if a book is locked there's probably a good reason for that, don't you think? by Helen Oyeyemi
Brand new stories, from today’s best writers on Radio 4 – the home of the Short Story.
Rumpole and The Quacks
Radio 4 drama
Colm Toibin - Brooklyn
Letters from Home
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature
The Young Queen
Based on letters and diaries, a portrait of the extraordinary Queen's life
Radio 4 Extra
20 September 1917 - Adeline Lumley
Drama serial charting life on the home front during the First World War.
Mark Wheatley - So You Want to Disappear
Radio dramas which delight and surprise
A Love Story
Tales from the Finnish novelist, painter and illustrator's debut 1971 collection.
The political intrigues of a Victorian aristocratic family
Just a Girl
Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations
Jack Acorn: Disputed Inheritance
Four radio dramas by the Lancastrian playwright, each based around a specific character
Paul Temple and the Gregory Affair
The adventures of writer and amateur private detective, Paul Temple.
BBC National Short Story Award 2017
Original short works for radio.
Contemporary drama in a rural setting
Radio adaptations of the award-winning fantasy author's novels.
A brutally honest tale of two brothers and the different paths their lives take.
Series of drama performances, ranging from experimental works to the classics
Three university students make a podcast about a cold case that happened 14 years earlier
Two children on holiday in the North of England encounter perilous magical forces.
Strange people are found on a remote Scottish island. With Peter Cushing and Vincent Price
Papa wants him working in the city, but future designer Cecil Beaton has other ideas.
The Shadow of the Mosque
Dramatisation of Salman Rushdie's dazzling novel of love, history and magic.
Aaron Falk returns to his Australian hometown and faces an old secret
The week's events in Ambridge
New Orleans' oppressive atmosphere stirs memories of childhood visits and an ex-lover.
A singing teacher ponders the mundane nature of his married life.
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