Five Fantastic Tales

A week of stories taking fantastic and unlikely matters as their subjects.

From 'things' that visit at night, to voices on the radio, to those couples who argue in deepest space.

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Episodes

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AR01In The Avu Observatory2003120120041205

A week of stories taking fantastic and unlikely matters as their subjects.

From 'things' that visit at night, to voices on the radio, to those couples who argue in deepest space.

Producer Duncan Minshull.In The Avu Observatory by H G Wells, read by Dermot Crowley.

When you're star-gazing, you don't hear the noise outside.

AR02The Voice Of God2003120220041212

by Winifred Holtby, read by Jack Klaff.

Turn your radio on - and what is this?

AR03The Cookie Lady2003120320041219

by Phillip K Dick, read by Liza Ross.

Beware the plate of tasty treats.

AR04The Prisoner Of The Coral Deep20031204

by J G Ballard, read by David Horovitch.

In a lonely spot, the giant woman beckons.

AR05 LASTThe Half Pair2003120520050102

By Bertram Chandler.

In deepest space there is domestic strife.

Read by Bill Nighy