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Noun1.Dorothy L. Sayers - English writer of detective fiction (1893-1957)Dorothy L. Sayers - English writer of detective fiction (1893-1957)
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1893: Dorothy L Sayers, writer of detective stories featuring Lord Peter Wimsey, was born in Oxford.
Future episodes focus on the Victorian era and the 'Golden Age', when novelists such as Agatha Christie and Dorothy L Sayers ruled supreme.
In the early 1970s, protests against the local council's plans to demolish Sayers's former home at Witham, Essex, led to the founding of the Dorothy L Sayers Society.
He also played amateur sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey from 1972 to 1975 in the BBC adaptation of the Dorothy L Sayers novels.
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. She pulls off the fantastic trick of having a new book out some forty-five years after her death.
1893: Dorothy L Sayers (below), writer of detective stories featuring Lord Peter Wimsey, was born in Oxford.
BORN FRANZ Ferdinand, Austrian archduke, 1863 STEVEN Spielberg, US film director, 1946 ROBSON Green, UK actor, 1964, above DIED KIRSTY MacColl, English singer, 2000, above SAM Wanamaker, US actor, 1993 DOROTHY L Sayers, crime writer, 1959