The coming week’s bookish radio delights to listen out for include:
Sunday 5 August
An Over-Hurried Departure
1/4 Eccentric gentleman Phileas Fogg’s new valet Passepartout is hoping for a quiet life.
Monday 6 August
Mel Giedroyc introduces the first part of ‘Mercedes Ice’ by Philip Ridley, a haunting urban fairytale.
Tuesday 7 August
Mel Giedroyc introduces the second part of dark urban fairytale ‘Mercedes Ice’.
Wednesday 8 August
Mel Giedroyc introduces the third part of ‘Mercedes Ice’, a dark urban fairytale.
Saturday 11 August
A Swiss mountain girl must leave her grandfather to move to Frankfurt with her aunt.
All these radio programmes are available to listen to online worldwide, usually for one week after initial broadcast in the UK.