Read this year's stories
Please see above for links to download text of each of this year's three Opening Lines stories: The Wild, Cynthia and The Cairn.
You can also read two of the shortlisted stories that haven't made it to air: Despair Wears a Satin Jacket by Laura E. Goodin and Drought by Aaron Cox.
The XX - VCR
Gary Numan - A Game Called Echo
Steely Dan - Deacon Blues
Available on: Audio download
From suppliers: AudioGO, iTunes