Drama A to Z
- 15 Minute Drama
Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations
- A Shadow of Doubt
Join us for the mystery of John 'Babbacombe' Lee. Did he murder his Torquay employer?
- Afternoon Drama
Radio dramas which delight and surprise
- Afternoon Reading
Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers
- Ambridge Extra
Contemporary drama from the writers of 'The Archers'
- Barbara Pym - Jane and Prudence
Omnibus. Barbara Pym's delightful comedy of rural relationships stars Emma Fielding
- Baroness Orczy - The Teahouse Detective
Baroness Orczy's sleuth takes on another case while sitting at his table in a tea shop
- BBC World Drama
Unique, challenging and innovative BBC radio drama with an international edge.
- Ben Moor - Undone
Writer-performer Ben Moor's comic sci-fi about the bizarre parallel city of Undone
- Book at Bedtime
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature
- Book of the Week
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
- Brave New Worlds
A selection of science fiction stories by famous authors
- Classic Serial
Adaptations of works which have achieved classic status
- Dangerous Visions
A season of dramas that explore contemporary takes on future dystopias
- Daniel Defoe - Robinson Crusoe
Dramatisation of Daniel Defoe's castaway classic stars Roy Marsden
- DH Lawrence - Daughters of the Vicar
Impoverished sisters struggle to choose lives governed either by emotion or intellect.
- DI Cromwell - Jagged Prayer
Detective Inspector Cromwell and Mother Helen try to solve the murder mystery
- Drama ar Radio Cymru
Cyfres o ddramâu ar BBC Radio Cymru. A series of dramas on BBC Radio Cymru.
- Drama on 3
Series of drama performances, ranging from experiment works to the Classics
- Dreaming the City
Writers collaborate with documentary-makers to uncover the unsaid obsessions of city life
- Fay Weldon Stories
Short stories written by the English author Fay Weldon
- Fear on Four
Series of horror and suspense tales, hosted by the Man in Black
- Four Bare Legs in a Bed
Short stories by Helen Simpson
- From Fact to Fiction
Series in which writers create a fictional response to the week's news
- George Eliot - Middlemarch
George Eliot's classic novel, dramatised by Judith Adams
- George Gissing - New Grub Street
Tale of a group of Victorian writers' struggles with integrity and poverty
- Ian Rankin - The Third Gentleman
The Edinburgh sleuth is forced to investigate a series of ritualistic wine-cellar murders.
- Ian Rankin: Rebus
Adaptations of Rankin's novels and short stories about his famous Edinburgh detective
- Irène Némirovsky - The Dogs and the Wolves
Ada grows up in the poor Jewish pogroms of Ukraine, where fate, finance and love collide.
- Jenny Stephens - Project Archangel
Jenny Stephens' sequel to Project Raphael starring Dan Hagley
- Julia Blackburn - The Need for Nonsense
The sad, contradictory tale of Edward Lear, famed Victorian artist and scribe.
- Mark Tavener - High Table, Lower Orders
Comedy drama series set in a Cambridge college
- Mary Norton - The Borrowers
Adaptation of the children's classic following the adventures of the tiny Clock family
- Midsummer Tales
Short stories exploring the magical light and white nights of far northern summers
- New American Shorts
A series of newly-published stories that examine contemporary life across the water
- Paul Temple and the Gilbert Case
Peter Coke stars as the debonair sleuth
- Philip K Dick - Of Withered Apples
As a beautiful woman picks its last apple, a dying ancient tree is determined to survive.
- Planet B
Sci-fi drama set in the virtual world of a futuristic game
Series of plays by Mike Walker about the early years of the Plantagenet dynasty
- Robert Holmes - Aliens in the Mind
Strange people are found on a remote Scottish island. With Peter Cushing and Vincent Price
- Saturday Drama
Radio 4 drama
- Sheridan Le Fanu - Carmilla
Living in a castle in Austria, lonely Laura is captivated by a beautiful visitor.
- Terry Pratchett - Small Gods
Dramatisation of Terry Pratchett's Discworld novel
- The Archers
Essential drama from the heart of the country.
- The Archers Omnibus
The week's events in Ambridge
- The Little World of Don Camillo
Drama about the rivalry between a communist mayor and a priest in a postwar Italian town
- The Man in Black
A creepy raconteur, played by Mark Gatiss, introduces spooky tales
- The Real George Orwell
A journey exploring the man Eric Blair and the writer George Orwell
- The White Lady
Two sisters, one lover and a haunting tale; The White Lady is a new show.
- Voices from the Old Bailey
Amanda Vickery presents dramatised extracts from 18th-century Old Bailey court cases
- Why, Robot?
Series of stories inspired by Isaac Asimov's three laws of robotics
- William Boyd - Brazzaville Beach
Fiona Shaw reads from the award-winning novel
- William Golding - Lord of the Flies
William Golding's classic story about a group of boys plane-wrecked on a deserted island
- Wimsey - The Unpleasantness at the Bellona Club
Adapted from the novel by Dorothy L Sayers, with her famous sleuth Lord Peter Wimsey
- Words and Music
A sequence of classical music mixed with well-loved and less familiar poems and prose
- Yr Aelod
Cyfres ddychanol newydd gan John Pierce Jones. Satirical drama by John Pierce Jones.