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0120180305

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal with the goal of emerging from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0120180305

Denise Mina reimagines the trial of brutal serial killer Peter Manuel in 1950s Glasgow.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal with the goal of emerging from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0220180306

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal with the goal of emerging from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Six months on, Manuel is on trial for eight brutal murders and Watt's lawyer, Laurence Dowdall, is about to take the stand.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0220180306

Lawyer Laurence Dowdall takes the stand as Peter Manuel is tried for eight murders.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal with the goal of emerging from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Six months on, Manuel is on trial for eight brutal murders and Watt's lawyer, Laurence Dowdall, is about to take the stand.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0320180307

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Six months on, Manuel is on trial for eight brutal murders and Watt's lawyer, Laurence Dowdall, is struggling under cross-examination at the High Court.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0320180307

Six months after the bizarre pub crawl, Peter Manuel is on trial for murder.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Six months on, Manuel is on trial for eight brutal murders and Watt's lawyer, Laurence Dowdall, is struggling under cross-examination at the High Court.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0420180308

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Six months on, Manuel is on trial for eight brutal murders including those of the Watt family and bereaved patriarch William is about to take the stand at the High Court.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0420180308

William Watt takes the stand in Denise Mina's reimagining of the trial of Peter Manuel.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Six months on, Manuel is on trial for eight brutal murders including those of the Watt family and bereaved patriarch William is about to take the stand at the High Court.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0520180309

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

A killer is about to be revealed as Watt and Manuel struggle to stay one step ahead of feared gangster Dandy McKay.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0520180309

Watt and Manuel struggle to stay one step ahead of feared gangster Dandy McKay.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

A killer is about to be revealed as Watt and Manuel struggle to stay one step ahead of feared gangster Dandy McKay.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0620180312

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Roused to anger by Watt's clumsy enquiries into the murder of his family, the Glasgow underworld comes calling.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0620180312

The Glasgow underworld is closing in on William Watt and Peter Manuel.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Roused to anger by Watt's clumsy enquiries into the murder of his family, the Glasgow underworld comes calling.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0720180313

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Peter Manuel's murder trial reaches a critical stage as the High Court hears his disputed confessions to the murders of Anne Kneilands, Isabelle Cooke, the Watt and the Smart families.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0720180313

Manuel's trial reaches a critical stage as the court hears his disputed confessions.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Peter Manuel's murder trial reaches a critical stage as the High Court hears his disputed confessions to the murders of Anne Kneilands, Isabelle Cooke, the Watt and the Smart families.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0820180314

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Manuel has sacked his legal team and is conducting his own defence against multiple murder charges.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0820180314

Glasgow, 1958. Peter Manuel has sacked his legal team and is conducting his own defence.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Manuel has sacked his legal team and is conducting his own defence against multiple murder charges.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0920180315

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Watt is shocked to be recalled to the witness box as Manuel continues to conduct his own defence.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

0920180315

William Watt is horrified to be recalled to the witness box at Manuel's murder trial.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

Watt is shocked to be recalled to the witness box as Manuel continues to conduct his own defence.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

1020180316

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

The murder verdicts are about to be returned.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

1020180316

The verdicts are due in Denise Mina's reimagining of the trial of Peter Manuel.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

'The Long Drop' is Denise Mina's first foray into true crime. The award-winning author reimagines the trial of Scotland's first serial killer, Peter Manuel, in a dark and compelling exploration of truth and storytelling.

Glasgow, 1957. Businessman William Watt wants answers about his family's murder. Small time crook Peter Manuel claims to have them. But you don't get something for nothing. Over the course of a bizarre night these unlikely drinking partners will swap stories and attempt to cut a deal to emerge from scandal with reputations, and profits, intact.

The murder verdicts are about to be returned.

Read by Liam Brennan
Abridged by Siân Preece
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.