The Podcast App
By BBC Radio 4
Your weekly fix of brand new stories written specially by todayâs best writers. Brought to you by BBC Radio 4, home of the Modern Short Story.
Mrs Badgery by Wilkie Collins
A comic taster from BBC Sounds new batch of Classic Stories. Read by Christopher Harper
Norah is bemused to discover that husband Gary appears to be wearing her glasses.
A man goes duck hunting. Read by Stephen Campbell Moore. Produced by Duncan Minshull.
Art and activism collide and things aren't what they seem. Read by Tuppence Middleton. Produced by Simon Richardson.
A story of emotional blackmail and sweet release. Read by Leemore Marrett Junior. Produced by Simon Richardson.
A simple note brings solace and the prospect of new hope. Read Carolyn Pickles. Produced by Elizabeth Allard.
Profound loss is followed by new life and new love. Read by Rebekah Staton. Produced by Elizabeth Allard.
A desperate man is revived by the hospitality of strangers. Read by Tobias Menzies and produced by Simon Richardson.
With news of the BBC National Short Story Award 2018
Short Story will return in a few weeks with more stories to intrigue and delight you
Special edition looking back on the immense talent of short story writer William Trevor
A special archive podcast featuring George Saunders on what makes a great short story
Your weekly fix of brand new stories written especially for the ear by today's best writers, introduced by Books producer Simon Richardson