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01The Spinster20150216 (BBC7)
20150217 (BBC7)

By Ann Cleeves. DI Jimmy Perez interviews a Scottish spinster with a buried secret.

By Ann Cleeves. Made for 4 Extra. Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez interviews a Scottish spinster with a buried secret. Read by Sheila Reid.

By Ann Cleeves. DI Jimmy Perez interviews a Scottish spinster with a buried secret.

By Ann Cleeves. Made for 4 Extra. Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez interviews a Scottish spinster with a buried secret. Read by Sheila Reid.

01The Spinster, By Ann Cleeves2015021620181010 (BBC7)
20150216 (BBC7)
20170116 (BBC7)

DI Jimmy Perez interviews a Scottish spinster with a buried secret.

The pick of Oxfam's most recent short story collection

This collection of crime writing features a compelling cast of suspects. Following the success of OxTales (2009) and OxTravels (2011), Oxfam has produced this collection of crime writing. We have chosen 5 of the best for Radio 4 Extra. A Scottish spinster with a buried secret, a man obsessed with casual murder and an artist's fascination with truth - all figure in this intriguing array of tales.

Among the readers are Ewan Bailey and Maggie Steed. Writers include 2008/2010 Stonewall Writer of the Year Stella Duffy (Room Of Lost Things, Theodora), multiple award-winning Inspector Rebus creator Ian Rankin OBE, Ann Cleeves (Vera, Shetland) and sometime Murder One bookshop owner-turned-crime-writer and columnist Maxim Jakubowski.

1: Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez interviews a Scottish spinster with a buried secret. Read by Sheila Reid.

By Ann Cleeves. DI Jimmy Perez interviews a Scottish spinster with a buried secret.

By Ann Cleeves. DI Jimmy Perez interviews a Scottish spinster with a buried secret.

This collection of crime writing features a compelling cast of suspects. Following the success of OxTales (2009) and OxTravels (2011), Oxfam has produced this collection of crime writing. We have chosen 5 of the best for Radio 4 Extra. A Scottish spinster with a buried secret, a man obsessed with casual murder and an artist's fascination with truth - all figure in this intriguing array of tales.

Among the readers are Ewan Bailey and Maggie Steed. Writers include 2008/2010 Stonewall Writer of the Year Stella Duffy (Room Of Lost Things, Theodora), multiple award-winning Inspector Rebus creator Ian Rankin OBE, Ann Cleeves (Vera, Shetland) and sometime Murder One bookshop owner-turned-crime-writer and columnist Maxim Jakubowski.

1: Detective Inspector Jimmy Perez interviews a Scottish spinster with a buried secret. Read by Sheila Reid.

02An Afternoon/people Just Don't Listen2015021720181011 (BBC7)

Ian Rankin's tale of match violence and Peter Robinson's reminder about listening well.

The pick of Oxfam's most recent short story collection

02An Afternoon; People Just Don't Listen20150217 (BBC7)
20150218 (BBC7)
20170117 (BBC7)

Sheila Read reads Ian Rankin's tale of match violence.

Ewan Bailey reads Peter Robinson's reminder about listening carefully.

Following the success of OxTales (2009) and OxTravels (2011), Oxfam has produced this collection of crime writing. We have chosen 5 of the best for Radio 4 Extra.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by the Waters Partnership.

Ian Rankin's tale of match violence and Peter Robinson's reminder about listening well.

Sheila Read reads Ian Rankin's tale of match violence. Ewan Bailey reads Peter Robinson's reminder about listening carefully.

Ian Rankin's tale of match violence and Peter Robinson's reminder about listening well.

Sheila Read reads Ian Rankin's tale of match violence.

Ewan Bailey reads Peter Robinson's reminder about listening carefully.

Following the success of OxTales (2009) and OxTravels (2011), Oxfam has produced this collection of crime writing. We have chosen 5 of the best for Radio 4 Extra.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by the Waters Partnership.

Sheila Read reads Ian Rankin's tale of match violence. Ewan Bailey reads Peter Robinson's reminder about listening carefully.

03My Life As A Killer20150218 (BBC7)
20150219 (BBC7)
20170118 (BBC7)

Casual murder becomes an obsession for a man whose time is running out. Read by Ewan Bailey.

Following the success of OxTales (2009) and OxTravels (2011), Oxfam has produced this collection of crime writing. We have chosen 5 of the best for Radio 4 Extra.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by the Waters Partnership.

By Maxim Jakubowski. Murder becomes an obsession for a man whose time is running out.

By Maxim Jakubowski. Casual murder becomes an obsession for a man whose time is running out. Read by Ewan Bailey.

By Maxim Jakubowski. Murder becomes an obsession for a man whose time is running out.

Casual murder becomes an obsession for a man whose time is running out. Read by Ewan Bailey.

Following the success of OxTales (2009) and OxTravels (2011), Oxfam has produced this collection of crime writing. We have chosen 5 of the best for Radio 4 Extra.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by the Waters Partnership.

By Maxim Jakubowski. Casual murder becomes an obsession for a man whose time is running out. Read by Ewan Bailey.

03My Life As A Killer, By Maxim Jakubowski2015021820181015 (BBC7)

Murder becomes an obsession for a man whose time is running out.

The pick of Oxfam's most recent short story collection

04Face Value By Stella Duffy, Part 12015021920181016 (BBC7)

An artist's fascination for the truth in her work holds a deadly secret.

The pick of Oxfam's most recent short story collection

04Face Value, Part 120150219 (BBC7)
20150220 (BBC7)
20170119 (BBC7)

By Stella Duffy. An artist's fascination for the truth in her work holds a deadly secret.

An artist's fascination for the truth in her most notorious and spectacular work holds a deadly secret. Read by Maggie Steed.

Following the success of OxTales (2009) and OxTravels (2011), Oxfam has produced this collection of crime writing. We have chosen 5 of the best for Radio 4 Extra.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by the Waters Partnership.

By Stella Duffy. An artist's fascination for the truth in her most notorious and spectacular work holds a deadly secret. Read by Maggie Steed.

By Stella Duffy. An artist's fascination for the truth in her work holds a deadly secret.

An artist's fascination for the truth in her most notorious and spectacular work holds a deadly secret. Read by Maggie Steed.

Following the success of OxTales (2009) and OxTravels (2011), Oxfam has produced this collection of crime writing. We have chosen 5 of the best for Radio 4 Extra.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by the Waters Partnership.

By Stella Duffy. An artist's fascination for the truth in her most notorious and spectacular work holds a deadly secret. Read by Maggie Steed.

05Face Value By Stella Duffy, Part 22015022020181017 (BBC7)

A notorious artist recalls her most controversial work.

The pick of Oxfam's most recent short story collection

05Face Value, Part 220150220 (BBC7)
20150221 (BBC7)
20170120 (BBC7)

By Stella Duffy. A notorious artist recalls her most controversial work.

A notorious artist recalls her most controversial work, and the night it was unveiled to the public. Read by Maggie Steed.

Following the success of OxTales (2009) and OxTravels (2011), Oxfam has produced this collection of crime writing. We have chosen 5 of the best for Radio 4 Extra.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by the Waters Partnership.

By Stella Duffy. A notorious artist recalls her most controversial work.

A notorious artist recalls her most controversial work, and the night it was unveiled to the public. Read by Maggie Steed.

Following the success of OxTales (2009) and OxTravels (2011), Oxfam has produced this collection of crime writing. We have chosen 5 of the best for Radio 4 Extra.

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra by the Waters Partnership.