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The Reservoir Tapes

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The Reservoir Tapes
The Reservoir Tapes

The Reservoir Tapes

BBC Radio 4

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Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.

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Joe's Story

'Think we can talk her into that walk?' Bertie Carvel concludes Costa Novel-winner Jon McGregor's gripping series. Over 14 gripping weeks, The Reservoir Tapes has told the tales of those rocked by the strange disappearance of 13-year-old Becky Shaw on a midwinter walk in Peak District moors. In the final episode, Becky's father thinks back to the bittersweet hours before the fateful walk.... A prequel to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Costa Prize-winning novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to what might have happened to Becky. Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist. He recently won the Costa Book Award for Best Novel of 2017 for Reservoir 13. He has also been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award. Reader: Bertie Carvel is an acclaimed stage and TV actor. His is currently starring as Rupert Murdoch in Ink in London's W...

14 MIN2018 JAN 8
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Joe's Story

Jess's Story

When a girl goes missing in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth? Tamsin Greig reads the penultimate story in Jon McGregor's gripping 15-part series. A Peak district village has been rocked by the disappearance of teenager Becky Shaw on a midwinter walk on the moors. The aftershocks of the tragedy continue to ripple through the community, sparking memories, opening old wounds, and prompting new stories. Now, a family friend thinks back to a memorable meal on the bitterly cold night before Becky and her family returned to the village... The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a community rocked by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance of the teenage girl. A prequel to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker longlisted novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to what might have happened to Be...

14 MIN2018 JAN 1
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Jess's Story

Ginny's Story

When a girl disappears in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth? Sara Kestelmanl continues Jon McGregor's gripping series. A community is rocked when 13-year-old Becky Shaw goes missing on a midwinter walk in the Peak District. Now her disappearance sparks long-buried memories, and opens old wounds. Today: a local woman's increasingly unreliable memories are taken back to the summer before... The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a village shaken by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance of the teenage Becky Shaw. A companion to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as what to might have happened to the teenage girl. Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His thir...

14 MIN2017 DEC 25
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Ginny's Story

Latest Episodes

Joe's Story

'Think we can talk her into that walk?' Bertie Carvel concludes Costa Novel-winner Jon McGregor's gripping series. Over 14 gripping weeks, The Reservoir Tapes has told the tales of those rocked by the strange disappearance of 13-year-old Becky Shaw on a midwinter walk in Peak District moors. In the final episode, Becky's father thinks back to the bittersweet hours before the fateful walk.... A prequel to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Costa Prize-winning novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to what might have happened to Becky. Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist. He recently won the Costa Book Award for Best Novel of 2017 for Reservoir 13. He has also been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His third novel, Even the Dogs, won the International Dublin Literary Award. Reader: Bertie Carvel is an acclaimed stage and TV actor. His is currently starring as Rupert Murdoch in Ink in London's W...

14 MIN2018 JAN 8
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Joe's Story

Jess's Story

When a girl goes missing in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth? Tamsin Greig reads the penultimate story in Jon McGregor's gripping 15-part series. A Peak district village has been rocked by the disappearance of teenager Becky Shaw on a midwinter walk on the moors. The aftershocks of the tragedy continue to ripple through the community, sparking memories, opening old wounds, and prompting new stories. Now, a family friend thinks back to a memorable meal on the bitterly cold night before Becky and her family returned to the village... The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a community rocked by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance of the teenage girl. A prequel to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker longlisted novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as to what might have happened to Be...

14 MIN2018 JAN 1
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Jess's Story

Ginny's Story

When a girl disappears in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth? Sara Kestelmanl continues Jon McGregor's gripping series. A community is rocked when 13-year-old Becky Shaw goes missing on a midwinter walk in the Peak District. Now her disappearance sparks long-buried memories, and opens old wounds. Today: a local woman's increasingly unreliable memories are taken back to the summer before... The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a village shaken by tragedy, as they explore events that precede and follow the disappearance of the teenage Becky Shaw. A companion to Jon McGregor's critically acclaimed Man Booker long-listed novel Reservoir 13, these stories and their different perspectives offer tantalizing glimpses as what to might have happened to the teenage girl. Writer: Jon McGregor is an acclaimed British novelist who has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize three times. His thir...

14 MIN2017 DEC 25
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Ginny's Story

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