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Murder Must Advertise 

When one of the copy writers of Pym's Advertising Agency meets his death by falling down a spiral staircase, a new "writer" joins the staff to investigate the matter.
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Series cast summary:
Ian Carmichael ...  Lord Peter Wimsey 4 episodes, 1973
Mark Eden ...  Chief Inspector Parker 4 episodes, 1973
Rachel Herbert Rachel Herbert ...  Lady Mary 4 episodes, 1973
Paul Darrow ...  Mr. Tallboy 4 episodes, 1973
Fiona Walker ...  Miss Meteyard 4 episodes, 1973
Christopher Timothy ...  Mr. Willis 4 episodes, 1973
Shirley Cain Shirley Cain ...  Miss Rossiter 4 episodes, 1973
Caroline Dowdeswell Caroline Dowdeswell ...  Miss Parton 4 episodes, 1973
Peter Bowles ...  Major Todd Milligan 3 episodes, 1973
Peter Pratt Peter Pratt ...  Mr. Pym 3 episodes, 1973
John Hallam ...  Mr. Ingleby 3 episodes, 1973
Bridget Armstrong ...  Dian de Momerie 2 episodes, 1973
Robin Bailey Robin Bailey ...  Mr. Armstrong 2 episodes, 1973
Antony Carrick ...  Cummings 2 episodes, 1973
Gwen Taylor ...  Pamela Dean 2 episodes, 1973
Connie Merigold Connie Merigold ...  Mrs. Crump 2 episodes, 1973
Hilary Wontner Hilary Wontner ...  Mountjoy 2 episodes, 1973
Spencer Banks Spencer Banks ...  Ginger Joe 2 episodes, 1973
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When one of the copy writers of Pym's Advertising Agency meets his death by falling down a spiral staircase, a new "writer" joins the staff to investigate the matter. Written by Kathy Li

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Country:

UK

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English

Release Date:

6 October 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lord Peter Wimsey: Murder Must Advertise See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Quotes

Lord Peter Wimsey: Polly! I am not so sure you haven't said something useful and important.
Lady Mary: Everything I say is useful and important. Think it over while I look after the children.
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Follows The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club (1972) See more »

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One of the greatest from this series.
16 April 2017 | by alexanderdavies-99382See all my reviews

Ian Carmichael made the character of Lord Peter Wimsey his own with this BBC TV series.

It is necessary for the overall story to be so long, simply because it is very detailed.

Peter Bowles - a fine actor in his own right - is brilliant as one of the villains.

The usual poor production values don't hamper my enjoyment and neither should they anyone else's.


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