Drama of the Week

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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.

Entertaining new dramas following the political swings of The Republican Party, through the personal stories of its Presidents. Closely based on the accounts of those who were there, we imagine the triumphs and disasters which have driven the party's electoral fortunes. 1970. President Nixon has announced the invasion of Cambodia, and student protests have ignited across the US, with National Guardsmen shooting four dead at Kent State University. Washington is on high alert. But when the insomniac President wakes up at 4a.m. to see defiant students gathering at the Lincoln Memorial, he walks over to talk to them, taking his ...

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When The Pips Stop Oct. 12, 2018
A love song to Radio 4 by Oliver Emanuel.
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The Blackwood Sept. 21, 2018
New drama born out of Jacob Polley’s award-winning Jackself. With music by John Alder.
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Dot Aug. 16, 2018
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From a Great Height July 13, 2018
When a nurse recognises her former teacher in hospital, their worlds begin to unravel
Ground Control July 6, 2018
Tamsin Greig stars as astronaut's wife Tess Carter in Colin Bytheway's comic drama.
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Dangerous Visions: Speak June 22, 2018
A dystopian love story about the power of language. By Philip Palmer.
The Last Flag June 1, 2018
Drama about the theft of the nation's last flag.
Polyonymous May 25, 2018
Fast-paced comic drama about culture, kidnapping and conception.
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Das Kapital May 11, 2018
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That Was Then Feb. 9, 2018
New audio thriller continues, episodes 6-10. By Jonathan Myerson.
The Effect Feb. 2, 2018
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That Was Then Feb. 2, 2018
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