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3. Lunch at Lady Swaffham's

Episode 3 of 5

Lord Peter Wimsey is in Salisbury in the quest for more clues in the murder trail. Stars Ian Carmichael and Patricia Routledge.

Lord Peter Wimsey visits Salisbury in his quest for more clues in the mystery of a murder and a missing financier.

Ian Carmichael stars as the aristocratic sleuth.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Whose Body? was first published in 1923

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

Lord Peter Wimsey......................Ian Carmichael
Bunter...............................................Peter Jones
The Dowager Duchess...............Patricia Routledge
Inspector Charles Parker...........Gabriel Woolf
Mr Crimplesham...........................Richard Goolden
Mr Thipps........................................Norman Bird
John P. Milligan.............................Blain Fairman
Lady Swaffham..............................Elizabeth Revill
Coroner............................................David Sinclair

Adapted by Chris Miller

Producer Simon Brett

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1974.

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