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  1. Deep Down and Dirty Rock 'n' Roll

    By Mark Davies Markham. Suggs and Burn Gorman star as musicians in mid-life meltdown.

    First broadcast: 14 May 2011

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  2. A Change in the Willows

    Toad, Badger, Mole and Ratty embark on an all new adventure along the riverbank.

    First broadcast: 07 May 2011

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  3. One Chord Wonders

    Series of plays by Frank Cottrell Boyce looking at the punk generation three decades on

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  4. Leverage

    Simon Passmore's fast-paced psychological thriller. Starring Claire Foy.

    First broadcast: 26 Mar 2011

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  5. Landfall

    Five misfits travel to a mysterious planet. A Science Fiction adventure by Mike Walker.

    First broadcast: 19 Mar 2011

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  6. The Gun

    CS Forester's gripping guerrilla warfare story set in Napoleonic Spain.

    First broadcast: 12 Mar 2011

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  7. Vanunu: A Time To Be Heard

    New drama set in 2004, on the release of Israeli nuclear whistleblower Mordechai Vanunu.

    First broadcast: 05 Mar 2011

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  8. Classic Chandler

    Toby Stephens plays Philip Marlowe in a landmark Radio 4 series of Raymond Chandler novels

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  9. My Dear Children of the Whole World

    It's 1942 and Pope Pius XII is urged to speak out against Nazi atrocities.

    First broadcast: 29 Jan 2011

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  10. Payback

    Jonathan Myerson's play explores pressures on US diplomacy in the 1973 Middle East War.

    First broadcast: 22 Jan 2011

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  11. Master Harold and the Boys

    A new production of Athol Fugard's award-winning masterpiece, recorded in South Africa.

    First broadcast: 15 Jan 2011

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  12. To Catch a Thief

    An adaptation of David Dodge's 1952 novel, later made into a classic film by Hitchcock.

    First broadcast: 08 Jan 2011

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  13. Shirley Valentine

    Meera Syal is Shirley Valentine - a middle-aged housewife who reveals her hidden thoughts.

    First broadcast: 18 Dec 2010

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  14. The Gambler

    A new version of Dostoevsky's 'The Gambler' written by Poet Glyn Maxwell.

    First broadcast: 04 Dec 2010

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  15. The Caretaker

    A tramp rescued from a fight is offered a job as caretaker, in Harold Pinter's play.

    First broadcast: 27 Nov 2010

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  16. A Month in the Country

    Shell-shocked WW1 survivor Tom Birkin finds welcome recovery in a remote Yorkshire village

    First broadcast: 20 Nov 2010

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  17. And Then There Were None

    Agatha Christie's famous detective story without a detective, adapted by Joy Wilkinson.

    First broadcast: 13 Nov 2010

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  18. Five Days in May

    Play about the tense negotiation following the 2010 General Election.

    First broadcast: 06 Nov 2010

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  19. Tim Krabbe - The Vanishing

    Years after his girlfriend vanished at a petrol station, Rex tries to learn what happened.

    First broadcast: 30 Oct 2010

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  20. The Kane Conspiracy

    Drama about the dirty tricks campaign against Citizen Kane and its creator Orson Welles.

    First broadcast: 02 Oct 2010

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  21. The White Man's Burden

    Adaptation of Paul Theroux's stage play about Rudyard Kipling's time in America.

    First broadcast: 18 Sep 2010

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  22. Spitfire!

    Moving drama by Mike Walker about the most famous British fighter aircraft in history.

    First broadcast: 11 Sep 2010

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  23. Translations

    Brian Friel's play about language and power, set in a village in 1830s Donegal.

    First broadcast: 04 Sep 2010

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  24. Rebus: Strip Jack

    Ian Rankin's crime thriller sees Inspector Rebus investigate the death of an MP's wife

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  25. Writing on Wigan Pier

    David Pownall's play explores George Orwell's time in Wigan in the early months of 1936.

    First broadcast: 31 Jul 2010

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  26. The White Chameleon

    Christopher Hampton's play about his childhood in Alexandria in the 1950s.

    First broadcast: 24 Jul 2010

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  27. The Moscow Prodigal

    Thriller by Michael Butt. An ex-pat taxi driver returns to Moscow to a world of violence.

    First broadcast: 17 Jul 2010

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  28. Going to Ground

    World War II drama by Simon Passmore. It is 1940 and England fears a German invasion.

    First broadcast: 10 Jul 2010

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  29. Mountain of Light

    Simon Bovey's story of a daring jewel heist set during London's Great Exhibition of 1851.

    First broadcast: 19 Jun 2010

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  30. Bloody Sunday: Scenes from the Saville Inquiry, part 2

    Testimony of soldiers and a former member of the Official IRA.

    First broadcast: 12 Jun 2010

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