The Nine Tailors

  • by Dorothy L. Sayers
  • Narrated by Ian Carmichael
  • 3 hrs and 14 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Stormbound over the New Year at a Fenland rectory, Lord Peter Wimsey willingly lends a hand in the ringing of a New Year's Eve peal of the church bells. Some months later a handless, disfigured corpse is discovered in a fresh grave in the churchyard.
Lord Peter receives a plea for help from the rector and embarks on one of his most complicated investigations - for this is not the first crime the village has experienced. Fifteen years ago the Wilbraham Emeralds were stolen, and they are still missing. Can there be any link?

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A wonderful radio performance of a classic mystery

A terrific adaptation for the radio, a brilliant cast pull you into a most perplexing mystery. A perfect companion to a leisurely drive or a little gardening.
The sound effects add to the sense of actually being there watching the whole story unfold.
Highly recommended to all all fans of classic crime
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- Steven

Old school

The cast features many old-school British actors and some cracking scenery-chewing performances in minor roles. My only criticism would be that the text is very much abridged and if you’re a big fan of the novel you will notice the loss.
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- Jane

Book Details

  • Release Date: 08-09-2016
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Ltd.