Cupid Strikes

Stories exploring the reality behind St Valentine's Day.

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Stories exploring the reality behind St Valentine's Day.

1/5. Better Off Without Them

By Philip Ardagh.

Will Cupid's arrow reach its target of Juliet and Geoff or will some unusual tokens of love knock it off course?

Read by Denis Lawson and Phyllis Logan.

20080212

Stories exploring the reality behind St Valentine's Day.

2/5. Consuming Celia

By Kate Perry.

Celia has a list of gifts she doesn't want for Valentine's Day, and apparently money cannot buy the one thing she really wants.

Read by Tamsin Greig.

20080213

Stories exploring the reality behind St Valentine's Day.

3/5. Stupid Cupid

By David Threlfall.

A woman gives her family a rather unexpected Valentine's surprise.

Read by Victoria Wood with Simon Treves as the newsreader.

20080214

Stories exploring the reality behind St Valentine's Day.

4/5. Sparks

Written and read by Frances Tomelty.

When Gracie's husband Dennis died, she felt an overwhelming desire to redo her kitchen. Whether this was induced by grief or relief is not known, but it has certainly coincided with an upturn in her love life.

20080215

Stories exploring the reality behind St Valentine's Day.

5/5. Interview with a Cupid

By Polly Devlin.

A revealing interview gives a rare insight into Cupid's world.

Read by Julian Clary.

01Afternoon Reading2008021120100117

01Afternoon Reading2008021120100117

By Philip Ardagh. Will Cupid's arrow reach its target of Juliet and Geoff?

01Afternoon Reading2008021120100117

Stories exploring the reality behind St Valentine's Day.

By Philip Ardagh.

Will Cupid's arrow reach its target of Juliet and Geoff or will some unusual tokens of love knock it off course?

Read by Denis Lawson and Phyllis Logan.

Producer Heather Brennon.

01Afternoon Reading2008021120100117

Stories exploring the reality behind St Valentine's Day.

By Philip Ardagh.

Will Cupid's arrow reach its target of Juliet and Geoff or will some unusual tokens of love knock it off course?

Read by Denis Lawson and Phyllis Logan.

Producer Heather Brennon.

By Philip Ardagh. Will Cupid's arrow reach its target of Juliet and Geoff?

02Afternoon Reading2008021220100124

02Afternoon Reading2008021220100124

By Kate Perry. Apparently money cannot buy the one thing Celia really wants.

02Afternoon Reading2008021220100124

Stories exploring the reality behind St Valentine's Day.

By Kate Perry.

Celia has a list of gifts she doesn't want for Valentine's Day, but the one thing she really wants it seems money just can't buy.

Read by Tamsin Greig.

Producer Heather Larmour.

02Afternoon Reading2008021220100124

Stories exploring the reality behind St Valentine's Day.

By Kate Perry.

Celia has a list of gifts she doesn't want for Valentine's Day, but the one thing she really wants it seems money just can't buy.

Read by Tamsin Greig.

Producer Heather Larmour.

By Kate Perry. Apparently money cannot buy the one thing Celia really wants.

03Afternoon Reading2008021320100131

03Afternoon Reading2008021320100131

By David Threlfall. A woman gives her family a rather unexpected Valentine's surprise.

03Afternoon Reading2008021320100131

Stories exploring the reality behind St Valentine's Day.

By David Threlfall.

A woman gives her family a rather unexpected Valentine's surprise.

Read by Victoria Wood with Simon Treves as the newsreader.

Producer Heather Larmour.

03Afternoon Reading2008021320100131

Stories exploring the reality behind St Valentine's Day.

By David Threlfall.

A woman gives her family a rather unexpected Valentine's surprise.

Read by Victoria Wood with Simon Treves as the newsreader.

Producer Heather Larmour.

By David Threlfall. A woman gives her family a rather unexpected Valentine's surprise.

AR01Better Off Without Them2008021120100117

By Philip Ardagh.

Will Cupid's arrow reach its target of Juliet and Geoff?

Will Cupid's arrow reach its target of Juliet and Geoff or will some unusual tokens of love knock it off course?

Read by Denis Lawson and Phyllis Logan.

AR02Consuming Celia20080218

AR02Consuming Celia *2008021220100124

By Kate Perry.

Apparently money cannot buy the one thing Celia really wants.

Celia has a list of gifts she doesn't want for Valentine's Day, but the one thing she really wants it seems money just can't buy.

Read by Tamsin Greig.

Producer Heather Larmour.

Celia has a list of gifts she doesn't want for Valentine's Day, and apparently money cannot buy the one thing she really wants.

AR03Stupid Cupid2008021320100131

By David Threlfall.

A woman gives her family a rather unexpected Valentine's surprise.

Read by Victoria Wood with Simon Treves as the newsreader.

Producer Heather Larmour.

AR03Stupid Cupid2008021320100131

By David Threlfall.

A woman gives her family a rather unexpected Valentine's surprise.

Read by Victoria Wood with Simon Treves as the newsreader.

Producer Heather Larmour.

AR04Sparks2008021420100204
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By Frances Tomelty.

When Gracie's husband died, she decides it's time for personal growth.

When Gracie's compost-obsessed husband dies, she decides it's time for some radical personal growth.

Written and read by Frances Tomelty.

Producer Eoin O'callaghan

When Gracie's husband Dennis died, she felt an overwhelming desire to redo her kitchen.

Whether this was induced by grief or relief is not known, but it has certainly coincided with an upturn in her love life.

AR04Sparks2008021420100204
20100207

By Frances Tomelty.

When Gracie's husband died, she decides it's time for personal growth.

When Gracie's compost-obsessed husband dies, she decides it's time for some radical personal growth.

Written and read by Frances Tomelty.

Producer Eoin O'callaghan

When Gracie's husband Dennis died, she felt an overwhelming desire to redo her kitchen.

Whether this was induced by grief or relief is not known, but it has certainly coincided with an upturn in her love life.

AR05Interview With A Cupid20080221

AR05 LASTInterview With A Cupid2008021520100214

By Polly Devlin.

A revealing interview gives a rare insight into Cupid's world.

By Polly Devlin, read by Julian Clary

Read by Julian Clary.