Justice by Olly Jarvis

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on email

You can also listen to this story on Apple Podcasts, Spotify and Stitcher.  Subscribe now for this and all our other exclusive short stories.


Justice – by Olly Jarvis 

Narrated by the late, great, Tim Pigott-Smith 

This highly acclaimed short story was originally aired on BBC Radio.

A twisting tale which explores the thought processes of ageing barrister, Harry Fox while cross-examining the alleged victim of a marital rape. Things are never what they seem…

Writer – Olly Jarvis

Olly Jarvis is a crime writer and practising criminal barrister. His debut novel, a legal thriller, Death By Dangerous was longlisted for the CWA Debut Dagger in 2016.

His Jack Kowalski series of novels Cut-Throat Defence and Unconvicted feature a newly qualified criminal barrister facing huge challenges in the courtroom.

Jarvis is also the founder of, and presenter on, The Crime Hub.

He tweets from @ollyjarviso 

Narrator – Tim Pigott-Smith

Tim Pigott-Smith died in 2017 at the height of his fame. He was firmly established as one of Britain’s leading actors.

His film career included AlexanderThe Four FeathersClash of the TitansGangs of New YorkJohnny EnglishThe Remains of the Day and V for Vendetta. He played Major General Robert Ford in director Paul Greengrass‘s Bloody Sunday (2002), and as the Foreign Secretary in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace (2008). His last film role was that of Sir Henry Ponsonby, Queen Victoria’s Private Secretary, in Victoria & Abdul (2017)

He also appeared in many productions for theatre and radio, including Charles The Third at the Almeida Theatre, West End and on Broadway, and later filmed, for which he was nominated for BAFTA, Drama Desk and Tony awards.

More Audio Stories You May Like

Murder at the Palace

Written by Gyles Brandreth

Narrated by Stephen Fry

When Oscar Wilde and Arthur Conan Doyle attend a party at the Palace, the evening takes a sinister turn.




The Plater

Written by Ann Cleeves

Narrated by Alfred Molina

Ever wondered about the people standing at motorway service stations carrying car registration plates and thumbing a lift?

But in this haunting tale the story unfolds as the the plater stops for a hitchhiker.


Colonel Clay - The Mexican Seer

Written by Grant Allen

Narrated by Martin Jarvis

Nobody can fool morally dubious millionaire Sir Charles Vandrift. Certainly not Herrera, a mildly entertaining conjurer. So how come Vandrift is duped of £5000? The Riviera police think someone called Colonel Clay is responsible.

Who’s he?

Leave your details here to stay updated with our exclusive interviews, reviews and short stories

Before you go...

Leave your email below to stay updated on the exclusive interviews, podcasts and short stories we will be releasing soon