Busman's Honeymoon

Society's eligible women are in mourning - Lord Peter Wimsey has married at last.

Having finally succeeded in his ardent pursuit of the lovely Harriet Vane, they depart for a tranquil honeymoon in a country farmhouse.

But the couple's newly wedded peace is shattered when the dead body of the previous owner is found in the cellar.

Why would anyone have wanted to kill old Mr Noakes? What dark secrets was he hiding? Ian Carmichael is the personification of Dorothy L.

Sayers' charming investigator in this radio dramatisation.

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01The Mysteries Of Married Life1983010320060127 (BBC7)
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Society's eligible women are in mourning - Lord Peter Wimsey has married at last.

Having finally succeeded in his ardent pursuit of the lovely Harriet Vane, they depart for a tranquil honeymoon in a country farmhouse.

But the couple's newly wedded peace is shattered when the dead body of the previous owner is found in the cellar.

Why would anyone have wanted to kill old Mr Noakes? What dark secrets was he hiding? Ian Carmichael is the personification of Dorothy L.

Sayers' charming investigator in this radio dramatisation.

Honeymooners Lord Peter Wimsey and his wife soon find their marital bliss disturbed. Dorothy L Sayers' mystery with Ian Carmichael.

Honeymooners Lord Peter Wimsey and his wife soon find their marital bliss disturbed.

When Lord and Lady Wimsey decide to start their life together at Peter's newly acquired farmhouse, marital bliss is disturbed.

When Lord and Lady Wimsey honeymoon at their newly acquired farmhouse, marital bliss is disturbed.

Starring Ian Carmichael.

As Lord and Lady Wimsey honeymoon at their farmhouse, their marital bliss gets disturbed.

As Lord and Lady Wimsey honeymoon at their newly acquired farmhouse, their marital bliss gets disturbed.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

Honeymooners Lord Peter Wimsey and his wife's marital bliss is soon disturbed.

Honeymooners Lord Peter Wimsey and his wife's marital bliss is soon disturbed. Dorothy L Sayers' mystery with Ian Carmichael.

02Credit Where Credit Is Due1983011020060130 (BBC7)
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With Noakes dead, the superintendent has his suspicions, but Wimsey is not so sure.

With Noakes dead, the superintendent has his suspicions, but posh sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey is not so sure. Stars Ian Carmichael.

Noakes is dead and the investigation begins.

The superintendent has his suspicions, but Wimsey is not so sure.

With Noakes dead, the superintendent has his suspicions, but Lord Peter Wimsey is not so sure.

Starring Ian Carmichael.

With Noakes dead, the superintendent has his suspicions - but the sleuth is not so sure.

With Noakes dead, the superintendent has his suspicions - but the upper crust sleuth is not so sure.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

03A Policeman's Lot1983011720060131 (BBC7)
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With more questioning over Noakes's murder, there's a revelation from Wimsey's cleaner.

With more questioning over Noakes's murder, there's revelatory evidence from Lord Peter Wimsey's cleaner. Stars Ian Carmichael.

The superintendent continues his questioning.

Mrs Ruddle provides some revelatory evidence.

Starring Ian Carmichael.

Questioning over Noake's murder elicits revelatory evidence from the sleuth's cleaner.

With more questioning over Noake's murder, there's some revelatory evidence from the sleuth's cleaner.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

With more questioning over Noakes's murder, there's some revelatory evidence from the sleuth's cleaner.

Questioning over Noakes's murder elicits revelatory evidence from the sleuth's cleaner.

With more questioning over Noakes's murder, there is a revelation from Wimsey's cleaner.

As questioning over William Noakes's murder continues, there's some revelatory evidence from Lord Peter Wimsey's cleaner.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Sarah Badel as Lady Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, Rosemary Leach as Miss Twitterton, Peter Vaughan as Superintendent Kirk and Christopher Beeny as Constable Sellon.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Busman's Honeymoon was first published in 1937.

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 Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1983.

04Not Why, But How1983012420060201 (BBC7)
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Lord Peter Wimsey and his bride try to recreate the circumstances of Noakes's murder.

Lord Peter Wimsey and his bride try to recreate the lead-up to the circumstances of Noakes's murder. Stars Ian Carmichael.

Lord Peter Wimsey and his bride Harriet investigate the murder of the former owner of their new home.

Lord Peter Wimsey and his bride attempt to recreate the lead-up to the circumstances of Noakes' murder.

Starring Ian Carmichael.

The upper crust sleuth and his bride try to recreate the lead-up to Noakes's murder.

The upper crust sleuth and his bride try to recreate the lead-up to the circumstances of Noakes's murder.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

05Crossed In Love1983013120060202 (BBC7)
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As the murder victim's debts start mounting up, Wimsey becomes suspicious of his niece.

As murder victim, William Noakes's debts start mounting up, Lord Peter Wimsey grows suspicious of one of his relatives.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Sarah Badel as Lady Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, Rosemary Leach as Miss Twitterton, Peter Vaughan as Superintendent Kirk and Kenneth Cranham as Frank Crutchley.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Busman's Honeymoon was first published in 1937.

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 Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1983.

As the murder victim's debts start mounting up, Lord Peter Wimsey becomes suspicious of his niece. Stars Ian Carmichael.

Lord Peter Wimsey and his bride Harriet investigate the murder of the former owner of their new home.

With the murder victim's debts starting to mount up, Lord Peter Wimsey becomes suspicious of his niece.

As the murder victim's debts mount up, the posh sleuth becomes suspicious of his niece.

As the murder victim's debts start mounting up, the upper crust sleuth becomes suspicious of his niece.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

06 LASTA Chain Of Circumstance1983020720060203 (BBC7)
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With no clear murder suspect, the removal men's arrival helps Wimsey to spot a vital clue.

With no clear murder suspect, the arrival of the removal men helps Lord Peter Wimsey to spot a vital clue.

Starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey, Sarah Badel as Lady Wimsey, Peter Jones as Bunter, Rosemary Leach as Miss Twitterton, Pearl Hackney as Mrs Ruddle, Peter Vaughan as Superintendent Kirk, Kenneth Cranham as Frank Crutchley and Gerald Sim as the Rev Goodacre.

British gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey features in a number of detective novels and short stories by English crime writer, Dorothy L Sayers. Busman's Honeymoon was first published in 1937.

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 Alistair Beaton.

Producer: Martin Fisher

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1983.

With no clear murder suspect, the removal men's arrival helps Lord Peter Wimsey to spot a vital clue. Stars Ian Carmichael.

Lord Peter Wimsey and his bride Harriet solve the murder of the former owner of their new home.

With no clear suspect, the removal men's arrival leads Lord Peter Wimsey to uncover a vital murder clue.

With no clear suspect, the removal men's arrival helps the sleuth to spot a vital clue.

With no clear suspect, the removal men's arrival helps the upper crust sleuth to spot a vital murder clue.

Stars Ian Carmichael.