The Classic Serial
is a strand on BBC Radio 4
in which classics
of English literature are adapted into series of one-hour dramas. It is broadcast twice weekly on BBC Radio 4
, first from 3:00-4:00pm on Sunday, then repeated on 9:00-10:00pm the next Saturday.
Works adapted have included The Aeneid and A Dance to the Music of Time, featuring actors such as Joss Ackland, Judi Dench and Kenneth Branagh.