Nights Of The Hunter

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Anti-fan20151108

Stories that dwell in the shadows. A set of specially-commissioned tales about pursuers and the pursued.

Episode 3 (of 3): Anti-Fan by Neil Noon. Talent show hopeful Jarell lies in a coma after being attacked near his home. But his friend Diz suspects it might be a publicity stunt.

Neil Noon is a recovering music journalist, raised in one of the north's more obscure new towns. Moving south to promote events in pubs, clubs and galleries, he eventually turned his back on a nocturnal lifestyle to refocus on writing. In this he has been guided, supported and corrected when necessary by New Writing South, and is about to start work on his debut novel. Anti-Fan is his first story for radio.

Writer: Neil Noon

Reader: Lloyd Hutchinson

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Crow Road20151101

Stories that dwell in the shadows. A set of specially-commissioned tales about pursuers and the pursued.

Episode 2 (of 3): Crow Road by Rebecca F. John.

'They warned me nothing could survive on Crow Road.' A woman flees from daily life and takes a house on the dark and strange Crow Road.

Rebecca F. John is from Pwll, a village on the South Wales coast, and works as a Ski Instructor. Her short story, The Dog Track was broadcast on BBC Radio 4 as part of The Time Being series in 2013. The Glove Maker's Numbers was shortlisted for The Sunday Times EFG Short Story Award in 2015. Rebecca won the PEN International New Voices Award for her story Moon Dog in October 2015.

Writer: Rebecca F. John

Reader: Laura Rees

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

01At The End Of An Unnamed Road20151025
01At The End Of An Unnamed Road20151025

01At The End Of An Unnamed Road20151025

Stories that dwell in the shadows. A set of specially-commissioned tales about pursuers and the pursued.

Episode 1 (of 3):. At The End Of An Unnamed Road by M.J. Hyland

Marcus and Anna take a trip to the Lakes with a view to repairing their marriage. But Marcus's thoughts turn to something much darker.

M.J. Hyland is an ex-lawyer, a lecturer at the University of Manchester and the author of three novels - How the Light Gets In, Carry Me Down (shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize) and This Is How. She has twice been shortlisted for the National Short Story Award.

Writer: M.J. Hyland

Reader: Greg Wise

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.