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The Snake in the Grass

Wimsey, Have His Carcase Episode 4 of 6

Lord Peter Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet Vane - and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Maria Aitken as Harriet Vane, Nigel Stock as Inspector Umplety, Warren Clarke as Henry Weldon and Ronald Herdman as the Blacksmith.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Have His Carcase was first published in 1932.

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 October 1981.

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30 minutes

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Wed 14 Sep 2016 01:00