Natural Histories - Short Stories

Episodes

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02Face To Face With The Real Me, By Fay Weldon20161113

In Fay Weldon's new story, Sally Anne, Beauty Queen and Trophy Wife, comes face to face with her true self in the Natural History Museum, in the form of a pygmy seahorse, a Hippocampus bargibanti disguised as a fan coral. Sally Anne's out walking her 3-year old son, the sluttish nanny having just run off with her husband..

Read by Fay Weldon.

Producer Beth O'Dea.

In Fay Weldon's new story, Sally Anne, Beauty Queen and Trophy Wife, comes face to face with her true self in the Natural History Museum, in the form of a pygmy seahorse, a Hippocampus bargibanti disguised as a fan coral. Sally Anne's out walking her 3-year old son, the nanny having just run off with her husband..

02Something That Seems Simple But Has A Million Eyes By Evie Wyld20161030

Evie Wyld's original story is about two sisters trying to talk to each other. And clams. It's read by Hermione Norris. The story was inspired by a behind-the-scenes tour of the Natural History Museum, as part of the collaboration between Radio 4 and the Natural History Museum.

Producer Beth O'Dea.

02The Kill20161106

Mark Haddon's new story vividly imagines the world of the neanderthals and their fierce struggle to survive. It's his first story for Radio 4, commissioned as part of the collaboration with the Natural History Museum. Mark Haddon's novels include The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.

Reader Mark Haddon.

Producer Beth O'Dea.

02The Kill20161106

Mark Haddon's new story vividly imagines the world of the neanderthals and their fierce struggle to survive. It's his first story for Radio 4, commissioned as part of the collaboration with the Natural History Museum. Mark Haddon's novels include The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time.

Reader Mark Haddon.

Producer Beth O'Dea.