The Reservoir Tapes

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0101Charlotte's Story20171001Indira Varma kicks off Jon McGregor's 15-part short story series set in the Peak District.

The story of a disappearance - told backwards.

Indira Varma kicks of Jon McGregor's 15-part specially commissioned short story series set in a Peak District village. Today: the community is rocked when a family walk on the moors takes a tragic turn. Now a reporter pieces together the mother's account of what happened...

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a village shaken by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance the teenage Becky Shaw on a family holiday. A companion to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to might have happened to the young Becky.

Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award
Reader: Indira Varma is an acclaimed British actor, known for her roles in Luther and Game of Thrones.
Producer: Justine Willett.

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a village shaken by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance the teenage Becky Shaw on a family holiday. A prequel to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to might have happened to the young Becky.

0101Charlotte's Story20171001Indira Varma kicks off Jon McGregor's 15-part short story series set in the Peak District.

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

0102Vicky's Story20171008As the hunt for Becky begins, a woman on the search party struggles with her own demons.

The story of a disappearance - told backwards.

Sian Brooke continues Jon McGregor's new series of interlinked stories set in the Peak District. A thirteen-year-old girl, Becky Shaw, has gone missing on a family walk
on the moors. Now, as the hunt for Becky begins, a young woman on the search party struggles with her own demons.

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a community rocked by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance the teenage girl. A prequel to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to what might have happened to Becky.

Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award
Reader: Sian Brooke is an acclaimed British actor. She has recently starred in Sherlock and The Moorside.
Producer: Justine Willett.

Sian Brooke continues Jon McGregor's new series of interlinked stories set in the Peak District. A thirteen-year-old girl, Becky Shaw, has gone missing on a family walk on the moors. Now, as the hunt for Becky begins, a young woman on the search party struggles with her own demons.

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a community rocked by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance the teenage girl. A prequel to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to what might have happened to Becky.

Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award
Reader: Sian Brooke is an acclaimed British actor. She has recently starred in Sherlock and The Moorside.
Producer: Justine Willett.

0102Vicky's Story20171008As the hunt for Becky begins, a woman on the search party struggles with her own demons.

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

0103Deepak's Story20171015Sacha Dhawan continues Jon McGregor's short story series set in the Peak District.

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

The story of a disappearance - told backwards.

In the third in Jon McGregor's 15-part short story series set in the Peak District, a 13-year-old girl has gone missing on the moors. Now, as the search for the girl gears up, the local newspaper boy joins the hunt for clues.

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a community rocked by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance the teenage girl. A prequel to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to what might have happened to Becky.

Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award
Reader: Sacha Dhawan is a British actor known for his roles in Sherlock and In the Club. He has the starring role in a feature-length drama of Sathnam Sanghera's The
Boy with the Topknot on 13th November on BBC 2
Producer: Justine Willett.

Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award
Reader: Sacha Dhawan
Producer: Justine Willett.

0104Graham's Story20171022Joe Armstrong reads the next in Jon McGregor's short story series set in the Peak District

The story of a disappearance - told backwards.

The fourth in a 15-part short story series by the acclaimed writer John McGregor. Thirteen-year-old Becky Shaw has gone missing on a holiday to the Peak District. Her disappearance now sparks the memories of a national park ranger, who recalls a walk he led over the moors the previous summer.

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a community rocked by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance the teenage girl. A companion to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker longlisted novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to might have happened to Becky.

Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award.
Reader: Joe Armstrong is an British actor known for his roles in the TV series Happy Valley, Robin Hood and The Hollow Crown, in which he played an on-screen son to his father Alun Armstrong in Henry IV, Part I.
Producer: Justine Willett.

0104Graham's Story20171022The story of a disappearance - told backwards. The next in Jon McGregor's gripping series.

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

0105Claire's Story20171029Aisling Loftus reads the next in Jon McGregor's 15-part series set in the Peak District.

The story of a disappearance - told backwards.

Joe Dempsie reads the sixth story in a gripping new series by the award-winning writer, John McGregor.

Thirteen-year-old Becky Shaw has gone missing on a return holiday to a Peak District village. Her shocking disappearance now sparks the memories of a local teenage boy, who is taken back to an unsettling day with her the previous summer...

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a community rocked by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance the teenage girl. A prequel to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to might have happened to Becky.

Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award.
Reader: Joe Dempsie is a British actor known for his roles in Skins and Game of Thrones.
Producer: Justine Willett.

The story of a disappearance - told backwards.

Aisling Loftus reads the fifth story in a gripping 15-part story series by the acclaimed writer John McGregor.

Thirteen-year-old Becky Shaw has gone missing on a holiday to the Peak District. Her disappearance now sparks the memories of a young woman, who is taken back to a memorable night out the previous summer...

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a community rocked by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance the teenage girl. A prequel to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker longlisted novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to might have happened to Becky.

Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award.
Reader: Aisling Loftus
Producer: Justine Willett.

0105Liam's Story20171029A story of a disappearance - told backwards. The next in Jon McGregor's gripping series.

The story of a disappearance - told backwards.

Joe Dempsie reads the sixth story in a gripping new series by the award-winning writer, John McGregor.

Thirteen-year-old Becky Shaw has gone missing on a return holiday to a Peak District village. Her shocking disappearance now sparks the memories of a local teenage boy, who is taken back to an unsettling day with her the previous summer...

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a community rocked by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance the teenage girl. A prequel to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to might have happened to Becky.

Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award.
Reader: Joe Dempsie is a British actor known for his roles in Skins and Game of Thrones.
Producer: Justine Willett.

0105Liam's Story20171029A story of a disappearance - told backwards. The next in Jon McGregor's gripping series.

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

0106Claire's Story20171105A story of a disappearance - told backwards. Joe Dempsie continues Jon McGregor's series.

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

Joe Dempsie reads the sixth story in a 15-part series by the award-winning writer, John McGregor.

Thirteen-year-old Becky Shaw has gone missing on a return holiday to a Peak District village. Her shocking disappearance now sparks the memories of a local teenage boy, who is taken back to an unsettling day with her the previous summer

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a community rocked by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance the teenage girl. A prequel to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to might have happened to Becky.

Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award.
Reader: Joe Dempsie is a British actor known for his roles in Skins and Game of Thrones.
Producer: Justine Willett.

0107Clive's Story20171112David Schofield continues Jon McGregor's short story series set in the Peak District.

When a girl disappears in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth?

David Schofield continues Jon McGregor's gripping new series. A community is rocked when 13-year-old Becky Shaw goes missing on a holiday to the Peak District. Now her disappearance sparks long-buried memories, and opens old wounds. Today: the local police have some searching questions about a gun

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a village shaken by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance of the teenage Becky Shaw. A companion to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as what to might have happened to the teenage girl.
Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award.
Reader: David Schofield is a distinguished British actor with a long connection to the RSC. His film works includes Gladiator and Pirates of the Caribbean.
Producer: Justine Willett.

The story of a disappearance - told backwards.

David Schofield reads the next in Jon McGregor's short story series set in the Peak District, where 13-year-old Becky Shaw has gone missing. Today: the police question a local man about why he has a gun on his kitchen table...

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a community rocked by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance the teenage girl. A prequel to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to might have happened to Becky.

0107Clive's Story20171112The story of a disappearance. David Schofield continues Jon McGregor's short story series.

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

0108Martin's Story20171119The story of a disappearance. David Schofield continues Jon McGregor's gripping series.

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

When a girl disappears in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth?

Paul Hilton continues Jon McGregor's gripping new series. A community is rocked when 13-year-old Becky Shaw goes missing on a holiday to the Peak District. Now her disappearance sparks long-buried memories, and opens old wounds. Today: the local butcher recalls a sinister meeting with a man about a dog the summer before

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a village shaken by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance of the teenage Becky Shaw. A companion to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as what to might have happened to the teenage girl.
Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award.
Reader: Paul Hilton recently starred in Lucy Kirkwood's Mosquitoes in the National Theatre. His film work includes the recently acclaimed Lady Macbeth, and Andrea Arnold's Wuthering Heights.
Producer: Justine Willett.

0109Stephanie's Story20171126The story of a disappearance. Siobhan Finneran continues Jon McGregor's series.

When a girl disappears in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth?

Siobhan Finneran continues Jon McGregor's gripping new series. A community is rocked when 13-year-old Becky Shaw goes missing on a holiday to the Peak District. Now her disappearance sparks long-buried memories, and opens old wounds. Today: a local park ranger is taken back to an evenftul hill walk the summer before

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a village shaken by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance of the teenage Becky Shaw. A companion to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as what to might have happened to the teenage girl.
Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award.
Reader: Siobhan Finneran is an acclaimed British actor. Her early work include the film Rita, Sue and Bob Too, and more recent TV roles have been in Happy Valley, The Lock and Downton Abbey.
Producer: Justine Willett.

0109Stephanie's Story20171126The story of a disappearance. Siobhan Finneran continues Jon McGregor's series.

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

0110Donna's Story20171203A young woman remembers seeing Becky the summer before. Read by Kate O'Flynn.

When a girl disappears in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth?

Kate O'Flynn continues Jon McGregor's gripping new series. A community is rocked when 13-year-old Becky Shaw goes missing on a holiday to the Peak District. Now her disappearance sparks long-buried memories, and opens old wounds. Today: a local woman remembers seeing Becky on an eventful night out the summer before...

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a village shaken by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance of the teenage Becky Shaw. A companion to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as what to might have happened to the teenage girl.
Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award.
Reader: Kate O'Flynn
Producer: Justine Willett.

0110Donna's Story20171203A young woman remembers seeing Becky the summer before. Read by Kate O'Flynn.

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

0111Ian's Story20171210A former quarry worker ponders the dangers of the local landscape. Read by Neil Dudgeon.

When a girl disappears in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth?

Neil Dudgeon continues Jon McGregor's gripping new series. A community is rocked when a teenager goes missing on a midwinter walk in the Peak District. Now her disappearance sparks long-buried memories, and opens old wounds. Today: a former quarry worker ponders the dangers of the local landscape...

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a village shaken by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance of the teenage Becky Shaw. A companion to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as what to might have happened to the teenage girl.
Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award.
Reader: Neil Dudgeon
Producer: Justine Willett.

0111Ian's Story20171210A former quarry worker ponders the dangers of the local landscape. Read by Neil Dudgeon.

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

0112Irene's Story20171217A local cleaner remembers an unexpected visitor. Read by Jacqueline Redgewell.

When a girl disappears in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth?

Jacqueline Redgewell continues Jon McGregor's gripping series. A community is rocked when 13-year-old Becky Shaw goes missing on a midwinter walk in the Peak District. Now her disappearance sparks long-buried memories, and opens old wounds. Today: the local cleaner remembers an unexpected visitor...

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a village shaken by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance of the teenage Becky Shaw. A companion to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as what to might have happened to the teenage girl.
Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award.
Reader: Jacqueline Redgewell
Producer: Justine Willett.

0112Irene's Story20171217A local cleaner remembers an unexpected visitor. Read by Jacqueline Redgewell.

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

0113Ginny's Story20171224The story of a disappearance. Sara Kestelman continues Jon McGregor's compelling series.

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

0113Ginny's Story20171224The story of a disappearance. Sara Kestelman continues Jon McGregor's compelling series.

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

When a girl disappears in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth?

Sara Kestelmanl continues Jon McGregor's gripping series. A community is rocked when 13-year-old Becky Shaw goes missing on a midwinter walk in the Peak District. Now her disappearance sparks long-buried memories, and opens old wounds. Today: a local woman's increasingly unreliable memories are taken back to the summer before...

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a village shaken by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance of the teenage Becky Shaw. A companion to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as what to might have happened to the teenage girl.
Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award.
Reader: Sara Kestelman
Producer: Justine Willett.

0114Jess's Story20171231The story of a disappearance. Tamsin Greig continues Jon McGregor's gripping series.

When a girl goes missing in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth?

Tamsin Greig reads the penultimate story in Jon McGregor's gripping 15-part series. A Peak district village has been rocked by the disappearance of teenager Becky Shaw on a midwinter walk on the moors. The aftershocks of the tragedy continue to ripple through the community, sparking memories, opening old wounds, and prompting new stories. Now, a family friend thinks back to a memorable meal on the bitterly cold night before Becky and her family returned to the village...

The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a community rocked by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance of the teenage girl. A prequel to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker longlisted novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to what might have happened to Becky.

Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award.
Reader: Tamsin Greig, is an Olivier Award-winning stage and TV actor, known best for her roles in Episodes, Black Books and Friday Night Dinner.
Producer: Justine Willett.

0114Jess's Story20171231The story of a disappearance. Tamsin Greig continues Jon McGregor's gripping series.

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

0115Joe's Story20180107'Think we can talk her into that walk?' Bertie Carvel concludes Costa Novel-winner Jon McGregor's gripping series.

Over 14 gripping weeks, The Reservoir Tapes has told the tales of those rocked by the strange disappearance of 13-year-old Becky Shaw on a midwinter walk in Peak District moors. In the final episode, Becky's father thinks back to the bittersweet hours before the fateful walk....

A prequel to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Costa Prize-winning novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to what might have happened to Becky.

Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist. He recently won the Costa Book Award for Best Novel of 2017 for Reservoir 13. He has also been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award.
Reader: Bertie Carvel is an acclaimed stage and TV actor. His is currently starring as Rupert Murdoch in Ink in London's West End, and recently starred in TV's hit drama Doctor Foster.
Producer: Justine Willett.

The story of a disappearance. Bertie Carvel concludes Jon McGregor's gripping story series

Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist. He recently won the Costa Book Award for Best Novel of 2017 for Reservoir 13. He has also been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award.
Reader: Bertie Carvel is an acclaimed stage and TV actor. His is currently starring as Rupert Murdoch in Ink in London's West End, and recently starred in TV's hit drama Doctor Foster.
Producer: Justine Willett.