Norman Robbins A woman becomes convinced that her husband - a widowed doctor - is trying to murder her, and the arrival of a stranger seems to confirm her suspicions. Thriller.
15 - 20 February 2016
The Pitmen Painters
Lee Hall A group of Northumberland miners - and one dental technician - enrol in an art appreciation class. Their lecturer encourages the men to learn by painting for themselves, with totally unexpected results.
Based on the true story of 'The Ashington Group'.
14 - 19 March 2016
James Yaffe After accidentally killing his spiteful superior, a professor of ethics must wrestle with his own high moral principles in order to remain a free man.
25 - 30 April 2016
Death In High Heels
Richard Harris In a small haute couture house in 1930's London, fierce competition develops over a top job in the company's new branch in France, until one of the candidates meets a sudden and violent end.
Adapted from the novel 'Death In High Heels' by Christianna Brand.
6 - 11 June 2016
Simon Williams A repressed statistician, believing he can make it as an author of romantic fiction, enters a competition hoping to win a publishing contract. The only drawback is that the competition is solely for female writers.
11 - 16 July 2016
Agatha Christie After finding a dead body in her house, a woman enlists the help of three friends to cover up the crime in order to prevent a scandal.
5 - 10 September 2016
Richard Everett Following the death of her clergyman husband and the return of her eccentric missionary sister, a widow is forced to confront some disturbing revelations about her marriage.
10 - 15 October 2016
Two privileged, bored young men, convinced of their own intellectual superiority, hatch a plot to commit the perfect murder. Callously, they involve the family of their victim in the aftermath.
Based on the real-life 1920's Leopold and Loeb murder case
7 - 12 November 2016
Ladies In Lavender
adapted by Shaun McKenna
Two ageing sisters, unmarried, educated but unsophisticated, rescue a young man who appears to have been shipwrecked near their seaside home.
Adapted from the 2004 movie 'Ladies In Lavender', directed by Charles Dance.
12 - 17 December 2016
adapted by Stephen Briggs
Three witches are forced to act in order to protect a kingdom from falling into ruin at the hands of a tyrannical ruler.
Adapted from the novel 'Wyrd Sisters' by Terry Pratchett