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    • Lord Peter Wimsey: BBC Radio Drama Collection Volume 3

    • By: Dorothy L Sayers
    • Narrated by: Full Cast, Ian Carmichael
    • Length: 10 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey in these definitive BBC radio dramatisations of Dorothy L Sayers' classic crime novels. Aristocratic amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey was the master creation of Dorothy L Sayers, widely acknowledged as one of the four original ‘Queens of Crime’. These full-cast adaptations – first broadcast on BBC radio in the 1970s, and presented here in their entirety – are admired by fans of the genre worldwide. The stories featured are Murder Must Advertise, The Nine Tailors, Gaudy Night, and Busman's Honeymoon.

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Lord Peter Wimsey: BBC Radio Drama Collection Volume 1

    • Three classic full-cast dramatisations
    • By: Dorothy L Sayers
    • Narrated by: Ian Carmichael, Peter Jones
    • Length: 8 hrs and 55 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 268
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 235
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 234

    Whose Body? first introduced Lord Peter to the world and begins with a corpse in the bath of a London flat. Clouds of Witness finds Wimsey investigating murder close to home, and in Unnatural Death he investigates the suspicious demise of an elderly woman. First broadcast on BBC radio in the 1970s and presented here in their entirety, these full-cast adaptations are admired by fans of the genre worldwide.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I got totally immersed!

    • By caroline armstrong on 04-12-17

    Regular price: £19.99

    • Lord Peter Wimsey: BBC Radio Drama Collection Volume 2

    • Four BBC Radio 4 Full-Cast Dramatisations
    • By: Dorothy L Sayers
    • Narrated by: full cast, Ian Carmichael
    • Length: 12 hrs and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 191
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 165
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 163

    Ian Carmichael stars as Lord Peter Wimsey in the much-acclaimed radio dramatisations of Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club, Strong Poison, Five Red Herrings and Have His Carcase.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Very Enjoyable

    • By Flint on 09-04-18

    Regular price: £21.99

    • Thrones, Dominations

    • A Lord Peter Wimsey Mystery
    • By: Dorothy L Sayers, Jill Paton Walsh
    • Narrated by: Ian Carmichael
    • Length: 10 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 179
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 156
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159

    It is 1936, and Lord Peter Wimsey has returned from his honeymoon to set up home with his cherished new wife, the novelist Harriet Vane. As they become part of fashionable London society, they encounter the glamorous socialite Rosamund Harwell and her wealthy impresario husband, Laurence. Unlike the Wimseys they are not in love - and all too soon, one of them is dead. A murder case that only Lord Peter Wimsey can solve.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Loved It!

    • By Kindle Customer on 23-03-17

    Regular price: £24.99

    • Jeeves in the Offing

    • By: P. G. Wodehouse
    • Narrated by: Ian Carmichael
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 56
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      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 40

    The Times has announced, much to Bertie's astonishment, the news of his engagement to the beautiful Bobbie Wickham. But worse is to come....Uncle Tom's antique silver cow-creamer has gone missing; Kipper Herring has libelled his and Bertie's former headmaster; leading British psychiatrist Sir Roderick Glossop is posing as a butler; and Aunt Dahlia's masterly French chef, Anatole, is once again becoming a pawn in a terrible power struggle.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • No review needed!

    • By Ann Watson on 30-06-13

    Regular price: £12.29

    • The Nine Tailors

    • Lord Peter Wimsey, Book 11
    • By: Dorothy L. Sayers
    • Narrated by: Ian Carmichael
    • Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 65
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    The elegant, intelligent amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey is one of detective literature's most popular creations, and Ian Carmichael is the personification of Dorothy L. Sayers' charming investigator in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. Lord Peter Wimsey, man about town and amateur sleuth, and his man Bunter, are drawn into a series of intriguing incidents after being stranded in the remote village of Fenchurch St. Paul.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A wonderful radio performance of a classic mystery

    • By Steven on 05-10-16

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Have His Carcase (Dramatised)

    • By: Dorothy L. Sayers
    • Narrated by: Ian Carmichael, Maria Aitken
    • Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 104
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72

    Two years after the trial for the murder of her lover, the blaze of publicity surrounding mystery writer Harriet Vane has begun to die away and Harriet decides it's time for a break. But the peace of a North Devon walking tour is rudely shattered when she discovers the body of a man on the beach, his throat slit from ear to ear. The moment the story breaks Harriet’s old friend Lord Peter Wimsey is on the scene to lend his powers of detection. Can the two of them discover who the murderer is?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Have his Carcase

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-06-10

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Busman's Honeymoon (Dramatised)

    • By: Dorothy L. Sayers
    • Narrated by: Ian Carmichael, Sarah Badel, Peter Jones, and others
    • Length: 2 hrs and 25 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 76
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 75

    Lord Peter Wimsey has married at last, having finally succeeded in his ardent pursuit of the lovely mystery novelist Harriet Vane. The two depart for a tranquil honeymoon in a country farmhouse but find, instead of a well-prepared love nest, the place left in a shambles by the previous owner. His sudden appearance, dead from a broken skull in the cellar, only prompts more questions. Why would anyone have wanted to kill old Mr Noakes? What dark secrets had he to hide?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Dorothy Sayers, Busman's Holiday

    • By ellisen brown on 19-01-15

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Murder Must Advertise (Dramatised)

    • By: Dorothy L. Sayers
    • Narrated by: Ian Carmichael, Full Cast
    • Length: 2 hrs and 19 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 108
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 85
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 84

    When copywriter Victor Dean falls to his death on the stairs of Pym's Advertising Agency, everyone assumes it was an unfortunate accident. His replacement doesn't think so and begins asking a lot of questions. The new man is something of a mystery to his colleagues, and he certainly dresses well considering his meagre writer's salary.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful adaptation for radio

    • By S. Wolfe on 13-04-13

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Unnatural Death (Dramatised)

    • By: Dorothy L. Sayers, Chris Miller (adaptation)
    • Narrated by: Ian Carmichael
    • Length: 3 hrs and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 93

    This was the second Lord Peter Wimsey story to be adapted for radio in the mid-seventies. Broadcast May 5 to June 16 1975, it was adapted by Chris Miller and produced by Simon Brett. The case on Agatha Dawson is closed, but Lord Peter Wimsey is not satisfied. With no clues to work on, he begins his own investigation. Then Agatha's maid is suddenly murdered.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Another wonderful piece of writing

    • By EmmyScotland on 30-01-11

    Regular price: £13.99

    • Five Red Herrings (Dramatised)

    • By: Dorothy L. Sayers
    • Narrated by: Ian Carmichael
    • Length: 3 hrs and 33 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    When Sandy Campbell's body is found at the foot of a cliff near the small town of Kircdubright, the local constabulary are convinced that the argumentative painter is a victim of a tragic accident. But when Lord Peter Wimsey turns up, the hunt begins for an ingenious killer. Faced with six men, all of whom have a motive for murder, the aristocratic amateur sleuth must deduce which are the five red herrings and which has blood on his hands.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Impossible to distinguish the characters

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-05-17

    Regular price: £14.00

    • Three Men in a Boat

    • By: Jerome K. Jerome
    • Narrated by: Ian Carmichael
    • Length: 5 hrs and 53 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 89
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 73

    In this comedic masterpiece, three young men, increasingly given to thoughts of hypochondria, decide to embark on a journey along the river Thames. Confident that the fresh air and daily exercise will grant them immunity from a myriad of illnesses and diseases, they pack up their frying pans, toothbrushes, food and canine companion, Montmorency, and set off on an unexpected adventure.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A Review of this version of the book!

    • By C. J. Lansdown on 28-12-13

    Regular price: £13.49

    • Strong Poison (Dramatised)

    • By: Dorothy L. Sayers
    • Narrated by: Ian Carmichael
    • Length: 2 hrs and 51 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 102
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 74
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 76

    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 dramatisation. When mystery writer Harriet Vane is accused of the murder of her lover, the evidence seems pretty damning. But Lord Peter Wimsey is not convinced and when, five hours later, no verdict has been returned, it seems the jury may not be either.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Strong Poison

    • By Amazon Customer on 11-06-10

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Clouds of Witness (Dramatised)

    • By: Dorothy L. Sayers
    • Narrated by: Patricia Routledge, Ian Carmichael, full cast
    • Length: 3 hrs and 3 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 72
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 71

    In a shocking scandal, the likes of which has not been seen in the English aristocracy since the 18th century, the Duke of Denver stands accused of the foul murder or his sister's fiance, shot through the heart on a cold, lonely night at Riddlesdale Hall in Yorkshire. The Duke's brother, Lord Peter Wimsey, attempts to prove Denver's innocence, but why is the Duke refusing to co-operate? And what does his sister, Lady Mary, know about the affair?

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Clouds of Witness

    • By H W Giddens on 26-09-17

    Regular price: £13.99

    • The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (Dramatised)

    • By: Dorothy L. Sayers
    • Narrated by: Ian Carmichael, Peter Jones, Martin Jarvis
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 60

    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 dramatisation. The dignified calm of the Bellona Club is shattered when Lord Wimsey finds General Fentiman dead in his favourite chair. A straighforward death by natural causes? Perhaps... but why can no one remember seeing the general the day he died?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Absolutely Adore this Play ❤️

    • By Highlight on 23-02-15

    Regular price: £12.00

    • Whose Body? [Dramatised]

    • By: Dorothy L. Sayers
    • Narrated by: Ian Carmichael, Patricia Routledge
    • Length: 2 hrs and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 62
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Wimsey’s mother, the Dowager Duchess of Denver, rings her son with news of ‘such a quaint thing’. She has heard through a friend that Mr Thipps, a respectable Battersea architect, found a dead man in his bath – wearing nothing but a gold prince-nez. Lord Wimsey makes his way straight over to Mr Thipps, and a good look at the body raises a number of interesting questions. Why would such an apparantly well-groomed man have filthy black toenails, flea bites and the scent of carbolic soap lingering on his corpse?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A good dramatisation.

    • By Chris on 10-09-11

    Regular price: £12.00