TV Drama programmes in the season
- BBC One
A new three-part drama adaptation of the novel by Winifred Holtby, staring Anna Maxwell Martin and David Morrissey.
- BBC Two
This drama chronicles the formative years of writer Christopher Isherwood in Thirties Berlin, starring Matt Smith as Isherwood.
- BBC One
A four-part adaptation of Michel Faber's best-selling novel exploring the world of Victorian prostitution.
- BBC Four
Based on two novels – The Rainbow and Women In Love – which DH Lawrence originally intended to publish as one.
- BBC Three
An ambitious music and drama event that explores Mary Shelley's iconic story through contemporary performance.
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World Book Night 2012
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Radio 4 Author Interviews Collection Listen to interviews with the authors of the 25 World Book Night titles.
Radio 4 Books and Authors Podcast This podcast features Open Book and Bookclub programmes.