Karen's heart is set on some magic red shoes that she cannot resist, whatever the cost.
Charles Dickens's classic story, adapted for actors, singers and orchestra by Neil Brand.
Comedy trio the Penny Dreadfuls tell the alternative tale of this noble king.
Leonardo Padura's award-winning Cuban detective series featuring Lieutenant Mario Conde.
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The Syrian conflict seen through the eyes of a teenage boy with Asperger's.
Adaptation of Alasdair Gray's cult novel, telling the stories of Duncan Thaw and Lanark.
Richard Burton, Matthew Rhys, Ruth Jones star in Dylan Thomas's classic 'play for voices'.
Rollercoaster drama about the surprise Reagan-Gorbachev summit in 1986.
Idiosyncratic take on Hamlet seen largely through the eyes of a 15-year old-girl.
Adrian Bean's play dramatises events leading up to the infamous Highland massacre in 1692.
Rob Brydon is Peter Brough the ventriloquist, in the true story behind Educating Archie.
By Lolita Chakrabarti. Award-winning drama starring Adrian Lester as actor Ira Aldridge.
Oscar Wilde's courtroom battle with the Marquess of Queensbury.
David Edgar's tongue-in-cheek drama about the rise, and possible fall, of the Coalition.
Martin Jarvis directs his fourth Ian Fleming for Radio 4. Toby Stephens returns as 007.
Psychological thrillers based on novels by the author famous for his Hornblower series.
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A group of jobseekers pool their skills to steal a Ming vase and return it to its owner.
Jeremy Irons reads TS Eliot's four linked meditations.
By Alan Ayckbourn. After a blow to the head, Susan encounters an perfect, fantasy family.
A married couple confront each other after the husband attempted to have his wife murdered
David Aaronovitch presents a docudrama examining a secret government Cold War exercise.
Lili arrives in London penniless, set on a permanent arrangement with her rich boyfriend.
By Lara Foot. South African story of an unlikely friendship.
What really happened after JFK's murder, in the hospital and on the presidential jet?
The youngest MP in the House of Commons is drawn into a web of political intrigue.
An unfortunate 19th-century poet walks from Dundee to Balmoral to seek Queen Victoria.
An extraordinary story of friendship and farewells from Morwenna Banks.
Drama based on a case from the memoirs a real-life detective in 19th-century Manchester.
Drama based on the true story of one Raasay man's road-building feat. Ian McDiarmid stars.
By Colin Shindler. Private Eye, the Profumo Affair and the end of a British Government.