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Your weekly fix of brand new stories written specially by today’s best writers. Brought to you by BBC Radio 4, home of the Modern Short Story.

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Your weekly fix of brand new stories written specially by today’s best writers. Brought to you by BBC Radio 4, home of the Modern Short Story.

    The McFeggan Offensive by William Boyd

    The McFeggan Offensive by William Boyd

    The late great John Sessions reads a story for radio by long time friend and collaborator

    • 14 min
    The Crongton Soup Kitchen by Alex Wheatle

    The Crongton Soup Kitchen by Alex Wheatle

    A heartwarming tale about family, festive traditions and sibling rivalries.

    • 15 min
    Progress by Jo Lloyd

    Progress by Jo Lloyd

    An original work for radio from the winner of the 2019 BBC National Short Story Award

    • 14 min
    Trip and Fall by Maria Thomas

    Trip and Fall by Maria Thomas

    Maria Thomas puts a female black academic at the centre of her short story Trip and Fall.

    • 14 min
    Angela's Mother by Michele Forbes

    Angela's Mother by Michele Forbes

    A woman is resigned to an unchanging future, until hope drops through her letterbox.

    • 14 min
    The Cleaner by Mary Paulson-Ellis

    The Cleaner by Mary Paulson-Ellis

    A woman returns to her home village in Scotland but is haunted by the past.

    • 14 min

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