Chain Gang

For three months BBC 7 listeners have been creating a story, week by week.

Here's the whole tale, complete with every twist and turn.

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0301Omnibus, Part 120091226 (BBC7)
20131002 (BBC7)
20131003 (BBC7)

Our whole 2009 listener-led Chain Gang story, with all its twists and turns.

04Omnibus20131214 (BBC7)
20131215 (BBC7)

The whole story told by Radio 4 Extra's listeners, heard together for the first time.

Made for 4 Extra. The whole of the story told by Radio 4 Extra's listeners, heard together for the first time.

040120131005 (BBC7)
20131006 (BBC7)

A cab journey home. A mistimed proposal. A hidden past. An unexpected turning. Then what?

Made for 4 Extra. A cab journey home. A mistimed proposal. A hidden past. An unexpected turning. Now it's up to our listeners to plot episode 2.

040220131012 (BBC7)
20131013 (BBC7)

The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning.

Made for 4 Extra. The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning. Join in at bbc.co.uk/radio4extra.

040320131019 (BBC7)
20131020 (BBC7)

The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning.

Made for 4 Extra. The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning. Join in at bbc.co.uk/radio4extra.

040420131026 (BBC7)
20131027 (BBC7)

The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning.

Made for 4 Extra. The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning. Join in at bbc.co.uk/radio4extra.

040520131102 (BBC7)
20131103 (BBC7)

The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning.

Made for 4 Extra. The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning. Join in at bbc.co.uk/radio4extra.

040620131109 (BBC7)
20131110 (BBC7)

The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning.

Made for 4 Extra. The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning. Join in at bbc.co.uk/radio4extra.

040720131116 (BBC7)

Made for 4 Extra. The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning. Join in at bbc.co.uk/radio4extra.

040820131123 (BBC7)
20131124 (BBC7)

The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning.

Made for 4 Extra. The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning. Join in at bbc.co.uk/radio4extra.

040920131130 (BBC7)
20131201 (BBC7)

The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning.

Made for 4 Extra. The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning. Join in at bbc.co.uk/radio4extra.

0410 LAST20131207 (BBC7)
20131208 (BBC7)

The story told by listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal, reaches its conclusion.

Made for 4 Extra. The story told by its listeners, which began with a mistimed proposal and a wrong turning, reaches its conclusion.

2007Picture This2007070820070709
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For three months BBC 7 listeners have been creating a story, week by week.

Here's the whole tale, complete with every twist and turn.

Deena receives a digital camera from her boyfriend, Gary.

But it's a camera with a difference, a camera that seems to tell the future - and a chilling future it is too.

Picture This is a 13 part story, written by Doctor Who writer Robert Shearman and BBC 7's listeners.

For three months BBC 7 listeners created a story, week by week.

Here's the whole tale.

For three months Radio 7 listeners created a story, week by week.

Here's the whole tale, read by Rena Dipti Annobil.

2009012009092620110529
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20110605 (BBC7)

Honeymooners Brian and Susan Ferguson are in for a shock.

The first instalment of an amazing story written by our listeners.

Join the Chain Gang online to shape the unfolding story.

2009022009100320110605
20110611 (BBC7)
20110612 (BBC7)

All is not what it seems for honeymooners Brian and Susan.

This episode is available until 5.55pm on 26th December as part of the Series Catch-up Trial.

Hear how our listeners took charge and began to shape the story.

2009032009101020110612
20110618 (BBC7)
20110619 (BBC7)

Brian and Susan's honeymoon has been plunged into chaos.

This episode is available until 5.55pm on 26th December as part of the Series Catch-up Trial.

by our listeners.

This week it's all about sausages, and predicting the future.

But mostly sausages.

2009042009101720110619 (BBC7)
20110625 (BBC7)
20110626 (BBC7)

The serial steered by listeners continues on its unpredictable journey.

Get involved online.

This week we deal with the fallout from the Sausage Incident, and introduce The Man.

2009052009102420110626 (BBC7)
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20110703 (BBC7)

The serial steered by listeners continues on its unpredictable journey.

Get involved online.

How did they respond to Robert Shearman's request for boldness? The answer is, quite boldy.

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20110709 (BBC7)
20110710 (BBC7)

The serial steered by listeners continues on its unpredictable journey.

Get involved online.

Susan's troubled honeymoon continues.

The story told by our listeners twists and turns, as Susan's troubled honeymoon continues.

Satanic pacts, books that predict the future...

all life, and death, is here.

2009072009110720110710 (BBC7)
20110716 (BBC7)
20110717 (BBC7)

The serial steered by listeners continues on its unpredictable journey.

Get involved online.

Can Susan trust her husband, and what is the cost if she does?

The subterranean encounters continue in the story told by its listeners.

2009082009111420110717 (BBC7)
20110723 (BBC7)
20110724 (BBC7)

The serial steered by listeners continues on its unpredictable journey.

Get involved online.

From dog-fights to alchemy, we cover plenty of ground this week.

And this week's listener-storyliner sets up a real stand-off.

2009092009112120110724 (BBC7)
20110730 (BBC7)
20110731 (BBC7)

The serial steered by listeners continues on its unpredictable journey.

Get involved online.

This week Susan's wedding reveals something special about her.

The Chain Gangers are nearly 2 months in to their mini-epic now.

2009102009112820110731 (BBC7)
20110806 (BBC7)
20110807 (BBC7)

The serial steered by listeners continues on its unpredictable journey.

Get involved online.

This week our listeners have Susan finding out more about her past.

And we look at some ideas that didn't quite make the grade.

2009112009120520110807 (BBC7)
20110813 (BBC7)
20110814 (BBC7)

The serial steered by listeners continues on its unpredictable journey.

Get involved online.

The home straight of the tale told by our listeners, and there's a birth.

Of sorts.

We're entering the home straight of the tale our listeners have been telling, and there's a birth.

2009122009121220110814 (BBC7)
20110820 (BBC7)
20110821 (BBC7)

The serial steered by listeners continues on its unpredictable journey.

Get involved online.

It's the penultimate episode of our story and we've moved to London.

But not as we know it

It's the penultimate episode of our listener-led story.

And we've moved to London.

200913 LAST2009121920110821 (BBC7)
20110827 (BBC7)
20110828 (BBC7)

Robert Shearman finishes the tale he began in an episode recorded at St Pancras Station.

Robert Shearman finishes the tale he began in an episode recorded at St Pancras Station, and involving a certain statue.

Can Robert Shearman finish what he began? The serial plotted by listeners concludes.

Can Robert Shearman finish what he began? Three months on, the serial plotted by listeners concludes with a very special episode.

2009OMNI2009122620091227
20110828 (BBC7)
20110829 (BBC7)

Our whole 2009 listener-led Chain Gang story, with all its twists and turns.

Plus a flavour of our finale at St Pancras Station.

The story plotted by its listeners has concluded.

Hear the remarkable tale in full.

The story plotted by its listeners has finally concluded.

Here's the first chance to hear the remarkable tale in full.

3 - PAPER, SCISSORS, STONEOmnibus, Part 120131002 (BBC7)
20131003 (BBC7)

Our whole 2009 listener-led Chain Gang story, with all its twists and turns.

Our whole 2009 listener-led Chain Gang story, with all its twists and turns. An extraordinary tale, told by its listeners.

3 - PAPER, SCISSORS, STONEOmnibus, Part 220131003 (BBC7)
20131004 (BBC7)

Our whole 2009 listener-led Chain Gang story, with all its twists and turns.

Our whole 2009 listener-led Chain Gang story, with all its twists and turns. An extraordinary tale, told by its listeners.

3 - PAPER, SCISSORS, STONEOmnibus, Part 320131004 (BBC7)
20131005 (BBC7)

Our whole 2009 listener-led Chain Gang story, with all its twists and turns.

Our whole 2009 listener-led Chain Gang story, with all its twists and turns. An extraordinary tale, told by its listeners.