Saturday, 26 January 2019

Charles Chilton - Journey Into Space: Operation Luna

CHARLES CHILTON - JOURNEY INTO SPACE: OPERATION LUNA (320kbs-m4a/817mb/5hrs54mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 12th to 28th November 2018

Futuristic tale set in 1965 as first broadcast in 1953.

Stars Andrew Faulds as Jet Morgan, Alfie Bass as Lemmy Barnett, Guy Kingsley-Poynter as Doc, David Williams as Mitch, Other parts by John Cazabon, Alan Keith, Duncan McIntyre, David Jacobs and Deryck Guyler.

Music composed and orchestra conducted by Van Phillips.

Written in thirteen parts and produced by Charles Chilton.

Though first heard in 1953, the original recordings were wiped.

Re-recording first broadcast on the BBC Light Programme in 1958.

CHARLES CHILTON - JOURNEY INTO SPACE: OPERATION LUNA - 1. EPISODE 1 (320kbs-m4a/62mb/27mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 12th November 2018

1965: Jet Morgan is in Australia, preparing for 'Operation Luna,' set to be man's first trip to the Moon.

CHARLES CHILTON - JOURNEY INTO SPACE: OPERATION LUNA - 2. EPISODE 2 (320kbs-m4a/63mb/27mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 13th November 2018

Jet Morgan and his crew battle to make their 1965 landing on the moon as the world looks on.

CHARLES CHILTON - JOURNEY INTO SPACE: OPERATION LUNA - 3. EPISODE 3 (320kbs-m4a/63mb/27mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 14th November 2018

Captain Jet Morgan is disturbed by visions and a sense of foreboding, as his rocket fails to respond...

CHARLES CHILTON - JOURNEY INTO SPACE: OPERATION LUNA - 4. EPISODE 4 (320kbs-m4a/63mb/27mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 15th November 2018

Captain Jet Morgan and his crew face catastrophe when their rocket loses power.

CHARLES CHILTON - JOURNEY INTO SPACE: OPERATION LUNA - 5. EPISODE 5 (320kbs-m4a/63mb/27mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 16th November 2018

The stalled rocket ship stops Captain Jet Morgan and his crew from returning to Earth.

CHARLES CHILTON - JOURNEY INTO SPACE: OPERATION LUNA - 6. EPISODE 6 (320kbs-m4a/63mb/27mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 19th November 2018

Captain Jet Morgan decides to investigate the dark side of the moon before the ship returns to Earth.

CHARLES CHILTON - JOURNEY INTO SPACE: OPERATION LUNA - 7. EPISODE 7 (320kbs-m4a/63mb/27mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 20th November 2018

As Captain Jet Morgan's crew are pursued on the dark side of the moon, they drift dangerously off course.

CHARLES CHILTON - JOURNEY INTO SPACE: OPERATION LUNA - 8. EPISODE 8 (320kbs-m4a/63mb/27mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 21st November 2018

Captain Jet Morgan and his crew find themselves on a curiously familiar planet as visitors arrive.

CHARLES CHILTON - JOURNEY INTO SPACE: OPERATION LUNA - 9. EPISODE 9 (320kbs-m4a/63mb/27mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 22nd November 2018

Captain Jet Morgan and his crew have returned to Earth, but it's not as they left it.

CHARLES CHILTON - JOURNEY INTO SPACE: OPERATION LUNA - 10. EPISODE 10 (320kbs-m4a/62mb/27mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 23rd November 2018

Stranded in Earth's past, the Voice tries tempting Captain Jet Morgan and his crew out into the city of the aliens.

CHARLES CHILTON - JOURNEY INTO SPACE: OPERATION LUNA - 11. EPISODE 11 (320kbs-m4a/63mb/27mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 26th November 2018

The Voice invites Captain Jet Morgan and his crew to meet him, but Lemmy is soon feeling terrified...

CHARLES CHILTON - JOURNEY INTO SPACE: OPERATION LUNA - 12. EPISODE 12 (320kbs-m4a/64mb/28mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 27th November 2018

After travelling through time, could Captain Jet Morgan and his crew be bound for home at last?

CHARLES CHILTON - JOURNEY INTO SPACE: OPERATION LUNA - 13. EPISODE 13 (320kbs-m4a/62mb/27mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 28th November 2018

After blasting off, Captain Jet Morgan and his crew try to make sense of their mammoth trip through time.

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