Radio drama

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Richard Wortley obituary
Other lives: Prolific radio drama producer who directed plays and readings for the BBC

John Spurling

16, Nov, 2023 @11:09 AM

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Maurice Leitch obituary
Radio drama producer and writer whose novel Poor Lazarus won the Guardian fiction prize in 1969

Patricia Craig

13, Oct, 2023 @4:57 PM

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The week in audio: The Rest is Football; Terribly Famous; File on 4: Jon Holmes, Generation Shame; This Cultural Life
Gary Lineker tackles some offside topics in his new podcast, while a celebrity series discusses all things Adele. Plus, Jon Holmes on the painful search for his birth parents, and the return of a Radio 4 favourite

Jude Rogers

12, Aug, 2023 @4:00 PM

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The week in audio: The Banksy Story; I’m Not Here to Hurt You; Prom 13; Academy – review
A Radio 4 series dives too deep with the street artist, while the Irish Independent goes big on ripping true crime yarn. Plus, an otherworldly gem at the Proms

Miranda Sawyer

29, Jul, 2023 @4:00 PM

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The week in audio: Filthy Ritual; Supersenses; The Beauty Queen Riots; Mother Neighbor Russian Spy
A gripping six-parter tells of a shamanic dealer who scammed north London’s elite, while Russian spies pull off a different kind of trick, passing as an ‘ordinary American couple’ for several years

Miranda Sawyer

22, Apr, 2023 @4:00 PM

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The week in audio: Rental Health; Saturday Night at the Movies; Tim’s Listening Party; Tagged – review
Radio 4 took an in-depth look at local incarnations of the housing crisis from Leeds to Ullapool, while Jonathan Ross and Tim Burgess find new radio homes

Miranda Sawyer

01, Apr, 2023 @4:00 PM

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Bruce Bedford obituary
Other lives: Caver who edited Descent caving magazine, and writer of plays for radio and stage

Peter Glanvill

26, Feb, 2023 @11:21 AM

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Guy Meredith obituary
Other lives: Writer of radio dramas for the BBC, including The Surprise Symphony and Mad, Bad

Cherry Cookson

22, Feb, 2023 @5:34 PM

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The week in audio: The Archers; Buried; The Sound: Mystery of Havana Syndrome and more
While Ambridge is left reeling, new podcasts delve deep into a waste scandal in Derry and a sinister Cuban mystery, and Zoe Ball gets reading

Miranda Sawyer

29, Jan, 2023 @11:30 AM

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David Pownall obituary
British playwright best known for Master Class, as well as for comic novels inspired by his time in Zambia

Michael Coveney

22, Dec, 2022 @8:40 PM

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Charlotte Higgins on The Archers: the empress of Borsetshire has left the building!
It’s not even Christmas and the troubled Archer family are imploding. Jill has hurled her flapjacks and departed in protest at Ben’s condomless foolishness

Charlotte Higgins

06, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Midwinter magic: Robert Macfarlane on the enduring power of The Dark Is Rising
Susan Cooper’s 1973 novel, newly adapted for a BBC audio series, has enthralled generations of children and writers with its folkloric tale of an English boy caught in a battle between light and dark

Robert Macfarlane

03, Dec, 2022 @2:00 PM

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