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4 Extra Debut. Comic capers amongst the carrots when a body is found on an allotment. Stars Julie Hesmondhalgh and Miriam Margolyes. From June 2014.

Best selling crime writer Val McDermid turns to comedy capers among the carrots, as we rummage through the undergrowth of a murder on the allotments. Starring Julie Hesmondhalgh and Miriam Margolyes.

It's a case for Detective Chief Inspector Alma Blair, the Alpha Detective, her sergeant Jason Trotter, and Jo Blake the crime scene manager. Watch how the women behave towards each other. Rivals? Not quite. There may even be a barely detectable flirtatiousness between them.

In Episode 1 a body is found on an allotment in Cranby

Sound Designer: Eloise Whitmore
Writer: Val McDermid

Directed and Produced by Justine Potter
A Savvy Production for BBC Radio 4.

15 minutes

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Sun 21 Oct 2018 02:45

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Role Contributor
DSI Alma Blair Julie Hesmondhalgh
DS Jason Trotter John Hollingworth
CSM Jo Blake Miriam Margolyes
Narrator Jonathan Keeble
Brian Masters Jonathan Keeble
Eric Ollerinshaw Alan Rothwell
PC Sparks Victoria Brazier
Claire Victoria Brazier
Director Justine Potter
Producer Justine Potter
Writer Val McDermid


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Val McDermid talks about seasonal gluts and dark humour in the world of allotments.

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