Genome: [r4 Bd=19970610]Could PD James commit murder? In the first of four programmes on crime fiction, British writer Frances Fyfield talks to other major literary names about murder and how it is represented on the page. Producer Wendy Pilmer
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970610] Talks: Frances Fyfield

Producer: Wendy Pilmer

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970617]For more than 40 years, Evan Hunter has lived a double life. By day he has written classic novels such as The Blackboard Jungle, but by night he has been Ed McBain , writer of crime novels. In the second of four programmes looking at crime fiction, he meets other writers with similarly split personalities. Producer Wendy Pilmer
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970617] Unknown: Evan Hunter

Unknown: Ed McBain

Producer: Wendy Pilmer

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970624]In the third of four programmes, acclaimed Scottish writer Ian Rankin investigates mysteries with a message, with contributions from novelists Nicholas Blincoe , Tony Hillerman , Val McDermid , Mike Phillips and Andrew Vachss. Producer Wendy Pilmer
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970624] Unknown: Ian Rankin

Unknown: Nicholas Blincoe

Unknown: Tony Hillerman

Unknown: Val McDermid

Unknown: Mike Phillips

Unknown: Andrew Vachss.

Producer: Wendy Pilmer