A group of over-cultivated characters attempt to behave in a civilised manner.
Mary Stephenson remembers the novelist Jean Rhys in the final months of her life.
Sci-fi thriller, set in a future where human clones are farmed for their organs
Short stories about a travelling showman's life in mid-Victorian England
The myth that inspired the Flying Dutchman. A classic tale of the power of love.
A singing teacher ponders the mundane nature of his married life.
The young offspring of a wealthy family witness the transformation of their house.
Contemporary horror story set in a remote Scottish country house
Epic drama set in the aftermath of the 1857 Indian mutiny. Stars Vineeta Rishi.
Hollywood greats star in classic dramas from the golden days of American radio
The reflections of an ordinary housewife from Barrow-in-Furness in August 1945
A series of newly-published stories that examine contemporary life across the water
Farcical tale by Gogol, adapted by Rene Basilico
Series showcasing first-time and emerging writers
Readings of stories by the Irish-born novelist, playwright, poet, critic and full-time wit
A father exerts demonic control over his family but at what cost?
Claude is being stalked by Paul, who is certain he has found the star of his new novel
Mrs Armitage talks to a psychiatrist about her desire for more children.
Toby loves to sit in Grace's garden as a refuge from his wife. But how long will he stay?
Dramas and comedies from the popular British TV and radio writer and novelist
More escapades from PG Wodehouse's most famous creations, Jeeves and Wooster
Matthew Broughton's virtual reality saga stars Tessa Nicholson and Adjoa Andoh.
Adaptations of Agatha Christie whodunits featuring the Belgian sleuth. Stars John Moffatt.
A selection of short stories by the Scottish author Ronald Frame
Radio 4 drama
Having led the race to make the atomic bomb Robert Oppenheimer soon finds himself isolated
London, 1937: Harriet must battle Ada, the new nanny, for the love of her young daughter.
Political alliances forged during WWII give way to the moral uncertainties of the Cold War
In 1943 London, Margaret Steggles falls under the spell of the wealthy Challis family.
Radio adaptations of the award-winning fantasy author's novels.
Contemporary drama in a rural setting
The week's events in Ambridge
Series of Scottish 19th-century tales of terror and mystery, dramatised by Marty Ross
A creepy raconteur, played by Mark Gatiss, introduces spooky tales
Dramas, documentaries and interviews marking the 50th anniversary of the National Theatre
Peter Luke's plays about the 1808-1813 peninsular campaign of the Duke of Wellington.
Robert Forrest's popular thriller, set in 10th-century Japan. Omnibus editions.
A journey exploring the man Eric Blair and the writer George Orwell
Beatrix Potter’s best-loved tales retold for a young audience
Series of short stories by the American short story writer
Edwardian novel examining love marriage, happiness and success. With Kristin Scott Thomas.
Amanda Vickery presents dramatised extracts from 18th-century Old Bailey court cases
Adventures based on Somerset Maugham's experiences during the First World War
Martin Jarvis reads from Irving's spooky classic
The life and exploits of 18th-century Irish adventurer Redmond Barry
A sequence of classical music mixed with well-loved and less familiar poems and prose
Drama series, exploring the 20th century through real correspondence and diaries
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