The Nine Billion Names Of God

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01The Nine Billion Names Of God20110403 (BBC7)
20120731 (BBC7)
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20130422 (BBC7)
20130423 (BBC7)
20131028 (BBC7)
20131029 (BBC7)

A Tibetan monastery's new computer sparks fears that the world will end.

A Tibetan monastery's new computer sparks fears that the world will end. Arthur C Clarke's short story read by John Shrapnel.

02The Star20110410 (BBC7)
20120801 (BBC7)
20120802 (BBC7)
20130423 (BBC7)
20130424 (BBC7)
20131029 (BBC7)
20131030 (BBC7)

A priest's faith is severely tested during an expedition on a burnt planet.

A priest's faith is severely tested during an expedition on a burnt planet. John Shrapnel reads Arthur C Clarke's short story.

03Death And The Senator20110417 (BBC7)
20120802 (BBC7)
20120803 (BBC7)
20130424 (BBC7)
20130425 (BBC7)
20131030 (BBC7)
20131031 (BBC7)

If a medical space station can cure cardiac conditions, who gets treatment?

If a medical space station can cure cardiac conditions, who gets treatment? John Shrapnel reads Arthur C Clarke's short story.

04Superiority20110424 (BBC7)
20120803 (BBC7)
20120804 (BBC7)
20130425 (BBC7)
20130426 (BBC7)
20131031 (BBC7)
20131101 (BBC7)

In war, the more technologically advanced side can still be defeated. John Shrapnel reads.

In war, the more technologically advanced side can still be defeated. John Shrapnel reads Arthur C Clarke's short story.

In war, the more technologically advanced side can still be defeated.

05 LASTThe Sentinel2011050120110502
20111217 (BBC7)
20111218 (BBC7)
20120806 (BBC7)
20120807 (BBC7)
20130426 (BBC7)
20130427 (BBC7)
20131101 (BBC7)
20131102 (BBC7)

The story from which Clarke developed the film '2001: A Space Odyssey' with Kubrick.

The story from which Arthur C Clarke developed the film '2001: A Space Odyssey' with Stanley Kubrick. Read by John Shrapnel.

The story from which Arthur C Clarke developed the film '2001: A Space Odyssey'.

The story from which Arthur C Clarke developed the film '2001: A Space Odyssey' with Stanley Kubrick.