carmichael.'

'Christmas halts Wimsey's investigation, but some suspicious powder isn't what it seems.

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Miss Murchison is asked to do something illegal by Lord Peter Wimsey. Episode 4 of 6.

Christmas halts Wimsey's investigation, but some suspicious powder isn't what it seems.

Christmas interrupts Lord Peter Wimsey's investigation, but some suspicious powder isn't what it seems.

CAST:

Lord Peter Wimsey . Ian Carmichael

Dowager Duchess . Charlotte Mitchell

Chief Inspector Parker . Gabriel Woolf

Miss Murchison . Betty Huntley-Wright

Lady Mary Wimsey . Maria Aitken

Freddy Arbuthnot . Christopher Scoular

Mrs 'Freak' Dimsworthy . Margaret Guess

Bill Rumm/Captain Tommy Bates/Pond . Peter Woodthorpe

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L. Sayers. Strong Poison was first published in 1930.

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 Chris Miller.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1976.

Christmas interrupts Lord Peter Wimsey's investigation - but some suspicious powder isn't what it seems. Stars Ian Carmichael.

. Christmas halts Wimsey's investigation - but some suspicious powder isn't what it seems.

Christmas interrupts Lord Peter Wimsey, but a suspicious packet of powder isn't what it seems. Stars Ian Carmichael. Episode 4 of 6.

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Lord Peter Wimsey's trail goes cold, until a stolen will brings fresh enlightenment. Stars Ian Carmichael and Peter Jones.'

Lord Peter Wimsey's trail goes cold, until a stolen will brings fresh enlightenment.'

'Lord Peter Wimsey's trail goes cold, until a stolen will brings fresh enlightenment.

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Lord Peter Wimsey gets nearer to solving his case. With Ian Carmichael. Episode 5 of 6.

Lord Peter Wimsey's trail goes cold, until a stolen will brings fresh enlightenment.

CAST:

Lord Peter Wimsey . Ian Carmichael

Freddy Arbuthnot . Christopher Scoular

Miss Climpson . Ambrosine Phillpotts

Nurse Booth . Joan Hickson

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L. Sayers. Strong Poison was first published in 1930.

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 Chris Miller.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1976.

Lord Peter Wimsey's trail goes cold - until a stolen will brings fresh enlightenment. Stars Ian Carmichael and Peter Jones.

. Lord Peter Wimsey's trail goes cold - until a stolen will brings fresh enlightenment.

Lord Peter Wimsey's suicide theory is thrown out, but a stolen will reveals some interesting facts. Stars Ian Carmichael. Episode 5 of 6.

Lord Peter Wimsey gets closer to solving his case. With Ian Carmichael. Episode 5 of 6.

Lord Peter Wimsey gets closer to solving his case. With Ian Carmichael. Episode 6 of 6.

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Can Lord Peter Wimsey finally clear Harriet Vane's name and persuade her to take his? Stars Ian Carmichael and Peter Jones.
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Lord Peter Wimsey discovers the truth. Episode 6 of 6.

Can Lord Peter Wimsey finally clear Harriet Vane's name and persuade her to take his?

CAST:

Lord Peter Wimsey . Ian Carmichael

Bunter . Peter Jones

Harriet Vane . Anne Bell

Chief Inspector Parker . Gabriel Woolf

Miss Murchison . Betty Huntley-Wright

Freddy Arbuthnot . Christopher Scoular

Norman Urquhart . John Pullen

Attorney-General/Gerald, Duke of Denver . Stephen Thorne

Sir Impey Biggs . Robert Gillespie

Marjorie Phelps . Rosalind Adams

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L. Sayers. Strong Poison was first published in 1930.

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 Chris Miller.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in June 1976.

Can Lord Peter Wimsey clear Harriet's name and can he get her to take his? Stars Ian Carmichael. Episode 6 of 6.