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01Doubts Were Beginning To Emerge20180319

The story of a disappearance. Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's award-winning novel.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's multi award-winning novel.

A teenage girl has gone missing on a midwinter walk in the heart of England. As the locals are called up to join the search party and police set up roadblocks, a crowd of news reporters descends on this usually quiet village. What effect will Becky Shaw's disappearance have on this close-knit Peak District community? And what did happen her?

But as the search for Becky goes on, so does everyday life. Cows must be milked, fences repaired, stone cut, pints poured, beds made, sermons written. And as the seasons unfold there are those who leave the village and those who are pulled back; those who come together or break apart. There are births and deaths; secrets kept and told; small kindnesses and unanticipated betrayals.

Reservoir 13 is one of the most acclaimed and talked-about novels of the 2017. It won the Costa Novel Award, was shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize, and was longlisted for the Man Booker. It was a Guardian, Financial Times, TLS, Telegraph and Observer Book of the Year.

Reader: Lee Ingleby is an acclaimed British TV and stage actor. Most recently he starred in the BBC dramas The A Word, and in Line of Duty.
Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British writer, who has won the Costa Novel award and been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel,
Abridger: Sara Davies
Producer: Justine Willett.

Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's multi award-winning novel.

A teenage girl has gone missing on a midwinter walk in the heart of England. As the locals are called up to join the search party and police set up roadblocks, a crowd of news reporters descends on this usually quiet village. What effect will Becky Shaw's disappearance have on this close-knit Peak District community? And what did happen her?

But as the search for Becky goes on, so does everyday life. Cows must be milked, fences repaired, stone cut, pints poured, beds made, sermons written. And as the seasons unfold there are those who leave the village and those who are pulled back; those who come together or break apart. There are births and deaths; secrets kept and told; small kindnesses and unanticipated betrayals.

Reservoir 13 is one of the most acclaimed and talked-about novels of the 2017. It won the Costa Novel Award, was shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize, and was longlisted for the Man Booker. It was a Guardian, Financial Times, TLS, Telegraph and Observer Book of the Year.

Reader: Lee Ingleby is an acclaimed British TV and stage actor. Most recently he starred in the BBC dramas The A Word, and in Line of Duty.
Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British writer, who has won the Costa Novel award and been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel,
Abridger: Sara Davies
Producer: Justine Willett.

The story of a disappearance. Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's award-winning novel.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

02It Was As If The Ground Had Swallowed Her Whole.20180320

The story of a disappearance. Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's award-winning novel.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's multi award-winning novel.

A teenage girl has gone missing on a midwinter walk in the heart of England. Now six months on, the search for Becky Shaw continues, and still there are no clues as to what happened to her. It's as if the ground had just opened up and swallowed her whole.

But as the search for the lost girl goes on, so does everyday life in the village. Cows must be milked, fences repaired, stone cut, pints poured, beds made, sermons written. And as the seasons unfold, there are more and more glimpses into what might have happened to Becky Shaw.

Reservoir 13 is one of the most acclaimed novels of the 2017. It won the Costa Novel Award, was shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize, and was longlisted for the Man Booker. It was a Guardian, Financial Times, TLS, Telegraph and Observer Book of the Year.

Reader: Lee Ingleby is an acclaimed British TV and stage actor. Most recently he starred in the BBC dramas The A Word, and in Line of Duty.
Writer: Jon McGregor
Abridger: Sara Davies
Producer: Justine Willett.

03There Was Still A Feeling Of Life Being On Hold.20180321

The story of a disappearance. Lee Ingleby continues Jon McGregor's award-winning novel.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's multi award-winning novel.

A teenage girl has gone missing on a midwinter walk in the Peak District. Now a year on, with few clues as to what happened to Becky, the community is struggling to move on.

But while the search for her goes on, so must everyday life in the village. Cows must be milked, fences repaired, stone cut, pints poured, beds made, sermons written. And as the seasons unfold, there are more and more glimpses into what might have happened to Becky Shaw, not least from the local teenagers who, it seems, know more than they're letting on.

Reservoir 13 is one of the most acclaimed novels of the 2017. It won the Costa Novel Award, was shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize, and was longlisted for the Man Booker.

Reader: Lee Ingleby is an acclaimed British actor, known recently for starring in the BBC dramas The A Word, and Line of Duty.
Writer: Jon McGregor
Abridger: Sara Davies
Producer: Justine Willett.

04We Were Scared, He Said.20180322

The story of a disappearance. Lee Ingleby continues Jon McGregor's award-winning novel.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's multi award-winning novel.

It's two years since the shocking disappearance of Becky Shaw on a midwinter walk in the Peak District. Now, as the supposed sightings of her continue, the truth about what happened to her seems as elusive as ever.

And as the search for her goes on, so must everyday life in the village. People come and people go, some come together and others fall apart. And as the seasons unfold, there are more and more glimpses into what might have happened to Becky Shaw...

Reservoir 13 is one of the most acclaimed novels of the 2017. It won the Costa Novel Award, was shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize, and was longlisted for the Man Booker.

Reader: Lee Ingleby is an acclaimed British actor, known recently for starring in the BBC dramas The A Word, and Line of Duty.
Writer: Jon McGregor
Abridger: Sara Davies
Producer: Justine Willett.

05There Were Dreams About Her...20180323

The story of a disappearance. Lee Ingleby continues Jon McGregor's award-winning novel.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Lee Ingleby continues Jon McGregor's multi award-winning novel.

It's three years since the shocking disappearance of Becky Shaw up on the moors. Now, as the police release a computer-generated image of how she might look now, the villagers wonder what more could have been done.

And as the years go by, life moved on in the village, there are more and more tantalising glimpses into what might have happened to Becky Shaw...

Reservoir 13 is one of the most acclaimed novels of the 2017. It won the Costa Novel Award, was shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize, and was longlisted for the Man Booker.

Reader: Lee Ingleby is an acclaimed British actor, known recently for starring in the BBC dramas The A Word, and Line of Duty.
Writer: Jon McGregor
Abridger: Sara Davies
Producer: Justine Willett.

06There Was Something Exciting About Her20180326

The story of a disappearance. Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's multi-award-winning novel.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Lee Ingleby continues Jon McGregor's multi award-winning novel.

It's four years since the disappearance of 13-year-old Becky Shaw on a family walk in the Peak District. Now, although the investigation is still open, few people expect that she'll ever be found. But as the seasons continue to turn, life goes on in the village, often behind closed doors. And stories begin to emerge as to what the missing girl was really like...

Reservoir 13 is one of the most acclaimed novels of the 2017. It won the Costa Novel Award, was shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize, and was longlisted for the Man Booker.

Reader: Lee Ingleby is an acclaimed British actor, known recently for starring in the BBC dramas The A Word, and Line of Duty.
Writer: Jon McGregor
Abridger: Sara Davies
Producer: Justine Willett.

07The Curse Of The Missing Girl20180327

The story of a disappearance. Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's award-winning novel.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Lee Ingleby continues Jon McGregor's acclaimed new novel.

It's five years since the Becky Shaw went missing up on the moors. Now, as the teenagers who met her grow up and start to leave, they discover it's not as easy to escape the shadow of Becky's disappearance as they'd expected...

Reservoir 13 is one of the most acclaimed novels of the 2017. It won the Costa Novel Award, was shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize, and was longlisted for the Man Booker.

Reader: Lee Ingleby is an acclaimed British actor, known recently for starring in the BBC dramas The A Word, and Line of Duty.
Writer: Jon McGregor
Abridger: Sara Davies
Producer: Justine Willett.

08Undertakings Had Been Given.20180328

The story of a disappearance. Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's multi-award-winning novel.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Lee Ingleby continues Jon McGregor's multi award-winning novel.

It's now seven years since Becky Shaw disappeared up on the moors. Although the case is still considered open, few expect her to be found now. But as the seasons turn, tantalising clues continue to emerge. Why, for instance, have the police taken the school caretaker's computer?

Reservoir 13 is one of the most acclaimed novels of the 2017. It won the Costa Novel Award, and was longlisted for the Man Booker.

Reader: Lee Ingleby
Writer: Jon McGregor
Abridger: Sara Davies
Producer: Justine Willett.

09A Good Sheepdog Never Needs To Bark.20180329

The story of a disappearance. Jon McGregor's acclaimed novel, read by Lee Ingleby.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Lee Ingleby continues Jon McGregor's multi award-winning novel.

It's now nine years since the Becky Shaw went missing up on the moors, and still the tragedy casts a shadow over the village. But life goes on. And, even as the village changes, and the seasons turn and turn again, suspicion still hangs over some of the villagers...

Reservoir 13 is one of the most acclaimed novels of the 2017. It won the Costa Novel Award, and was longlisted for the Man Booker.

Reader: Lee Ingleby
Writer: Jon McGregor
Abridger: Sara Davies
Producer: Justine Willett.

10 LASTAll Was Calm, All Was Bright.20180330

The story of a disappearance. Lee Ingleby concludes Jon McGregor's acclaimed novel.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Lee Ingleby reads the finale of Jon McGregor's multi award-winning novel.

It's now more than a decade since 13-yr-old Becky Shaw disappeared, and still so many lives are haunted by one family's loss. But life goes on. People come together while others fall apart, secrets are shared and secrets are kept, suspicions arise and suspicions drop. And even now, the aftershocks of Becky's disappearance refuse to subside....

Reservoir 13 is one of the most acclaimed novels of the 2017. It won the Costa Novel Award, and was longlisted for the Man Booker.

Reader: Lee Ingleby
Writer: Jon McGregor
Abridger: Sara Davies
Producer: Justine Willett.