It's "murder amid the upper crust" when Lord Peter Wimsey (Ian Carmichael) must clear his brother, the Duke of Denver, of killing their sister's fiance in the compelling miniseries "Clouds of Witness" (1972).David Langton, Rachel Herbert, Glyn Houston also star. Next, Wimsey is back in the enthralling mystery series "The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club" (1972). In this outing, the sophisticated Lord Peter investigates the death of a member of the Bellona Club who passed away in a reading room. But Wimsey finds out there's more to the death than meets the eye. Carmichael, John Quentin, and Vivien Heilbron star. 6 2/3 hrs. total on three discs. Standard; Soundtrack: English DolbyDigital stereo; Subtitles: English (SDH); biography; interviews.
Dorothy L. Sayerss alluring, aristocratic sleuth is played to perfection by Ian Carmichael in these acclaimed BBC adaptations of the classic crime thrillers. First seen on MASTERPIECE THEATRE, where their success inspired the long running Mystery! Series, each full-length drama features vivid characters, sparkling wit, and lavish 1920s settings. Includes CLOUDS OF WITNESS and THE UNPLEASANTNESS AT THE BELLONA CLUB.