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The Diamond Cat

Episode 3 of 8

Who is the mysterious 'number 10' and what connects him to the beautiful Mrs Grimethorpe? Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.

Who is the mysterious "number 10" and what connects him to the beautiful Mrs Grimethorpe?

With his brother accused of shooting Captain Dennis Cathcart, Lord Peter Wimsey continues his murder investigation, as the family barrister arrives in Yorkshire to discuss the case...

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, Gabriel Woolf as Inspector Parker, Maria Aitken as Lady Mary Wimsey, Brian Oulton as Sir Impey Biggs, Bill Wallis as Grimethorpe, Elizabeth Proud as Mrs Grimethorpe, David Sinclair as the Servant and Bonnie Hurren as Lucy Grimethorpe.

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.

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