BBC Learning English Drama

BBC Learning English Drama


Dramas for English language learners from BBC World Service. Improve your English with retellings of stories classic and new. Each episode is between 6 and 10 minutes long.


Alice in Wonderland: Part 2  

Alice can't stay the same size for more than a few minutes! When she's big, she cries a pool of tears. What will happen to her when she gets smaller again?

Alice in Wonderland: Part 1  

Alice is an ordinary girl, until the day a white rabbit runs past her, saying "I'm late!" She follows him down a rabbit hole, and a Wonderland of adventures begin…

Frankenstein: Episode 10  

The Creature reappears in the Arctic and boards the boat which has rescued Viktor Frankenstein

Frankenstein: Episode 9  

Viktor Frankenstein gets married and is happy again. But will it last long?

Frankenstein: Episode 8  

Viktor Frankenstein is in the Arctic trying to find a monster.

Frankenstein: Episode 7  

Viktor Frankenstein goes to Britain and works alone to build a bride for the Creature

Frankenstein: Episode 7  

Viktor Frankenstein goes to Britain and works alone to build a bride for the Creature

Frankenstein: Episode 6  

The Creature explains the killings and offers to leave everybody in peace...

Frankenstein: Episode 5  

The milk of human kindness

Frankenstein: Episode 4  

Viktor Frankenstein meets the Creature at last. Will they be friends or have a fight?

Frankenstein: Episode 3  

A murder takes Viktor Frankenstein back to his hometown in the latest episode of our dramatisation of Mary Shelley's famous novel

Frankenstein: Episode 2  

Viktor Frankenstein is ready to give life to a creature, but is this really a wise thing to do?

Frankenstein: Episode 1  

Viktor Frankenstein has always been passionate about science and he and others paid a high price because of that. He has a warning to all who, like him, tried to challenge Nature

The Race: Episode 10  

The last leg: Can the crew make it home in 80 days?

The Race: Episode 7  

Shipwrecked: Will the crew be stuck on a desert island forever?

The Race: Episode 9  

Plain sailing: Captain Phil takes charge - but does he know the ropes?

The Race: Episode 8  

Heave-ho: How do lobsters leave Phil sailing the yacht on his own?

The Race: Episode 6  

Find our yacht! Could this be the end for the round-the-world adventure?

The Race: Episode 5  

Land ahoy! Where have the crew sailed to now?

The Race: Episode 4  

Find out how Phil’s journey is going as he continues his round-the-world trip

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