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.

Episodes

SeriesEpisodeTitleFirst
Broadcast
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Genome: [r4 Bd=19960102]

Six programmes in which Leslie Forbes stalks the streets of European cities with crime writers who use the city as a backdrop for their books. 1: Amsterdam. Janwillem van de Wetering, ex-policeman turned Zen Buddhist turned crime novelist, revisits his old beat in the red-light district of this notoriously liberal city. Producer Nigel Acheson. Rptd on Sun 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960102]

Unknown: Leslie Forbes

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960107]

Leslie Forbes stalks the meaner streets of various European cities. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960107]

Unknown: Leslie Forbes

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960109]

The second of six programmes in which Leslie Forbes stalks the meaner streets of various European cities with crime writers who use them as a backdrop for their books.

2: South London. Liza Cody reflects on police, property and pectorals while her heroine gets caught up with big-time gangsters and small-time crime. Producer Nigel Acheson. Rptd Sun 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960109]

Unknown: Leslie Forbes

Unknown: Liza Cody

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960114]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960114]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960116]

The third of six programmes in which Leslie Forbes stalks the meaner streets of various European cities with crime writers who use them as a backdrop for their books.

3: Barcelona. "My name is Carvalho. Pepe Carvalho." In search of the perfect Martini, Leslie Forbes launches into the human torrent of the Ramblas with Manuel Vasquez Montalban, creator of Barcelona's celebrated gourmet detective. Producer Nigel Acheson. Rptd Sun 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960116]

Unknown: Leslie Forbes

Unknown: Manuel Vasquez

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960121]

With Leslie Forbes. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960121]

Unknown: Leslie Forbes.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960123]

Six programmes in which Leslie Forbes stalks the meaner streets of various European cities with crime writers who use them as a backdrop for their books. 4: Frankfurt. Jakob Arjouni published his first hard-boiled detective novel at the age of 23. Three more have followed, featuring the Turkish-born private eye Kemal Kayankaya , whose beat is the seamy grid of streets near Frankfurt's main railway station. Producer Nigel Acheson. Rptd Sun at 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960123]

Unknown: Leslie Forbes

Unknown: Kemal Kayankaya

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960128]

The meaner streets of Frankfurt. Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960130]

Six programmes in which Leslie Forbes stalks the meaner streets of various

European cities with crime writers who use them as a backdrop for their books. 5: Sassari. A judge with a none-too-clean record is brought from the mainland to investigate a murder in Sardinia's second city. Leslie Forbes sits in judgement over his creator, SalvatoreMannuzzu.

Producer Nigel Acheson. Rptd Sun 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960130]

Unknown: Leslie Forbes

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960204]

The meaner streets of Sardinia.

Repeated from Tuesday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960206]

Last in the series in which crime writers stalk the meaner streets of European cities. Stockholm. On a dismal November night, nine people are brutally murdered on a Stockholm bus. Leslie Forbes investigates the crime and its creator, Maj Sjowall. Producer Nigel Acheson. Rptd Sun 5.00pm

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960206]

Unknown: Maj Sjowall.

Producer: Nigel Acheson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960211]

Last in the series in which crime writers stalk Europe's meaner streets. Repeated from Tuesday

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1. Amsterdam19960102

Producer: N. ACHESON

Next in series: 2. LONDON

Broadcast history

02 Jan 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

07 Jan 1996 17:02-17:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-12-17

Programme Catalogue - Details: 1. Amsterdam19960107

First broadcast on 1996-01-02

Producer: N. ACHESON

Next in series: 2. LONDON

Broadcast history

02 Jan 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

07 Jan 1996 17:02-17:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1995-12-17

Programme Catalogue - Details: 2. London19960109

Producer: N. ACHESON

Next in series: 3. BARCELONA

Previous in series: 1. AMSTERDAM

Description

Leslie FORBES stalks the meaner streets of 6 European cities with crime writers who use the city as a backdrop. In South London, Liza CODY reflects

Subject Categories

south london

discussion programmes (programme format)

profiles (programme format)

book programmes (genre)

detective novels

bucket nut (novel)

Broadcast history

09 Jan 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

14 Jan 1996 17:02-17:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Leslie Forbes

Nigel Acheson (Producer)

Becky Hindley (rdr)

Liza Cody (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-12-28

Programme Catalogue - Details: 2. London19960114

First broadcast on 1996-01-09

Producer: N. ACHESON

Next in series: 3. BARCELONA

Previous in series: 1. AMSTERDAM

Description

Leslie FORBES stalks the meaner streets of 6 European cities with crime writers who use the city as a backdrop. In South London, Liza CODY reflects

Subject Categories

south london

discussion programmes (programme format)

profiles (programme format)

book programmes (genre)

detective novels

bucket nut (novel)

Broadcast history

09 Jan 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

14 Jan 1996 17:02-17:30 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Leslie Forbes

Nigel Acheson (Producer)

Becky Hindley (rdr)

Liza Cody (Speaker)

Recorded on 1995-12-28

Programme Catalogue - Details: 3. Barcelona19960116

Producer: F. ACHESON

Next in series: FRANKFURT

Previous in series: 2. LONDON

Broadcast history

16 Jan 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1996 17:02-17:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-05

Programme Catalogue - Details: 3. Barcelona19960121

First broadcast on 1996-01-16

Producer: F. ACHESON

Next in series: FRANKFURT

Previous in series: 2. LONDON

Broadcast history

16 Jan 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

21 Jan 1996 17:02-17:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-05

Programme Catalogue - Details: Frankfurt19960123

Producer: N. ACHESON

Next in series: SARDINIA

Previous in series: 3. BARCELONA

Broadcast history

23 Jan 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

28 Jan 1996 17:02-17:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-12

Programme Catalogue - Details: Frankfurt19960128

First broadcast on 1996-01-23

Producer: N. ACHESON

Next in series: SARDINIA

Previous in series: 3. BARCELONA

Broadcast history

23 Jan 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

28 Jan 1996 17:02-17:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-12

Programme Catalogue - Details: Sardinia19960130

Producer: N. ACHESON

Next in series: STOCKHOLM

Previous in series: FRANKFURT

Broadcast history

30 Jan 1996 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)

04 Feb 1996 17:02-17:30 (RADIO 4)

Recorded on 1996-01-12

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4

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.

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.

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.

0103Barcelona1996011619960121

Recorded on 1996-01-05.

0104Frankfurt1996012319960128

Recorded on 1996-01-12.

0104Frankfurt1996012319960128

Recorded on 1996-01-12.

0105Sardinia1996013019960204
0105Sardinia1996013019960204

Recorded on 1996-01-12.

0106 LASTStockholm1996020619960211

Recorded on 1996-01-08.

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.