He went on to become a popular TV actor, appearing in Bachelor Father, The World Of Wooster and as Lord Peter Wimsey in the BBC drama series based on the mystery novels by Dorothy L Sayers
1842 - Queen Victoria became the first British monarch to travel by train, from Slough t Paddington, accompanied by Prince Albert1893 - Dorothy L Sayers
, writer of detective stories featuring Lord Peter Wimsey, was born in Oxford.
One of the great 'queens of crime' was the creator of the aristocratic sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey, Dorothy L Sayers
BORN PETER Scudamore, jockey, 1958, above WB Yeats, Irish poet and writer, 1865 DOROTHY L Sayers
, writer, 1893 DIED GERALDINE Page, US actress, 1987 ALEXANDER the Great, Macedonia king, 323BC BENNY Goodman, jazz musician, 1986, above
During the 1960s and 1970s, he was successful in TV, particularly as Bertie Wooster in The World of Wooster and Lord Peter Wimsey in several drama series based on the novels by Dorothy L Sayers
During the 1960s and 1970s, he played Bertie Wooster in The World Of Wooster and Lord Peter Wimsey in several dramas based on the mystery novels by Dorothy L Sayers
Mr Edwards, who is also an employment law specialist at Mace & Jones, in Liverpool, can count himself among famous names such as Agatha Christie, Dorothy L Sayers
, Ruth Rendell and John Le Carre, who are also members of the elite set.
Crime writer PD James will unveil a plaque today in honour of the "controversial" detective fiction writer Dorothy L Sayers