Pier Shorts

Stories by new writers inspired by Brighton's Palace Pier.

Episodes

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04Afternoon Reading2008032020100103

04Afternoon Reading2008032020100103

04Afternoon Reading2008032020100103

By Michael Odell. Tommy turns a school model-making project into a life-or-death situation

04Afternoon Reading2008032020100103

Stories by new writers, inspired by Brighton's Palace Pier.

By Michael Odell.

All teachers want a bright class, but can a child be too clever by half? Little Tommy Spence turns a school model-making project into a life-or-death situation.

Read By Stephen Tompkinson.

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

05 LASTAfternoon Reading2008032120100110

05 LASTAfternoon Reading2008032120100110

05 LASTAfternoon Reading2008032120100110

By Tom Fox. Harold and Mary's lives are changed by a wrongly posted women's magazine.

05 LASTAfternoon Reading2008032120100110

Stories by new writers, inspired by Brighton's Palace Pier.

By Tom Fox.

Harold and Mary haved lived together in the same Brighton house for 50 years. Harold makes all the decisions and Mary cannot leave the house - until a wrongly posted women's magazine lands on the doorstep.

Read by Sian Thomas.

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

AR01Ghost Train *2008031720091213

By Ambreen Hameed.

A young Muslim girl, haunted by the past, returns to the pier.

Stories by new writers, inspired by Brighton's Palace Pier.

By Ambreen Hameed, read by Nina Wadia.

A young Muslim girl has a devastating experience on a school trip to Brighton.

Haunted by the past, she finds herself mysteriously drawn back to the pier 20 years later.

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

By Ambreen Hameed.

Haunted by the past, she finds herself mysteriously drawn back to the pier twenty years later.

Read by Nina Wadia

AR02Love Lessons From Cephalopods2008031820091220
20091222 (R4)

By Kay Sexton.

A marine scientist challenges a Russian gangmaster to a swimming contest.

Stories by new writers, inspired by Brighton's Palace Pier.

By Kay Sexton, read by Susannah Harker.

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

Read by Susannah Harker

AR03Don't Turn Around *2008031920091227

By Marian Garvey.

On a fun weekend, Lexy discovers that all is not quite as it seemed.

Stories by new writers, inspired by Brighton's Palace Pier.

By Marian Garvey, read by Claire Skinner.

Encouraged to skive off work and head for a fun weekend in Brighton, Lexy discovers that all is not quite as it seemed.

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

Read by Claire Skinner

AR04Four Battenburgs2008032620100103

By Michael Odell.

Tommy turns a school model-making project into a life-or-death situation

Stories by new writers, inspired by Brighton's Palace Pier.

All teachers want a bright class, but can a child be too clever by half? Little Tommy Spence turns a school model-making project into a life-or-death situation.

Read By Stephen Tompkinson.

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

AR05 LASTSymbiosis *2008032120100110

By Tom Fox.

Harold and Mary's lives are changed by a wrongly posted women's magazine.

Stories by new writers, inspired by Brighton's Palace Pier.

Harold and Mary haved lived together in the same Brighton house for 50 years.

Harold makes all the decisions and Mary cannot leave the house - until a wrongly posted women's magazine lands on the doorstep.

Read by Sian Thomas.

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.