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Afternoon Drama Episode guide

  1. Helen

    By Virginia Gilbert. A journalist is accused of molesting his stepdaughter.

    First broadcast: 13 Dec 2013

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  2. The Morpeth Carol

    By Timothy X Atack. A young boy and a very strange Santa go on a Christmas road trip.

    First broadcast: 10 Dec 2013

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  3. Fearless

    Docudrama about an aspiring young journalist who decided to spend a week sleeping rough.

    First broadcast: 09 Dec 2013

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  4. Kindness

    By Julian Poidevin. Happy family life is disrupted when Tom's son Simon comes to stay.

    First broadcast: 03 Dec 2013

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  5. Lost and Found

    Ian Kershaw's tender and humorous play. A father and daughter explore memories of the past

    First broadcast: 02 Dec 2013

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  6. Amah in the Bathtub

    Wives in 1960s colonial Singapore are partying, unaware of disturbing domestic problems.

    First broadcast: 27 Nov 2013

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  7. Arlo

    By John Retallack. The love between a couple must be re-negotiated when a child arrives.

    First broadcast: 26 Nov 2013

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  8. Lewis and Tolkien: The Lost Road

    From Middle Earth to Narnia, Robin Brooks's drama explores the two writers' friendship.

    First broadcast: 22 Nov 2013

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  9. Pilgrim

    Dark adventures by Sebastian Baczkiewicz, featuring immortal wanderer William Palmer

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  10. Two Pipe Problems

    Comedy drama by Michael Chaplin, with mystery-solving retired thespians William and Sandy

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  11. Sorry, Boys, You Failed the Audition

    Comedy drama by Ray Connolly. A 'what if' story about the Beatles.

    First broadcast: 14 Nov 2013

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  12. The Icelandic Journals

    William Morris's trip to Iceland and the clash of friendship and love that lay behind it.

    First broadcast: 13 Nov 2013

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  13. Moving Music

    Artistic tensions surface as composers Philip Glass and Steve Reich share a day job.

    First broadcast: 08 Nov 2013

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  14. The Wainwrights

    Tom Wainwright's comedy-drama tells a cautionary tale about changing the radio station.

    First broadcast: 05 Nov 2013

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  15. Queens of the Coal Age

    By Maxine Peake. Four miners' wives occupy a coal mine to save 31 pits from closure.

    First broadcast: 04 Nov 2013

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  16. The Man in the Lift

    A man is contracted to repair the lift in a tower block. Why does no one believe him?

    First broadcast: 18 Oct 2013

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  17. Democracy for Beginners

    By Paul Dornan. Hannah needs a job. Her dad's up for town mayor. Can she run against him?

    First broadcast: 16 Oct 2013

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  18. The Organist's Daughter

    Only an arranged marriage will allow the great composer and organist Buxtehude to retire.

    First broadcast: 14 Oct 2013

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  19. The Octopus

    By Anita Sullivan. An exploration of what it means to be an octopus.

    First broadcast: 08 Oct 2013

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  20. Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk

    Leskov's searing classic Russian tale of passion and murder is an emotional rollercoaster.

    First broadcast: 04 Oct 2013

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  21. Imaginary Boys

    By Paul Magrs. A fantastical tale of teenage love and close encounters.

    First broadcast: 03 Oct 2013

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  22. Nothing Happened

    By Nick Hoare. Tom and Alice agree that their affair can never happen.

    First broadcast: 02 Oct 2013

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  23. Man in the Moon

    Linda Marshall Griffiths's love story, told in five encounters over 16 years.

    First broadcast: 01 Oct 2013

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  24. Out of the Blue

    By Michael Eaton. Two-part fictional drama inspired by the Plebgate affair

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  25. Tinsel Girl

    Comedy drama about disability and online dating starring Cherylee Houston. By Lou Ramsden.

    First broadcast: 23 Sep 2013

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  26. The Exuberant

    By Jeff Young. A comedy about the search for a falling star.

    First broadcast: 18 Sep 2013

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  27. The Magnificent Andrea

    Nigel Planer's comedy about two very different men mourning the woman they both loved.

    First broadcast: 17 Sep 2013

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  28. Drone Pilots

    Night shift operators fly a drone over Waziristan from a trailer in the American desert.

    First broadcast: 16 Sep 2013

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  29. Brief Lives

    Series of plays set in a Manchester legal practice, by Tom Fry and Sharon Kelly

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  30. Carnival

    Secrets and lies unravel in Rachel De-lahay's urban drama about the need to conform.

    First broadcast: 10 Sep 2013

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