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Christmas Compass: East20181227

Four festive stories from four corners of the British Isles.

A young primary school teacher is guided to change the course of her life by a trailblazing head teacher.

Jessica Hardwick reads Ruth Thomas’s playful and evocative story set in Edinburgh.

Credits

Writer ….. Ruth Thomas
Reader ….. Jessica Hardwick
Producer ….. Kirsty Williams

A BBC Scotland Production for BBC Radio 4

Ruth Thomas\u2019s playful and evocative story set in an Edinburgh primary school.

Four contemporary stories from four corners of the British Isles.

Christmas Compass: East2018122720190101 (R4)

Four festive stories from four corners of the British Isles.

A young primary school teacher is guided to change the course of her life by a trailblazing head teacher.

Jessica Hardwick reads Ruth Thomas’s playful and evocative story set in Edinburgh.

Credits

Writer ….. Ruth Thomas
Reader ….. Jessica Hardwick
Producer ….. Kirsty Williams

A BBC Scotland Production for BBC Radio 4

Ruth Thomas\u2019s playful and evocative story set in an Edinburgh primary school.

Four contemporary stories from four corners of the British Isles.

Christmas Compass: East2018122720190101 (R4)

Four festive stories from four corners of the British Isles.

A young primary school teacher is guided to change the course of her life by a trailblazing head teacher.

Jessica Hardwick reads Ruth Thomas’s playful and evocative story set in Edinburgh.

Credits

Writer ….. Ruth Thomas
Reader ….. Jessica Hardwick
Producer ….. Kirsty Williams

A BBC Scotland Production for BBC Radio 4

Ruth Thomas\u2019s playful and evocative story set in an Edinburgh primary school.

Four contemporary stories from four corners of the British Isles.

Four festive stories from four corners of the British Isles.

A young primary school teacher is guided to change the course of her life by a trailblazing head teacher.

Jessica Hardwick reads Ruth Thomas’s playful and evocative story set in Edinburgh.

Credits

Writer ….. Ruth Thomas
Reader ….. Jessica Hardwick
Producer ….. Kirsty Williams

A BBC Scotland Production for BBC Radio 4

Ruth Thomas\u2019s playful and evocative story set in an Edinburgh primary school.

Four contemporary stories from four corners of the British Isles.

Christmas Compass: North20181225

Four contemporary stories from four corners of the British Isles.

On a storm-ravaged island a man waits for the return of his daughter who is travelling home for winter.

Steven Robertson reads Malachy Tallack’s poetic story set in Shetland.

Writer ….. Malachy Tallack
Reader ….. Steven Robertson
Producer ….. Eilidh McCreadie

A BBC Scotland Production for BBC Radio 4

Malachy Tallack\u2019s seasonal story set in Shetland.

Four contemporary stories from four corners of the British Isles.

Christmas Compass: South20181227

Four festive stories from four corners of the British Isles.

Set in a near future, a woman reflects back on the year that migrating birds returned unexpectedly and everything changed forever.

Nina Sosanya reads Stella Duffy’s potent and poetic story set on the English south coast.

Credits

Writer ….. Stella Duffy
Reader ….. Nina Sosanya
Producer ….. Kirsty Williams

A BBC Scotland Production for BBC Radio 4

Stella Duffy\u2019s potent and poetic story set on the English south coast.

Four contemporary stories from four corners of the British Isles.

Christmas Compass: West20181228

Four festive stories from four corners of the British Isles.

Lucianne McEvoy reads Mike McCormack’s atmospheric story about the inhabitants of a divided village in the West of Ireland who gather for a new Christmas tradition.

Mike McCormack is an Irish novelist and short story writer who recently won the International Dublin Literary Award for his book, Solar Bones.

Writer ….. Mike McCormack
Reader ….. Lucianne McEvoy
Producer ….. Gaynor Macfarlane

A BBC Scotland Production for BBC Radio 4

Mike McCormack\u2019s atmospheric story set in the West of Ireland. Read by Lucienne McEvoy.

Four contemporary stories from four corners of the British Isles.