2001 - A Space Odyssey

The Road To Extinction.

William Roberts reads Arthur C Clarke's ground-breaking novel.

Set in our present, it is a vision of a future yet to be and of a past shrouded in mystery.

Episodes

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012001010120040510 (BBC7)
20040511 (BBC7)
20051008 (BBC7)
20051009 (BBC7)
20061009 (BBC7)
20061010 (BBC7)

The Road To Extinction.

William Roberts reads Arthur C Clarke's ground-breaking novel.

Set in our present, it is a vision of a future yet to be and of a past shrouded in mystery.Millions of years ago on Earth, a strange transparent slab appears.

012001010120040510 (BBC7)
20040511 (BBC7)
20051008 (BBC7)
20051009 (BBC7)
20061009 (BBC7)
20061010 (BBC7)

The Road To Extinction.

William Roberts reads Arthur C Clarke's ground-breaking novel.

Set in our present, it is a vision of a future yet to be and of a past shrouded in mystery.Millions of years ago on Earth, a strange transparent slab appears.

022001010220051015 (BBC7)
20051016 (BBC7)
20061010 (BBC7)
20061011 (BBC7)

Moonwatcher and the rest of the tribe learn how to use tools - with implications for all humanity.

022001010220051015 (BBC7)
20051016 (BBC7)
20061010 (BBC7)
20061011 (BBC7)

Moonwatcher and the rest of the tribe learn how to use tools - with implications for all humanity.

032001010320040511 (BBC7)
20040512 (BBC7)
20051022 (BBC7)
20051023 (BBC7)
20061011 (BBC7)
20061012 (BBC7)

Dr Heywood Floyd heads out to the Moon - but why is an astronomer required for a Moonbase Flu epidemic?

032001010320040511 (BBC7)
20040512 (BBC7)
20051022 (BBC7)
20051023 (BBC7)
20061011 (BBC7)
20061012 (BBC7)

Dr Heywood Floyd heads out to the Moon - but why is an astronomer required for a Moonbase Flu epidemic?

042001010420040511 (BBC7)
20040512 (BBC7)
20051029 (BBC7)
20051030 (BBC7)
20061012 (BBC7)
20061013 (BBC7)

Dr Floyd reaches Moonbase and discovers there is more to the quarantine than he expected.

042001010420040511 (BBC7)
20040512 (BBC7)
20051029 (BBC7)
20051030 (BBC7)
20061012 (BBC7)
20061013 (BBC7)

Dr Floyd reaches Moonbase and discovers there is more to the quarantine than he expected.

052001010520040512 (BBC7)
20040513 (BBC7)
20051105 (BBC7)
20051106 (BBC7)
20061013 (BBC7)
20061014 (BBC7)

Dave Bowman and crewmate Frank Poole are on their mission to Saturn.

052001010520040512 (BBC7)
20040513 (BBC7)
20051105 (BBC7)
20051106 (BBC7)
20061013 (BBC7)
20061014 (BBC7)

Dave Bowman and crewmate Frank Poole are on their mission to Saturn.

062001010820040512 (BBC7)
20040513 (BBC7)
20051112 (BBC7)
20051113 (BBC7)
20061016 (BBC7)
20061017 (BBC7)

Poole and Bowman have their suspicions about HAL's reported communications failure.

062001010820040512 (BBC7)
20040513 (BBC7)
20051112 (BBC7)
20051113 (BBC7)
20061016 (BBC7)
20061017 (BBC7)

Poole and Bowman have their suspicions about HAL's reported communications failure.

072001010920040513 (BBC7)
20040514 (BBC7)
20051119 (BBC7)
20051120 (BBC7)
20061017 (BBC7)
20061018 (BBC7)

Frank and David start to suspect HAL of acting on its own volition - but does HAL suspect them?

072001010920040513 (BBC7)
20040514 (BBC7)
20051119 (BBC7)
20051120 (BBC7)
20061017 (BBC7)
20061018 (BBC7)

Frank and David start to suspect HAL of acting on its own volition - but does HAL suspect them?

082001011020040513 (BBC7)
20040514 (BBC7)
20051126 (BBC7)
20051127 (BBC7)
20061018 (BBC7)
20061019 (BBC7)

As the spaceship approaches Saturn, HAL the computer decides to take control of the ship.

082001011020040513 (BBC7)
20040514 (BBC7)
20051126 (BBC7)
20051127 (BBC7)
20061018 (BBC7)
20061019 (BBC7)

As the spaceship approaches Saturn, HAL the computer decides to take control of the ship.

092001011120040514 (BBC7)
20040515 (BBC7)
20051203 (BBC7)
20051204 (BBC7)
20061019 (BBC7)
20061020 (BBC7)

Bowman prepares to embark on the final stages of his reconnaissance mission to see the monolith on the Saturn moon of Japetus.

092001011120040514 (BBC7)
20040515 (BBC7)
20051203 (BBC7)
20051204 (BBC7)
20061019 (BBC7)
20061020 (BBC7)

Bowman prepares to embark on the final stages of his reconnaissance mission to see the monolith on the Saturn moon of Japetus.

10 LAST2001011220040514 (BBC7)
20040515 (BBC7)
20051210 (BBC7)
20051211 (BBC7)
20061020 (BBC7)
20061021 (BBC7)

On the last stage of his mission, Bowman drives a space pod towards the monolith on Japetus, one of Saturn's moons.

10 LAST2001011220040514 (BBC7)
20040515 (BBC7)
20051210 (BBC7)
20051211 (BBC7)
20061020 (BBC7)
20061021 (BBC7)

On the last stage of his mission, Bowman drives a space pod towards the monolith on Japetus, one of Saturn's moons.