Drowned World, The [reading]

J G Ballard's classic adventure, read by Nicholas Farrell, abridged in ten parts by Oliver Reynolds. After the polar ice caps melt, Dr Kerans and his team conduct research into effects on the climate. But the dangers of piracy are never far away.

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LB19960101Producer: BOXALL, Jocelyn|Next in series: MISS SMILLA'S FEELING FOR SNOW, Episode 12|Previous in series: MISS SMILLA'S FEELING FOR SNOW, Episode 11|Description|SBH:The Drowned World - by J.G. BALLARD. Abridged in 10 parts by Oliver Reynolds and read by Nicholas Farrell. Produced by Jocelyn Boxall for 'The Late Book'.|Broadcast history|01 Jan 1996 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Oliver Reynolds (adap)|J Ballard (Author)|Jocelyn Boxall (Producer)|Nicholas Farrell (rdr)|Notes: CAIRS 697889.
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J G Ballard's classic adventure, read by Nicholas Farrell, abridged in ten parts by Oliver Reynolds. After the polar ice caps melt, Dr Kerans and his team conduct research into effects on the climate. But the dangers of piracy are never far away.Producer: J. BOXALL|Next in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 2|Previous in series: MAYBE THE MOON, Episode 10|Other programmes in THE DROWNED WORLD|Episode 1|Episode 2|Episode 3|Episode 4|Episode 5|Episode 6|Episode 7|Episode 8|Episode 9|Episode 10|Description|Nicholas FarrELL begins a 10-part reading of J. G. BALLARD's adventure. After the ice caps melt, Dr Kerans & his team conduct research into the effect on the climate. Abridged by Oliver REYNOLDS, produced by Jocelyn BOXALL.|Subject Categories|readings programmes (programme format)|the drowned world (novel)|Broadcast history|22 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|09 Oct 1997 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Oliver Reynolds (adap)|J Ballard (Author)|Jocelyn Boxall (Producer)|Nicholas Farrell (rdr)|Recorded on 1995-04-22.|J G Ballard's classic adventure, read by Nicholas Farrell, abridged in ten parts by Oliver Reynolds. After the polar ice caps melt, Dr Kerans and his team conduct research into effects on the climate. But the dangers of piracy are never far away.|Producer: J. BOXALL|Robert Glenister reads JG Ballard's novel set in a London transformed by global warming.|Robert Glenister reads from acclaimed author JG Ballard's first novel, set in a London transformed by global warming.
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Producer: J. BOXALL|Next in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 3|Previous in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 1|Other programmes in THE DROWNED WORLD|Episode 1|Episode 2|Episode 3|Episode 4|Episode 5|Episode 6|Episode 7|Episode 8|Episode 9|Episode 10|Description|Part 2 (of 10) of J. G. BALLARD's adventure read by Nicholas FarrELL, abridged by Oliver REYNOLDS & produced by Jocelyn BOXALL.|Subject Categories|readings programmes (programme format)|the drowned world (novel)|Broadcast history|23 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|10 Oct 1997 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Oliver Reynolds (adap)|J Ballard (Author)|Jocelyn Boxall (Producer)|Nicholas Farrell (rdr)|Recorded on 1995-04-22.|The tropical conditions trigger people's primal memories. Read by Robert Glenister.|JG Ballard's novel set in a submerged London of the future continues. The tropical conditions trigger people's primal memories.
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Producer: J.|BOXALL|Next in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 4|Previous in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 2|Other programmes in THE DROWNED WORLD|Episode 1|Episode 2|Episode 3|Episode 4|Episode 5|Episode 6|Episode 7|Episode 8|Episode 9|Episode 10|Description|Part 3 (of 10) of J.|G.|BALLARD's adventure read by Nicholas FarrELL, abridged by Oliver REYNOLDS & produced by Jocelyn BOXALL.|Subject Categories|readings programmes (programme format)|the drowned world (novel)|Broadcast history|24 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|11 Oct 1997 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Oliver Reynolds (adap)|J Ballard (Author)|Jocelyn Boxall (Producer)|Nicholas Farrell (rdr)|Recorded on 1995-04-28.|Looters arrive and clash with the surviving inhabitants.|JG Ballard's novel set in a submerged London of the future continues.
LB041996012519971014Producer: J. BOXALL|Next in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 5|Previous in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 3|Other programmes in THE DROWNED WORLD|Episode 1|Episode 2|Episode 3|Episode 4|Episode 5|Episode 6|Episode 7|Episode 8|Episode 9|Episode 10|Description|Part 4 (of 10) of J. G. BALLARD's adventure read by Nicholas FARRELL, abridged by Oliver REYNOLDS & produced by Jocelyn BOXALL.|Subject Categories|readings programmes (programme format)|the drowned world (novel)|Broadcast history|25 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|14 Oct 1997 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Oliver Reynolds (adap)|J Ballard (Author)|Jocelyn Boxall (Producer)|Nicholas Farrell (rdr)|Recorded on 1995-04-28.
LB051996012619971015Producer: J. BOXALL|Next in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 6|Previous in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 4|Other programmes in THE DROWNED WORLD|Episode 1|Episode 2|Episode 3|Episode 4|Episode 5|Episode 6|Episode 7|Episode 8|Episode 9|Episode 10|Description|Part 5 (of 10) of J. G. BALLARD's adventure read by Nicholas FARRELL, abridged by Oliver REYNOLDS & produced by Jocelyn BOXALL.|Subject Categories|readings programmes (programme format)|the drowned world (novel)|Broadcast history|26 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|15 Oct 1997 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Oliver Reynolds (adap)|J Ballard (Author)|Jocelyn Boxall (Producer)|Nicholas Farrell (rdr)|Recorded on 1995-04-28.
LB061996012919971016Producer: J. BOXALL|Next in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 7|Previous in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 5|Other programmes in THE DROWNED WORLD|Episode 1|Episode 2|Episode 3|Episode 4|Episode 5|Episode 6|Episode 7|Episode 8|Episode 9|Episode 10|Description|Part 6 (of 10) of J. G. BALLARD's adventure read by Nicholas FARRELL, abridged by Oliver REYNOLDS & produced by Jocelyn BOXALL.|Subject Categories|readings programmes (programme format)|the drowned world (novel)|Broadcast history|29 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|16 Oct 1997 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Oliver Reynolds (adap)|J Ballard (Author)|Jocelyn Boxall (Producer)|Nicholas Farrell (rdr)|Recorded on 1995-04-28.
LB071996013019971017Producer: J. BOXALL|Next in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 8|Previous in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 6|Other programmes in THE DROWNED WORLD|Episode 1|Episode 2|Episode 3|Episode 4|Episode 5|Episode 6|Episode 7|Episode 8|Episode 9|Episode 10|Description|Part 7 (of 10) of J. G. BALLARD's adventure read by Nicholas FARRELL, abridged by Oliver REYNOLDS & produced by Jocelyn BOXALL.|Subject Categories|readings programmes (programme format)|the drowned world (novel)|Broadcast history|30 Jan 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|17 Oct 1997 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Oliver Reynolds (adap)|J Ballard (Author)|Jocelyn Boxall (Producer)|Nicholas Farrell (rdr)|Recorded on 1995-04-28.
LB081996013119971018J. G. BALLARD's adventure read by Nicholas FARRELL, abridged by Oliver REYNOLDS & produced by Jocelyn BOXALL.|Recorded on 1995-04-28.
LB091996020119971021Producer: J. BOXALL|Next in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 10|Previous in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 8|Other programmes in THE DROWNED WORLD|Episode 1|Episode 2|Episode 3|Episode 4|Episode 5|Episode 6|Episode 7|Episode 8|Episode 9|Episode 10|Description|Part 9 (of 10) of J. G. BALLARD's adventure read by Nicholas FARRELL, abridged by Oliver REYNOLDS & produced by Jocelyn BOXALL.|Subject Categories|readings programmes (programme format)|the drowned world (novel)|Broadcast history|01 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|21 Oct 1997 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Oliver Reynolds (adap)|J Ballard (Author)|Jocelyn Boxall (Producer)|Nicholas Farrell (rdr)|Recorded on 1995-04-28.
LB10 LAST1996020319971022Producer: J. BOXALL|Next in series: REEF, Episode 1|Previous in series: THE DROWNED WORLD, Episode 9|Other programmes in THE DROWNED WORLD|Episode 1|Episode 2|Episode 3|Episode 4|Episode 5|Episode 6|Episode 7|Episode 8|Episode 9|Episode 10|Description|Part 10 (of 10) of J. G. BALLARD's adventure read by Nicholas FARRELL, abridged by Oliver REYNOLDS & produced by Jocelyn BOXALL.|Subject Categories|readings programmes (programme format)|the drowned world (novel)|Broadcast history|03 Feb 1996 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|22 Oct 1997 00:30-00:45 (RADIO 4)|Contributors|Oliver Reynolds (adap)|J Ballard (Author)|Jocelyn Boxall (Producer)|Nicholas Farrell (rdr)|Recorded on 1995-04-28.