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Afternoon Drama Episode guide

  1. My Brilliant Divorce

    Caroline Quentin stars in Geraldine Aron's radio adaptation of her West End hit play.

    First broadcast: 05 Sep 2013

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  2. The Watcher on the Wall

    Belfast poet Louis MacNeice's transatlantic love affair and the poetry it inspired.

    First broadcast: 04 Sep 2013

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  3. Bad Elvis

    Katie Hims's specially-written drama for deaf actor David Bower.

    First broadcast: 27 Aug 2013

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  4. His Father's Wife

    By Mike Harris. Dark brooding tale of love and filial hate set in 19th-century Scotland.

    First broadcast: 26 Aug 2013

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  5. Red and Blue

    Three dramas by Philip Palmer about military consultant Bradley Shoreham

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  6. When Greed Becomes Hunger

    A trader at the Chicago Board of Trade sees an opportunity to make a lot of money

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  7. Encounter

    Christopher Green encounters fashion, loss and legacy through nudity and a bit of singing.

    First broadcast: 20 Aug 2013

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  8. Joan and the Baron

    An odd friendship forms when Philippe de Rothschild asks Joan Littlewood to his chateau.

    First broadcast: 15 Aug 2013

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  9. SuperYou

    Satirical reflection on the perils of manipulating our identities in the online world.

    First broadcast: 14 Aug 2013

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  10. Watch Me

    By Sarah Woods. A love story told using the science of mirror neurons.

    First broadcast: 12 Aug 2013

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  11. Red Star Newport

    By Paul Jenkins. A Welsh football club chooses to be run as a socialist co-operative.

    First broadcast: 09 Aug 2013

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  12. Bang Up

    By Sarah Hehir. A first play for radio by a winner of the BBC Writer's Prize.

    First broadcast: 08 Aug 2013

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  13. Obey the Wave

    By Ed Hime. Fictional documentary investigating a 1970s cult, 32 of whom disappeared.

    First broadcast: 07 Aug 2013

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  14. Miss You Still

    By Lenny Henry, who stars as a man haunted by his past.

    First broadcast: 01 Aug 2013

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  15. The Gestapo Minutes

    Mainz, 1945. Oppenheim has a visitor. A Gestapo officer needs a reference - from a Jew.

    First broadcast: 31 Jul 2013

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  16. Rhapsody

    Sir Frederick Ashton, tormented by love, is asked to create a ballet for the Queen Mother.

    First broadcast: 29 Jul 2013

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  17. Rowena the Wonderful

    Magical real-life drama by Helen Cross. Rowena can't speak but she wants a voice.

    First broadcast: 26 Jul 2013

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  18. Hush! Hush! Whisper Who Dares!

    Christopher William Hill imagines Christopher Robin meeting the man who created his image.

    First broadcast: 25 Jul 2013

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  19. Neurotics Anonymous

    Ben Crompton's comedy drama. Will Iain's OCD and his mum stand in his way of finding love?

    First broadcast: 24 Jul 2013

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  20. Irongate

    Nick Warburton's tale of love and loss by the Thames, with James Fleet and Emma Fielding.

    First broadcast: 22 Jul 2013

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  21. When I Lost You

    By Rachel Wagstaff and Duncan Abel. Two people seek to recover what they have lost.

    First broadcast: 19 Jul 2013

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  22. Three Pieces in the Shape of a Pear

    Alistair McGowan's witty and poignant drama about his hero, the composer Erik Satie.

    First broadcast: 15 Jul 2013

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  23. Hangdog

    By Cat Jones. A detective's certainties are tested by the suicide of a young prisoner.

    First broadcast: 11 Jul 2013

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  24. James Lees-Milne

    Three plays inspired by the diaries of writer and architectural historian James Lees-Milne

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  25. Cherry Blossom Whisky Company

    A Japanese woman seeks whisky perfection on the Scottish island of Islay. Naoko Mori stars

    First broadcast: 03 Jul 2013

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  26. Sleeping Dogs

    By Steven Camden. Jason's life is thrown into chaos when an old friend turns up.

    First broadcast: 02 Jul 2013

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  27. Birthday Shoes

    The discovery of a pair of red shoes triggers memories for Kate in Pat Davis's play.

    First broadcast: 28 Jun 2013

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  28. The Means to an End

    By Sarah Cartwright. Black comedy about one man's attempts to pay his vet's bill.

    First broadcast: 27 Jun 2013

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  29. The Sensitive

    Two new cases for Alastair Jessiman's psychic detective Thomas Soutar

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  30. Mind Hackers

    By Lou Stein. Drama about phone hacking. Media lawyer Hayley crosses the line of legality.

    First broadcast: 21 Jun 2013

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