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Patricia Ferguson - The Midwife's Daughter

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

4 Extra Debut. Terrible nightmares about her dead daughter makes Violet Dimond wonder if the dream is not strictly her own. Read by Joanna Tope. Show more

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Patricia Ferguson - The Midwife's Daughter

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

A nightmare about her dead daughter sparks Violet's visit to her twin Bea, whose dream it may have been. Read by Joanna Tope. Show more

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Patricia Ferguson - The Midwife's Daughter

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Violet has taken Grace home to Silkhampton, where Grace causes quite a stir. And Violet receives an unwelcome visitor. Read by Joanna Tope. Show more

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Patricia Ferguson - The Midwife's Daughter

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

At school sports day, Grace catches a glimpse, for the first time, of another person who looks like her. Read by Joanna Tope. Show more

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Patricia Ferguson - The Midwife's Daughter

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Violet hears about her sister's overreaction to a description of Grace and suspects Bea is keeping a secret. Read by Joanna Tope. Show more

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Patricia Ferguson - The Midwife's Daughter

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Violet learns the astonishing truth about Grace. The tale of a young black orphan's impact on two sisters. Read by Joanna Tope. Show more

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Patricia Ferguson - The Midwife's Daughter

Episode 7

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Grace is injured in an unexpected attack. Dangerously ill, she is looked after by both her mother and aunt. Read by Joanna Tope. Show more

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Patricia Ferguson - The Midwife's Daughter

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

The war takes its toll on the young men, while Grace recovers and is offered a job in a convalescent home. Read by Joanna Tope. Show more

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Patricia Ferguson - The Midwife's Daughter

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Grace has met injured soldier Joe Gilder and they plan their life together, with support from Aunt Bea. Read by Joanna Tope. Show more

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Patricia Ferguson - The Midwife's Daughter

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Wonderful news for Grace, but the joy is short-lived. And the final truth about the past is revealed. Concluded by Joanna Tope. Show more

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Rebecca Stott - The Coral Thief

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

August 1815. Heading to Paris for a new vocation, brilliant and ambitious young botanist Daniel Connor is captivated by a mysterious woman. Read by Dan Stevens. Show more

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Rebecca Stott - The Coral Thief

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

The beautiful thief Lucienne Bernard makes Daniel a promise, while police chief Henri Jagot shows renewed and unsettling interest in Daniel's affairs. Read by Dan Stevens. Show more

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Rebecca Stott - The Coral Thief

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Daniel reports the theft of irreplaceable fossils and a precious manuscript to Henri Jagot, the notorious chief of Paris's security police. Read by Dan Stevens. Show more

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Rebecca Stott - The Coral Thief

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Plans to break into the Jardin des Plantes advance rapidly. Love story set in Paris in 1815 in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars. Read by Dan Stevens. Show more

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Rebecca Stott - The Coral Thief

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Daniel arranges a meeting with Henri Jagot and plays his trump card. Love story set in Paris in 1815 in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars. Read by Dan Stevens. Show more

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Rebecca Stott - The Coral Thief

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Daniel is unsettled by an encounter with Henri Jagot, the infamous chief of the security police, and Lucienne reveals a secret from her past. Read by Dan Stevens.