Lord Peter Wimsey is struck all of a heap by Harriet Vane, a murder-mystery novelist who's on trial for poisoning her lover with arsenic. And when she's given a temporary reprieve, Lord Peter, together with his manservant Bunter and the incomparable Miss Climpson, must work against the calendar to prove her innocence. Written by
Did You Know?
During rehearsals for the scene where Wimsey (Edward Petherbridge
) and Climpson (Shirley Cain
) have tea together, Wimsey's monocle fell into his tea. Despite numerous attempts, they could not recreate this hilarious incident for the camera. See more
Being a writer of detective fiction, I have naturally studied your career with interest.
Lord Peter Wimsey
Well, that's good, because then you'll understand that I'm not such an ass as I'm appearing at present.