Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations
Gentleman Commander Adam Dalgliesh probes the murder of a brilliant criminal lawyer.
Radio dramas which delight and surprise
Classic stories by the mistress of the whodunit.
Contemporary drama from the writers of 'The Archers'
Craig joins the army to get away from football, but the game follows him to Basra.
The Franciscan priest and philosophy lecturer turns amateur sleuth to solve mysteries
Unique, challenging and innovative BBC radio drama with an international edge.
Writer-performer Ben Moor's comic sci-fi about the bizarre parallel city of Undone
A special season of readings for the summer
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
Celebrating the fiction that became iconic films of the Sixties
Radio adaptations of Dicken's classic English literature.
Bill Nighy stars as actor cum amateur sleuth Charles Paris
Adaptations of works which have achieved classic status
Readings of short stories by Colin Dexter
After years in a psych hospital, is a house share the right move for pensioner Walter?
Adaptations of popular thrillers by the British steeplechase jockey turned crime writer.
Actor Matthew Rhys reads Dylan Thomas's story of a trip to the seaside.
Documentary series on cultural and lifestyle matters in Scotland
A comedy about a dog-loving mum, her saint-obsessed daughter and a new doctor.
Five stories all ending with Mandy Rice-Davies's immortal phrase.
Sara Kestelman reads Helen Dunmore's novel of Cold War Leningrad
Short audio dramas featuring some of the key figures and events from the Victorian era.
Three stories inspired by the Tin Man, Scarecrow and Cowardly Lion's quests.
Adaptations of the classic tales by the great English author
Murder, theft and romance in a home for elderly actors.
Pippa Bennett-Warner and Petra Letang star in this novel which shocked America in 1899.
Amanda Lawrence reads Lucy Wood's tales of Cornish folklore intruding on everyday life
Sci-fi drama set in the virtual world of a futuristic game
Maria and Richard are forced to take in lodgers to pay off debt.
Richard Matheson's 1954 cult classic post-apocalyptic horror novel.
Thrillers starring Detective Sergeant Dave Brook, as played by Ray Brooks.
Radio 4 drama
Weird and wonderful tales by the American sci-fi writer
Charles Chilton's sci-fi drama starring Nicky Henson, Nigel Stock and Barry Foster
By John Peacock. Three short stories narrated by characters involved in notorious scandals
Essential drama from the heart of the country.
The week's events in Ambridge
Hattie Naylor's dramatisation of the seventeenth-century diaries. With Kris Marshall.
Marcella Evaristi's sly take on contemporary parenting
A creepy raconteur, played by Mark Gatiss, introduces spooky tales
Dramas, documentaries and interviews marking the 50th anniversary of the National Theatre
A journey exploring the man Eric Blair and the writer George Orwell
Mike Walker's epic chronicle of Britain's most mutable dynasty
Beatrix Potter’s best-loved tales retold for a young audience
Showcase for works that push the boundaries of drama and narrative
Amanda Vickery presents dramatised extracts from 18th-century Old Bailey court cases
Mark Stephen narrates a dramatized history of WWI drawn from diaries and memoirs.
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