Lester Crispin is a character in the NPLH universe portrayed by Philip Bubb. He appears in the 1st episode of the 7th Series, “The Surrey Vampire.”
A flamboyantly successful author and, fatally, a seventh son of a seventh son. Upon finishing his latest piece of work “a one sentence novel for the time poor,” he calls for his butler to fix him a drink only to have it poisoned by Meyers in disguise.
QUOTES: “Why…it’s genius! A one-sentence novel for the time poor! It’ll sell millions! If that doesn’t deserve a drinkie then I don’t know what does.”