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The Reservoir Tapes

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

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

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BBC

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

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English


Episodes

Joe's Story

1/7/2018
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'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...

Duration:00:14:22

Jess's Story

12/31/2017
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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...

Duration:00:14:45

Ginny's Story

12/24/2017
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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...

Duration:00:14:51

Irene's Story

12/17/2017
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When a girl disappears in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth? Jacqueline Redgewell 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: the local cleaner remembers an unexpected visitor... The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling...

Duration:00:13:39

Ian's Story

12/10/2017
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When a girl disappears in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth? Neil Dudgeon continues Jon McGregor's gripping new series. A community is rocked when a teenager goes missing on a midwinter walk in the Peak District. Now her disappearance sparks long-buried memories, and opens old wounds. Today: a former quarry worker ponders the dangers of the local landscape... The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling...

Duration:00:13:17

Donna's Story

12/3/2017
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When a girl disappears in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth? Kate O'Flynn continues Jon McGregor's gripping new series. A community is rocked when 13-year-old Becky Shaw goes missing on a holiday to the Peak District. Now her disappearance sparks long-buried memories, and opens old wounds. Today: a local woman remembers seeing Becky on an eventful night out the summer before... The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build...

Duration:00:15:09

Stephanie's Story

11/26/2017
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When a girl disappears in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth? Siobhan Finneran continues Jon McGregor's gripping new series. A community is rocked when 13-year-old Becky Shaw goes missing on a holiday to the Peak District. Now her disappearance sparks long-buried memories, and opens old wounds. Today: a local park ranger is taken back to an evenftul hill walk the summer before... The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build...

Duration:00:14:27

Martin's Story

11/19/2017
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When a girl disappears in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth? Paul Hilton continues Jon McGregor's gripping new series. A community is rocked when 13-year-old Becky Shaw goes missing on a holiday to the Peak District. Now her disappearance sparks long-buried memories, and opens old wounds. Today: the local butcher recalls a sinister meeting with a man about a dog the summer before... The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together...

Duration:00:14:41

Clive's Story

11/12/2017
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When a girl disappears in the heart of England how far back do you have to go to find the truth? David Schofield continues Jon McGregor's gripping new series. A community is rocked when 13-year-old Becky Shaw goes missing on a holiday to the Peak District. Now her disappearance sparks long-buried memories, and opens old wounds. Today: the local police have some searching questions about a gun... The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling...

Duration:00:14:55

Claire's Story

11/5/2017
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Joe Dempsie reads the sixth story in a 15-part series by the award-winning writer, John McGregor. Thirteen-year-old Becky Shaw has gone missing on a return holiday to a Peak District village. Her shocking disappearance now sparks the memories of a local teenage boy, who is taken back to an unsettling day with her the previous summer... 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...

Duration:00:14:41

How I Wrote The Reservoir Tapes

11/2/2017
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Author Jon McGregor talks to Simon Richardson about his series.

Duration:00:07:46

Liam's Story

10/29/2017
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The story of a disappearance - told backwards. Joe Dempsie reads the sixth story in a gripping new series by the award-winning writer, John McGregor. Thirteen-year-old Becky Shaw has gone missing on a return holiday to a Peak District village. Her shocking disappearance now sparks the memories of a local teenage boy, who is taken back to an unsettling day with her the previous summer... The fifteen stories of The Reservoir Tapes each stand alone but together build a compelling portrait of a...

Duration:00:14:44

Graham's Story

10/22/2017
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The story of a disappearance - told backwards. The fourth in a 15-part short story series by the acclaimed writer John McGregor. Thirteen-year-old Becky Shaw has gone missing on a holiday to the Peak District. Her disappearance now sparks the memories of a national park ranger, who recalls a walk he led over the moors the previous summer. 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...

Duration:00:14:19

The Reservoir Tapes Trailer

9/29/2017
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The aftershocks of Becky Shaw’s disappearance have origins long before. And those in the village have losses, and secrets, and stories of their own.

Duration:00:01:54