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5 A Question of Identity

Episode 5 of 8

With his trip to France, Lord Peter Wimsey moves closer to identifying the murderer. Stars Ian Carmichael and Peter Jones.

Following his trip to France, Lord Peter Wimsey takes a step closer to identifying the killer.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, With Peter Jones as Bunter, Phillip Latham as the Reverend Theodore Venables, Timothy Bateson as Superintendent Blundell, Stephen Greiff as Nobby Cranton and Noel Dyson as Mrs Venables.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. The Nine Tailors was first published in 1934.

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 November 1980.

30 minutes

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Tue 4 May 2021 06:00

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