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Stories by unpublished writers
Contemporary drama from the writers of 'The Archers'
A young woman dismays her family by choosing to earn her own living as a governess.
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
Brother Cadfael is a Benedictine monk, a herbalist and an amateur sleuth
Three couples have their own reasons for returning to the scene of their happiest holidays
Captain Fitzroy sails to tragedy, as Charles Darwin finds fame.
Adaptations of works which have achieved classic status
For Anne, a photo provokes vivid memories of an intense lost love story.
Detective Inspector Cromwell and Mother Helen try to solve the murder mystery
Before writing his novels, Charles Dickens worked as editor on a newspaper...
Specially recorded audio dramas and readings from the time-travelling adventure series
Series of drama performances, ranging from experiment works to the Classics
As their wagon trains migrate across America, the women's strength is tested.
Miss Madrigal brings some sanity to an unruly Sussex household, but what is she hiding?
A black teacher gets a job in a tough East End school. Stars Kwame Kwei Armah
A train, a missing governess and evil Nazi plans. All aboard for a gripping adventure.
Radio adaptation of the stories by EW Hornung
Writers are challenged to solve a murder. Written and chaired by Simon Brett
Franz Kafka's surreal novel in which a man is transformed into an insect
Joseph K is an unexceptional man. Then one day he is arrested, but what is his crime?
Drama about man with an insatiable thirst for knowledge who makes a pact with Devil
Short stories by HE Bates
Sara Kestelman reads Helen Dunmore's novel of Cold War Leningrad
Fantasy recollections of the Isle of Anglesey floating off from mainland Wales.
Johan Theorin's Swedish supernatural thriller read by Nigel Cooke.
John Bunyan's parable about a pilgrim who tries to reach the Celestial City
Comedy. Les Kelly, host of a magazine show from hell, is a soundbite in human form
Series of short stories set in and around the Lanes of Brighton
The heroes of the great Exeter theatre fire of 1887. Martin Sorrell's recreation of events
As Kenneth and Clare move to a smaller house, they get some unexpected visitors.
Sir Thomas Phillipps aimed to own a copy of every book, but his mania came at a price.
A year in the life of three primary school children seen through the eyes of their teacher
Readings of stories by the Irish-born novelist, playwright, poet, critic and full-time wit
A group of children dream of setting up their very own theatre company
Dramas and comedies from the popular British TV and radio writer and novelist
Sci-fi drama set in the virtual world of a futuristic game
Readings of short stories by the London-born author
Historical adventure following the exploits of young Roman officer Marcus Flavius Aquila
Radio 4 drama
Tales of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's great detective
Radio adaptations of the award-winning fantasy author's novels.
Miranda Emmerson adapts Michel Faber's novel, set in the near future.
Hattie Naylor's dramatisation of the seventeenth-century diaries. With Kris Marshall.
A creepy raconteur, played by Mark Gatiss, introduces spooky tales
Dramas, documentaries and interviews marking the 50th anniversary of the National Theatre
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