A Sting In The Tale


The F Word

There's a horror series called "Sting In The Tail" which often gets listed with an A.

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By Jonathan Holloway. A bonding week for a University Challenge team goes horribly wrong.

Your starter for ten-sion. A Christmas bonding week in an isolated moorland cottage for the 1983 University Challenge team from Bracewell College, Cambridge, goes horribly wrong...

Jonathan Holloway's spine-tingling tale stars Damian Lynch as Derek, Lydia Leonard as Dilly, Kenny Blyth as Ernest, Peter Darney as Donald and Jaimi Barbakoff as Emily.

With Bamber Gascoigne and Jeremy Paxman as themselves.

Director : David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

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By Briony Glassco. To escape recurring nightmares, a young gardener takes drastic action.

In an attempt to escape her recurring nightmares, a young landscape gardener decides on a drastic course of action.

Briony Glassco's spine-tingling tale stars Rachel Atkins as Myrtle, Lydia Leonard as Getty, Gbemisola Ikumelo as Mahonia and Cherie Taylor-Battiste as Rue.

Director: David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.

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By Philip Martin. An artist hears voices in the future discussing a murder involving him.

An artist starts to hear voices discussing a murder, involving him. Worse, the voices are in the future, and the murder is about to happen...

Philip Martin's spine-tingling tale stars Neil Dudgeon as Tom Swinnerton, Jenny Howe as Jane Swinnerton, Chris Moran as Richard Cardin, Katie McGuinness as Natalie Hansen and Jaimi Barbakoff as Lily Machin.

Music by Tom Smail,

Director: Peter Kavanagh

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.