A killer is revealed, as Watt and Manuel tour Glasgow pubs, on the run from gangster Dandy McKay. Abridged by Sian Preece. Read by Liam Brennan.
'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.