Five Red Herrings [Wimsey]

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The death of an artist curtails the upper class sleuth's Scottish fishing trip.

The death of an artist curtails the upper class sleuth's Scottish fishing trip. Dorothy L Sayers' mystery with Ian Carmichael.

The death of an artist curtails the upper class sleuth's Scottish fishing trip. Dorothy L Sayers' whodunnit with Ian Carmichael.

. The death of an artist curtails the upper class sleuth's Scottish fishing trip.

Aristocratic sleuth, Lord Peter Wimsey, goes on a Scottish fishing holiday in Kircudbright, but ends up catching more than trout - when he's called upon to investigate the death of a local artist.

Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey.

The British gentleman detective features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers.

‘The Five Red Herrings' was first published in 1931. Adapted for radio in eight episodes by Chris Miller.

Lord Peter Wimsey ….Ian Carmichael
Bunter …. Peter Jones
Murdoch …. Bruce Bennett
Waters …. Bill Wallace
Campbell/Dr Cameron …. Trevor Martin
McAdam …. Alaric Cotter
Sgt Dalziel …. John Graham
Mrs Strachan …. Hazel McBride
Strachan …. Gordon Clyde

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.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1978.

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

‘The Five Red Herrings' was first published in 1931. Adapted for radio in six episodes by Alistair Beaton.

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"As the upper class sleuth probes a Scottish artist's death, key suspects keep vanishing.

As the upper class sleuth probes a Scottish artist's death, key suspects keep vanishing. Stars Ian Carmichael and Peter Jones.

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. As the upper class sleuth probes a Scottish artist's death, key suspects keep vanishing.

As Lord Peter Wimsey investigates the mysterious death of unpopular artist, Sandy Campbell - key suspects keep vanishing.

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

Dramatised by Chris Miller.

Lord Peter Wimsey ….Ian Carmichael
Bunter …. Peter Jones
Sir Maxwell Jameson …. Garard Green
Sgt Dalziel …. John Graham
Mrs Faron …. Frances Jeater
Miss Selby …. Nell Brennan
Miss Cochran …. Audrey Muir
Inspector MacPherson …. Don McKillopp
Allcock …. Peter Wickham
Hammond/PC Duncan …. David Strong
Betty …. Heather Bell
Jock Graham …. Christopher Scoular

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1978.

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

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton

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"As the upper class sleuth probes an artist's death in Scotland, more evidence disappears.

As the upper class sleuth probes an artist's death in Scotland, more evidence disappears. Stars Ian Carmichael and Peter Jones.

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. As the upper class sleuth probes an artist's death in Scotland, more evidence disappears.

One of six suspects over the death of Sandy Campbell, Jock Graham has let slip that he knows rather more than he pretends. Lord Peter Wimsey investigates.

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

Dramatised by Chris Miller.

Lord Peter Wimsey ….Ian Carmichael
Hammond/PC Duncan …. David Strong
Jock Graham …. Christopher Scoular
Inspector MacPherson …. Don McKillopp
Jaime Mair/The Constable …. Jonathan Scott
Ferguson …. Iain Blair
Mrs McGregor …. Miriam Margoyles
Helen McGregor …. Yvonne Gillan
PC Ross …. Gordon Kane

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1978.

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

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

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"As the posh sleuth probes an artist's murder, his manservant Bunter takes the initiative.

As the posh sleuth probes an artist's murder, his manservant Bunter takes the initiative. Stars Ian Carmichael and Peter Jones.

As sleuthing Lord Peter Wimsey hunts for a murderer, his manservant takes the initiative. Stars Ian Carmichael and Peter Jones."

. As the posh sleuth probes an artist's murder, his manservant Bunter takes the initiative.

As posh sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey hunts for the murderer of Scottish artist Sandy Campbell, his manservant Bunter takes the initiative.

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

Dramatised by Chris Miller.

Lord Peter Wimsey ….Ian Carmichael
Bunter …. Peter Jones
Parker …. Stephen Thorne
Inspector MacPherson …. Don McKillopp
Miss Selby …. Nell Brennan
Miss Cochran …. Audrey Muir
Bob Anderson …. Henry Knowles
Ferguson …. Iain Blair
Strachan …. Gordon Clyde

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1978.

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

Dramatised by Alistair Beaton.

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The upper class sleuth tries to verify the alibis of the key suspects.

The upper class sleuth tries to verify the alibis of key suspects in the murder of a Scottish artist. Stars Ian Carmichael.

Lord Peter Wimsey attempts to verify the whereabouts of key suspects in the murder.

Lord Peter Wimsey attempts to verify the whereabouts of key suspects in the murder of a Scottish artist. Stars Ian Carmichael.

. The upper class sleuth tries to verify the alibis of the key suspects.

On a fishing holiday in Kirkcudbright, Scotland, Lord Peter Wimsey gets involved in the matter of the mysterious death of local artist Sandy Campbell. The local constabulary are convinced that Sandy died in a drowning accident, but the amateur sleuth finds six potential culprits.

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

Dramatised by Chris Miller.

Lord Peter Wimsey Ian Carmichael
Sgt Dalziel John Graham
Strachan Gordon Clyde
Mrs Smith-Le Mesurier Sheila Mitchell
Waters Bill Wallace
Mrs Faron Frances Jeater
Faron Gordon Gardner

Producer: Simon Brett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1978.

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

Lord Peter Wimsey………………………………Ian Carmichael
Sgt Dalziel....John Graham
Strachan.... Gordon Clyde
Mrs Smith-Le Mesurier....Sheila Mitchell
Waters....Bill Wallace
Mrs Faron....Frances Jeater
Faron.... Gordon Gardner

Adapted for radio in six episodes by Chris Miller

Producer Simon Brett

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The upper class sleuth examines the evidence to establish who murdered a Scottish artist.

The upper class sleuth sifts through the evidence to establish who murdered a Scottish artist. Stars Ian Carmichael.

Who murdered a Scottish artist? Suave sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey weighs up more clues. Stars Ian Carmichael and John Graham.

. The upper class sleuth examines the evidence to establish who murdered a Scottish artist.

Who killed unpopular Scottish artist, Sandy Campbell? Lord Peter Wimsey and Inspector McPherson are weighing up the alibis of suspects

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

Dramatised by Chris Miller.

Lord Peter Wimsey....Ian Carmichael
Sgt Dalziel.... John Graham
Sir Maxwell Jameson.... Garard Green
Insp MacPherson.... Don McKillopp
Waters.... Bill Wallace
Strachan.... Gordon Clyde
Jock Graham....Christopher Scoular
Clarence Gordon....Gordon Faith

Producer Simon Brett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1978.

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

The local constabulary are convinced that local artist Sandy Campbell has died in a drowning accident, but sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey finds six potential culprits among the artistic community. Wimsey and McPherson work through their thoughts as to who murdered Campbell, checking on alibis.

Lord Peter Wimsey....Ian Carmichael
Sgt Dalziel....John Graham
Sir Maxwell Jameson.... Garard Green
Insp MacPherson.... Don McKillopp
Waters.... Bill Wallace
Strachan.... Gordon Clyde
Jock Graham....Christopher Scoular
Clarence Gordon....Gordon Faith

Adapted for radio in six episodes by Chris Miller

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"Theories abound over an artist's murder, but the sleuth is determined to nail the killer.

Theories abound over an artist's murder, but the upper class sleuth is determined to nail the killer. Stars Ian Carmichael.

. Theories abound over an artist's murder, but the sleuth is determined to nail the killer.

As the investigation into the mysterious death of Scottish artist Sandy Campbell continues, Lord Peter Wimsey listens to all the various theories and pronounces that they are all wrong.

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The upper class sleuth and his cohorts piece together the murdered artist's final hours.

The upper class sleuth and his cohorts piece together the final hours of the murdered artist. Stars Ian Carmichael.

Lord Peter Wimsey and his cohorts piece together the final hours of the murdered artist.

Upper class sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey and his cohorts piece together the final hours of the murdered artist. Stars Ian Carmichael and John Graham.

. The upper class sleuth and his cohorts piece together the murdered artist's final hours.

Lord Peter Wimsey and his cohorts get closer to solving the mysterious death of Scottish artist Sandy Campbell - as they piece together his final hours.