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Wimsey, Five Red Herrings Episode 6 of 8

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

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, John Graham as Sergeant Dalziel, Garard Green as Sir Maxwell Jameson, Don McKillopp as Inspector MacPherson and Bill Wallace as Waters.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey 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.

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 February 1978.

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30 minutes

Last on

Tue 15 Sep 2015 01:00