Telling Tales - Stories From The Cheltenham Literature Festival

Stories from the Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Renowned writers read their stories on the theme of memory.

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AR01The Festival Of The Immortals20061009

Stories from the Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Renowned writers read their stories on the theme of memory.By Helen Simpson

AR01The Festival Of The Immortals20061009

Stories from the Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Renowned writers read their stories on the theme of memory.By Helen Simpson

AR02Whose Zoo20061010

By Christopher Hope.

The true story of a country which ate its zoo.

AR02Whose Zoo20061010

By Christopher Hope.

The true story of a country which ate its zoo.

AR03Butterscotch20061011

By Aminatta Forna.

Set in an asylum in West Africa, the story of a collision between two lost souls from different worlds and their discovery of a common and unexpected bond.

AR03Butterscotch20061011

By Aminatta Forna.

Set in an asylum in West Africa, the story of a collision between two lost souls from different worlds and their discovery of a common and unexpected bond.

AR04Blind Billy's Pride20061012

By Alan Warner.

In a small Highland coastal town, the local paper has mistakenly published a revealing photo of Billy, emerging from the sea after the annual sponsored swim.

Billy is blind and doesn't know he's become the subject of titillating gossip.

The paper sells out and the community conspire to hide the truth from Blind Billy himself.

AR04Blind Billy's Pride20061012

By Alan Warner.

In a small Highland coastal town, the local paper has mistakenly published a revealing photo of Billy, emerging from the sea after the annual sponsored swim.

Billy is blind and doesn't know he's become the subject of titillating gossip.

The paper sells out and the community conspire to hide the truth from Blind Billy himself.

AR05 LASTThe Good Luck, Bad Luck Raga20061013

By John Burnside.

A story about luck, superstition and two kinds of love which come together at a concert of Indian music on Friday 13th - will it be a lucky day for the two? With sarod music performed by Soumik Datta.

AR05 LASTThe Good Luck, Bad Luck Raga20061013

By John Burnside.

A story about luck, superstition and two kinds of love which come together at a concert of Indian music on Friday 13th - will it be a lucky day for the two? With sarod music performed by Soumik Datta.