Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey in these classic BBC radio dramatisations of Dorothy L Sayers' Golden Age crime novels.
Gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey starred in a number of novels and short stories by Dorothy L Sayers. These full-cast adaptations – first broadcast on BBC radio between 1979 and 2010 – are cherished by crime aficionados worldwide.
Murder Must Advertise sees Lord Peter going undercover in an advertising agency to investigate the death of a copywriter.
The Nine Tailors finds the aristocratic detective stranded in a remote village, where he is drawn into a case of stolen jewels and an unidentified body.
Gaudy Night takes place at Harriet Vane's old Oxford college, where a series of spiteful pranks and poison-pen letters have torn apart the academic community. With Lord Peter's help, can she uncover the perpetrator?
In Busman's Honeymoon, newlyweds Harriet and Peter have their marital bliss disturbed by a body in the basement – and are once again embroiled in a murder investigation.
These evocative dramas also feature Allan Cuthbertson, Peter Jones, Joanna David and Sarah Badel. Also included on this release is a bonus interview with top crime novelists P. D. James and Jill Paton Walsh about Gaudy Night, conducted by Henny Fordham.