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  1. Undercover Mumbai

    A drama following Alia Khan, a young female inspector in the Mumbai Police Force.

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  2. The Fisherman

    Another chance to hear a winner of the 2012 International Playwriting Competition

    First broadcast: 20 Oct 2013

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  3. The Fisherman by Janet Morrison

    A sleepy Jamaican fishing village is changed forever when dark forces come in from the sea

    First broadcast: 14 Apr 2013

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  4. Sunflowers Behind A Dirty Fence by Angella Emurwon

    Why the best things can be hidden behind an unwelcome exterior.

    First broadcast: 30 Mar 2013

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  5. The Navigator

    A comedy about love, redemption and the surprising effects of in-car technology.

    First broadcast: 28 Apr 2012

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  6. The Navigator

    A comedy about love, redemption and the surprising effects of in-car technology.

    First broadcast: 31 Dec 2011

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  7. The Wild Neighbour And The Willing Coward

    Why being a good man and a good neighbour is not always the same thing.

    First broadcast: 17 Dec 2011

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  8. The Bid

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

    First broadcast: 10 Dec 2011

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  9. Why Is The Sky So Blue?

    A play written especially for the BBC to mark International Women's Day (March 2011).

    First broadcast: 26 Nov 2011

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  10. Washington 9/11

    Drama about how the White House responded to the 9/11 attacks.

    First broadcast: 10 Sep 2011

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  11. Life After Life

    A drama documentary about the afterlife and what it means around the world.

    First broadcast: 27 Aug 2011

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  12. The Porlock Poisoner

    A comedy whodunit by award-winning playwright Marcy Kahan

    First broadcast: 13 Aug 2011

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  13. On The Edge Of The Earth

    From Mikhail Durnekov, who went to the Arctic last year with the Cape Farewell project

    First broadcast: 19 Mar 2011

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  14. Why Is The Sky So Blue?

    By award-winning playwright Katie Hims, starring Tanya Moodie and Ellen Thomas

    First broadcast: 13 Mar 2011

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  15. Their Eyes Were Watching God

    Zora Neale Hurstons ground-breaking novel, dramatised by Patrica Cumper

    First broadcast: 19 Feb 2011

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  16. The Good Doctor

    Damon Galgut's acclaimed story of a medical gradute, in post-apartheid South Africa

    First broadcast: 27 Nov 2010

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  17. Stages of Independence - A celebration of 50 years of African drama

    BBC World Drama presents an evening of African theatre marking 50 years of independence.

    First broadcast: 16 Oct 2010

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  18. The Ballad of Africa

    A tapestry of words and music exploring issues that have dominated the African mindset.

    First broadcast: 09 Oct 2010

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  19. An Enemy of the People

    Ibsen's classic play is given a completely new interpretation moving to contemporary India

    First broadcast: 27 Mar 2010

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  20. How To Make Your First Billion - Omnibus Edition

    The trials and tribulations of setting up an internet company

    First broadcast: 20 Mar 2010

  21. Being Brave

    Tina Pepler's inspiring drama documentary looks at how horse whispering can change lives.

    First broadcast: 13 Feb 2010

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  22. The Prison Graduates by Efo Kodjo Mawugbe

    Winner of the International Radio Playwriting Competition 2009.

    First broadcast: 28 Nov 2009

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  23. Trying by Erin Browne

    Winner of the International Radio Playwriting Competition 2009.

    First broadcast: 21 Nov 2009

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  24. Leaving by Vaclav Havel

    A drama about a chancellor who might have lost more than his job.

    First broadcast: 14 Nov 2009

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  25. The Day That Lehman Died

    The Day That Lehman Died: a World Drama by Matthew Solon

    First broadcast: 05 Sep 2009

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  26. Al Amwaj

    Seven Arab writers have collaborated to produce a drama for the BBC World Service.

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  27. The View From Here

    Four writers in China, Uganda, Israel and Australia wrote radio dramas inspired by thei...

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  28. Like Confessing a Murder

    Drama based on the correspondence of Charles Darwin and his contemporaries, showing a v...

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  29. My Dark Places

    A production of James Ellroy's extraordinary book, charting his search for the murderer...

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