Five Red Herrings (1975)

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Ian Carmichael ...
 Lord Peter Wimsey (4 episodes, 1975)
Glyn Houston ...
 Bunter (4 episodes, 1975)
Roy Boutcher ...
 Henry Strachan (4 episodes, 1975)
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 Jock Graham (4 episodes, 1975)
Michael Elder ...
 Sergeant Dalziel (4 episodes, 1975)
Russell Hunter ...
 Matthew Gowan (3 episodes, 1975)
John Junkin ...
 Mr. Alcock (3 episodes, 1975)
Robert James ...
 Sir Maxwell Jamieson (3 episodes, 1975)
Clive Graham ...
 Michael Waters (3 episodes, 1975)
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 Inspector MacPherson (3 episodes, 1975)
David McKail ...
 John Ferguson (3 episodes, 1975)
Susan Macready ...
 Gilda Farren (3 episodes, 1975)
Jake D'Arcy ...
 Hammond (3 episodes, 1975)
Julie Peasgood ...
 Fenella Strachan (3 episodes, 1975)
Donald Douglas ...
 Hugh Farren (2 episodes, 1975)
James Copeland ...
 Wully Murdoch (2 episodes, 1975)
Ann Scott-Jones ...
 Mrs. Alcock (2 episodes, 1975)
Jan Wilson ...
 Miss Selby (2 episodes, 1975)
Sally Kinghorn ...
 Betty (2 episodes, 1975)
Eileen McCallum ...
 Miss Cochrane (2 episodes, 1975)
Irene Sunters ...
 Mrs. Smith-Lemesurier (2 episodes, 1975)
Elizabeth Sinclair ...
 Jeanie (2 episodes, 1975)
Elaine Collins ...
 Helen McGregor (2 episodes, 1975)
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Follows The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (1972) See more »

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Wimsey, stupid? I don't think so...
7 June 2004 | by (Western Australia) – See all my reviews

I'm not really certain where the idea that Wimsey is stupid and Bunter a detecting genius comes from, as per the previous review. The novels certainly never suggest such a thing, in any way. Dorothy L Sayers' ideas, in social terms, were certainly what some might call progressive (I just found them utterly reasonable), but Lord Peter's intellect and sensitivity were never belittled by her. She was more interested in presenting a vision of equality than anything skewed in either direction. Bunter and Lord Peter are equally matched in intelligence (as is Harriet Vane, when she appears in the later novels) although Wimsey has the advantage of being able to make those occasional fantastic leaps of imagination which a great detective needs. I've always found Wimsey an attractive, intelligent and sensitive character and that, to my mind, is exactly how he should be portrayed.


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