Paradise Lost In Cyberspace

Comedy about a dystopic future.

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A 22nd century clerical error sets George Smith's demise for 69 - not 70.

A 22nd century clerical error sets George Smith's demise for 69 - not 70. Colin Swash's dystopian comedy stars Stephen Moore.

A 22nd century clerical error sets George Smith's demise for 69 - not 70.

Colin Swash's dystopian comedy stars Stephen Moore.

The grim 22nd century puts Britons to death at 70.

But a clerical error sets George Smith's demise for 69.

With Stephen Moore.

The future - everyone lives happily until they're 70.

But George Smith is due to die at 69

It is 22nd-century Britain, and the collapse of the pensions system means compulsory euthanasia for 70-year-olds.

Tough luck for George Smith - celebrating his sixty-ninth birthday - when the authorities get their sums wrong and come looking for him.

The future.

Everyone lives happily until they're seventy.

But George Smith (Stephen Moore) is the victim of clerical error.

But due to a clerical error, George Smith is scheduled to die at 69.

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A 22nd-century clerical error sets George Smith's demise for 69, not 70. Dystopian comedy.

In 22nd-century Britain, the collapse of the pensions system means compulsory euthanasia for all 70-year-olds. But a clerical error sparks implications for George... Smith...

Colin Swash's dystopian comedy stars Stephen Moore as George, Patsy Byrne as Doris, Geoffrey McGivern as O'Connell and Lorelei King as Andrea Sunbeam. Other parts by Melanie Hudson, Christopher Douglas and Lewis MacLeod.

Producer: Richard Wilson.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.

A 22nd-century clerical error sets George Smith's demise for 69, not 70. Colin Swash's dystopian comedy stars Stephen Moore.

A 22nd-century clerical error sets George Smith's demise for 69, not 70. Dystopian comedy.

A 22nd century clerical error sets George Smith's demise for 69 - not 70.

Colin Swash's dystopian comedy stars Stephen Moore.

The grim 22nd century puts Britons to death at 70.

But a clerical error sets George Smith's demise for 69.

With Stephen Moore.

The future - everyone lives happily until they're 70.

But George Smith is due to die at 69

It is 22nd-century Britain, and the collapse of the pensions system means compulsory euthanasia for 70-year-olds.

Tough luck for George Smith - celebrating his sixty-ninth birthday - when the authorities get their sums wrong and come looking for him.

The future.

Everyone lives happily until they're seventy.

But George Smith (Stephen Moore) is the victim of clerical error.

But due to a clerical error, George Smith is scheduled to die at 69.

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(02/06)

69-year-old George Smith battles against his imminent death with Central Admin - and a scary TV crew. Stars Stephen Moore.

69-year-old George Smith battles against his imminent death with Central Admin.

69-year-old George Smith battles against his imminent death with Central Admin - and a scary TV crew.

Stars Stephen Moore.

Lucky old George Smith.

It's not everyone who has their own compulsory death broadcast on national television.

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69-year-old George Smith battles against his imminent death with Central Admin.

Lucky old George Smith - it's not everyone who has their own compulsory euthanasia broadcast on national TV at the age of 69.

Colin Swash's dystopian comedy stars Stephen Moore as George, Patsy Byrne as Doris, Geoffrey McGivern as O'Connell and Lorelei King as Andrea Sunbeam. Other parts by Melanie Hudson, Christopher Douglas, Lewis MacLeod and Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer: Richard Wilson.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.

Sixty-nine-year-old George Smith battles against his imminent death with Central Admin and a scary TV crew. Stars Stephen Moore.

69-year-old George Smith battles against his imminent death with Central Admin and a scary TV crew. Stars Stephen Moore.

(02/06)

69-year-old George Smith battles against his imminent death with Central Admin - and a scary TV crew.

Stars Stephen Moore.

Lucky old George Smith.

It's not everyone who has their own compulsory death broadcast on national television.

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(02/06)

69-year-old George Smith battles against his imminent death with Central Admin - and a scary TV crew. Stars Stephen Moore.

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Fresh from incarceration, 69-year-old George Smith has attracted the attention of OAP terrorists. Stars Stephen Moore.

Fresh from incarceration, 69-year-old George Smith has attracted the attention of OAP terrorists.

Has George really escaped, or will his visit to Mrs Cookson return to haunt him?

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Fresh from incarceration, George Smith has attracted the attention of OAP terrorists.

Fresh from incarceration, 69-year-old George Smith finally comes face to face with the evil leader of the OAPs, Mrs Cookson.

Colin Swash's dystopian comedy stars Stephen Moore as George, Patsy Byrne as Doris, Geoffrey McGivern as O'Connell, Edna Dore as Mrs Cookson, Lorelei King as Andrea Sunbeam, Melanie Hudson as Dawkins, Christopher Douglas as Ronnie. With Lewis MacLeod and Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer: Richard Wilson.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.

Fresh from incarceration, 69-year-old George Smith has attracted the attention of OAP terrorists. Stars Stephen Moore.

Fresh from incarceration, 69-year-old George Smith has attracted the attention of OAP terrorists.

Has George really escaped, or will his visit to Mrs Cookson return to haunt him?

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(03/06)

Fresh from incarceration, 69-year-old George Smith has attracted the attention of OAP terrorists. Stars Stephen Moore.

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(03/06)

Fresh from incarceration, George Smith has attracted the attention of OAP terrorists.

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(04/06)

Armed with a new face and OAP gadgets, George Smith prepares to take on Central Admin.

Armed with a new face and an array of OAP gadgets, George Smith prepares to take on Central Admin. Stars Stephen Moore.

Armed with a new face and an array of OAP gadgets, George Smith prepares to take on Central Admin.

Stars Stephen Moore.

Armed with a new face, an array of OAP gadgets and help from Mrs Cookson and Andrea, George locates Big Jeremy in Central Admin.

The Old-Age Paramilitaries have developed a secret weapon to destroy the Central Database computer.

George Smith is the man to use it.

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Armed with a new face and OAP gadgets, George Smith prepares to take on Central Admin.

The Old-Age Paramilitaries have developed a secret weapon to destroy the Central Database computer. George Smith is the man to use it.

Colin Swash's dystopian comedy stars Stephen Moore as George, Patsy Byrne as Doris, Geoffrey McGivern as O'Connell, Edna Dore as Mrs Cookson, Lorelei King as Andrea Sunbeam, Melanie Hudson as Dawkins, Christopher Douglas as Ronnie. With Lewis MacLeod, Dave Lamb and Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer: Richard Wilson.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.

Armed with a new face and an array of OAP gadgets, George Smith prepares to take on Central Admin. Stars Stephen Moore.

(04/06)

Armed with a new face and an array of OAP gadgets, George Smith prepares to take on Central Admin.

Stars Stephen Moore.

Armed with a new face, an array of OAP gadgets and help from Mrs Cookson and Andrea, George locates Big Jeremy in Central Admin.

The Old-Age Paramilitaries have developed a secret weapon to destroy the Central Database computer.

George Smith is the man to use it.

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(04/06)

Armed with a new face and an array of OAP gadgets, George Smith prepares to take on Central Admin. Stars Stephen Moore.

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Armed with a new face and OAP gadgets, George Smith prepares to take on Central Admin.

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(05/06)

Now a fully fledged OAP, George goes on a mission with Andrea Sunbeam and Mrs Cookson.

Now a fully fledged OAP, George Smith goes on a mission with Andrea Sunbeam and Mrs Cookson. Stars Stephen Moore.

Now a fully fledged OAP, George Smith goes on a mission with Andrea Sunbeam and Mrs Cookson.

Stars Stephen Moore.

It does not go according to plan.

After George's success in destroying the Central Admin computer, it's Mrs Cookson's turn to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Tigers cause tragedy for Wilma P Random's Thompson's Gazelle.

After George's success in destroying the Central Admin computer, it is Mrs Cookson's turn to make the ultimate sacrifice.

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Now a fully fledged OAP, George goes on a mission with Andrea Sunbeam and Mrs Cookson.

Now a fully-fledged OAP, George Smith is set for a special mission with Andrea Sunbeam and Mrs Cookson.

Colin Swash's dystopian comedy stars Stephen Moore as George, Patsy Byrne as Doris, Geoffrey McGivern as O'Connell, Edna Dore as Mrs Cookson, Lorelei King as Andrea Sunbeam, Melanie Hudson as Wilma P Random. With Christopher, Lewis MacLeod and Peter Serafinowicz.

Producer: Richard Wilson.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1998.

Now a fully fledged OAP, George Smith goes on a mission with Andrea Sunbeam and Mrs Cookson. Stars Stephen Moore.

(05/06)

Now a fully fledged OAP, George Smith goes on a mission with Andrea Sunbeam and Mrs Cookson.

Stars Stephen Moore.

It does not go according to plan.

After George's success in destroying the Central Admin computer, it's Mrs Cookson's turn to make the ultimate sacrifice.

Tigers cause tragedy for Wilma P Random's Thompson's Gazelle.

After George's success in destroying the Central Admin computer, it is Mrs Cookson's turn to make the ultimate sacrifice.

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(05/06)

Now a fully fledged OAP, George Smith goes on a mission with Andrea Sunbeam and Mrs Cookson. Stars Stephen Moore.

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(05/06)

Now a fully fledged OAP, George goes on a mission with Andrea Sunbeam and Mrs Cookson.

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(06/06)

The future of the OAPs - and indeed the whole of civilisation - hangs in the balance.

The future of the OAPs - and indeed the whole of civilisation - hangs in the balance. Stars Stephen Moore.

Stars Stephen Moore.

George's final speech goes catastrophically wrong, but not as wrong as Dr O'Connell's pill bluff to Mrs Cookson and Andrea.

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The future of the OAPs - and indeed the whole of civilisation - hangs in the balance.

The future of the OAPs - and indeed the whole of civilisation - hangs in the balance. Stars Stephen Moore.

(06/06)

Stars Stephen Moore.

George's final speech goes catastrophically wrong, but not as wrong as Dr O'Connell's pill bluff to Mrs Cookson and Andrea.

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The future of the OAPs - and indeed the whole of civilisation - hangs in the balance. Stars Stephen Moore.

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The future of the OAPs - and indeed the whole of civilisation - hangs in the balance.