Short Rides In Fast Machines

A multi-contributor series of specially-commissioned radio stories about speed.

The Bullet Racers

A reporter visits the village of Thaxtum-cum-Shyne to investigate reports of a strange occurrence at the annual race.

Writer: Adam Marek
Reader: Ben Crowe

The Fall Of Paris

A video-clip goes viral online with unforeseen and different consequences for the film-maker and his subject.

Writer: Toby Litt
Reader: Julian Rhind-Tutt

About Time

A writer’s research for a story about time machines takes him in some unusual directions.

Writer: Tania Hershman
Reader: Stephen Hogan

First Broadcast:

Friday 21st/28th November/5th December 2014 at 15:45 on BBC Radio 4

Production Credits:

Broadcast Assistant: Sarah Tombling
Sound Engineer: Jon Calver
Producer: Jeremy Osborne
Executive Producer: Karen Rose
Music: Short Ride In A Fast Machine by John Adams & performed by the City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Early In The Morning by Heliotropes

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