The coming week’s bookish radio delights to listen out for include:
Sunday 29 July
2/2 The pint-size genius with awesome powers battles to save her school and teacher.
1/2. John Wyndham’s post-apocalyptic science fiction classic dramatised by Jane Rogers.
2/2 Roy Hudd presents more of Spike Milligan’s writing – aided by the great man himself.
Tuesday 31 July
1/2 Tiny Arrietty Clock and her family’s cosy life under the floorboards faces new challenges.
Wednesday 1 August
2/2 Tiny Arrietty Clock escapes the ratcatcher – but how will she survive in her new world?
6/6. Julia Donaldson reads from her diaries, recalling her teenage obsession with Mick Jagger.
Friday 3 August
Novelist Helen Cross uncovers the story of the young JRR Tolkien and his forbidden love.
All these radio programmes are available to listen to online worldwide, usually for one week after initial broadcast in the UK.