OwlTail

Cover image of Ann Cleeves

Ann Cleeves

26 Podcast Episodes

Latest 28 Nov 2021 | Updated Daily

Weekly hand curated podcast episodes for learning

Episode artwork

Vera, Venn and vitreous murder weapons, with Ann Cleeves

My Weekly’s Magical Flying Bookshop

End your week with the first cosy instalment of My Weekly’s Magical Flying Bookshop – your feel-good fiction podcast, sponsored by Pavers. Bestselling author Ann Cleeves – of Vera, Shetland and The Long Call fame – drops by the Bookshop for this very first episode to chat about her latest book, The Heron’s Cry. Ann answers all your questions, and also treats us to a special reading from her latest book. Find out why books are being prescribed, whether Ann watches her own TV shows, and when the next Vera book is out! If you’d like to buy a copy of the books Ann talks about in the episode, tap the links below – My Weekly may earn a small commission on each sale. 📚 The Heron’s Cry by Ann Cleeves: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B08XQSXQ6J/ref=as_li_qf_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=dcthomson0e-21&creative=6738&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=B08XQSXQ6J&linkId=f044bf9db66fe9520dc383e87f5ab09a 📚 State of Terror by Hillary Clinton and Louise Penny: https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1529079691/ref=as_li_qf_asin_il_tl?ie=UTF8&tag=dcthomson0e-21&creative=6738&linkCode=as2&creativeASIN=1529079691&linkId=fee408fdfa3cf02b566eabdb3ad098d0 🙋 Don’t forget you can send in your questions for future Bookshop guests! Follow us on social media to find out who our next authors are, or check out myweekly.co.uk/podcasts, and then leave a voicemail on 01382 575486 or record a voice memo on your phone and email it to flyingbookshop@myweekly.co.uk – or just send an email to that address with your question. Make sure you follow to the podcast, free, in your podcast app to hear all your favourite authors each week, and get your questions answered! If you love fiction, cooking and interviews with your favourite celebrities, you’ll love My Weekly, and as a visitor to the Magical Flying Bookshop, you can try 13 issues of the print or digital magazine for just £6! Head to myweekly.co.uk/podcasts or call 0800 318846 and quote the offer code MWPOD to save more than 60% on the cover price! Offer available till 31 December 2022, details correct at the time of publication. We also have an exclusive special deal from our sponsors Pavers just for you: till 31 August 2022, you can get free UK shipping on your orders! Just go to pavers.co.uk and use the promo code WEEKLY1 at checkout. Stay connected to My Weekly and let us know what you think through social media, or visit our website for lots more! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MyWeeklyMagazine Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/my_weekly_magazine/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/My_Weekly Website: https://www.myweekly.co.uk/

47mins

4 Nov 2021

Episode artwork

Ann Cleeves Recast

Dark and Stormy Book Club

Recast of an interview with Ann Cleeves, author of the Vera Stanhope, the Shetland and the Two Rivers Mystery series.

20mins

14 Sep 2021

Similar People

Episode artwork

Episode 56 - Ann Cleeves & The Heron's Cry, Bloody Scotland live podcast, and wearing sliders and socks in public places

Red Hot Chilli Writers

In this episode we talk to crime fiction superstar Ann Cleeves & her latest book The Heron's Cry, we discuss our upcoming live podcast event at Bloody Scotland and your chance to win a set of signed bestsellers, and Vas gets his grump on about people wearing sliders and socks in public places

38mins

13 Sep 2021

Episode artwork

Ann Cleeves

Talking Success with Nicki Chapman

Nicki chats to prolific Crime Writer and creater of Vera and Shetland Ann Cleeves. They discuss her writing style, her background and her latest book 'The Heron's Cry'

41mins

31 Aug 2021

Most Popular

Episode artwork

Episode 3 – In conversation with Ann Cleeves and Dr James Grieve from Granite Noir 2018 - Part 2

Granite Noir Crime Fiction Festival Podcast

Part 2 of "Meet the Creator of Shetland and Vera", one of our panels from Granite Noir 2018. In this talk, chaired by BBC Radio Scotland presenter Fiona Stalker, bestselling author Ann Cleeves was joined by Dr James Grieve, Emeritus Professor of Forensic pathology at The University of Aberdeen. A frequent consultant to crime writers, Dr Grieve also appears as himself in Ann’s Shetland novels.Note: The introductions from the Part 1 of this podcast are repeated at the beginning of part 2.

31mins

17 Feb 2021

Episode artwork

Episode 2 – In conversation with Ann Cleeves and Dr James Grieve from Granite Noir 2018 - Part 1

Granite Noir Crime Fiction Festival Podcast

This is Part 1 of "Meet the Creator of Shetland and Vera", one of our panels from Granite Noir 2018. In this talk, chaired by BBC Radio Scotland presenter Fiona Stalker, bestselling author Ann Cleeves was joined by Dr James Grieve, Emeritus Professor of Forensic pathology at The University of Aberdeen. A frequent consultant to crime writers, Dr Grieve also appears as himself in Ann’s Shetland novels.

33mins

10 Feb 2021

Episode artwork

Interview with Ann Cleeves, author of The Darkest Evening

Professional Book Nerds

Ep. #489 - On today's episode, Adam interviews Ann Cleeves about her newest novel The Darkest Evening. They chat about Vera Stanhope's origins, the Agatha Christie style story she decided to write, and what inspires her to keep writing a novel a year for the last three decades. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

42mins

19 Oct 2020

Episode artwork

Ann Cleeves and Martin Edwards

Poisoned Pen Podcast

Barbara Peters in conversation with Ann Cleeves and Martin Edwards

51mins

25 Sep 2020

Episode artwork

Ann Cleeves: Unplugged

The Tartan Noir Show

The Tartan Noir Show returns for its second series and we are delighted to be joined by one of the UK’s best loved crime writers - Ann Cleeves. She’s written more than 30 novels and created the characters Jimmy Perez (played by Douglas Henshall in the hit TV series Shetland) and Vera Stanhope (played by Brenda Blethyn in TV’s Vera). Ann also chats to Theresa about her support for libraries, her love for Shetland and Fair Isle - even without amenities - and why, when she starts to write a novel, she never knows what will happen at the end. Her recommended book is Caz Frear’s - Shed no Tears, the third in her Cat Kinsella series.  Ann Cleeves - https://anncleeves.com/ Brenda Blethyn reads the first Chapter of The Darkest Evening - https://www.facebook.com/anncleeves/videos/the-darkest-evening-opening-chapter/357559225608492/ Shetland - https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p01s711r Vera - https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1693592/ Maigret Georges Simenon - https://www.lrb.co.uk/the-paper/v42/n11/john-lanchester/maigret-s-room Caz Frear - https://www.harpercollins.com/blogs/authors/caz-frear Theresa Talbot - http://www.theresatalbot.com/about For more information about The Tartan Noir Show, visit: www.thebiglight.com/thetartannoirshow See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

43mins

21 Sep 2020

Episode artwork

Annette Bening, Covid realities project, Ann Cleeves, Corroboration in rape trials

Woman's Hour

Annette Bening stars in a new film 'Hope Gap' about the collapse of a marriage after 29 years. She joins Jane to discuss the disintegration of that union.The Covid realities project from York and Birmingham universities chronicles the experiences of low-income families during the lockdown period. Jane hears about the project from Dr Maddy Power, Research Fellow at the University of York and founder of the York Food Justice Alliance, and from Shirley who is taking part in the project. Ann Cleeves is the author of more than thirty critically acclaimed novels. She previously worked as a probation officer, bird observatory cook, and auxiliary coastguard before she started writing. Her latest novel is The Darkest Evening – the ninth in the Vera series.What impact does corroboration have on conviction rates for rape in Scotland? We hear from Emma Bryson, a founder member of Speak Out Survivors, and Grazia Robertson, a criminal lawyer based in Glasgow who sits on the Law Society of Scotland Criminal Law Committee.Presenter: Jane GarveyProducer: Dianne McGregor

50mins

1 Sep 2020

Loading