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Episode 1

Book of the Week, Hood Rat Episode 1 of 5

Duration:
18 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 25 July 2011

Written by Gavin Knight. The reader is Siobhan Redmond.

Journalist Gavin Knight reports from the frontline of Glasgow's ganglands. This serialisation taken from his new book 'Hood Rat' follows the efforts of Karyn McCluskey recently appointed as head of intelligence at Strathclyde police force. Karyn is determined to understand the stories behind the horrifying statistics of violent knife crime and murder.

Produced by Jill Waters
A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4.

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