Spy Stories

Classic tales of deception and betrayal.

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20080602

Classic tales of deception and betrayal.

1/5. The Child Spy

Alphonse Daudet's story, set at the time of the Siege of Paris in 1870, tells of the consequences of a young boy's innocent recruitment into espionage.

Read by Martin Jarvis.

"Classic tales of deception and betrayal.

1/5. The Child Spy

Alphonse Daudet's story, set at the time of the Siege of Paris in 1870, tells of the consequences of a young boy's innocent recruitment into espionage.

Read by Martin Jarvis."

20080603

Classic tales of deception and betrayal.

2/5. Parker Adderson, Philosopher

Ambrose Bierce's story describes a surprising encounter between a Confederate general and an oddly carefree spy during the American Civil War.

Read by Stacey Keach.

"Classic tales of deception and betrayal.

2/5. Parker Adderson, Philosopher

Ambrose Bierce's story describes a surprising encounter between a Confederate general and an oddly carefree spy during the American Civil War.

Read by Stacey Keach."

20080604

Classic tales of deception and betrayal.

3/5. A Double Double-Cross

In Peter Cheyney's story, a beautiful French spy and an affable British intelligence agent are caught in a beguiling web of counter-espionage. But who is the most cunning?

Read by Rosalind Ayres.

"Classic tales of deception and betrayal.

3/5. A Double Double-Cross

In Peter Cheyney's story, a beautiful French spy and an affable British intelligence agent are caught in a beguiling web of counter-espionage. But who is the most cunning?

Read by Rosalind Ayres."

20080605

Classic tales of deception and betrayal.

4/5. The Rocking-Horse Spy

By Ted Allbeury.

A chance encounter at the Science Museum leads to subterfuge and a disturbing moral dilemma.

Read by Alfred Molina.

Classic tales of deception and betrayal.

4/5. The Rocking-Horse Spy

By Ted Allbeury.

A chance encounter at the Science Museum leads to subterfuge and a disturbing moral dilemma.

Read by Alfred Molina.

20080606

Classic tales of deception and betrayal.

5/5. Risico

James Bond faces a life-and-death situation in Rome, with an attractive young woman involved.

Written by Ian Fleming.

Read by Martin Jarvis.

"Classic tales of deception and betrayal.

5/5. Risico

James Bond faces a life-and-death situation in Rome, with an attractive young woman involved.

Written by Ian Fleming.

Read by Martin Jarvis."

AR01The Child Spy2008060220100325

Alphonse Daudet's story, set at the time of the Siege of Paris in 1870, tells of the consequences of a young boy's innocent recruitment into espionage.

Read by Martin Jarvis

A Jarvis and Ayres production for BBC Radio 4.

By Alphonse Daudet.

During the Siege of Paris, a young boy is recruited into espionage.

AR02Parker Adderson, Philosopher

AR02Parker Adderson, Philosopher *20080603

Ambrose Bierce's story describes a surprising encounter between a Confederate general and an oddly carefree spy during the American Civil War.

Read by Stacey Keach.

AR02Parker Adderson, Philosopher * *2008060920100324

Ambrose Bierce's story describes a surprising encounter between a Confederate general and an oddly carefree spy during the American Civil War.

Read by Stacey Keach.

A Jarvis and Ayres production for BBC Radio 4.

Ambrose Bierce's story describes a surprising encounter during the American Civil War.

AR03A Double Double-cross *20080604

In Peter Cheyney's story, a beautiful French spy and an affable British intelligence agent are caught in a beguiling web of counter-espionage.

But who is the most cunning?

Read by Rosalind Ayres

AR04The Rocking-horse Spy

AR04The Rocking-horse Spy *2008060520100323

By Ted Allbeury.

A chance encounter at the Science Museum leads to subterfuge and a disturbing moral dilemma.

Read by Alfred Molina.

A Jarvis and Ayres production for BBC Radio 4.

A chance encounter at the Science Museum leads to a moral dilemma.

AR05Risico *20080606

James Bond faces a life-and-death situation in Rome, with an attractive young woman involved.

Written by Ian Fleming.

Read by Martin Jarvis