Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations
Radio dramas which delight and surprise
Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers
A luxury apartment with a top-of-the-range kitchen tempts a man towards a new life.
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature
Celebrating the fiction that became iconic films of the Sixties
Short story about a young girl's first passion by former Blue Peter presenter Janet Ellis.
Adaptations of works which have achieved classic status
Dramas that explore contemporary takes on future dystopias
Through documentary and drama, Radio 4 put a spotlight on 18th-century writer Daniel Defoe
Radio 4 drama
The home of thrillers, mysteries, romance and detective stories
Three short stories by Scottish writer Neil M Gunn
Sara Kestelman reads Helen Dunmore's novel of Cold War Leningrad
Three stories from Wales about secrets and lies
Drama serial charting life on the home front during the First World War.
Epic drama series charting the lives of a group of characters on the home front during WWI
Three short stories that explore British South Asian culture in contemporary society
Dramas and comedies from the popular British TV and radio writer and novelist
Adaptations of Agatha Christie whodunits featuring the Belgian sleuth. Stars John Moffatt.
Three tales written and introduced by Lynne Truss, with sound recordings by Chris Watson.
Comic tales by WW Jacobs about sailors home from the sea
Contemporary drama in a rural setting
The week's events in Ambridge
A series of short stories celebrating the unique atmosphere at crime writing festivals.
Victor befriends the elderly Lily in Eoin McNamee's story of memory and loss.
Dramas, documentaries and interviews marking the 50th anniversary of the National Theatre
By Hannah Vincent. The story of a mother, a daughter and an amphibian.
A journey exploring the man Eric Blair and the writer George Orwell
Drama series following the lives of those on and behind the battlefront of World War I.
Epic historical saga set in the richest, most powerful city on earth.
Amanda Vickery presents dramatised extracts from 18th-century Old Bailey court cases