8 x 30 minute episodes
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Five Red Herrings
Lord Peter is on a fishing holiday in Scotland when he notes an inconsistency in the death of a local painter. Dorothy L Sayers' mystery with Ian Carmichael as the upper class sleuth
The Body in the Burn
Wimsey, Five Red Herrings Episode 1 of 8
Aristocratic sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey goes on a Scottish fishing holiday in Kircudbright, but ends up catching more than trout - when he's called upon to investigate the death of a local artist.
Wimsey, Five Red Herrings Episode 2 of 8
As Lord Peter Wimsey investigates the mysterious death of unpopular artist, Sandy Campbell - key suspects keep vanishing.
Wimsey, Five Red Herrings Episode 3 of 8
One of six suspects over the death of Sandy Campbell, Jock Graham has let slip that he knows rather more than he pretends. Lord Peter Wimsey investigates.
Wimsey, Five Red Herrings Episode 4 of 8
As posh sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey hunts for the murderer of Scottish artist Sandy Campbell, his manservant Bunter takes the initiative.
Wimsey, Five Red Herrings Episode 5 of 8
Lord Peter Wimsey battles to verify the whereabouts of key suspects in the murder of unpopular Scottish artist, Sandy Campbell.
Evidence of a Commercial Traveller
Wimsey, Five Red Herrings Episode 6 of 8
Who killed unpopular Scottish artist, Sandy Campbell? Lord Peter Wimsey and Inspector McPherson are weighing up the alibis of suspects.
Council of War
Wimsey, Five Red Herrings Episode 7 of 8
Theories abound over the murder of artist Sandy Campbell, but Lord Peter Wimsey is determined to nail the killer.
Wimsey, Five Red Herrings Episode 8 of 8
Lord Peter Wimsey and his cohorts battle to piece together the final hours of murdered Scottish artist, Sandy Campbell.
Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, John Graham as Sergeant Dalziel, Garard Green as Sir Maxwell Jameson, Don McKillopp as Inspector MacPherson and John Dunbar as The Procurator Fiscal.
British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. The Five Red Herrings was first published in 1931.
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 Chris Miller.
Producer: Simon Brett.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 1978.