Comedy, tragedy, magic, mystery. And exiting “pursued by a bear”.
The Winter's Tale
My Own Shakespeare: Gareth Malone and Margaret Drabble
Gareth Malone and Margaret Drabble on strength and nature
Shakespeare: For And Against
Mark Ravenhill is on a quest for dissenting voices.
Without Richard Burbage, there could be no Shakespeare.
The original political thriller.
A penetrating portrayal of political turmoil.
Coriolanus: A tragic hero
A whistle-stop tour through Ancient Rome with writer and broadcaster Natalie Haynes.
The Two Gentlemen of Verona
One of Shakespeare’s earliest plays.
The Two Noble Kinsmen
Widely known as Shakespeare's last play.
Stories for Summer
Holiday Group by EM Delafield
EM Delafield’s subtle and satirical story of a family's summer trip to the coast.
A Haunted House by Virginia Woolf
Woolf’s strangely romantic sketch of a ghostly couple watching over their old home.
The Postmaster by Rabindranath Tagore
Tagore’s tale of a postman leaving his job and the poor girl he's been looking after.
The New Dress by Virginia Woolf
Virginia Woolf’s sharply observed tale of a young woman’s fashion faux pas.
A Country Cottage by Anton Chekhov
Chekhov's story of a newlywed couple whose harmony is broken by an arrival off the train.