Saughton Prison, Edinburgh. 1962.
Thomas Scott is a prison warder, assigned to watch over a man condemned to hang for the murder of his wife. As the two men talk over a number of days, Scott begins to doubt whether his prisoner is guilty of the crime. With the execution date looming, can he find proof of his suspicions? And at what cost?
An exciting original short story from Ian Rankin, written for the landmark Radio 4 Book at Bedtime slot.
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes approx.