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  1. Dear Mr Spectator

    By Elizabeth Kuti, adapted from and inspired by the 18th century 'Spectator' essays

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  2. Writing the Century: 1946-1948 - Out of the Ashes

    Series exploring the twentieth century through diaries and correspondence of real people

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  3. Seventy Odd

    Rachel Joyce's story of a group of five seventy-something friends on holiday in Damascus

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  4. Old Peter's Russian Tales

    Magical folk tales from Russia by Arthur Ransome, as told by Old Peter the forester

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  5. A Small Town Murder

    Crime mystery by Scott Cherry, featuring police family liaison officer Sue Hartwell

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  6. To The North

    Deborah Paige's dramatisation of Elizabeth Bowen's romantic novel

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  7. Snobs

    Satire on English snobbery, adapted from his own novel by Julian Fellowes

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  8. Aubrey's Brief Lives

    Collection of anecdotes by genial eccentric John Aubrey

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  9. A Taste For Death

    Dramatisation of PD James's mystery

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  10. A Life of Chekhov

    Michael Hastings' adaptation of Irene Nemirovsky's biography of Anton Chekhov

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  11. Writing the Century: A Paintbrush Reporter

    Series exploring the twentieth century through diaries and correspondence of real people

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  12. How Shall I Tell the Dog?

    Dying of cancer, Miles Kington decided to use it as inspiration for absurd book ideas

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  13. The Color Purple

    Dramatisation of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by Alice Walker

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  14. The Whole of the Moon

    Legal drama serial by Colin MacDonald

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  15. Shattered

    Monologues by Richard Monks, inspired by the 2007 Cumbrian train crash

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  16. The Dig

    John Preston's account of a major archaeological excavation at Sutton Hoo in 1939

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  17. Balance of Power

    Deborah Davis's tale of power struggles in the court of Queen Anne

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  18. Doris Lessing - The Golden Notebook

    Groundbreaking novel about motherhood, breakdown, marriage and communism.

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  19. Writing the Century 1939-1944: Hostages to Fortune

    Series exploring the twentieth century through diaries and correspondence of real people

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  20. The Pillow Book

    Robert Forrest's thriller set in the court of the Empress Sadako in 10th-century Japan

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  21. Inside the Whale

    Jennie Roonie's tragi-comic tale of two lovers as they look back on what might have been

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  22. Mr Maugham's Journey Home

    Stories by Somerset Maugham

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  23. What Is She Doing Here?

    Kate Clanchy's account of her relationship with a Kosovan refugee

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  24. Writing the Century 1933-1938: A Darkening Sky

    Vanessa Rosenthal explores the 20th century through real correspondence

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  25. The Way we Live Right Now

    Anthony Trollope's satirical novel about money, greed and dishonesty

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  26. Paid Servant

    ER Braithwaite's novel, set in London in 1958, based on his experiences as a social worker

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  27. Barbara Pym - Jane and Prudence

    Barbara Pym's delightful comedy of rural relationships, set in 1950

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  28. Sister Agnes Investigates

    Murder mystery by Alison Joseph

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  29. Gifted

    Nikita Lalwani's story of a talented mathematician who wins a place at Oxford at 15

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  30. Writing the Century: 1918-1930: A Land Fit for Heroes?

    Vanessa Rosenthal explores the 20th century through real correspondence

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