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The Hunt Moves to France

Wimsey, The Nine Tailors Episode 4 of 8

After intercepting the mystery letter, Lord Peter Wimsey decides it's time to head across the English Channel.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, With Peter Jones as Bunter, Timothy Bateson as Superintendent Blundell, Andre Moran as Commissaire Rosier and Lolly Cockerill as Madame Legros.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. The Nine Tailors was first published in 1934.

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 November 1980.

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30 minutes

Last on

Fri 20 May 2016 01:00