October 23rd, 2015
Episode 1025 of 1304 episodes
Tracey Thorn, singer-songwriter and one half of Everything But the Girl, discusses her work as a solo artist, which forms the basis of a new two-disc compilation. ITV's new adaptation of the Jekyll and Hyde story begins this Sunday. Greg Tate, lecturer in Victorian literature, talks us through how TV and film have made use of the character over the years. As part of the commemoration of the Magna Carta's 800th anniversary, Salisbury Playhouse has commissioned four internationally-known dramatists to write new plays inspired by the document, said to be the origin of the liberties and the rule of law we enjoy today. Playwrights Howard Brenton and Sally Woodcock discuss their separate dramas.
Have you trembled ‘round the campfire as the ghost stories are told? Do tales of horrors wrought by nature and beyond strike fear in your soul? Is it best when you are afraid to turn out the light? Thrill to stories that strike at your deepest fears, as host Stephen Kilpatrick brings the best of horror fiction to your ears and your mind, read to you by the most chilling narrators that podcasting has to offer. <br /> <br /> Podcasting the finest in genre fiction, Tales to Terrify is where the depths of horror reveal the truths of good, evil, and the human spirit in the District of Wonders podcast network. Like all shows in the District of Wonders, Tales to Terrify is supported by a welcoming community of dedicated fans and contributors. Subscribe today, and begin your journey through the spine-tingling depths of storytelling.<br /> <br /> Everyone has a story in the District of Wonders. Come and find yours.