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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. 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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  3. Baby Farming

    Tanika Gupta's drama about surrogacy in India.

    First broadcast: 06 Apr 2014

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Head Hunters

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

    First broadcast: 09 Feb 2014

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  8. 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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  9. The Oresteia

    Aeschylus's classic trilogy about murder, revenge and justice

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. In the Depths of Dead Love

    Richard E Grant plays a banished poet in ancient China. A new play by Howard Barker.

    First broadcast: 01 Dec 2013

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  13. 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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  14. The Outsider, by Albert Camus

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

    First broadcast: 03 Nov 2013

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  15. 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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  16. You Never Can Tell

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

    First broadcast: 29 Sep 2013

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. Babbage

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

    First broadcast: 16 Jun 2013

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  21. Elgar's Rondo

    By David Pownall. The reaction to his Second Symphony heightened Elgar's doubts and fears.

    First broadcast: 09 Jun 2013

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  22. One Winter's Afternoon

    Guy Meredith's drama about the great operatic rivalry between Verdi and Wagner.

    First broadcast: 19 May 2013

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  23. Curated by Mark Ravenhill

    Writer and director Mark Ravenhill curates a season of classic plays for Drama on 3

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  24. Shakespeare's Richard III

    Douglas Henshall stars as Shakespeare's villain. With original music by David Pickvance.

    First broadcast: 14 Apr 2013

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  25. Lungs

    Drama by Duncan Macmillan about a couple agonising over whether to have a baby.

    First broadcast: 24 Mar 2013

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  26. Baroque Spring: Moliere's The Misanthrope

    Live from Powis Castle, Molière's classic French comedy adapted by poet Roger McGough.

    First broadcast: 10 Mar 2013

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  27. King David

    By Katie Hims. Things are going well for Dave, but he takes everything for granted.

    First broadcast: 24 Feb 2013

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  28. The Strangers' Will

    A supernatural thriller set in an eerie hotel in the Lake District.

    First broadcast: 17 Feb 2013

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  29. Mrs Updike

    A new play about the relationship between American writer John Updike and his mother.

    First broadcast: 10 Feb 2013

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  30. Tosca's Kiss

    By Craig Warner. A play inspired by Puccini's oper Tosca.

    First broadcast: 03 Feb 2013

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