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  1. Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

    A motorcycle journey, a meditation on values, and a man coming to terms with his past.

    First broadcast: 23 Jun 2012

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  2. Talking It Over

    A tale of love's vicissitudes written by Julian Barnes and dramatised by Julia Stoneham.

    First broadcast: 09 Jun 2012

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  3. The Forgotten

    Hattie Naylor's dark retelling of the story of The Sleeping Beauty.

    First broadcast: 02 Jun 2012

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  4. The Haunted Hotel

    Murder mystery by Wilkie Collins, set in London and Venice.

    First broadcast: 26 May 2012

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    From: iTunes

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  5. Kind Hearts and Coronets - Like Father, Like Daughter

    By David Spicer. Sequel to the famous comedy, based on the original book.

    First broadcast: 19 May 2012

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  6. The Voysey Inheritance

    Edward discovers the family business he is inheriting has been defrauding its clients.

    First broadcast: 07 Apr 2012

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  7. Otherwise Engaged

    Simon Gray's best-loved comedy. A publisher tries to enjoy a Saturday listening to Wagner.

    First broadcast: 24 Mar 2012

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  8. An American Rose

    By Charlotte Jones. Chilling story of the tragic fate of Rosemary Kennedy, JFK's sister.

    First broadcast: 03 Mar 2012

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  9. Noughts and Crosses

    Malorie Blackman's cult novel of young love in a dystopian world dramatised by Janice Okoh

    First broadcast: 25 Feb 2012

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  10. Freud: The Case Histories

    Deborah Levy's dramatisations of two of Sigmund Freud's iconic case studies

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  11. Private Peaceful

    By Michael Morpurgo. Two Devon brothers' lives are torn apart by the First World War.

    First broadcast: 04 Feb 2012

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  12. The Jinx Element

    By Stephen Wakelam. The story of Edith Wharton's unhappy marriage and passionate affair.

    First broadcast: 21 Jan 2012

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  13. The Quest of Donal Q

    Billy Connolly and Brian Cox star as two brothers embarking on a desperate quest for love.

    First broadcast: 07 Jan 2012

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  14. The Million Pound Bank Note

    A man is given a £1m bank note and must try to survive a month without spending a penny.

    First broadcast: 31 Dec 2011

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  15. Our Country's Good

    Timberlake Wertenbaker's play about the convicts and Marines sent to Australia in 1787.

    First broadcast: 17 Dec 2011

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  16. The Gate of Angels

    Penelope Fitzgerald's novel of love, religion and physics, dramatised by Yvonne Antrobus.

    First broadcast: 10 Dec 2011

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  17. The Weirdstone of Brisingamen

    By Alan Garner. Thrilling and moving adventure story set in an ancient landscape.

    First broadcast: 19 Nov 2011

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  18. Bar Mitzvah Boy

    Radio version of Jack Rosenthal's award-winning television play about a Bar Mitzvah boy.

    First broadcast: 12 Nov 2011

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    From: Audible.co.uk

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  19. Something Wicked This Way Comes

    1961 Illinois: Two young boys experience evil when a 'dark circus' comes to town.

    First broadcast: 29 Oct 2011

  20. Life and Fate: Fortress Stalingrad

    Vasily Grossman's epic tale of a family torn apart by war in Soviet Russia.

    First broadcast: 24 Sep 2011

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  21. Washington, 9/11

    Drama about how the White House responded to the 9/11 attacks.

    First broadcast: 10 Sep 2011

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  22. September in the Rain

    John Godber's play from 1983 is performed by its original cast - John and Jane Godber.

    First broadcast: 03 Sep 2011

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  23. Marnie

    Shaun McKenna dramatises Winston Graham's 1960s novel about a beautiful, ruthless thief.

    First broadcast: 27 Aug 2011

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  24. Belle Amie

    Frances Byrnes' witty new sequel to Maupassant's 19th-century Bel Ami.

    First broadcast: 13 Aug 2011

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  25. Playing with Fire

    A chilling drama about the effects of policies from central Government at a local level.

    First broadcast: 23 Jul 2011

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  26. The Purple Land

    Andrew Davies' rip-roaring treatment of WH Hudson's South American classic.

    First broadcast: 16 Jul 2011

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  27. The Penny Dreadfuls Present: Revolution

    Comic play about the French Revolution starring Richard E Grant and The Penny Dreadfuls.

    First broadcast: 09 Jul 2011

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  28. White Nights

    A stranger's murder sparks trouble for a small Shetland village. Soon everyone's a suspect

    First broadcast: 02 Jul 2011

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  29. Cause Celebre

    The Old Vic Theatre's recent production of Terence Rattigan's gripping courtroom drama.

    First broadcast: 25 Jun 2011

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  30. In Praise of Love

    A successful novelist knows his wife's secret, but she doesn't know that he knows.

    First broadcast: 18 Jun 2011

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