Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations
Radio dramas which delight and surprise
Classic 1950s science-fiction, set in the far-flung future of the late 20th century
Two women find common ground when confined to an insane asylum.
An old man with a broken heart wonders whether he can remedy his sorry situation.
Adaptations of works which have achieved classic status
Readings of short stories by Colin Dexter
Uniquely frank memoir of a Victorian childhood, dramatised by Nick Warburton
Writers are challenged to solve a murder. Written and chaired by Simon Brett
A tale of friendship, love and murder in ancient Asia Minor.
Comic take on a classic novel, with Bernard Cribbins
Gangsters, gambling and an innocent abroad in 1890s Whitechapel
A new film seems doomed unless a young composer can save the day with a magical score.
Cartographer Frances Shore encounters significant challenges when she goes to Saudi Arabia
The story of Hamer Shawcross from boyhood to his pursuit of power and fame
Recollections of six survivors of the world's first atomic bomb drop.
Family saga set in the early part of the 20th century
Can a parrot called Cupid help a couple to re-ignite their relationship?
Tale of emigrating and immigration, sisterly rivalry and the lure of a satin brassiere.
A maverick bus driver starts to annoy passengers on an over-heated tourist bus in Spain.
Short stories from Mary Costello's acclaimed debut collection.
A mysterious creature is pulled from the sea. Is it harmless or a threat?
A shy middle-aged woman is forced out of her shell by a friendship with a 12-year-old girl
Short stories by well-known authors
Hunting a samphire plant, Molly and her husband plumb the depths of their relationship.
An accident-prone frozen food manufacturer is locked in a cold store.
Adaptations of Agatha Christie whodunits featuring the Belgian sleuth. Stars John Moffatt.
Three-part adaptation of AS Byatt's bestselling 1990 literary novel
The story of the friendship between Noel Coward and E Nesbit. With Guy Henry and Ann Bell.
Radio 4 drama
Readings of stories by the English barrister and author
Sue Townsend's novel imagining life for the royals after the monarchy is dismantled
Radio adaptations of the award-winning fantasy author's novels.
Idealistic young teacher George Harpole decides to shake things up in his new job.
Douglas Adams' cult science fiction radio series. Originally broadcast from 1978-1980.
Drama about the rivalry between a communist mayor and a priest in a postwar Italian town
Horror and mystery series, hosted by Vincent Price
Author Professor Dunning and Inspector Lionheart team up to unravel spooky mysteries
Short stories featuring Edgar Wallace's Met constable, read by Toby Jones
William Golding's classic story about a group of boys plane-wrecked on a deserted island