Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Short stories by writers with Liverpudlian connections to mark the 40th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' magnum opus, each taking the title of a track from the album as inspiration.

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20070604

Short stories by writers with Liverpudlian connections to mark the 40th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' magnum opus, each taking the title of a track from the album as inspiration.

1/5. Being for the Benefit of Mr Kite

By Heidi Thomas.

Read by Judith Barker.

20070605

Short stories by writers with Liverpudlian connections to mark the 40th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' magnum opus, each taking the title of a track from the album as inspiration.

2/5. With a Little Help from My Friends

Written and read by Alexei Sayle.

20070606

Short stories by writers with Liverpudlian connections to mark the 40th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' magnum opus, each taking the title of a track from the album as inspiration.

3/5. Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds

By Linda Grant.

A reclusive young woman takes a walk in her garden and finds her path strewn with rubies.

Read by Olwen May.

20070607

Short stories by writers with Liverpudlian connections to mark the 40th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' magnum opus, each taking the title of a track from the album as inspiration.

4/5. A Day in the Life

By Jimmy Mulville.

A man who has spent years searching for coins with a metal detector has a surprise for his wife on their twenty-fifth anniversary.

20070608

Short stories by writers with Liverpudlian connections to mark the 40th anniversary of the release of the Beatles' magnum opus, each taking the title of a track from the album as inspiration.

5/5. Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

By Laurence Wilson.

A young man's music spreads love and peace, but also stirs something dark and dangerous.

Read by Charlie Anson.

AR01Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite20070604

By Heidi Thomas.

Read by Judith Barker

AR01Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite20070604

By Heidi Thomas.

Read by Judith Barker

AR02With A Little Help From My Friends20070605

Written and read by Alexei Sayle

AR02With A Little Help From My Friends20070605

Written and read by Alexei Sayle

AR03Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds20070606

By Linda Grant.

A reclusive young woman takes a walk in her garden and finds her path strewn with rubies.

Read by Olwen May

AR03Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds20070606

By Linda Grant.

A reclusive young woman takes a walk in her garden and finds her path strewn with rubies.

Read by Olwen May

AR04A Day In The Life20070607

By Jimmy Mulville.

A man who has spent years searching for coins with a metal detector has a surprise for his wife on their twenty-fifth anniversary.

AR04A Day In The Life20070607

By Jimmy Mulville.

A man who has spent years searching for coins with a metal detector has a surprise for his wife on their twenty-fifth anniversary.

AR05Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band20070608

By Laurence Wilson.

A young man's music spreads love and peace, but also stirs something dark and dangerous.

Read by Charlie Anson

AR05Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band20070608

By Laurence Wilson.

A young man's music spreads love and peace, but also stirs something dark and dangerous.

Read by Charlie Anson