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Jon McGregor

Duration: 28 minutes

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

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Mariella Frostrup talks to writer Jon McGregor about his new book, learns about WH Auden in Scotland and discusses the novel behind the film What's Eating Gilbert Grape? Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Jon McGregor
Interviewed Guest:
Polly Clark
Interviewed Guest:
Alexander McCall Smith
Interviewed Guest:
Wendy Holden

The Reservoir Tapes

Series 1

Episode 8: Martin's Story

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The story of a missing girl. Following Becky's disappearance, the local butcher recalls a sinister meeting with a man about a dog. Paul Hilton continues Jon McGregor's new series. Show more

The Reservoir Tapes

Series 1

Episode 9: Stephanie's Story

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The story of a missing girl. In the next in Jon McGregor's gripping story series, a former prostitute is taken back to an unsettling night, years before. Read by Siobhan Finneran. Show more

The Reservoir Tapes

Series 1

Episode 10: Donna's Story

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The story of a disappearance. In the next in Jon McGregor's gripping series, read by Kate O'Flynn, a young woman remembers seeing Becky on an eventful night out the summer before. Show more

The Reservoir Tapes

Series 1

Episode 11: Ian's Story

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The story of a missing girl. After Becky's disappearance, a former quarry worker ponders the dangers of the local landscape. Neil Dudgeon continues Jon McGregor's gripping series. Show more

The Reservoir Tapes

Series 1

Episode 5: Liam's Story

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The story of a disappearance - told backwards. Joe Dempsie continues Jon McGregor's story series set in the Peak District, where a teenage girl has just gone missing. Show more

The Reservoir Tapes

Series 1

Episode 6: Claire's Story

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The story of a disappearance - told backwards. Aisling Loftus continues Jon McGregor's short story series. Today, a woman is taken back to a memorable night out last summer. Show more

The Reservoir Tapes

Series 1

Episode 7: Clive's Story

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The story of a missing girl. Following Becky's disappearance, the police now have questions about a gun. David Schofield continues Jon McGregor's series set in the Peak District. Show more

The Reservoir Tapes

Series 1

Episode 2: Vicky's Story

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Sian Brooke continues Jon McGregor's short story series set in the Peak District. As the hunt for Becky begins, a young woman on the search party struggles with her own demons. Show more

The Reservoir Tapes

Series 1

Episode 3: Deepak's Story

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The story of a disappearance - told backwards. Sacha Dhawan continues Jon McGregor's series. As the search for the girl gears up, the local paperboy joins the hunt. Show more

The Reservoir Tapes

Series 1

Episode 4: Graham's Story

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Joe Armstrong reads the next in Jon McGregor's 15-part short story series. The disappearance of a teenage girl in the Peak District now sparks memories from a national park ranger. Show more

The Reservoir Tapes

Series 1

Episode 12: Irene's Story

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The story of a missing girl. Following Becky's disappearance, a local cleaner remembers an unexpected visitor. The next in Jon McGregor's gripping short story series. Show more

The Reservoir Tapes

Series 1

Episode 13: Ginny's Story

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The story of a missing girl. Following Becky's disappearance, the memories of an elderly woman seem to be playing tricks on her. Sara Kestelman continues Jon McGregor's series. Show more

The Reservoir Tapes

Series 1

Episode 14: Jess's Story

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The story of a disappearance. A family friend thinks back to the bitterly cold night before Becky arrived. Tamsin Greig continues Jon McGregor's gripping story series. Show more

The Reservoir Tapes

Series 1

Episode 15: Joe's Story

Duration: 15 minutes

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

The story of a disappearance. Bertie Carvel concludes Jon McGregor's gripping story series. Becky's father looks back to the morning before his daughter went missing. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reservoir 13

Episode 1: Doubts were beginning to emerge

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's award-winning novel. A teenage girl has disappeared on the moors. What happened to her? And what effect will it have on this close-knit community? Show more

Book at Bedtime

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Episode 3: There was still a feeling of life being on hold.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's acclaimed novel. A teenager has disappeared on the moors. Now a year on, with no clues as to what happened, the community is struggling to move on. Show more

Book at Bedtime

Reservoir 13

Episode 4: We were scared, he said.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Lee Ingleby continues Jon McGregor's acclaimed novel. It is two years since the disappearance of Becky Shaw. The sightings of her continue, but the truth seems as elusive as ever. Show more

Book at Bedtime

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Episode 5: There were dreams about her...

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Lee Ingleby continues Jon McGregor's multi award-winning novel. It is three years since Becky's disappearance, and villagers still wonder what more could have been done. Show more

Book at Bedtime

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Episode 2: It was as if the ground had swallowed her whole.

Duration: 15 minutes

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

Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's award-winning novel. A girl has disappeared up on the moors. Now six months on, why are there so few clues as to what happened to her? Show more