Have His Carcase

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.

Harriet's old friend Lord Peter Wimsey is soon on the scene to lend his powers of detection.

Can the two of them discover who the murderer is? Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken star and the director is Martin Fisher

Episodes

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LPW01The Evidence Of The Corpse1981102020040324 (BBC7)
20051230 (BBC7)
20051231 (BBC7)
20061124 (BBC7)
20061125 (BBC7)
20100506 (BBC7)
20100507 (BBC7)
20120806 (BBC7)
20120807 (BBC7)
20140106 (BBC7)
20140107 (BBC7)

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.

Harriet's old friend Lord Peter Wimsey is soon on the scene to lend his powers of detection.

Can the two of them discover who the murderer is? Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken star and the director is Martin FisherWhen crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, her sleuth chum investigates.

When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates.

When crime author Harriet Vane finds a body, Lord Peter Wimsey investigates. Dorothy L Sayers' mystery with Ian Carmichael.

LPW02Lord Peter Sets A Trap1981102720060102 (BBC7)
20060103 (BBC7)
20061127 (BBC7)
20061128 (BBC7)
20100507 (BBC7)
20100508 (BBC7)
20120807 (BBC7)
20120808 (BBC7)
20140107 (BBC7)
20140108 (BBC7)

Was it murder or suicide? The upper class sleuth must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

Was it murder or suicide? The sleuth must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor.

All of Wimsey's clues seem to centre on a battered old razor.

Will this be enough to help Harriet Vane out?

Murder or suicide? Lord Peter Wimsey must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor.

Murder or suicide? Upper class sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey must trace a vital clue - a battered old razor. Stars Ian Carmichael.

LPW03A Dutiful Son1981110320060103 (BBC7)
20060104 (BBC7)
20061128 (BBC7)
20061129 (BBC7)
20100510 (BBC7)
20100511 (BBC7)
20120808 (BBC7)
20120809 (BBC7)
20140108 (BBC7)
20140109 (BBC7)

Battling to unmask the killer on the beach, the posh sleuth ponders Sir Henry's motives.

Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.

Various and sundry suspects and relatives turn up.

But the case has something to do with high tide.

Keen to unmask the killer on the beach, Lord Peter Wimsey ponders Sir Henry's motives.

Keen to unmask the killer on the beach, Lord Peter Wimsey ponders Sir Henry's motives. Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.

LPW04The Snake In The Grass1981111020060104 (BBC7)
20060105 (BBC7)
20061129 (BBC7)
20061130 (BBC7)
20100511 (BBC7)
20100512 (BBC7)
20120809 (BBC7)
20120810 (BBC7)
20140109 (BBC7)
20140110 (BBC7)

The sleuth and Harriet exchange harsh words and a dinner date leads to a shock revelation.

The amateur sleuth exchanges harsh words with Harriet - and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

Lord Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet, and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation.

Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet - and a dinner date leads to a shock revelation.

Lord Peter Wimsey exchanges harsh words with Harriet - and a dinner date leads to a shocking revelation. Stars Ian Carmichael.

LPW05Too Perfect An Alibi1981111720060105 (BBC7)
20060106 (BBC7)
20061130 (BBC7)
20061201 (BBC7)
20100512 (BBC7)
20100513 (BBC7)
20120810 (BBC7)
20120811 (BBC7)
20140110 (BBC7)
20140111 (BBC7)

As the desperate sleuth fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness turns up.

As the desperate upper class sleuth fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness Perkins turns up.

Stars Ian Carmichael.

Desperation sets in as Lord Wimsey fails to confirm his theories.

Could Lord Wimsey have failed? Desperation sets in as he fails to confirm his theories.

Could Perkins be the key?

As Lord Peter Wimsey fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness Perkins turns up.

As a desperate Lord Peter Wimsey fails to confirm his theories, the elusive witness Perkins turns up. Stars Ian Carmichael.

LPW06 LASTAll A Question Of Time1981112420060106 (BBC7)
20060107 (BBC7)
20061201 (BBC7)
20061202 (BBC7)
20100513 (BBC7)
20100514 (BBC7)
20120813 (BBC7)
20120814 (BBC7)
20140113 (BBC7)
20140114 (BBC7)

Will inspiration strike as the upper class sleuth battles to unmask the killer?

It's make or break time for Lord Wimsey.

Can he prove his theories about the killer?

Make or break time for Lord Wimsey.

Can he prove his theories about the killer? Who will that killer turn out to be?

Will inspiration strike? Upper class sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey battles to unmask a killer.

Will inspiration strike? Upper class sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey battles to unmask a killer. Stars Ian Carmichael and Maria Aitken.