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A serial in four parts adapted by Giles Cooper from the novel by Dorothy L. Sayers
2—' Lord Peter Is called into the hunt'
Cast in order of speaking:
Bell-ringing under the direction of H. N. Pitstow, M.B.E.
Conductor of the Westminster Abbey Bellringers
Produced by Norman Wright


Adapted By: Giles Cooper
Novel By: Dorothy L. Sayers
Conductor: H. N. Pitstow, M.B.E.
Produced By: Norman Wright
Hilary Thorpe: Marjorie Westbury
Lord Peter Wimsey: Alan Wheatley
Bunter: Charles Leno
Doctor Baines: George Merritt
Coroner: Manning Wilson
Superintendent Blundell: Stephen Jack
Ezra Wilderspin: Ian Sadler
The Rev Theodore Venables: James Thomason
Will Thoday: Ernest Jay
Mrs Venables: Sylvia Coleridge
Edward Thorpe: Geoffrey Matthews
Mary Thoday: Sarah Leigh
Donnington: Arthur Ridley
Hezekiah Lavender: Allan Jeayes
Clerk: Mairhi Russell

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We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

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