Whose Body? [Wimsey]

Episodes

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01The Body In The Bath1973123020171111 (BBC7)
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Suave sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey probes the mystery of a corpse in a Battersea bathtub.

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

Amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey is called to Battersea following the alarming discovery in an architect's bathroom...

Ian Carmichael stars as the aristocratic sleuth.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Whose Body? was first published in 1923

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
Bunter.... Peter Jones
Dowager Duchess.... Patricia Routledge
Mr Phipp.... Norman Bird
Inspector Parker.... Gabriel Woolf
Mrs Phipps.... Betty Huntley-Wright
Inspector Sugg.... Stephen Thorne

Adapted in five episodes by Chris Miller.

Producer: Simon Brett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1973.

Amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey is called to a flat in Battersea to inspect a dead body.

Lord Peter Wimsey....Ian Carmichael
Bunter....Peter Jones
Dowager Duchess....Patricia Routledge
Mr Phipps.... Norman Bird
Inspector Parker.... Gabriel Woolf
Mrs Phipps.... Betty Huntley-Wright
Inspector Sugg.... Stephen Thorne

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1973.

02Disappearance Of A Financier1974010620191203 (BBC7)
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Lord Peter Wimsey follows the trail of missing financier Sir Reuben Levy. Is there a link to the body found in the Battersea bathroom?

Ian Carmichael stars as the aristocratic sleuth.

Dorothy L Sayers' detective mystery dramatised by Chris Miller.

Lord Peter Wimsey.... Ian Carmichael
Bunter.... Peter Jones
Inspector Parker.... Gabriel Woolf
Freddie Arbuthnot.... Nigel Lambert
John P Milligan.... Blain Fairman
Graves/Waiter/Scoot.... Peter Williams
Mabel Price.... Betty Huntley-Wright

Producer: Simon Brett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1974.

Amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey follows the trail of missing financier Sir Reuben Levy.

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

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Whose Body? was first published in 1923

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
Bunter....Peter Jones
Inspector Parker....Gabriel Woolf
Freddie Arbuthnot....Nigel Lambert
John P Milligan....Blain Fairman
Graves, Waiter and Scoot....Peter Williams
Mabel Price....Betty Huntley-Wright

Adapted by Chris Miller

03Lunch At Lady Swaffham's1974011320191204 (BBC7)
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Lord Peter Wimsey visits Salisbury in his quest for more clues in the mystery of a murder and a missing financier.

Ian Carmichael stars as the aristocratic sleuth.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Whose Body? was first published in 1923

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
Bunter....Peter Jones
The Dowager Duchess....Patricia Routledge
Inspector Charles Parker....Gabriel Woolf
Mr Crimplesham....Richard Goolden
Mr Thipps....Norman Bird
John P. Milligan....Blain Fairman
Lady Swaffham....Elizabeth Revill
Coroner....David Sinclair

Adapted by Chris Miller

Producer Simon Brett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1974.

Lord Peter Wimsey delves deeper into his case of a body and missing person.

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

Dorothy L Sayers' detective mystery dramatised by Chris Miller.

Lord Peter Wimsey.... Ian Carmichael
Bunter.... Peter Jones
Dowager Duchess.... Patricia Routledge
Inspector Charles Parker.... Gabriel Woolf
Mr Crimplesham.... Richard Goolden
Mr Thipps.... Norman Bird
John P Milligan.... Blain Fairman
Lady Swaffham.... Elizabeth Revill
Coroner.... David Sinclair

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When his traumatic past returns to haunt Lord Peter Wimsey, it prompts him to probe a little deeper into an important witness...

Ian Carmichael stars as the aristocratic sleuth.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Whose Body? was first published in 1923

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
Bunter....Peter Jones
Dowager Duchess....Patricia Routledge
Sir Julian Freke....Bernard Archard
Inspector Parker.... Gabriel Woolf
Cummings....Peter Tuddenham

Adapted by Chris Miller

Producer: Simon Brett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1974.

Lord Peter Wimsey decides to probe an important witness.

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

Dorothy L Sayers' detective mystery dramatised by Chris Miller.

Lord Peter Wimsey.... Ian Carmichael
Bunter.... Peter Jones
Dowager Duchess.... Patricia Routledge
Sir Julian Freke.... Bernard Archard
Inspector Parker.... Gabriel Woolf
Cummings.... Peter Tuddenham

05 LASTBunter Brings A Letter1974012720191206 (BBC7)
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In his quest to finally solve the mystery of missing financier Sir Reuben Levy, Lord Peter Wimsey makes a crucial appointment...

Ian Carmichael stars as the aristocratic sleuth.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Whose Body? was first published in 1923

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
Bunter....Peter Jones
Sir Julian Freke....Bernard Archard
Inspector Charles Parker....Gabriel Woolf
Piggott/Dr Colegrove....Geoffrey Beevers
Dr Grimbold/Sir Reuben Levy....Wilfred Carter
Lady Levy....Betty Cardno

Adapted by Chris Miller

Producer Simon Brett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1974.

Lord Peter Wimsey makes a crucial appointment. Stars Ian Carmichael.

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

The conclusion of Dorothy L Sayers' detective mystery.

Lord Peter Wimsey.... Ian Carmichael
Bunter.... Peter Jones
Sir Julian Freke.... Bernard Archard
Inspector Charles Parker.... Gabriel Woolf
Piggott/Dr Colegrove.... Geoffrey Beevers
Dr Grimbold/Sir Reuben Levy.... Wilfred Carter
Lady Levy.... Betty Cardno

Dramatised by Chris Miller