Martin Stannard - Muriel Spark: The Biography
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
The Girls of Slender Means
All the Nice People Were Poor
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature
The Oracle at Glencolumbkille
Short story series in which writers choose poems as inspiration for new stories.
A Kist o Wurds is our weekly Ulster-Scots magazine show.
Selections of poetry on various themes, chosen by listeners
The Kids Are Alright
Daljit Nagra presents a series showcasing the best new poetry and spoken word.
A Bagful of Stories
Three tales by Olga Grushin that explore the effects of time on one Russian family.
Radio 4 Extra
An leabhar le Ealasaid, tidsear à Barraigh air a leughadh le Màiri Liz NicFhionghain
Radio nan Gàidheal
How Dudden Died, by Fr Ronald Knox
Agatha Christie and Dorothy L Sayers contribute to the 1930s whodunit
Poetry and alternative comedy with John Hegley
More surreal poetic musings and ditties from Ivor Cutler and friends
Slum Songs in the Sun, by Jane Campion Hoye
Short stories by writers new to Radio 4 and based on personal experience.
Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.
Adaptations of five tales by a leading figure of English-language Indian literature
We Are All Made of Stars, by Rohan Kar
Three short stories that explore British South Asian culture in contemporary society
Violet Elizabeth Runs Away
Martin Jarvis performs classic Richmal Crompton stories for a live theatre audience.
A poetic meditation on the season, myth and waiting: Robert Pugh reads Cynan Jones's story
A Poetic Tribute
Archive recordings and poem readings pay tribute to the familiar chimes
Kenneth Cranham reads Andrew McConnell Stott's account of the world-famous clown
Meet Crumpet, a Christmas elf at a famous New York department store. These are his diaries
A young boy spots a simple way of showing a family the true magic of Christmas Day.
Three university students make a podcast about a cold case that happened 14 years earlier
The Waken by Jenny Fagan
Stories shortlisted for the National Short Story Award
William Trevor - Cheating at Canasta
Cheating at Canasta
Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers
Short stories written by the English author Fay Weldon
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