Brave New Worlds

Episodes

EpisodeTitleRepeatedComments
01Marionettes, Inc20121008 (BBC7)
20121009 (BBC7)
20130612 (BBC7)
20130613 (BBC7)
20150718 (BBC7)
20150719 (BBC7)

By Ray Bradbury. Written 50 years ago, anticipating virtual lives and avatars.

By Ray Bradbury. Written 50 years ago, anticipating virtual lives and avatars. From 2012's Cheltenham Literary Festival. Read by Jon Strickland.

Ray Bradbury, who died in June, is celebrated with this short story, 'Marionettes, Inc.'.

The acclaimed SF writer Ray Bradbury, who died in June, is celebrated with this short story, 'Marionettes, Inc.'. Written 50 years ago, it anticipates virtual lives and avatars.

01Marionettes, Inc20121008 (BBC7)
20121009 (BBC7)
20130612 (BBC7)
20130613 (BBC7)
20150718 (BBC7)
20150719 (BBC7)

Ray Bradbury, who died in June, is celebrated with this short story, 'Marionettes, Inc.'.

The acclaimed SF writer Ray Bradbury, who died in June, is celebrated with this short story, 'Marionettes, Inc.'. Written 50 years ago, it anticipates virtual lives and avatars.

By Ray Bradbury. Written 50 years ago, anticipating virtual lives and avatars.

By Ray Bradbury. Written 50 years ago, anticipating virtual lives and avatars. From 2012's Cheltenham Literary Festival. Read by Jon Strickland.

02Fragments Of A Hologram Rose20121009 (BBC7)
20121010 (BBC7)
20130613 (BBC7)
20130614 (BBC7)
20150725 (BBC7)
20150726 (BBC7)

By William Gibson. A tale of virtuality, second lives and online culture.

By William Gibson. A tale of virtuality, second lives and online culture. From 2012's Cheltenham Literary Festival. Read by Jon Strickland.

A gripping SF tale by acclaimed cyberpunk writer William Gibson, read by Jon Strickland.

A gripping SF tale by acclaimed cyberpunk writer William Gibson, read by Jon Strickland at the Cheltenham Literary Festival. Hard to believe that it was written 35 years ago.

02Fragments Of A Hologram Rose20121009 (BBC7)
20121010 (BBC7)
20130613 (BBC7)
20130614 (BBC7)
20150725 (BBC7)
20150726 (BBC7)

By William Gibson. A tale of virtuality, second lives and online culture.

By William Gibson. A tale of virtuality, second lives and online culture. From 2012's Cheltenham Literary Festival. Read by Jon Strickland.

A gripping SF tale by acclaimed cyberpunk writer William Gibson, read by Jon Strickland.

A gripping SF tale by acclaimed cyberpunk writer William Gibson, read by Jon Strickland at the Cheltenham Literary Festival. Hard to believe that it was written 35 years ago.

03Tomorrow's News Yesterday20121010 (BBC7)
20121011 (BBC7)

Laughter's guaranteed in this short SF story by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.

Science fiction isn't best known for its humour, but laughter's guaranteed in this short story by double act Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. Read by Jon Strickland.

03Tomorrow's News Yesterday20121010 (BBC7)
20121011 (BBC7)

Laughter's guaranteed in this short SF story by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.

Science fiction isn't best known for its humour, but laughter's guaranteed in this short story by double act Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. Read by Jon Strickland.

03 LASTTomorrow's News Yesterday20121010 (BBC7)
20130614 (BBC7)
20130615 (BBC7)

By Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. The towering double act's funny-sinister sci-fi story.

By Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. The towering double act's funny yet sinister sci-fi story. From 2012's Cheltenham Literary Festival. Read by Jon Strickland.

03 LASTTomorrow's News Yesterday20121010 (BBC7)
20130614 (BBC7)
20130615 (BBC7)

By Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. The towering double act's funny-sinister sci-fi story.

By Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. The towering double act's funny yet sinister sci-fi story. From 2012's Cheltenham Literary Festival. Read by Jon Strickland.