|AR||01||The Pit And The Pendulum||20070115|
By Edgar Allan Poe.
David Horovitch reads Poe's chilling tale of a man held prisoner by the Spanish Inquisition.
|AR||02||The Gypsy's Baby||20070116|
By Rosamond Lehmann, read by Teresa Gallagher.
In a tale first published in 1946, the familiar harmony of Jess and Rebecca's comfortable, middle class childhood is disrupted by their encounters with the Wyatt children from the back lane.
By Rudyard Kipling.
Patricia Hodge reads Kipling's poignant account of Aunt Helen's grief for her nephew, Michael, killed by a shell-splinter on the Somme.
By Raymond Carver, read by William Hope.
Carver regarded this story, about a man meeting with a blind friend of his wife, as a turning point in his writing career.
|AR||05 LAST||Heavy Weather||20070119|
By Helen Simpson, read by Suzanna Hamilton.
A young couple face up to the stress, exhaustion, and emotional shock of early parenthood.