Europe has exchanged work for perpetual sun-bathing on the beaches of the Mediterranean.
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The Female Persuasion
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature
Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.
Damian Barr - Maggie and Me
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
About Time by Tania Hershman
A multi-contributor series of specially commissioned radio stories about speed.
Readings of works by the prolific author.
Stories by Lynne Truss about the inhabitants of windy Meridian Cliffs.
Hold the Back Page
Writer Barry Pilton's musings on assorted topics. Read by Leonard Rossiter
That Does Sound Rather Me
Actor Kenneth Williams reads his autobiography. From 1985.
The late Spike Milligan reads from his own idiosyncratic military memoir
A former Vermont college student looks back upon the deadly events of years earlier.
The Fox by Fiona Melrose
Series showcasing first-time and emerging writers
The Sea Raiders
Stories by the great English sci-fi writer.
London Choral Celestial Jazz
Three stories written to commemorate the centenary of the birth of Dylan Thomas
Richard Marsh fuses poetry and prose to tell heart-warming and witty stories.
The Face at the Window, the Wave of the Hand
Series of three ghost stories from leading Scottish writers, set in Edinburgh
Crossing the Bar
Short story series in which writers choose poems as inspiration for new stories.
Michael Jayston reads Geoffrey Household's sequel to the acclaimed Rogue Male
Dreamland, by Fred D'Aguiar
Series of stories exploring our relationship with the land beneath our feet.
Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.
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
Three short stories from leading writers exploring the contemporary feminist landscape
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