Brian Aldiss Presents

Britain's leading sci-fi exponent presents his favourite stories.

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Beef; Sole Solution20091017 (BBC7)
20130927 (BBC7)
20130928 (BBC7)

The sci-fi author's own meaty tale, and Eric Frank Russell's story of scientific creation.

The sci-fi author's own futuristic meaty tale, plus Eric Frank Russell's story of scientific creation. Read by Peter Marinker.

Beef; Sole Solution20091017 (BBC7)
20130927 (BBC7)
20130928 (BBC7)

The sci-fi author's own meaty tale, and Eric Frank Russell's story of scientific creation.

The sci-fi author's own futuristic meaty tale, plus Eric Frank Russell's story of scientific creation. Read by Peter Marinker.

01Impostor2009091920090920
20090919 (BBC7)
20100508 (BBC7)
20100509 (BBC7)
20110110 (BBC7)
20110111 (BBC7)
20111031 (BBC7)
20111101 (BBC7)
20120611 (BBC7)
20120612 (BBC7)
20130128 (BBC7)
20130129 (BBC7)
20130923 (BBC7)
20130924 (BBC7)

A paranoid scientist's identity crisis. Britain's leading sci-fi exponent toasts the tales

A paranoid scientist's identity crisis. Britain's leading sci-fi exponent chooses his favourite stories. Read by Peter Marinker.

Read by Peter Marinker.

Philip K Dick's tale of paranoia is read by Peter Marinker.

Britain's leading sci-fi exponent chooses his favourite stories.

Britain's leading sci-fi exponent chooses his favourite stories. Philip K Dick's tale of paranoia is read by Peter Marinker.

By Phillip K Dick. A paranoid scientist's identity crisis. Read by Peter Marinker.

01Impostor2009091920090920
20090919 (BBC7)
20100508 (BBC7)
20100509 (BBC7)
20110110 (BBC7)
20110111 (BBC7)
20111031 (BBC7)
20111101 (BBC7)
20120611 (BBC7)
20120612 (BBC7)
20130128 (BBC7)
20130129 (BBC7)
20130923 (BBC7)
20130924 (BBC7)

A paranoid scientist's identity crisis. Britain's leading sci-fi exponent toasts the tales

A paranoid scientist's identity crisis. Britain's leading sci-fi exponent chooses his favourite stories. Read by Peter Marinker.

Read by Peter Marinker.

Philip K Dick's tale of paranoia is read by Peter Marinker.

Britain's leading sci-fi exponent chooses his favourite stories.

Britain's leading sci-fi exponent chooses his favourite stories. Philip K Dick's tale of paranoia is read by Peter Marinker.

By Phillip K Dick. A paranoid scientist's identity crisis. Read by Peter Marinker.

02Prott2009092620090927
20090926 (BBC7)
20100508 (BBC7)
20100509 (BBC7)
20110111 (BBC7)
20110112 (BBC7)
20111101 (BBC7)
20111102 (BBC7)
20120612 (BBC7)
20120613 (BBC7)
20130129 (BBC7)
20130130 (BBC7)
20130924 (BBC7)
20130925 (BBC7)

Telepathic horror for a female astronaut. Read by Catherine Cusack.

Margaret St Clair's telepathic horror read by Catherine Cusack.

The favourite stories of Britain's leading sci-fi exponent: Margaret St Clair's telepathic horror read by Catherine Cusack.

by Margaret St Clair. Telepathic horror for a female astronaut. Read by Catherine Cusack.

02Prott2009092620090927
20090926 (BBC7)
20100508 (BBC7)
20100509 (BBC7)
20110111 (BBC7)
20110112 (BBC7)
20111101 (BBC7)
20111102 (BBC7)
20120612 (BBC7)
20120613 (BBC7)
20130129 (BBC7)
20130130 (BBC7)
20130924 (BBC7)
20130925 (BBC7)

Telepathic horror for a female astronaut. Read by Catherine Cusack.

Margaret St Clair's telepathic horror read by Catherine Cusack.

The favourite stories of Britain's leading sci-fi exponent: Margaret St Clair's telepathic horror read by Catherine Cusack.

by Margaret St Clair. Telepathic horror for a female astronaut. Read by Catherine Cusack.

03Anomalies2009100320091004
20091003 (BBC7)
20100515 (BBC7)
20100516 (BBC7)
20110112 (BBC7)
20110113 (BBC7)
20111102 (BBC7)
20111103 (BBC7)
20120613 (BBC7)
20120614 (BBC7)
20130130 (BBC7)
20130131 (BBC7)
20130925 (BBC7)
20130926 (BBC7)

By Gregory Benford. The mystery behind the moon jumping orbit. Read by Peter Marinker.

The mystery behind the moon jumping orbit. Read by Peter Marinker.

The moon jumps orbit in Gregory Benford's tale read by Peter Marinker.

Britain's leading sci-fi exponent's favourite stories: The moon jumps orbit in Gregory Benford's tale read by Peter Marinker.

03Anomalies2009100320091004
20091003 (BBC7)
20100515 (BBC7)
20100516 (BBC7)
20110112 (BBC7)
20110113 (BBC7)
20111102 (BBC7)
20111103 (BBC7)
20120613 (BBC7)
20120614 (BBC7)
20130130 (BBC7)
20130131 (BBC7)
20130925 (BBC7)
20130926 (BBC7)

By Gregory Benford. The mystery behind the moon jumping orbit. Read by Peter Marinker.

The mystery behind the moon jumping orbit. Read by Peter Marinker.

The moon jumps orbit in Gregory Benford's tale read by Peter Marinker.

Britain's leading sci-fi exponent's favourite stories: The moon jumps orbit in Gregory Benford's tale read by Peter Marinker.

04The Cage2009101020091011
20100515 (BBC7)
20100516 (BBC7)
20110113 (BBC7)
20110114 (BBC7)
20111103 (BBC7)
20111104 (BBC7)
20120614 (BBC7)
20120615 (BBC7)
20130131 (BBC7)
20130201 (BBC7)
20130926 (BBC7)
20130927 (BBC7)

How to prove you're rational.

Bertram Chandler's story is read by Catherine Cusack.

The sci-fi great selects Bertram Chandler's story.

Britain's leading sci-fi exponent selects Bertram Chandler's story.

Read by Catherine Cusack.

The sci-fi great selects Bertram Chandler's story. How to prove you're rational.

Britain's leading sci-fi exponent selects Bertram Chandler's story. How to prove you're rational. Read by Catherine Cusack.

By Bertram Chandler. Captives must prove rationality. Read by Catherine Cusack.

By Bertram Chandler. Captives must prove rationality. Britain's leading sci-fi exponent selects his favourite stories. Read by Catherine Cusack.

04The Cage2009101020091011
20100515 (BBC7)
20100516 (BBC7)
20110113 (BBC7)
20110114 (BBC7)
20111103 (BBC7)
20111104 (BBC7)
20120614 (BBC7)
20120615 (BBC7)
20130131 (BBC7)
20130201 (BBC7)
20130926 (BBC7)
20130927 (BBC7)

How to prove you're rational.

Bertram Chandler's story is read by Catherine Cusack.

The sci-fi great selects Bertram Chandler's story.

Britain's leading sci-fi exponent selects Bertram Chandler's story.

Read by Catherine Cusack.

The sci-fi great selects Bertram Chandler's story. How to prove you're rational.

Britain's leading sci-fi exponent selects Bertram Chandler's story. How to prove you're rational. Read by Catherine Cusack.

By Bertram Chandler. Captives must prove rationality. Read by Catherine Cusack.

By Bertram Chandler. Captives must prove rationality. Britain's leading sci-fi exponent selects his favourite stories. Read by Catherine Cusack.

05 LASTBeef Plus Sole Solution2009101720091018
20090919 (BBC7)
20090926 (BBC7)
20091003 (BBC7)
20091010 (BBC7)
20091017 (BBC7)
20110114 (BBC7)
20110115 (BBC7)
20111104 (BBC7)
20111105 (BBC7)
20120612 (BBC7)
20120613 (BBC7)
20120614 (BBC7)
20120615 (BBC7)
20120616 (BBC7)
20130201 (BBC7)
20130202 (BBC7)

The sci-fi author's own meaty tale, and Eric Frank Russell's story of scientific creation.

The sci-fi great selects Bertram Chandler's story. How to prove you're rational.

Britain's leading sci-fi exponent selects Bertram Chandler's story. How to prove you're rational. Read by Catherine Cusack.

The moon jumps orbit in Gregory Benford's tale read by Peter Marinker.

Britain's leading sci-fi exponent's favourite stories: The moon jumps orbit in Gregory Benford's tale read by Peter Marinker

Margaret St Clair's telepathic horror read by Catherine Cusack.

The favourite stories of Britain's leading sci-fi exponent: Margaret St Clair's telepathic horror read by Catherine Cusack.

Philip K Dick's tale of paranoia is read by Peter Marinker.

The sci-fi author's own futuristic meaty tale, plus Eric Frank Russell's story of scientific creation.

Read by Peter Marinker.

The sci-fi author's own futuristic meaty tale, plus Eric Frank Russell's story of scientific creation. Read by Peter Marinker.

05 LASTBeef Plus Sole Solution2009101720091018
20090919 (BBC7)
20090926 (BBC7)
20091003 (BBC7)
20091010 (BBC7)
20091017 (BBC7)
20110114 (BBC7)
20110115 (BBC7)
20111104 (BBC7)
20111105 (BBC7)
20120612 (BBC7)
20120613 (BBC7)
20120614 (BBC7)
20120615 (BBC7)
20120616 (BBC7)
20130201 (BBC7)
20130202 (BBC7)

The sci-fi author's own meaty tale, and Eric Frank Russell's story of scientific creation.

The sci-fi great selects Bertram Chandler's story. How to prove you're rational.

Britain's leading sci-fi exponent selects Bertram Chandler's story. How to prove you're rational. Read by Catherine Cusack.

The moon jumps orbit in Gregory Benford's tale read by Peter Marinker.

Britain's leading sci-fi exponent's favourite stories: The moon jumps orbit in Gregory Benford's tale read by Peter Marinker

Margaret St Clair's telepathic horror read by Catherine Cusack.

The favourite stories of Britain's leading sci-fi exponent: Margaret St Clair's telepathic horror read by Catherine Cusack.

Philip K Dick's tale of paranoia is read by Peter Marinker.

The sci-fi author's own futuristic meaty tale, plus Eric Frank Russell's story of scientific creation.

Read by Peter Marinker.

The sci-fi author's own futuristic meaty tale, plus Eric Frank Russell's story of scientific creation. Read by Peter Marinker.