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  1. Dover and the Unkindest Cut of All

    Comedy thriller by Joyce Porter, set in the 70s, featuring Scotland Yard's laziest sleuth.

    First broadcast: 09 Aug 2008

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  2. These Are the Times

    Trevor Griffiths's dramatisation of Thomas Paine's life

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  3. The Test

    Psychological thriller by Peter Whalley. John Newland has been living a lie for 20 years.

    First broadcast: 19 Jul 2008

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  4. A Night with Johnny Stompanato

    Jonathan Holloway's drama is based on the story of the death of Lana Turner's boyfriend.

    First broadcast: 12 Jul 2008

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  5. Rebus: Black and Blue

    Ian Rankin's detective investigates murders in three cities - could they be linked?

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  6. Beat the Dog in His Own Kennel

    By Gary Brown. A market trader becomes mixed up in a post-war terrorist plot.

    First broadcast: 21 Jun 2008

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  7. Betrayal - Plenty

    David Hare's play contrasts the WWII experiences of an Englishwoman with her later life.

    First broadcast: 14 Jun 2008

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  8. Sacred Statues

    By William Trevor. A penniless sculptor's wife devises a shocking plan to make ends meet.

    First broadcast: 07 Jun 2008

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  9. 1968: Let's Murder Vivaldi

    New radio production of David Mercer's 1968 play about tangled relationships.

    First broadcast: 31 May 2008

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  10. Dr No

    Toby Stephens and David Suchet star in a dramatisation of Ian Fleming's novel.

    First broadcast: 24 May 2008

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  11. The Accountant of Solyanka Square

    By Sebastian Baczkiewicz. Andrei's estranged son Victor forces him to reveal his secrets.

    First broadcast: 17 May 2008

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  12. Two Planks and a Passion

    Anthony Minghella's tender and comic account of a provincial Easter six hundred years ago.

    First broadcast: 10 May 2008

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  13. Cigarettes and Chocolate

    Anthony Minghella's award-winning radio play.

    First broadcast: 03 May 2008

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  14. The Small Back Room

    Richard Stevens' dramatisation of Nigel Balchin's tense Second World War thriller.

    First broadcast: 26 Apr 2008

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  15. Dr Johnson's Dictionary of Crime: A for Assassin

    By David Ashton. Samuel Johnson and James Boswell tackle the London underworld of 1781.

    First broadcast: 19 Apr 2008

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  16. Journey into Space: Frozen in Time

    A tribute to Charles Chilton's iconic 1960s series Journey into Space.

    First broadcast: 12 Apr 2008

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  17. Shell Shocked

    Gregory Burke's moving story of two brothers who are separated in the trenches of WW1.

    First broadcast: 05 Apr 2008

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  18. 1968: 4.4.68

    Jon Sen's play recalls the events of the last days of Martin Luther King's life.

    First broadcast: 29 Mar 2008

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  19. The Dark Side

    Comic adventure by David Chapel about an idealistic researcher

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  20. Blinded by the Sun

    Stephen Poliakoff's 1996 National Theatre play about a scientific fraud in a university.

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 2008

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  21. Missing Dates

    By Simon Gray. Brothers Michael and Jason vie with each other for the attention of Anita.

    First broadcast: 01 Mar 2008

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  22. The Voyage of the Demeter

    Robert Forrest's chilling tale of the supernatural, set on a schooner in 1867.

    First broadcast: 23 Feb 2008

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  23. Spellbound

    Amanda Dalton's adaptation of the novel on which Hitchcock's Spellbound was based.

    First broadcast: 16 Feb 2008

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  24. September Tide

    Daphne du Maurier's bittersweet love story, adapted by Moya O'Shea.

    First broadcast: 26 Jan 2008

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  25. The Listening Room

    Psychological thriller by Steve Gough set in the year 2036.

    First broadcast: 26 Jan 2008

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  26. That Uncertain Feeling

    Kingsley Amis's satire on life and culture in a Welsh seaside town in the 1950s.

    First broadcast: 20 Jan 2008

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  27. The Tennis Court

    By Jonathan Smith - a love story set in England and India during WWII.

    First broadcast: 19 Jan 2008

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  28. Passion Play

    Peter Nichols's acclaimed study of betrayal and adultery.

    First broadcast: 12 Jan 2008

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  29. Underneath the Lintel

    One-man play by Greg Berger. A Dutch librarian recounts his quest to justify his life.

    First broadcast: 05 Jan 2008

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  30. The Iceman

    Simon Bovey's murder mystery is set in London in 1860.

    First broadcast: 29 Dec 2007

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