PG Wodehouse.

Leave It To Psmith

BBC Radio 4 comedy. 2 episodes (1 series) in 2020. Stars Edward Bennett, Susannah Fielding, Patricia Hodge, George Blagden, Nigel Anthony, Martin Jarvis, Lisa Dillon and others.

Catch-up on Episode 2 on BBC Sounds

Series 1, Episode 2 - Impostors At Blandings

Psmith is smitten by library cataloguist Eve; but he has been secretly hired to steal Lady Constance's necklace.

Further details

Impoverished Psmith, a guest at Blandings Castle, is smitten by library cataloguist Eve Halliday. She believes him to be renowned poet Ralston McTodd, but Psmith has been secretly hired by Lord Emsworth's son Freddie to steal his Aunt's valuable necklace.

Freddie plans to sell the jewels so he can finance himself as a bookie. Further impostors become involved - Miss Peavey and Eddie Cootes. Lord Emsworth and butler Beach also get drawn in.

Broadcast details

This episode is currently available on BBC Sounds

Sunday 24th May 2020
BBC Radio 4
60 minutes

Cast & crew

Regular cast
Edward Bennett Psmith
Susannah Fielding Eve
Patricia Hodge Constance
George Blagden Freddie
Nigel Anthony Joe Keeble
Martin Jarvis Lord Emsworth
Lisa Dillon Miss Peavey
Joe Bannister Baxter
Lloyd Owen Beach
Matthew Wolf Ensemble Actor
Darren Richardson Ensemble Actor
Daisy Hydon Ensemble Actor
Guest cast
Lucy Phelps Detective Simmons
Kieran Hodgson Eddie
Lisa Dillon Liz
Writing team
PG Wodehouse Writer
Archie Scottney Writer (Adapted By)
Production team
Martin Jarvis Director
Rosalind Ayres Director