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
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