Sunday, 22 September 2019

Aldous Huxley - Brave New World

ALDOUS HUXLEY - BRAVE NEW WORLD (320kbs-m4a/260mb/1hr53mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 10th & 17th August 2019

Aldous Huxley's Classic dystopian tale dramatised by Jonathan Holloway.

Director: David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2017.

BRAVE NEW WORLD - 1. EPISODE 1 (320kbs-m4a/130mb/56mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 10th August 2019

It's 2116 and Helmholtz Watson and Bernard Marx are token rebels in an irretrievably corrupted society where promiscuity is the norm, eugenics a respectable science, and the drug Soma freely available.

Bernard ..... Justin Salinger
Helmholtz ..... Jonathan Coy
Lenina ..... Pippa Bennett-Warner
The Director ..... Anton Lesser
John ..... Milton Lopes
Linda ..... Karina Fernandez
Fanny ..... Nicola Ferguson
Henry ..... Sam Rix
The Warden ..... James Lailey
Mustapha Mond ..... Sean Baker
Girl ..... Scarlett Brookes,
Heliport Man ..... Brian Protheroe

BRAVE NEW WORLD - 2. EPISODE 2 (320kbs-m4a/130mb/57mins)
BBC Radio 4 Extra broadcast: 17th August 2019

John the "Savage" has been brought back to a "civilised" world where promiscuity is the norm, eugenics a respectable science and the drug Soma freely available.

Can he retain the ideal of freedom his childhood taught him?

Bernard ..... Justin Salinger
Helmholtz ..... Jonathan Coy
Lenina ..... Pippa Bennett-Warner
The Director ..... Anton Lesser
John ..... Milton Lopes
Linda ..... Karina Fernandez
Fanny ..... Nicola Ferguson
Henry ..... Sam Rix
Miss Keats ..... Scarlett Brookes
Mustapha Mond ..... Sean Baker
Dr. Shaw ..... Nick Underwood

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