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Drama on 3 Episode guide

  1. The Art of Love

    In a dramatisation, Roman poet Ovid describes the themes in his poem 'Transformations'.

    First broadcast: 11 Apr 2004

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  2. Everyday Time Machines

    Al Smith's play dealing with the scientific, physical and emotional consequences of time.

    First broadcast: 21 Sep 2014

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  3. Time and the Conways

    By JB Priestley. WWI has ended and the Conway family envisage a prosperous future.

    First broadcast: 14 Sep 2014

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  4. August 1914

    Dramatisation of Solzhenitsyn's novel about the Russian army's defeat by Germany in 1914.

    First broadcast: 31 Aug 2014

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  5. Document of Identity

    Nigerian writer Wole Soyinka's drama highlighting the plight of political asylum seekers.

    First broadcast: 20 Jul 2014

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  6. Death and the King's Horseman

    Marking Wole Soyinka's 80th birthday, a drama based on real event in 1940s Nigeria.

    First broadcast: 13 Jul 2014

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  7. Life in the Tomb

    World War One seen through the eyes of a Greek soldier fighting in the Macedonian trenches

    First broadcast: 06 Jul 2014

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  8. Music in the Great War: A Soldier and a Maker

    Iain Burnside's play on the tragic life of World War I poet and songwriter Ivor Gurney.

    First broadcast: 29 Jun 2014

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  9. Bretton Woods

    By Steve Waters. Dramatisation of a meeting where bankers met to save the world economy.

    First broadcast: 15 Jun 2014

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  10. Uncle Vanya

    A new production of Chekhov's play with Neil Dudgeon, Anton Lesser and Lyndsey Marshal.

    First broadcast: 01 Jun 2014

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  11. Dylan Thomas: The Beach Of Falesa

    World premiere of a Dylan Thomas screenplay set in the South Seas, adapted for radio.

    First broadcast: 04 May 2014

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  12. Antony and Cleopatra

    Kenneth Branagh and Alex Kingston star in Shakespeare's tragedy of love and power.

    First broadcast: 20 Apr 2014

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  13. Baby Farming

    Tanika Gupta's drama about surrogacy in India.

    First broadcast: 06 Apr 2014

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  14. The Boy at the Back

    Drama by Juan Mayorga in which a teenager's literary voyeurism spirals out of control.

    First broadcast: 30 Mar 2014

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  15. Roots

    Drama about a young woman finding her voice at a time of unprecedented social change.

    First broadcast: 23 Mar 2014

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  16. Is Your Love Better than Life?

    Could an Archbishop become an enemy of the state? An original drama by Frances Byrnes.

    First broadcast: 16 Feb 2014

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  17. Head Hunters

    By Michael Eaton. Michael Maloney plays Alfred Haddon, the first field anthropologist.

    First broadcast: 09 Feb 2014

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  18. The Witness

    A long-buried secret shatters a young Rwandan-born woman's feelings for her adopted father

    First broadcast: 02 Feb 2014

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  19. The Oresteia

    Aeschylus's classic trilogy about murder, revenge and justice

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  20. Old Times

    By Harold Pinter. In a remote farmhouse, Deeley and Kate await a mysterious visitor.

    First broadcast: 05 Jan 2014

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  21. Ghosts

    Ibsen's classic adapted and directed by Richard Eyre for the Almeida Theatre and Radio 3.

    First broadcast: 15 Dec 2013

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  22. In the Depths of Dead Love

    Howard Barker's dark comedy, with Richard E Grant playing a banished poet in ancient China

    First broadcast: 01 Dec 2013

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  23. Bix: Singing The Blues

    Drama fictionalising the only time Bix Beiderbecke and Louis Armstrong played together.

    First broadcast: 17 Nov 2013

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  24. The Outsider, by Albert Camus

    John Retallack's dramatisation of Albert Camus's classic existentialist novel L'etranger.

    First broadcast: 03 Nov 2013

  25. Sunday at Sant' Agata

    Ronald Frame's imagined account of a summer's day at Verdi's country retreat.

    First broadcast: 13 Oct 2013

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  26. You Never Can Tell

    Martin Jarvis directs George Bernard Shaw's breezy seaside comedy.

    First broadcast: 29 Sep 2013

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  27. The Father

    August Strindberg's shocking play from 1890 about an imploding marriage, in a new version.

    First broadcast: 22 Sep 2013

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  28. Votes for Women

    Elizabeth Robins's explosive 1907 suffragette play, starring Zoe Tapper and Samuel West.

    First broadcast: 15 Sep 2013

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  29. Imo and Ben

    Drama telling how Imogen Holst worked with Benjamin Britten on the score for Gloriana.

    First broadcast: 30 Jun 2013

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  30. Babbage

    David Pownall's drama about Charles Babbage, frustrated inventor of the computer.

    First broadcast: 16 Jun 2013

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