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  1. Jennifer Howarth - A City Full of Swindlers

    By Jenny Howarth. Jane Austen's sister narrates the shocking story of her aunt's arrest.

    First broadcast: 20 Nov 2007

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  2. Catherine Shepherd - Cats and Monkeys

    Eve goes in search of her dead parents' documents, but unearths something far greater.

    First broadcast: 19 Nov 2007

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  3. Black Out

    By Damian Barr and Laura Lockington. Dan and Lucy get stuck in an elevator.

    First broadcast: 16 Nov 2007

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  4. Take-Away

    Series of comedy dramas depicting the history of a fast food shop in Leeds

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  5. Love Contract

    By Mike Bartlett. A woman fights to keep her dignity in a series of bizarre interviews.

    First broadcast: 14 Nov 2007

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  6. Messages to a Submariner

    By Nick Walker. Deep beneath the ocean, two submariners are desperate to return home.

    First broadcast: 13 Nov 2007

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  7. The Blue Room

    Georges Simenon's classic murder story, dramatised by Ronald Frame.

    First broadcast: 12 Nov 2007

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  8. The Birdwoman of Bognor

    Sarah Daniels's play is set on the afternoon of the annual Birdman of Bognor competition.

    First broadcast: 09 Nov 2007

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  9. Memorials to the Missing

    Stephen Wyatt's play follows moves during WW1 to set up an Imperial War Graves Commission.

    First broadcast: 08 Nov 2007

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  10. The Lost Boys of Africa

    Lemn Sissay narrates this true story about hope, determination and the power of music.

    First broadcast: 07 Nov 2007

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  11. Reunion

    By Chris Thorpe. A man visits a massage parlour for the first time.

    First broadcast: 06 Nov 2007

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  12. Solo behind the Iron Curtain

    Robert Vaughn is making a movie in Prague when Russian tanks roll into Czechoslovakia.

    First broadcast: 05 Nov 2007

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  13. Darkness

    By DJ Britton. Surgeon Dan Walsh learns that he has inherited macular degeneration.

    First broadcast: 02 Nov 2007

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  14. The Woman from the North

    By Bernard MacLaverty. Cassie faces the prospect of residential care. What must she do?

    First broadcast: 01 Nov 2007

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  15. Hands

    By Courttia Newland. Anissa Marie struggles to claim her ancestral power to heal.

    First broadcast: 31 Oct 2007

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  16. Like Listening to Springsteen

    By Harriet O'Carroll. Caro faces a lifetime caring for a brain-damaged child.

    First broadcast: 30 Oct 2007

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  17. The Ted Hughes Letters

    Richard Armitage reads a selection of letters from the late Poet Laureate.

    First broadcast: 29 Oct 2007

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  18. Forty-Three Fifty-Nine

    By Mike Walker and John Dryden. A former FSB agent thinks someone is trying to kill him.

    First broadcast: 26 Oct 2007

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  19. Louise Wallinger - Cut Me and I Bleed Elvis

    Sarah collects voices on tape, but her microphone is taking over her life.

    First broadcast: 25 Oct 2007

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  20. The Tank Man

    Julia Stoneham's play tells the remarkable story of the creator of a WW2 memorial.

    First broadcast: 24 Oct 2007

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  21. Lesley Bruce - An Interlude of Men

    Bren and Hilly have always been friends, so when Hilly breaks her wrist Bren comes to help

    First broadcast: 23 Oct 2007

  22. Me and my Man

    Comedy by Bettina Gracias. Lal and Paul's path to true love is littered with obstacles.

    First broadcast: 22 Oct 2007

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  23. Annapurna

    By Jod Mitchell. A couple on a Himalayan mountain trek realise they are being stalked.

    First broadcast: 19 Oct 2007

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  24. A Field of Hay

    Gillian Clarke's play is a poetic celebration of rural summertime.

    First broadcast: 18 Oct 2007

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  25. Hiraeth in Hughesovka

    Colin Thomas's drama documentary is set in the Ukrainian steel town of Hughesovka.

    First broadcast: 17 Oct 2007

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  26. Mothercloud

    By Martin Jonols. When Daniel's partner leaves him, Tanya teaches him to drive.

    First broadcast: 16 Oct 2007

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  27. Belongings

    By Dominique Moloney. Two brothers breaking and entering face an awkward dilemma.

    First broadcast: 15 Oct 2007

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  28. Darling Alicia

    The story of a relationship which began by correspondence, based on unpublished letters.

    First broadcast: 12 Oct 2007

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  29. Sex after Death

    By Mark Lawson. Pippa wants a baby from the sperm of a deceased former boyfriend.

    First broadcast: 11 Oct 2007

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  30. House Rules

    By Sebastian Baczkiewicz. A former gambler wants a quiet life, but his son has other ideas

    First broadcast: 10 Oct 2007

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