The return of a series in which five writers have their wicked way with the short story, unpacking the form and rebuilding it to suit themselves.
Turned Out Nice Again
In a world of fantasy anything is possible – even a TV reality show themed around the immortal George Formby.
Writer & Reader: Ian McMillan
Brother And Sister And Foot
An invasion of the body snatchers? Only a foot remains, and the noises…
Writer: Scarlett Thomas
Reader: Flora Montgomery
An unexpected meeting on a business trip leads a businessman into a dark place in his own mind.
Writer: Roger Hyams
Reader: Paul Higgins
Loulou and Barbie and the Seven Deadly Sins
A late summer day. Soon Loulou will be twelve and it will be time to put away childish things… but what will poor Barbie do then?
Writer: Morven Crumlish
Readers: Tara Hugo & Flora Montgomery
There is more than one way to wage war. And psychological warfare can be very effective…
Writer: Nick Walker
Reader: Kerry Shale
Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: David Thomas
Producer: Lisa Osborne
Executive Producer: Karen Rose