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From Fact to Fiction

Series 16

Episode 1: Keeping the House in Order

Duration: 13 minutes

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

Performance poet Lemn Sissay creates a fictional response to the Oscar Pistorius trial in a surreal play set in the new South Africa. Show more

From Fact to Fiction

Series 16

Episode 2: The Joy of Anhedonia

Duration: 13 minutes

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

In a week when various elections will focus on aspects of nationhood, author Will Self imagines a country called Anhedonia, with its new first minister addressing the people. Show more

Contributors

First Minister:
Will Self
Writer:
Will Self

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From Fact to Fiction

Series 16

Episode 3: Comfort Girl

Duration: 13 minutes

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

In the week in which four schoolgirls escaped the Boko Haram kidnap, Shelley Silas responds to developments in Nigeria's remote north-eastern province. Show more

From Fact to Fiction

Series 16

Episode 4: The Other Woman

Duration: 13 minutes

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

Writer Christopher Reason's light-hearted drama responding to corruption allegations of Qatar's World Cup bid. With Tom Watt, Rachel Leskovac and Caroline Strong. Show more

From Fact to Fiction

Series 16

Episode 5

Duration: 13 minutes

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

By John Godber. A gravedigger and his granddaughter chew over the snap inspection. Starring Dicken Ashworth and Martha Godber. Show more

Contributors

Keith Morrison:
Dicken Ashworth
Tiffany Morrison:
Martha Godber

Genres

From Fact to Fiction

Series 16

Episode 7: Jihad

Duration: 13 minutes

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

By Mike Harris. An Asian brother and sister discuss his decision to go on Jihad. Stars Darren Kuppan. Show more

From Fact to Fiction

Series 16

Episode 8: Desperately Seeking Bradley

Duration: 13 minutes

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

As the Tour de France starts in Yorkshire, playwright Georgia Fitch sets her story against the backdrop of the first stage in Harrogate. Show more

From Fact to Fiction

Series 16

Episode 6: Alligators and Warm Beer

Duration: 13 minutes

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

By Clara Glynn. Ara is desperate to swot up on what it means to be British, to pass the citizenship test, but the library has been closed down and she has no access to a computer. Show more