Dangerous Visions

Four specially-commissioned stories in the Dangerous Visions series…


London is plunged into an internet and power blackout. A woman watches the infrastructure and civilisation of her city begin to collapse.

Writer: Julian Simpson
Reader: Nicola Walker

The Fanglur and the Twoof

With the mysterious Noma as their guide, a family set off with their herd across an extraordinary desert in search of pools and lakes. There is no sand – just human teeth.

Writer: Toby Litt
Reader: Farshid Rokey


Set in the not-too-distant future. A mother and son must run the gauntlet of high-tech security, and severe travel-restrictions, to leave their homeland in search of a better life.

Writer: Anita Sullivan
Reader: Martina Laird


Somewhere in a near-future Britain, Mr McManus wakes up in hospital and discovers that the healthcare provision he’s been paying for is not at all what he expected.

Writer: Melissa Lee-Houghton
Reader: Tim McInnerny

First Broadcast:

Sundays 22nd/29th May & 5th/12th June 2016 at 19:45 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Broadcast Assistant: Holly Slater
Sound Engineer: Jon Calver
Producer: Jeremy Osborne
Executive Producer: Karen Rose
Music: 6 Ghosts I by Nine Inch Nails, 2 Ghosts I by Nine Inch Nails & Unchained Melody by The Righteous Brothers

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