Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations
Radio dramas which delight and surprise
Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers
Stories by Nick Walker, featuring Scandinavian detective Annika Strandhed
Short story by Kate Clanchy about what we inherit and what we pass on.
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
Adaptations of works which have achieved classic status
Three stories by Heidi Amsinck set in Copenhagen antique shops, places full of curiosity.
Comedy in the Cabinet War Rooms, where there is a spy on the loose. Stars Fenella Woolgar.
Radio 4 drama
Sara Kestelman reads Helen Dunmore's novel of Cold War Leningrad
A mother forces a visit on her son, and a clash of attitudes ensues.
The amateur detective and wife Steve pursue a deadly and mysterious criminal mastermind
Radio 4 short stories. A showcase for new and original writing.
Short story series. Characters from famous paintings get a chance to tell their story.
Essential drama from the heart of the country.
The week's events in Ambridge
By Kit de Waal. A short story about emigration, backstory and new beginnings.
Dramatic adaptation of Elmore Leonard's crime novel, set during America's Great Depression
Dramas, documentaries and interviews marking the 50th anniversary of the National Theatre
By Andrew McGibbon. English master Dr Henry Pickerskill looks back on his favourite pupils
A journey exploring the man Eric Blair and the writer George Orwell
Amanda Vickery presents dramatised extracts from 18th-century Old Bailey court cases
Dramatisation by Timberlake Wertenbaker of Leo Tolstoy's epic.
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