1/3 Lorca's final play. A tyrannical matriarch imposes eight years' mourning on her daughters.
Texts and music about domestic service. Readers: Adrian Scarborough and Sophie Thompson.
Betrayed by those closest to him, Donie Burris sets out on an explosive act of revenge.
Adrian Scarborough reads from Thomas Mann's classic novel set in the mid-1800s.
In Angela Carter's story a circus tiger shapes the destiny of the notorious Lizzie Borden.
In Katherine Mansfield's story, guests at a German pension perform in a private concert.
Irene Nemirovsky's story of a mother and daughter confronting the vagaries of love.
Philip Dodd and guests debate which is the greater human achievement - sport or the arts.
Highlights from Free Thinking 2009, including Sarah Hall on the sources of her writing.
Lionel Shriver talks to Anne McElvoy about her novel A Perfectly Good Family.
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