Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations
Radio dramas which delight and surprise
Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers
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
Queen Flavia writes a fateful letter to her true love Rudolf Rassendyll.
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
A gripping account of a 1911 expedition prior to Scott's doomed Antarctic trip.
Time-hopping thriller with Robert Glenister
Excerpts from the debut short story collection by the award-winning British author.
Adaptations of works which have achieved classic status
What is the truth when a railway worker dies at a police HQ? Stars Adrian Edmondson.
A young man persuades the curator to show him around a museum after closing.
Before writing his novels, Charles Dickens worked as editor on a newspaper...
Dramatisation of the fantasy novel
Inexplicable moods and smells mar a friendly reunion. What can it mean?
A turbulent tale of John Ruskin's marriage to Effie. Love and tension in equal measure.
Thomas's dreams are like thriller plots. Trevor Preston's exploration of bipolar disorder.
Writers are challenged to solve a murder. Written and chaired by Simon Brett
After years spent abroad, Prince Myshkin courageously returns to Russian society
Stories by the great English sci-fi writer.
Drama serial charting life on the home front during the First World War.
Ex-killer David Callan is hired for one last hit. Read by Ben Miles.
In keeping his family estate intact, the 23rd Earl of Leete has resorted to the odd murder
Short stories by Joanne Harris
Acclaimed novel of familial conflict and duty, with Richard Schiff and Maggie Steed.
On a chance visit to a stately home, accountant's daughter Edith meets an eligible earl.
Louisa May Alcott's classic sequel to Little Women. Stars Buffy Davis and Jemma Redgrave.
Author Virgil wants his magnum opus to be destroyed, which sparks an unholy row.
Murder mystery series set in the friendly Cotswold village of Carsely
Self-employed electrician Tony has no idea that his wife of 11 years wants him to leave.
Sci-fi drama starring Mona Hammond and Alphonsia Emmanuel.
At a village club women take turns to create a chocolate delight and tell a chocolate tale
Derek Jacobi introduces spooky tales by the author MR James
Age is no barrier for a group of older people who decide to make their wishes come true.
Student Giovanni becomes obsessed with a mysterious girl living next door.
Sci-fi comedy, set in a future where living beyond the age of seventy is prohibited
Firefighters in the future no longer stop fires, but start them by burning books.
Thrillers by the creator of Inspector Frost
Norman has his work cut out, as 'Sir' prepares to tackle yet another performance of Lear.
Radio 4 drama
With a tea party going on in his stomach, Lionel has fallen in love with a guest.
Frank Prime's quest for fame and fortune is about to spark disaster for his family.
A creepy raconteur, played by Mark Gatiss, introduces spooky tales
Tales of the beloved author's inimitable Wessex characters
Comedy drama about the life, loves and misadventures of wheelchair user Maz.
Paul Williamson arrives home, only to find himself already there. What is going on?
Judith Kerr's semi-autobiographical story set in Berlin in 1933
Adaptations of Dorothy L Sayers' gentleman detective Lord Peter Wimsey.
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