R K Narayan Stories

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Episodes

TitleRepeatedComments
A Willing Slave20120316 (BBC7)
20121012 (BBC7)
20121013 (BBC7)

A tale of a disciplined but willing servant, who resents and desires her true master.

A contradictory tale of a disciplined but willing servant, who resents and desires her true master.

Read by Zia Mohyeddin.

Engine Trouble20120312 (BBC7)
20121008 (BBC7)
20121009 (BBC7)

At a raffle in India, a poor local man wins an unusual prize. But how to get it home?

Read by Zia Mohyeddin.

Father's Help20120315 (BBC7)
20121011 (BBC7)
20121012 (BBC7)

Swami is the pupil. Samuel is the teacher. A classroom battle is about to start.

Read by Zia Mohyeddin.

The Axe20120313 (BBC7)
20121009 (BBC7)
20121010 (BBC7)
20131014 (BBC7)

If the house remains intact, Velan's gardens will endure. But property developers gather.

If the old house remains intact, Velan's beautiful gardens will endure. But property developers gather.

Read by Sam Dastor.

Trail Of The Green Blazer20120314 (BBC7)
20121010 (BBC7)
20121011 (BBC7)
20131015 (BBC7)
20131016 (BBC7)

Over the cacophony of a bustling Indian market, a distinctive jacket seems to beckon Raju.

Over the cacophony of a bustling Indian market, a distinctive jacket seems to beckon pickpocket Raju.

Read by Sam Dastor.