The elegant, intelligent amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey is one of detective literature s most popular creations. Ian Carmichael is the personification of Dorothy L. Sayers charming investigator in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatization.
When mystery writer Harriet Vane is accused of the murder of her lover, the evidence seems quite damning. But Lord Peter Wimsey is not convinced. And when, five hours later, no verdict has been returned, it seems that the jury may not be convinced either. But if Harriet didn t murder Philip Boyes, who did?"
About the Author
Dorothy L. Sayers was an English writer, translator, and Christian humanist. Best known for the extremely popular Lord Peter Wimsey mystery series, Sayers also penned a number of plays, including The Man Born to Be King, essays, and translations, of which she considered Dante s Divine Comedy to be her best. Sayers died in 1950, and is buried in St. Anne s Church in London.
Ian Carmichael (1920 2010) appeared in a vast number of television productions, including "The Importance of Being Earnest" and the outstandingly successful "The World of Wooster" series for BBC TV. He portrayed Lord Peter Wimsey in several series for television and starred in two seasons of "Strathblair". His film appearances included "Lucky Jim", "The Lady Vanishes", and "Heaven s Above".