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Mudstains and Bloodstains

Episode 2 of 8

With his brother's life at stake, Lord Peter Wimsey faces a murder mystery in Yorkshire. Stars Ian Carmichael and Peter Jones.

The Duke of Denver stands accused of the murder of Captain Dennis Cathcart.

His brother, Lord Peter Wimsey desperately hunts for remaining clues at the scene of the shooting - Riddlesdale Lodge in Yorkshire

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, Gabriel Woolf as Inspector Parker, Nigel Lambert as Freddie Arbuthnot, Bill Wallis as Pettigrew-Robinson, Miriam Margolyes as Mrs Hardraw and Betty Cardno as the Duchess of Denver.

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