Portraits Of East Anglia

Specially commissioned stories by local authors, inspired by paintings of the East Anglian landscape.

Recorded in front of an audience in Halesworth, Suffolk, the readings are introduced by Neil Innes.

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AR01Man In The Water *2008011420090322

Specially commissioned stories by local authors, inspired by paintings of the East Anglian landscape.

Recorded in front of an audience in Halesworth, Suffolk, the readings are introduced by Neil Innes.By Rose Tremain.

Jenny swears that she sees a man in the water and her father takes his fishing boat out to search for him.

But when he finds nobody and there are no reports of a missing person, he begins to question her motives.

Read by Richard Hope

AR02Teeny Weeny Little World2008011520090329

Specially commissioned stories by local authors, inspired by paintings of the East Anglian landscape.

Recorded in front of an audience in Halesworth, Suffolk, the readings are introduced by Neil Innes.

As a new school term begins, the recently appointed headmaster is making his mark with all sorts of changes - far too many for Mr Crowther's liking.

By DJ Taylor, read by Stephen Critchlow.

By DJ Taylor.

A recently appointed headmaster is making his mark with many changes.

Read by Stephen Critchlow

AR03Days Of Rest20080116

By Jill Laurimore.

On a beautiful summer Sunday, Jules is paying a visit to see Gran in her Suffolk care home.

But it's not long before her London employers track her down.

Read by Rachel Atkins.

AR03Days Of Rest *2009040820090405

Specially commissioned stories by local authors, inspired by paintings of the East Anglian landscape.

Recorded in front of an audience in Halesworth, Suffolk, the readings are introduced by Neil Innes.

On a beautiful summer Sunday, Jules is paying a visit to see Gran in her Suffolk care home.

But it's not long before her London employers track her down.

By Jill Laurimore, read by Rachel Atkins.

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

By Jill Laurimore.

Jules is visiting her Gran in Suffolk, but her employers soon find her.

AR04Time And Tide20080117

By Anthony Horowitz.

On a Sunday afternoon in late September, two men make their way home across the quay at Orford.

The dreaded weekenders have left and the village is once again quiet.

But is everything quite as it seems?

Read by Gerard McDermott.

AR04Time And Tide *2009041520090412

Specially commissioned stories by local authors, inspired by paintings of the East Anglian landscape.

Recorded in front of an audience in Halesworth, Suffolk, the readings are introduced by Neil Innes.

On a Sunday afternoon in late September, two men make their way home across the quay at Orford.

The dreaded weekenders have left and the village is once again quiet.

But is everything quite as it seems?

By Anthony Horowitz, read by Gerard Mcdermott.

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

By Anthony Horowitz.

The dreaded weekenders have left and the village is quiet - or is it?

AR05 LASTThe Red Digger20080118

By Raffaella Barker.

Jules and Dino have arranged to meet their Dad on the beach after his fishing trip to walk the dog.

But when the dog appears and Dad doesn't, the teenagers fear the worst.

Read by Alex Tregear.

AR05 LASTThe Red Digger *2009042220090419

Specially commissioned stories by local authors, inspired by paintings of the East Anglian landscape.

Recorded in front of an audience in Halesworth, Suffolk, the readings are introduced by Neil Innes.

Jules and Dino have arranged to meet their Dad on the beach after his fishing trip to walk the dog.

But when the dog appears and Dad doesn't, the teenagers fear the worst.

By Raffaella Barker, read by Alex Tregear.

A Pier production for BBC Radio 4.

By Raffaella Barker.

Jules and Dino fear the worst when the dog appears and Dad doesn't.