Synopses of afternoon dramas taken from the Radio 4 website: I would like to programme a season of plays based on these, but it would take a Sarah Kane to do them justice.
A blind man meets a deaf woman with life-changing consequences.
A bottle found on a Sheppey beach contains a heart-stopping message.
A comic and heart-warming play about teenager Michael's fear of spelling bees.
A fantastical tall tale of sea, surf and ambition in a small seaside town.
A headmaster boldly stands by an inspirational member of staff, against the odds.
A joyous a capella musical comedy about a matador who inherits a barber shop in Norfolk.
A lonely young woman and an isolated teenager share the secret of her miracle baby.
A quirky comedy about a teenager who becomes a good-news internet phenomenon.
A strange loner buys a suit in a charity shop and it changes his life.
A war-damaged man's wish to fly changes a boy's life forever.
A widow and a Kenyan librarian form an unlikely bond in a remote Perthshire reading room.
An artist seeks to expand his horizons and takes up gliding.
An unusual love story featuring a minicab and a mobility scooter.
Bailiff Jack loses something unexpected when he collects on shoplifter Chrissie: his heart.
Betsy goes on a journey through her tragic past.
Celebrated cardiologist Philip Fallow becomes unravelled by a smell he can't locate.
Chopin visits industrial Manchester and gets more than he bargained for.
Colourful and authentic drama set around the goings-on at a traveller site.
Denize falls in love with washed-out Kenny Rogers impersonator Martin.
Gwilym can't talk to women but he can write beautifully. A comedy about being free.
Immortal wanderer Pilgrim must fight the malevolent Mr Speed for a stolen midsummer bride.
In a remote Scottish community, a London boy meets a feisty young girl.
In 1936, Morris met Eva at Warrington Deaf Club. An unusual transatlantic romance began.
Jane starts work as an intern in a world-renowned Greek environmental garden.
John is in Japan for the Kyoto fire festival, but he hasn't counted on meeting Sachiko.
Kate is enjoying herself for the first time.
Katie-Ann is 11 and dying of leukaemia, but she is the bravest of souls.
Kevin is struggling to keep his new restaurant afloat in posh Salford Quays.
Leila's mother has fallen for a cowboy who is really a telephone engineer.
Milkman Bob tries to realise his dreams of success in the music business.
1931. More than friendship is at stake when Oswald Mosley gives a speech in Birmingham.
Psychological drama. Fertility nurse Dawn gets too close to one patient.
Quirky contemporary tale of a family taking destiny into their own hands.
Rab has been hard hit by the decline of the Scottish fishing industry.
Redundancies loom for three machinists in Portsmouth's corset industry.
Returning to Cape Town to record his new play, a writer is confronted by his first lover.
Story about a woman who takes on a gardener after the death of her mother.
The search for a mystery figure said to live with 250,000 bees.
The washing machine is broken and the kids are fighting. So begins another typical day.
Today is the day that street sweeper Charles has to say goodbye to Brighton.
Two brothers cycle from Lands End to John O'Groats to heal their shattered relationship.
Warm-hearted drama about a surprise appearance on Redcar beach.
When young Dan finds the body of a dead sheep he sets out on a tragic path.
Will self-exploration and soul searching help two friends ring changes in their lives?