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Short story. A man faces an uncertain future as his son leaves for university.
A Kist o Wurds is our weekly Ulster-Scots magazine show.
Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers
The tragic tale of the sailor who dances and the miller's daughter who waits.
Archive recordings and poem readings pay tribute to the familiar chimes
With his parents gone for the week, Simon plans to make the most of his time alone.
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
Kapka Kassabova on a hidden corner of Eastern Europe, now a new front line.
One morning, a man moves into a bottle. Darkly comedic tale by Nicole Flattery.
Series of short stories written by leading literary voices from around the Commonwealth
Leading scientists address letters to Charles Darwin
Exiled from her sophisticated homeland, stylish Lucy seeks solace.
Short stories written to mark the centenary of Einstein's general theory of relativity.
A baby is born into the world, fist first, with an unusual gift. By Jan Carson.
U2's singer Bono reads his own poem, Elvis, and weaves it into an atmospheric sound-scape.
Readings of four acclaimed novelists' first stories for radio
Just picked up for shoplifting, Louise has to face her open-mouthed parents.
Stories by the great English sci-fi writer.
A father learns that his son has died for the eighth time. Short story by Mike McCormack.
Nigel Anthony reads from the second book in James Follett's trilogy, The Silent Vulcan
Five writers consider the momentous events that are reshaping the Arab world
Peter White visits Argentina to hear about the work of blind fabulist Jorge Luis Borges.
Three short stories written to celebrate Derry-Londonderry's status as UK City of Culture
The American essayist presents a series of audience readings.
Doyle takes his boat upriver before the winter sets in. By Thomas Lynch.
Series showcasing first-time and emerging writers
Selections of poetry on various themes, chosen by listeners
An English family in India comes to terms with the harsh conditions.
Storyteller Sarah Kendall brings her critically acclaimed live shows to radio.
Cambridge scholar MR James searches for an ex-student.
A short story diptych written by the award-winning author Patrick Ness
In acclaimed writer Danielle McLaughlin's new story, the city's birds cause disquiet.
Landscape and legend throw long shadows over a quiet evening at home.
Short story by Simon Van Booy. Hitchhiker Ben is picked up by the attractive Diane.
By Angela Readman. Gretel gives her version of the Grimm fairytale.
Tales from the award-winning short story writer.
Series of short stories by the American short story writer
Ciaran Hinds introduces a series of letters written 100 years ago by people on-board
The story of soul legend Nina Simone. Read by Alibe Parsons.