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
- Alan Garner - Elidor
Unexpected adventure awaits Roland, Helen, David and Nicholas Watson in a derelict church.
- Aldous Huxley - Brave New World
Anton Lesser reads Aldous Huxley's nightmare vision of the future
- Ambridge Extra
Contemporary drama from the writers of 'The Archers'
- Arthur C Clarke - Rendezvous with Rama
When a mysterious object appears in the solar system, SV Endeavour's crew investigate.
- 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.
- 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
- Bradbury 13
Adaptations of the classic short stories by Ray Bradbury
- Brief Sparks
Short stories by Muriel Spark
- Classic Serial
Adaptations of works which have achieved classic status
- Daphne du Maurier - My Cousin Rachel
Ambrose is a hero to his young ward Philip, but that changes when he meets Philip's cousin
- David Pownall at 75
Dramas and a documentary to celebrate the birthday of the British playwright and author
- Dixon of Dock Green
Dramatisations of the classic 1950s TV series featuring London policeman George Dixon
- Drama on 3
Series of drama performances, ranging from experiment works to the Classics
- Edgar Allan Poe - The Fall of the House of Usher
Classic Gothic horror. What is the power that the House has over the Usher Family?
- Elizabeth Morgan - Dear Countess
A turbulent tale of John Ruskin's marriage to Effie. Love and tension in equal measure.
- EM Forster Short Stories
Adaptations of the author's less well-known tales
- Father Brown Stories
Andrew Sachs stars as GK Chesterton's famous clerical sleuth
- Fear on Four
Series of horror and suspense tales, hosted by the Man in Black
- Frances McNeil - With a Little Help From My Friends
The story of Brian Epstein during his hectic, turbulent years of managing The Beatles.
- From Fact to Fiction
Series in which writers create a fictional response to the week's news
- Gustave Flaubert - Madame Bovary
John Hurt narrates Flaubert's infamous novel
- Helen Simpson - A Bunch of Fives
Selected short stories by award-winning author Helen Simpson
- HG Wells - The First Men in the Moon
Penniless businessman Mr Bedford meets the brilliant Cavor, a scientist with a dream.
- How Does That Make You Feel?
Therapist Martha encourages her clients to sip at the well of self-examination
- James Fenimore Cooper - The Last of the Mohicans
The novel by James Fenimore Cooper, written in 1826 and set in the Seven Years' War
- Jim Crace - Quarantine
Award-winning nvoel set in the Judean desert, 2000 years ago. Read by Sara Kestelman
- John Wyndham - Day of the Triffids
John Wyndham's classic science-fiction tale
- Kathryn Stockett - The Help
Kathryn Stockett's tale of African-American maids in white households in 1960s Mississippi
- Keith Waterhouse - Billy Liar
Working-class 19-year-old William Fisher spends his time indulging in fantasies
- Les Kelly's Britain
Comedy. Les Kelly, host of a magazine show from hell, is a sound bite in human form
- Margaret Bonham - The Casino
Five tales from the prolific short story author
- Michael Palin - Hemingway's Chair
A mild and conventional assistant postmaster has an obsession with the great writer
- Nick Warburton - On Mardle Fen
Series of plays by Nick Warburton, set in an idiosyncratic restaurant in the Fens
- Planet B
Sci-fi drama set in the virtual world of a futuristic game
- Poirot - Sad Cypress
Another case for Agatha Christie's immortal detective, Hercule Poirot
- Ray Connolly - Lost Fortnight
Based on film producer John Houseman's memoirs of The Blue Dahlia and Raymond Chandler.
- Saturday Drama
Radio 4 drama
- Susan Hill - The Woman in Black
A solicitor attends a client's funeral and comes across a mysterious figure
- The Archers
Essential drama from the heart of the country.
- The Archers Omnibus
The week's events in Ambridge
- The Big Ticket
Drama about a postal worker who wins the National Lottery.
- The Man in Black
A creepy raconteur, played by Mark Gatiss, introduces spooky tales
- The Pickerskill Reports
By Andrew McGibbon. English master Dr Henry Pickerskill looks back on his favourite pupils
- The Real George Orwell
A journey exploring the man Eric Blair and the writer George Orwell
- The Time Being
Original stories by unpublished writers
- The White Lady
Two sisters, one lover and a haunting tale; The White Lady is a new show.
Writer-performer Ben Moor's comic sci-fi about the bizarre parallel city of Undone
- Voices from the Old Bailey
Amanda Vickery presents dramatised extracts from 18th-century Old Bailey court cases
- Wilkie Collins - Who Killed Zebedee?
A dying policeman recalls how a gruesome murder many years before changed his life forever
- 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.