Sting In The Tale

A new series of plays to send a chill up your spine.

Episodes

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01In What I Failed To Do

01No Conferring2003122520150330 (BBC7)
20150331 (BBC7)

By Jonathan Holloway.

A Christmas bonding week in an isolated moorland cottage for the 1983 University Challenge team from Bracewell College, Cambridge, goes horribly wrong.

Derek....Damian Lynch Dilly....Lydia Leonard Ernest....Kenny Blyth Donald....Peter Darney Emily....Jaimi Barbakoff With Bamber Gascoigne and Jeremy Paxman as themselves.

Director: David Hunter

By Jonathan Holloway. A bonding week for a University Challenge team goes horribly wrong.

By Jonathan Holloway. A bonding week in an isolated moorland cottage for a 1983 University Challenge team goes horribly wrong. Features Jeremy Paxman.

By Jonathan Holloway.

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By Jonathan Holloway. A bonding week for a University Challenge team goes horribly wrong.

By Jonathan Holloway. 4 Extra Debut. A bonding week in an isolated moorland cottage for a 1983 University Challenge team goes horribly wrong. Features Jeremy Paxman.

02Myrtle, Mahonia And Rue2004010120150331 (BBC7)
20150401 (BBC7)

By Briony Glassco. A young landscape gardener decides on drastic action to escape her recurring nightmares.

By Briony Glassco. To escape recurring nightmares, a young gardener takes drastic action.

By Briony Glassco. In an attempt to escape her recurring nightmares, a young landscape gardener decides on a drastic course of action. Stars Rachel Atkins.

03Politically Correct; Where The Wild Flowers Grow20040108

03Voices From Another Room2004010820150401 (BBC7)
20150402 (BBC7)

By Philip Martin. An artist starts to hear voices discussing a murder, involving him.

By Philip Martin. An artist hears voices in the future discussing a murder involving him.

By Philip Martin. An artist hears voices in the future discussing a murder involving him. And the murder is about to happen. Stars Neil Dudgeon.

04Sally Go Round The Moon2004011520150402 (BBC7)
20150403 (BBC7)

By Natalia Power. Are job pressures making Sally hear a child's voice that no-one else can hear? Or is she being haunted? Stars Jaimi Barbakoff.

By Natalia Power. Are job pressures making Sally hear a voice that no-one else can hear?

05Ghosting2004012220150403 (BBC7)
20150404 (BBC7)

By Gregory Evans. Young novelist Michael ghost-writes supermodel Vita's autobiography.

By Gregory Evans. Young novelist Michael ghost-writes supermodel Vita's autobiography, but her life is dangerously seductive. Stars Jimi Mistry.

05 LASTGhosting2004012220150403 (BBC7)
20150404 (BBC7)

By Gregory Evans For a rising young novelist, ghost-writing seems to be the worst of all possible worlds. But when Michael agrees to ghost the autobiography of the super-model Vita, he finds her life dangerously seductive. How much will he risk for the book, and the woman? Michael Hagen....Jimi Mistry Vita....Honeysuckle Weeks Hildy....Frances JeaterFrancine Stock....Francine Stock

By Gregory Evans. Young novelist Michael ghost-writes supermodel Vita's autobiography.

By Gregory Evans. Young novelist Michael ghost-writes supermodel Vita's autobiography, but her life is dangerously seductive. Stars Jimi Mistry.

05 LASTThe F Word20110318 (BBC7)
20130118 (BBC7)
20130119 (BBC7)

An eminent scientist delivers an extraordinary lecture on his ground-breaking research.

An eminent scientist delivers an extraordinary lecture on his ground-breaking research. Richard McCabe reads Ian Sansom's tale.

0101No Conferring2003122520150330 (BBC7)
20150331 (BBC7)
20170319 (BBC7)
20170320 (BBC7)
20190127 (BBC7)
20190128 (BBC7)

Your starter for ten-sion. A Christmas bonding week in an isolated moorland cottage for the 1983 University Challenge team from Bracewell College, Cambridge, goes horribly wrong...

Jonathan Holloway's spine-tingling tale stars Damian Lynch as Derek, Lydia Leonard as Dilly, Kenny Blyth as Ernest, Peter Darney as Donald and Jaimi Barbakoff as Emily.

With Bamber Gascoigne and Jeremy Paxman as themselves.

Director : David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

A bonding week for a University Challenge team goes horribly wrong.

Series of plays to send a chill up the spine

By Jonathan Holloway. A bonding week for a University Challenge team goes horribly wrong.

Your starter for ten-sion. A Christmas bonding week in an isolated moorland cottage for the 1983 University Challenge team from Bracewell College, Cambridge, goes horribly wrong...

Jonathan Holloway's spine-tingling tale stars Damian Lynch as Derek, Lydia Leonard as Dilly, Kenny Blyth as Ernest, Peter Darney as Donald and Jaimi Barbakoff as Emily.

With Bamber Gascoigne and Jeremy Paxman as themselves.

Director : David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

By Jonathan Holloway.

A Christmas bonding week in an isolated moorland cottage for the 1983 University Challenge team from Bracewell College, Cambridge, goes horribly wrong.

Derek....Damian Lynch Dilly....Lydia Leonard Ernest....Kenny Blyth Donald....Peter Darney Emily....Jaimi Barbakoff With Bamber Gascoigne and Jeremy Paxman as themselves.

By Jonathan Holloway. 4 Extra Debut. A bonding week in an isolated moorland cottage for a 1983 University Challenge team goes horribly wrong. Features Jeremy Paxman.

By Jonathan Holloway. A bonding week for a University Challenge team goes horribly wrong.

By Jonathan Holloway. A bonding week in an isolated moorland cottage for a 1983 University Challenge team goes horribly wrong. Features Jeremy Paxman.

By Jonathan Holloway.

0102Myrtle, Mahonia And Rue2004010120150331 (BBC7)
20150401 (BBC7)
20170326 (BBC7)
20170327 (BBC7)
20190203 (BBC7)
20190204 (BBC7)

In an attempt to escape her recurring nightmares, a young landscape gardener decides on a drastic course of action.

Briony Glassco's spine-tingling tale stars Rachel Atkins as Myrtle, Lydia Leonard as Getty, Gbemisola Ikumelo as Mahonia and Cherie Taylor-Battiste as Rue.

Director: David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

To escape recurring nightmares, a young gardener takes drastic action.

Series of plays to send a chill up the spine

By Briony Glassco. To escape recurring nightmares, a young gardener takes drastic action.

In an attempt to escape her recurring nightmares, a young landscape gardener decides on a drastic course of action.

Briony Glassco's spine-tingling tale stars Rachel Atkins as Myrtle, Lydia Leonard as Getty, Gbemisola Ikumelo as Mahonia and Cherie Taylor-Battiste as Rue.

Director: David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

By Briony Glassco. A young landscape gardener decides on drastic action to escape her recurring nightmares.

By Briony Glassco. In an attempt to escape her recurring nightmares, a young landscape gardener decides on a drastic course of action. Stars Rachel Atkins.

0103Voices From Another Room2004010820150401 (BBC7)
20150402 (BBC7)
20170402 (BBC7)
20170403 (BBC7)
20190210 (BBC7)
20190211 (BBC7)

An artist starts to hear voices discussing a murder, involving him. Worse, the voices are in the future, and the murder is about to happen...

Spine-tingling tale by Philip Martin.

Starring Neil Dudgeon as Tom Swinnerton, Jenny Howe as Jane Swinnerton, Chris Moran as Richard Cardin, Katie McGuinness as Natalie Hansen and Jaimi Barbakoff as Lily Machin.

Music by Tom Smail,

Director: Peter Kavanagh

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

By Philip Martin. An artist hears voices in the future discussing a murder involving him.

Series of plays to send a chill up the spine

An artist starts to hear voices discussing a murder, involving him. Worse, the voices are in the future, and the murder is about to happen...

Philip Martin's spine-tingling tale stars Neil Dudgeon as Tom Swinnerton, Jenny Howe as Jane Swinnerton, Chris Moran as Richard Cardin, Katie McGuinness as Natalie Hansen and Jaimi Barbakoff as Lily Machin.

Music by Tom Smail,

Director: Peter Kavanagh

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

By Philip Martin. An artist starts to hear voices discussing a murder, involving him.

By Philip Martin. An artist hears voices in the future discussing a murder involving him. And the murder is about to happen. Stars Neil Dudgeon.

0104Sally Go Round The Moon2004011520150402 (BBC7)
20150403 (BBC7)
20170409 (BBC7)
20170410 (BBC7)
20190217 (BBC7)
20190218 (BBC7)

"By Natalia Power. A chilling short drama. Are the pressures of her job the reason Sally is hearing the voice of a child which no-one else can hear? Or is she being haunted? Sally....Jaimi Barbakoff Voice....Jessica Crossley Laura....Rachel Atkins Receptionist....Frances Jeater Stacey Wilson....Ioan Meredith Simon....David Thorpe Pianist and Musical Director: Clement Power Director: Pauline Harris

By Natalia Power. Are job pressures making Sally hear a voice that no-one else can hear?

By Natalia Power. Are job pressures making Sally hear a child's voice that no-one else can hear? Or is she being haunted? Stars Jaimi Barbakoff.

Are job pressures making Sally hear a child's voice that no-one else can hear? Or is she being haunted?

Natalia Power's spine-tingling tale stars Jaimi Barbakoff as Sally, Rachel Atkins as Laura, Frances Jeater as Receptionist, Ioan Meredith as Stacey Wilson, David Thorpe as Simon and Jessica Crossley as

Voice.

Pianist & Musical Director: Clement Power

Director: Pauline Harris

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

Pianist and Musical Director: Clement Power

Are job pressures making Sally hear a child's voice that no-one else can hear? Or is she being haunted?

Natalia Power's spine-tingling tale stars Jaimi Barbakoff as Sally, Rachel Atkins as Laura, Frances Jeater as Receptionist, Ioan Meredith as Stacey Wilson, David Thorpe as Simon and Jessica Crossley as Voice.

Pianist & Musical Director: Clement Power

Director: Pauline Harris

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

Are job pressures making Sally hear a voice that no-one else can hear?

Series of plays to send a chill up the spine"

0105 LASTGhosting2004012220150403 (BBC7)
20150404 (BBC7)
20170416 (BBC7)
20170417 (BBC7)

By Gregory Evans For a rising young novelist, ghost-writing seems to be the worst of all possible worlds. But when Michael agrees to ghost the autobiography of the super-model Vita, he finds her life dangerously seductive. How much will he risk for the book, and the woman? Michael Hagen....Jimi Mistry Vita....Honeysuckle Weeks Hildy....Frances JeaterFrancine Stock....Francine Stock

By Gregory Evans. Young novelist Michael ghost-writes supermodel Vita's autobiography.

By Gregory Evans. Young novelist Michael ghost-writes supermodel Vita's autobiography, but her life is dangerously seductive. Stars Jimi Mistry.

0201In What I Failed To Do2011031420110315
20110315 (BBC7)
20120213 (BBC7)
20120214 (BBC7)
20130114 (BBC7)
20130115 (BBC7)

Sadie and husband Reggie are walking home from the shops. Mary D'Arcy's shocking tale of revenge, read by Maggie Steed.

Sadie and Reggie are walking home from the shops in Mary D'Arcy's tale of revenge.

Sadie and husband Reggie are walking home from the shops - in Mary D'Arcy's shocking tale of revenge.

Read by Maggie Steed

Sadie and husband Reggie are walking home from the shops - in Mary D'Arcy's shocking tale of revenge. Read by Maggie Steed.

0202The Anatomisation Of An Unknown Man - And - Intruders2011031520110316
20110316 (BBC7)
20120214 (BBC7)
20120215 (BBC7)
20130115 (BBC7)
20130116 (BBC7)

Deceit over a painting, and a dishonest businessman. Jim Norton and Sorcha Cusack read John Connolly and Dominic Power's tales.

Deceit over a painting, and a dishonest businessman.

Deceit over a gruesome painting - and a double-crossing businessman. Jim Norton reads two tales of deception.

Deceit over a gruesome painting - and a double-crossing businessman.

Jim Norton reads two tales of deception.

Deceit over a painting, and a dishonest businessman.

0203Politically Correct - And - Where The Wild Flowers Grow2011031620110317
20110317 (BBC7)
20120215 (BBC7)
20120216 (BBC7)
20130116 (BBC7)
20130117 (BBC7)

A suspicious banker, and a woman meets a man via a supernatural website.

A suspicious banker, and a woman meets a man via a supernatural website. Jeffrey Archer and Bill Murphy's tales read by Michael Maloney and Susan Lynch.

A suspicious banker - and a supernatural date.

Jeffrey Archer and Bill Murphy's tales read by Michael Maloney and Susan Lynch.

A suspicious banker - and a supernatural date. Jeffrey Archer and Bill Murphy's tales read by Michael Maloney and Susan Lynch.

0204The Connection - And - The Craftsman2011031720110318
20110318 (BBC7)
20120216 (BBC7)
20120217 (BBC7)
20130117 (BBC7)
20130118 (BBC7)

A woman's unique powers are reawakened, and a man with a secret faces a dilemma.

A woman's unique powers are reawakened, and a man with a secret faces a dilemma. Polly Devlin and Stuart Neville's tales read by Diana Quick and Frank O'Sullivan.

A woman's unique powers - and a man's dilemma.

Polly Devlin and Stuart Neville's tales read by Diana Quick and Frank O'Sullivan.

A woman's unique powers - and a man's dilemma. Polly Devlin and Stuart Neville's tales read by Diana Quick and Frank O'Sullivan.

0205 LASTThe F Word2011032420110318 (BBC7)
20110319 (BBC7)
20120217 (BBC7)
20120218 (BBC7)
20130118 (BBC7)
20130119 (BBC7)

An eminent scientist delivers an extraordinary lecture on his ground-breaking research.

An eminent scientist delivers an extraordinary lecture on his ground-breaking research. Richard McCabe reads Ian Sansom's tale.

Richard McCabe reads Ian Sansom's tale.

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