Lord Peter Wimsey – the Ian Carmichael years [TV (1972-75) and radio (1973-1983 & 2005)]

It must be nearly a quarter of a century ago that I read Dorothy L. Sayers's crime novels featuring Lord Peter Wimsey. That is I read all of those available at our public library, and so I am not sure if I read all the Wimsey novels or just "most of them". I also can't... Continue Reading →

Campion (1989-1990)

Campion is a BBC TV adaptation of Margery Allingham’s crime novels featuring the mysterious Albert Campion, a character first created in 1929. I only discovered this show a short while ago, never having even heard of the character before. I got the Complete Collection on DVD and watched it in one go. Albert Campion is... Continue Reading →

The Mrs Bradley Mysteries (1998/2000)

Many of you may have heard of Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries, the fairly new Australian drama series in which a young flapper of independent means solves crimes in 1920s Melbourne. I watched many of the episodes (probably about a third) and found the show very enjoyable, although I will admit that it will probably not... Continue Reading →

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