Classic and contemporary original drama and book dramatisations
Ted Hughes is reunited with a long-lost school friend. But what do they have in common?
Radio dramas which delight and surprise
Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers
Classic stories by the mistress of the whodunit.
Philip Larkin and his father visited Nazi Germany in 1937. What might have happened?
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
Alexander McCall Smith's series about residents of a tenement building in Edinburgh.
Contemporary drama from the writers of 'The Archers'
Benjamin Zephaniah's drama portrays domestic violence through the eyes of a boy.
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
Supernatural thriller about a man trying to rebuild after the accidental death of his son
Dramas and a documentary to celebrate the prolific British playwright and author
Before writing his novels, Charles Dickens worked as editor on a newspaper...
Dramatisation of the fantasy novel
Series of drama performances, ranging from experimental works to the classics
Writers are challenged to solve a murder. Written and chaired by Simon Brett
After years spent abroad, Prince Myshkin courageously returns to Russian society
A collection of spooky tales
Sara Kestelman reads Helen Dunmore's novel of Cold War Leningrad
More than 40 years on, a Yorkshireman flies to America to reclaim a war bride.
Ex-killer David Callan is hired for one last hit. Read by Ben Miles.
Six years ago, Helen dreamt her first husband died. Now the dream has started again.
When a student is found dead, is it just a tragic accident or is something sinister afoot?
Short stories by Joanne Harris
Dramatisation of the adventure novel by John Buchan. With David Robb
Series about two Peelers, Pip and Tom, who solve crimes in Victorian London
Based on letters and diaries, a portrait of the extraordinary Queen's life
Lonely Lulu is the tallest at school, with a terrible secret.
Christopher Hampton's dramatisation of the epistolary novel by Pierre Choderlos
The adventures of Leslie Charteris' hero, Simon Templar
Louisa May Alcott's classic sequel to Little Women. Stars Buffy Davis and Jemma Redgrave.
Self-employed electrician Tony has no idea that his wife of 11 years wants him to leave.
Cervantes' classic novel, adapted by John Arden with Bob Grant and Bernard Cribbins
Crime series featuring Colin Dexter's famous detective
At a village club women take turns to create a chocolate delight and tell a chocolate tale
Shakespeare's younger daughter is a loner, yearning to be a part of her father's life.
As death threatens to separate Laurel and Hardy, Stan tries to say things left unsaid.
The notorious 1924 drama lifting the lid on the lives of the country house set.
The pick of Oxfam's most recent short story collection
Sci-fi comedy, set in a future where living beyond the age of seventy is prohibited
Dramas and comedies from the popular British TV and radio writer and novelist
Matthew Broughton's virtual reality saga stars Tessa Nicholson and Adjoa Andoh.
Firefighters in the future no longer stop fires, but start them by burning books.
Tales by the Irish novelist from his 2011 short story collection
Norman has his work cut out, as 'Sir' prepares to tackle yet another performance of Lear.