Crimescapes

Leslie Forbes stalks the meaner streets of 6 European cities with crime writers who use the city as a backdrop.

Or

Leslie Forbes investigates crime writers and explores the landscapes of their novels.

Series 1 produced by N Acheson.

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0101Amsterdam1996010219960107

Leslie Forbes stalks the meaner streets of 6 European cities with crime writers who use the city as a backdrop.

Or

Leslie Forbes investigates crime writers and explores the landscapes of their novels.

Series 1 produced by N Acheson.Recorded on 1995-12-17.

0102London1996010919960114

In South London, Liza Cody reflects.

Contributors

Leslie Forbes

Nigel Acheson (Producer)

Becky Hindley (rdr)

Liza Cody (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-12-28.

0103Barcelona1996011619960121

Recorded on 1996-01-05.

0104Frankfurt1996012319960128

Recorded on 1996-01-12.

0105Sardinia1996013019960204

Recorded on 1996-01-12.

0106 LASTStockholm1996020619960211

Recorded on 1996-01-08.

0201David Craig1998022419980902

A young prostitute is murdered in the industrial wasteland of Cardiff docks, her death linked to shady property developers.

As gleaming new buildings rise from the ruins, what place is left for the `minor, decent villainies' of Tiger Bay?

0202Nicola Williams1998030319980909

When Middle Temple Hall was built, the idea that a woman might practise at the ENGLISH Bar would have been inconceivable, and the possibility of the woman's being black would have seemed even less likely.

A criminal barrister turned crime writer surveys LONDON's legal scene from an unusual perspective.

0203Alison Taylor1998031019980916

How easy is it to cover one's tracks and escape from the past? A Welsh scholar is found dead in the university city of Bangor, and the circumstances are suspicious.

0204William Mcilvanney1998031719980923

McIlvanney's brooding GLASGOW detective, Jack Laidlaw, sets out to investigate the death of his brother and uncovers serious crimes of compromise.

0205Ian Rankin1998032419980930

Edinburgh, seamy side up.

Scotland's foremost crime writer and winner of the 1997 Golden Dagger Award visits the meaner streets of the capital, home to his detective hero John Rebus

0206 LASTColin Bateman1998033119981007

Who dares write a novel about Northern IRELAND? This former punk-rock enthusiast and columnist from Bangor, Co Down, takes a break from his latest screenplay for a terror tour of his award-winning first novel, `Divorcing Jack', a black comedy set in Belfast.