An abridgement of singer Tracey Thorne's memoir, BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week, March 2013
— BLACK BOX DETECTIVE
Afternoon Drama about an air accident investigator, BBC Radio 4, August
Mitchener is an air accident investigator, haunted by memories of a previous
fatal air crash. When a Boeing 767 crashes mysteriously in the English
Channel, the wife of one of its victims approaches Mitchener personally
in an effort to obtain his professional services, threatening not only
his peace of mind but also his marriage.The play is a Fiction Factory
production for Radio 4.
MONTH OF JUNE — "LOST AND FOUND" and "SHANGRI-LA"
I co-wrote two episodes of Andy Merriman's comedy series starring June
Whitfield, BBC Radio 4, June 2012
BEFORE I GO TO SLEEP
An adaptation of the novel by S J Watson, BBC Radio 4 Extra, June-July
An adaptation of the novel by Craig Russell, BBC Radio 4 Extra, May-June
A biography of Roald Dahl, 'Book of the Week', BBC Radio 4, August 2010
ISLAND WITH NO NAME
Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 14th October 2009
My contribution to SOS
— SAVE OUR SOULS, a collection of stories by five writers to mark
the Centenary of the international Morse Code distress signal.
Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 30th June 2008
SISTER AGNES INVESTIGATES
A five part series for BBC Radio 4 starring Anne-Marie Duff as Sister
More a new story than an adaptation, this series took certain characters,
situations and sandwiches from my novel Shadow of Death as a
starting point and led them in a new direction.
Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 19th May to 23rd May 2008
THE CITY SPEAKS:
A film for Radio. A portmanteau work by six writers and six filmmakers.
AYSHE’S TALE: Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, March 2008
BBC Radio 4, 2007
BBC Radio 4, 2006
A five part series for BBC Radio Drama, broadcast October 2004
THE TRUE STORY
A ten part serial, an original work, for BBC Radio 4, broadcast August
A dramatisation of Russell Hoban's novel, broadcast BBC Radio 4, April
I dramatised four of Simenon's Maigret novels, for broadcast by BBC Radio,
Mme. Maigret's Own Case
Maigret and the Tavern by the Seine
Maigret's Little Joke
Maigret and the Burglar's Wife
THE IDEAL HEROINE
A play about Henry James and his relationship with Constance Fenimore
Woolson. 45 mins. Broadcast October 2002.
WHY CAN'T A WOMAN BE MORE LIKE A MAN?
An original comedy for BBC radio. 45 mins.
Broadcast 7th February, 2002, Radio 4
AE FOND KISS
A dramatisation of the letters of Robert Burns to Clarinda Broadcast 26th
January, 2002, BBC Radio 4
A MEMOIR OF THE LIFE AND HISTORIES OF THE MOST INGENIOUS LATE MRS BEHN
A ten part series for radio drama. 10 x 15 mins.
Broadcast August 2001
THE BOOK OF MARGERY KEMPE
A five-part dramatisation
Broadcast October 2000, BBC Radio 4
TOUCH AND GO
A single play dramatisation
Broadcast May 2000, BBC Radio 4
TELL JAKE TO SLEEP ON THE ROOF
A play, 45 mins. Broadcast 1999, BBC Radio 4
BABY ON BOARD,
A comedy for radio, broadcast 1996
GO FOR THE GRAIL
A comedy for radio, broadcast 1995
ABRIDGEMENTS for programmes such as Radio 4's A Book At Bedtime,
The Late Book and Woman's Hour include:
Cold Cream, by Ferdinand Mount, broadcast on Radio 4, April 2008
The Letters of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Two of Us, by Sheila Hancock
Captain Corelli's Mandolin, by Louis De Bernières
Iris, by John Bayley
On Bull Fighting, by A L Kennedy
Between the Woods and the Water, Patrick Leigh Fermor
Auto Da Fay, Fay Weldon's autobiography
Permanent Violet, by Ronald Frame
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