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  1. The Testament of This Day

    By Edward Bond. A young man embarks on two journeys. He is in control of only one.

    First broadcast: 18 Apr 2014

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  2. The Broken Word

    Adam Fould adapts his poem about a white family caught up in the Mau Mau time in Kenya.

    First broadcast: 20 Sep 2013

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  3. The Forbidden

    A run-down housing estate fizzes with supernatural forces. The original Candyman.

    First broadcast: 28 Jun 2013

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  4. Enquirer

    An investigation into the current crisis in newspapers - in the words of the journalists.

    First broadcast: 16 Nov 2012

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  5. Freud: The Case Histories

    Deborah Levy's dramatisations of two of Sigmund Freud's iconic case studies

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  6. The White Man's Burden

    Adaptation of Paul Theroux's stage play about Rudyard Kipling's time in America.

    First broadcast: 10 Aug 2012

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  7. Leverage

    Simon Passmore's fast-paced psychological thriller. Starring Claire Foy.

    First broadcast: 20 Jul 2012

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  8. Landfall

    Five misfits travel to a mysterious planet. A science fiction adventure by Mike Walker.

    First broadcast: 13 Jul 2012

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  9. Four Trees down from Ponte Sisto

    Sharon Charde's poems in response to her son's death. Performed by Anne Undeland.

    First broadcast: 29 Jun 2012

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  10. Greed All About It

    By Ian Hislop and Nick Newman. Satirical look at the Wapping dispute.

    First broadcast: 11 May 2012

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  11. Blue Flu

    Contemporary drama exploring the 'what if' scenario of a police strike.

    First broadcast: 04 May 2012

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  12. Bad Memories

    A house holds murderous secrets in Julian Simpson's supernatural thriller.

    First broadcast: 27 Apr 2012

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  13. An English Tragedy

    By Ronald Harwood. The true story of Second World War traitor John Amery.

    First broadcast: 13 Apr 2012

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  14. Scream

    Crime caper based on the extraordinary story behind the theft of Edvard Munch's painting.

    First broadcast: 06 Apr 2012

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  15. Rio Story

    Fast-paced thriller by Chris Thorpe, set in one of Rio de Janeiro's most crowded favelas.

    First broadcast: 16 Mar 2012

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    From: Audible.co.uk

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  16. The Bid

    Dramatised account by Matthew Solon of England's failed bid to host the FIFA World Cup.

    First broadcast: 02 Dec 2011

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  17. Recordings Recovered from the House of Leaves

    Mark Z Danielewski's spooky cult novel dramatised for radio.

    First broadcast: 28 Oct 2011

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  18. Midsummer

    A warm-hearted musical romantic comedy by David Greig and Gordon McIntyre.

    First broadcast: 19 Aug 2011

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  19. Bullitt

    Detective story by Robert L Pike. Lieutenant Clancy is assigned to protect a Mafia witness

    First broadcast: 03 Jun 2011

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  20. Cottonopolis

    Local reporter Gemma uncovers the truth behind the disappearances of women in Manchester.

    First broadcast: 15 Apr 2011

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  21. Choice of Straws

    By ER Braithwaite. London 1960: Teddy boys pull a knife but this victim fights back.

    First broadcast: 08 Apr 2011

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  22. The Cairo Trilogy

    Epic family saga set in Egypt under colonial rule from Naguib Mahfouz

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  23. Direct Red

    A vivid and bloody portrayal of the day to day dilemmas faced by a young female surgeon.

    First broadcast: 11 Mar 2011

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  24. Phone

    By Peter Jukes. Eliot it thrust into danger when his gangster friend hands him a phone.

    First broadcast: 04 Mar 2011

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  25. Conclave

    Opposing factions within the Vatican meet to elect the successor to Pope John Paul I.

    First broadcast: 25 Feb 2011

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  26. Last Night, Another Soldier

    Gripping portrayal of life on the frontline in Afghanistan by the bestselling Andy McNab.

    First broadcast: 11 Feb 2011

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  27. Like Minded People

    David Eldridge's play follows a marriage as it falters over 25 years of political change.

    First broadcast: 04 Feb 2011

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  28. Y.T. and the Soprano

    Hip hop and high notes collide when rapper Y.T. falls in love with a young soprano.

    First broadcast: 28 Jan 2011

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  29. The Wild Ass's Skin Reloaded

    Adrian Penketh's modern take on Balzac's classic tale. A sacked banker finds a magic skin.

    First broadcast: 21 Jan 2011

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  30. Ob'owa

    An eight year old's holiday to Nigeria turns into an eight month custody battle.

    First broadcast: 14 Jan 2011

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