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The Riddlesdale Inquest

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Sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey's brother, the Duke of Denver, is arrested for murder. Dorothy L Sayers' mystery with Ian Carmichael.

An aristocratic scandal erupts after Lord Peter's Wimsey's brother, the Duke of Denver, is arrested for murder...

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, James Villiers as the Duke of Denver, Gabriel Woolf as Inspector Parker, James Thomason as the Coroner, Maria Aitken as Lady Mary Wimsey, Nigel Lambert as Freddie Arbuthnot, Betty Cardno as Miss Cathcart, Bill Wallis as Pettigrew and Sean Arnold as Cooper.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Clouds of Witness was first published in 1926.

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 broadcast between 1972 and 1975.

Adapted for radio in eight episodes Peter Jones and Tania Lieven.

Producer: Simon Brett.

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1974.

30 minutes

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Wed 13 Jun 2018 01:00

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