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15MD0620141013Joe Armstrong, Hayley Atwell and Dougray Scott star in Miranda Emmerson's adaptation of the astonishing new novel by Michel Faber (Under the Skin, Crimson Petal and the White).||Set in the near future, it tells the story of Peter, devoted husband and devoted man of faith, as he is called to the mission of a lifetime, one that takes him galaxies away from his wife, Beatrice. ||Peter has travelled to a far distant planet, called Oasis, where an enigmatic corporation called USIC have a base. He has been employed as Christian missionary to the native inhabitants - a gentle, peaceable community, who have welcomed Peter to their settlement and are eager to hear the teachings of the Bible, a book they call 'The Book of Strange New Things'.||In today's episode, Bea has big news for Peter. ||Adapted for radio by Miranda Emmerson||Directed by Emma Harding||Other parts played by members of the company.
15MD0820141015Joe Armstrong, Hayley Atwell and Dougray Scott star in Miranda Emmerson's adaptation of the astonishing new novel by Michel Faber (Under the Skin, Crimson Petal and the White).||Set in the near future, it tells the story of Peter, devoted husband and devoted man of faith, as he is called to the mission of a lifetime, one that takes him galaxies away from his wife, Beatrice.||Peter has travelled to a far distant planet, called Oasis, where an enigmatic corporation called USIC have a base. He has been employed as Christian missionary to the native inhabitants - a gentle, peaceable community, who have welcomed Peter to their settlement and are eager to hear the teachings of the Bible, a book they call 'The Book of Strange New Things'.||In today's episode, Bea and Peter's relationship comes under strain.||Directed by Emma Harding||Other parts played by members of the company.
15MD0920141016Joe Armstrong, Hayley Atwell and Dougray Scott star in Miranda Emmerson's adaptation of the extraordinary new novel by Michel Faber (Under the Skin, Crimson Petal and the White).||Set in the near future, it tells the story of Peter, devoted husband and devoted man of faith, as he is called to the mission of a lifetime, one that takes him galaxies away from his wife, Beatrice.||Peter has travelled to a far distant planet, called Oasis, where an enigmatic corporation called USIC have a base. He has been employed as Christian missionary to the native inhabitants - a gentle, peaceable community, who have welcomed Peter to their settlement and are eager to hear the teachings of the Bible, a book they call 'The Book of Strange New Things'.||In today's episode, life on Earth pushes Bea to breaking point, while on Oasis, Peter has a curious encounter.||Directed by Emma Harding.