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  1. The Manhattan Bee Testimonials

    By Sebastian Baczkiewicz. The search for a mystery figure said to live with 250,000 bees.

    First broadcast: 27 Mar 2013

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  2. Lost in Mexico

    By Ingeborg Topsoe. Drama about two British girls on the wrong side of the law in Mexico

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  3. The Edison Cylinders

    By Mike Walker. Damaged Victorian recordings gradually reveal a terrifying message.

    First broadcast: 22 Mar 2013

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  4. No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency

    Written and dramatised by Alexander McCall Smith, from his popular series of books

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  5. Love's Worst Day

    The washing machine is broken and the kids are fighting. So begins another typical day.

    First broadcast: 19 Mar 2013

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  6. The Road from Herat: A Life Story

    Harriet Walter stars as poet and traveller Clare Holtham in a moving docu-drama.

    First broadcast: 18 Mar 2013

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  7. Mr Bridger's Orphan

    By Marcy Kahan. The story behind Noel Coward's appearance in 60's movie The Italian Job.

    First broadcast: 15 Mar 2013

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  8. Take Me to the North Laine

    By Ed Harris. Today is the day that street sweeper Charles has to say goodbye to Brighton.

    First broadcast: 13 Mar 2013

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  9. Take Me to Hafod Owen

    By Meic Povey. Ellis returns to his childhood home, amidst the mountains of Snowdonia.

    First broadcast: 12 Mar 2013

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  10. Take Me to Redcar

    By Sarah McDonald Hughes. Warm-hearted drama about a surprise appearance on Redcar beach.

    First broadcast: 11 Mar 2013

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  11. And/Or

    By Jason Sutton. Miriam develops a powerful obsession with a married man.

    First broadcast: 08 Mar 2013

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  12. The Silence at the Song's End

    After the death of her son, Nicholas Heiney, Libby Purves discovered his life in writing.

    First broadcast: 06 Mar 2013

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  13. Noble Cause Corruption

    By Fin Kennedy. A new CID detective finds officers are taking the law into their own hands

    First broadcast: 05 Mar 2013

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  14. Fewer Not Less

    John is in Japan for the Kyoto fire festival, but he hasn't counted on meeting Sachiko.

    First broadcast: 01 Mar 2013

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  15. Negative Signs of Progress

    Three dramas by Dan Rebellato about the intersection of politics and international aid

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  16. The Spare Room

    by Oliver Emanuel. A 'rapid response' play inspired by destitution among asylum seekers.

    First broadcast: 22 Feb 2013

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  17. Pilgrim - Series 4

    Series of four modern-day fantasy adventures by Sebastian Baczkiewicz

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  18. Every Seventh Wave

    Emmi and Leo rekindle their internet romance, in the sequel to Love Virtually.

    First broadcast: 14 Feb 2013

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  19. Dusty Won't Play

    Dusty Springfield tours South Africa in 1964, but refuses to play segregated audiences.

    First broadcast: 12 Feb 2013

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  20. Kathleen and Con

    By Meredith Hooper. Captain Scott's love affair with his wife, told through their letters.

    First broadcast: 05 Feb 2013

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  21. Every Duchess in England

    1931. More than friendship is at stake when Oswald Mosley gives a speech in Birmingham.

    First broadcast: 23 Jan 2013

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  22. Chapel of Skins

    A fictional story about a ghostly meeting of ways written and narrated by Paul Evans.

    First broadcast: 22 Jan 2013

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  23. Wolf

    By Alan Harris. A comic tale about how to get ahead in journalism.

    First broadcast: 21 Jan 2013

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  24. Stone

    Detective series created by Danny Brocklehurst

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  25. Outside In

    Nicola is hiding a secret in Rhiannon Tise's play. Outside is one world. Inside another.

    First broadcast: 17 Jan 2013

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  26. Art & Gadg

    By Gregory Evans. Two giants of the American theatre confront their troubled pasts.

    First broadcast: 15 Jan 2013

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  27. Tom Thumb Redux

    By Melissa Murray. Research biologist Tom Latimer makes a small - ever smaller - mistake.

    First broadcast: 11 Jan 2013

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  28. January

    By Elizabeth Lewis. Daphne and Ben revisit their teenage love affair.

    First broadcast: 10 Jan 2013

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  29. Second Body

    A painter is caught in a world of lucid dreaming in this dark thriller by Trevor Preston.

    First broadcast: 09 Jan 2013

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  30. The Reluctant Spy

    By John Dryden. Tense thriller set in present-day Cairo

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