Drama of the Week (feat. POD PLAYS)

Every Friday we bring you a new drama from BBC Radio 4 or Radio 3. Exercise your imagination with some of the best writers and actors on radio. Storytelling at its very best.

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      One Horizon


      Gwyn runs the epic Marathon des Sables – 150 miles across the Sahara.


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      45m
       

      Gudrun


      Gudrun ..... Kate Phillips, Freija ..... Samantha Dakin, Bolli ..... Gavi Singh Chera, Sigrid ..... Rosie Boore, Olaf ..... Philip Fox. Hrefna ..... Kerry Gooderson, Refkel ..... David Sturzaker, Felman and King Olaf ..... Samuel James Priest ..... Tom Forrister Norwegian Jarl ..... Simon Ludders


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      1h8m
       

      Singles Going Steady


      1961, Liverpool. Paul Farley's new play tells the story of a love affair conducted between a young couple who never meet, but who send each other singles made in an automatic record-your-own-voice booth. CAST CLARRY.....Katherine Rose Morley GEORGE.....Robbie O'Neill FRANK.....Charlie Clements BIG PAT.....James Nelson Joyce BERNIE.....Sarah Ridgeway YOUNG BRIDCUTT.....Samuel James TELEPHONIST 1......Kerry Gooderson TELEPHONIST 2.....Julie Teal Music for George's song written...


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      43m
       

      Black Eyed Girls


      Jeanie and Meg are twin black-eyed girls, who get separated at the age of five. One stays at home, in a working class family from Scarborough, where as the other is adopted by an upper middle class academic family. Thus their separate fortunes are set in motion, united only by the vaguest memory of being happy together. Their search for each other continues throughout their lives.


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      1h6m
       

      Lying Low


      Adrian Dunbar stars as Samuel Beckett in a new play by Stephen Wakelam


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      43m
       

      The Beard


      Thea Collins is one of the most famous film stars in the world but her life implodes when suddenly, almost magically, a beard starts to grow on her face and won't go away. Forced into hiding, she's tracked down by a fan, Sally Martin, who's determined to discover why one of the world's highest-profile stars just upped sticks and vanished.


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      43m
       2017-09-15

      The Inheritors


      Comedy drama. Francois Chédid has been thinking about his will. And so have his children!


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      1h6m
       2017-09-08

      Subterranean Homesick Blues


      Bill Nighy & Anna Calder-Marshall star as lovers rekindling an affair, by A.L. Kennedy.


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      1h9m
       2017-09-01

      Reacher's Point


      Atmospheric drama set in the Scottish Highlands. By Andrew Doyle.


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      44m
       2017-08-25

      Breaking Up with Bradford


      Kasim’s return to his hometown of Bradford after three years away at University isn’t quite what he anticipated. His time away has changed him, but is Bradford ready for the new Kasim? Kasim .... Darren Kuppan Richard .... Luke Newberry Sid .... Abdullah Afzal Zaynab .... Mez Galaria Written by Kamal Kaan Directed on location in Bradford by Charlotte Riches


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      43m
       2017-08-18