Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations
Ted Hughes is reunited with a long-lost school friend. But what do they have in common?
Radio dramas which delight and surprise
Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers
Classic stories by the mistress of the whodunit.
Philip Larkin and his father visited Nazi Germany in 1937. What might have happened?
A sterling chap guides us through a pantheon of fine wireless adventurers.
Tales from Man Booker-nominated author Alison Moore's debut collection of short stories
Alexander McCall Smith's series about residents of a tenement building in Edinburgh.
Contemporary drama from the writers of 'The Archers'
Stories by Nick Walker, featuring Scandinavian detective Annika Strandhed
Unique, challenging and innovative BBC radio drama with an international edge.
Benjamin Zephaniah's drama portrays domestic violence through the eyes of a boy.
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
Miles Jupp stars as James Boswell, Dr Johnson's time-travelling biographer.
Celebrating the fiction that became iconic films of the Sixties
A gripping account of a 1911 expedition prior to Scott's doomed Antarctic trip.
Time-hopping thriller with Robert Glenister
Supernatural thriller about a man trying to rebuild after the accidental death of his son
Dramas and a documentary to celebrate the prolific British playwright and author
Before writing his novels, Charles Dickens worked as editor on a newspaper...
Dramatisation of the fantasy novel
Radio 4 drama
Series of drama performances, ranging from experimental works to the classics
Writers are challenged to solve a murder. Written and chaired by Simon Brett
Series in which writers create a fictional response to the week's news
After years spent abroad, Prince Myshkin courageously returns to Russian society
Drama plotting the fortunes of one family against the backdrop of a revolution in crime.
A collection of spooky tales
Sara Kestelman reads Helen Dunmore's novel of Cold War Leningrad
Short stories of mystery and intrigue from Northern Irish crime writers.
Short audio dramas featuring some of the key figures and events from the Victorian era.
More than 40 years on, a Yorkshireman flies to America to reclaim a war bride.
Ex-killer David Callan is hired for one last hit. Read by Ben Miles.
Six years ago, Helen dreamt her first husband died. Now the dream has started again.
When a student is found dead, is it just a tragic accident or is something sinister afoot?
Short stories by Joanne Harris
Dramatisation of the adventure novel by John Buchan. With David Robb
Series about two Peelers, Pip and Tom, who solve crimes in Victorian London
Based on letters and diaries, a portrait of the extraordinary Queen's life
Lonely Lulu is the tallest at school, with a terrible secret.
Christopher Hampton's dramatisation of the epistolary novel by Pierre Choderlos
The adventures of Leslie Charteris' hero, Simon Templar
Louisa May Alcott's classic sequel to Little Women. Stars Buffy Davis and Jemma Redgrave.
Self-employed electrician Tony has no idea that his wife of 11 years wants him to leave.
Cervantes' classic novel, adapted by John Arden with Bob Grant and Bernard Cribbins
Crime series featuring Colin Dexter's famous detective
At a village club women take turns to create a chocolate delight and tell a chocolate tale
Shakespeare's younger daughter is a loner, yearning to be a part of her father's life.
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