There are amazing resources in radio storytelling and documentaries available free online. You can stream from websites or subscribe to various podcasts for free on iTunes. Never be bored on a long journey again - get downloading!
Here are some of the best:
This American Life
Produced by Chicago Public Media, This American Life is a hugely successful radio program on NPR that brings its audience amazing stories based around a specific theme every week.
Memorable episodes include: Act V and Middle School.
Snap Judgement is also from NPR and also features brilliant storytelling - as it says itself - with a beat.
For those with an interest in Science or just fascinated by the world around us RadioLab is a treasure trove of mad facts and gripping stories.
Episodes include: the Bad Show and What a Slinky Knows.
BBC Radio 4
There are mountains of great stuff available from BBC Radio 4 from documentaries to drama to great comedy...Find some funny here.
Let me know if you've found any other great radio podcasts out there and enjoy :)