Ian Carmichael stars in the original BBC adaptations of the Dorothy L. Sayers crime thrillers. Hailed by critics as one of the finest mystery series ever filmed, its success on PBS's Masterpiece Theatre inspired the spin-off Mystery! Running at least three hours each, these dramas do full justice to Sayers's vivid characters, trenchant wit, and lavish 1920s settings. 5 mysteries on 6 DVDs, approx. 17 hours, SDH.
Disc 1-3: Set one
Clouds of Witness
Death hits close to home when Lord Peter's future brother-in-law is murdered.
The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club
Two siblings die on the same day, leaving Wimsey to untangle wh
- Interviews with Ian Carmichael
- Production notes
- Biographies of Dorothy L. Sayers and Ian Carmichael
Boxed setRun Time:
163/4 hours, plus bonus programmingFormat:
Full screenNumber of Discs:
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"Realized superbly" --The New York Times
"Eternally appealing" --NPR's Fresh Air
"The cast is splendid" --The Washington Post