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The Beach

Episode 1

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Richard turns up on the Khao San Road in Bangkok looking for adventure. He soon finds it when a chance encounter with Mister Duck puts him on the trail of a secret island beach. Show more

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The Beach

Episode 2

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Richard, Francoise and Etienne catch the sleeper train out of Bangkok and start to plan how they might make it into the forbidden Marine Park. Show more

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The Beach

Episode 6

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Richard joins Jed on his mysterious missions. From their observation point they see that the rafters, equipped with Richard's map, have reached the neighbouring island. Show more

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The Beach

Episode 7

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Two crises rock the beach community as many people are struck down by food poisoning, and a shark attack leaves two fighting for their lives. Show more

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The Beach

Episode 9

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The rafters have reached the island but are careless when crossing the dope fields. As things turn ugly, Richard reports back to Sal, who has a chilling request of her own. Show more

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The Beach

Episode 10

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The community's drug-fuelled revels turns nightmarish as the beach is stormed by Thai drug guards bringing terror and death in their wake. The thrilling finale of The Beach. Show more

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The Beach

Episode 8

Duration: 15 minutes

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

As Jed cares for the dying Swede, Richard patrols the DMZ. He sees Mister Duck again and is tasked with delaying the rafters' arrival until the end of Tet and the Christo is dead. Show more

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The Beach

Episode 4

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Richard settles into life on the beach and is surprised to find he does not miss 'the world'. His hallucinations with Daffy continue, and he even forgets about the map he drew. Show more

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The Beach

Episode 5

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The beach is running out of rice, and Richard volunteers to visit 'the world' with Jed to restock supplies. When they arrive at Hat Rin they make some unpleasant discoveries. Show more

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The Beach

Episode 3

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The backpackers make it to the off-limit island in the Marine Park and travel overland to where they believe 'the beach' to be. Along the way they meet natural and human terrors. Show more