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Carmichael, Ian 1920-2010

Overview
Works: 221 works in 605 publications in 1 language and 14,752 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Drama  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Detective and mystery stories  Biography  Television mini-series  Radio plays  Legal stories 
Roles: Narrator, Actor, vac, Performer, Author, Director, Costume designer
Classifications: PR6037.A95, 823.912
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Ian Carmichael
 
Most widely held works by Ian Carmichael
Wives and daughters by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell( Visual )
24 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sweet Molly Gibson was living life pleasantly when her widowed father decides that, for the good of his daughter, he must remarry. In comes Claire and Molly's life is turned upside down by the usually well meaning but off-the-mark Claire, who insists on things being done the proper way. Added to the stew is Claire's beautiful, educated daughter Cynthia, and the Hamleys, a well-to-do family headed by a squire who is not happy about the romantic interests of his sons
The wind in the willows by Kenneth Grahame( Visual )
25 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One spring, Mole decides to begin a series of adventures with his new friend, Rat. They go for a picnic on the riverbank and on an expedition with Toad. Toad decides his new car is more fun and his reckless driving makes Mole and Rat search out Badger for help. Toad gets away from them and gets a 20-year sentence for theft, reckless driving, and gross impertinence. Toad works his wiles on the jailer's daughter and manages to escape. Badger tries to guard Toad Hall from the Weasel and is badly beaten. This finally brings all four friends back together, as it requires a plan of attack to regain Toad Hall
Clouds of witness a Lord Peter mystery by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )
28 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in English and held by 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lord Peter is on vacation when he hears that a dead body has been found at the Wimsey family retreat, and that Lord Peter's brother, the Duke of Denver, is being held for the crime. The dead man? Their sister's fiancé. Lord Peter must clear his brother's name to avoid the death penalty. There is overwhelming circumstantial evidence against the Duke, but Lord Peter firmly believes that his brother is innocent and begins his own investigation into the murder. Can Lord Peter find the truth in time to save his brother and the family name?
Strong poison a Lord Peter Wimsey and Harriet Vane mystery by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )
16 editions published between 1989 and 2013 in English and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Dashing detective Lord Peter Wimsey is caught up in the murder trial of mystery writer Harriet Vane. Her fiancé has died of poisoning exactly as described in one of Harriet's novels--so naturally she is the prime suspect. As Peter looks on, he not only falls in love with the accused but eagerly helps with Harriet's defense when the first trial ends in a hung jury. Will she be convicted and executed for the crime, or can he save her life and win her hand in marriage?
Gaudy night by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )
17 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 646 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Returning to Oxford for a reunion dinner at her old college, Harriet Vane is delighted to be back in familiar, beloved surroundings. The idyllic return is shattered by a series of nasty messages referring to her earlier trial for murder
Unnatural death a Lord Peter Wimsey mystery by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )
21 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The wealthy Agatha Dawson is dead and there are no apparent signs of foul play. Lord Peter Wimsey, however, senses that something is amiss and he refuses to let the case rest--even without any clues or leads. Suddenly, he is faced with another murder--Agatha's maid. Can super-sleuth Wimsey find the murderer and solve the case before he becomes the killer's next victim?
The nine tailors by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )
26 editions published between 1987 and 2011 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elegant, intelligent amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey is one of detective literature's most popular creations. Ian Carmichael is the personification of Dorothy L. Sayers' charming investigator in this BBC Radio 4 full-cast dramatisation. Lord Peter Wimsey, man about town and amateur sleuth, and his man Bunter, are drawn into a series of intreguing incidents after being stranded in the remote village of Fenchurch St. Paul. What is the identity of the grotesquely disfigured corpse found in the church-yard? Who murdered him and why? Perhaps the Fenchurch bells hold their own answers to the mystery?
Busman's honeymoon by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )
13 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 434 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Society's eligible women are in mourning. Lord Peter Wimsey has married at last, having finally succeeded in his ardent pursuit of the lovely mystery novelist Harriet Vane. The two depart for a tranquil honeymoon in a country farmhouse, but find, instead of a well-prepared love nest, the place left in shambles by the previous owner. His sudden appearance, dead from a broken skull in the cellar, only prompts more questions. Why would anyone have wanted to kill old Mr. Noakes? What dark secrets had he to hide? The honeymoon is over as Lord Peter and Harriet Vane start their investigations. Suspicion is rife and everyone seems to have something to hide, from the local constable to the housekeeper. Wimsey and his wife can think of plenty of theories, but its not until they discover a vital fact that the identity of the murderer becomes clear
The unpleasantness at the Bellona Club by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )
21 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 410 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The elegant, intelligent amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey is one of detective literature's most popular creations. Ian Carmichael is the personification of Dorothy L. Sayers' charming investigator in this BBC Radio full-cast dramatization. The dignified calm of the Bellona Club is shattered when Lord Wimsey finds General Fentiman dead in his favorite chair. A straighforward death by natural causes? Perhaps, but why can no one remember seeing the general the day he died? And who is the mysterious Mr. Oliver? Lord Peter moves between London and Paris, salon and suburbs, to unfold the intriguing case
The Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clouds of Witness - Death hits close to home when Lord Peter's future brother-in-law is murdered. Complicating matters is the man who stands accused: Gerald Wimsey, Lord Peter's brother. The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club - When a member of the prominent Bellona Club dies on the same day as his sister, Lord Peter must determine who will inherit a sizeable fortune. Bonus features included
Murder must advertise by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )
15 editions published between 1900 and 2010 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lord Peter Wimsey's questions involve him in a vicious network of blackmailers and dope pushers
I'm all right Jack by John Boulting( Visual )
25 editions published between 1959 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 392 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Peter Sellers won his only British Academy Award for his career-making performance as Socialist shop steward Fred Kite in this brilliant class-struggle comedy. Ian Carmichael ... co-stars as naive Oxford graduate Stanley Windrush, who is hired as a common worker at his wealthy uncle's missile factory and quickly becomes a pawn in the battle between management and Mr. Kite's labor union. But can both sides stop a complete nitwit from single-handedly destroying the economy while becoming the symbol of integrity for an entire nation?"
Murder must advertise ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in English and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It looks like a tragic accident when Victor Dean falls down the spiral staircase at Pym's Publicity Ltd. His replacement (Wimsey in disguise) sets out to find the truth which leads him to a drug ring operating through someone at the agency
The wind in the willows ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1996 and 2013 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
All 13 episodes of the further adventures of Toad and company deliver timeless pleasures with the magic and splendor of Kenneth Grahame's classic book
Lord Peter Wimsey mysteries ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The quintessential English 1920s detective faces some of his toughest mysteries
Lord Peter views the body nine complete stories by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )
9 editions published between 1985 and 2009 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nine mystery stories in which the aristocratic sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey tackles seemingly insoluble crimes
Lord Peter Wimsey the nine tailors ( Visual )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Twenty years after visiting East Anglia, Wimsey is stranded there after an auto mishap. When a mutilated body is found on the estate, Wimsey discovers a connection to the jewels that were stolen 20 years before. The full picture eludes him until a natural disaster strikes and the nine church bells that signal death in a country town ring out
Five red herrings ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lord Peter Wimsey goes on holiday in Scotland, hoping to relax and catch some trout, but he is soon called on to catch more than fish when Campbell, an unpopular local artist, is found dead
Thrones, dominations by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )
10 editions published between 1998 and 2011 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Begun in 1936 by Dorothy L. Sayers and finished by Jill Paton Walsh, the story follows the lives of Lord Peter Wimsey and his wife Harriet Vane while they settle into their new life together in 1930's London
Striding folly by Dorothy L Sayers( Recording )
9 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three short stories featuring inimitable Wimsey solutions, told with wit, humor, and suspense
 
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Alternative Names
Carmichael, Ian 1920-2010 OBE
Carmichael, Ian OBE 1920-2010
Languages
English (288)
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