Planet B

When John's girlfriend Lioba dies, he logs into her virtual world to grieve, but begins to suspect she's still alive in there.

Offered the choice of committing to live there and find her, or log out and lose her, he leaps in.

Little does he care that the fantasy game sites, where the worst of humanity is played out, will become his reality.

He will feel pain, and he might die there.

In each episode he is plunged into a new world.

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Episodes

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0101Golden Moments2009030220090303
20090920 (BBC7)
20090921 (BBC7)
20110110 (BBC7)
20110111 (BBC7)
20111114 (BBC7)
20111115 (BBC7)
20140113 (BBC7)
20140114 (BBC7)

When John's girlfriend Lioba dies, he logs into her virtual world to grieve, but begins to suspect she's still alive in there.

Offered the choice of committing to live there and find her, or log out and lose her, he leaps in.

Little does he care that the fantasy game sites, where the worst of humanity is played out, will become his reality.

He will feel pain, and he might die there.

In each episode he is plunged into a new world.

Grieving for his girlfriend, John receives a shock. Series about a mystery virtual world.

Grieving for his girlfriend, John receives a shock. Matthew Broughton's series about a mystery virtual world. Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

Grieving for his girlfriend, John receives a shock.

Series about a mystery virtual world.

Matthew Broughton's series about a mystery virtual world.

Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

Grieving for his girlfriend, John gets a shock.

Radio 7 series set in a virtual universe.

Radio 7 series set in an infinite, virtual universe.

Radio 7's new science fiction series, set in a virtual universe of infinite possibility.

Opening episode of Radio 7's new major science fiction series, set in a virtual universe of infinite possibility.

0102New Boy2009030320090304
20090927 (BBC7)
20090928 (BBC7)
20110111 (BBC7)
20110112 (BBC7)
20111115 (BBC7)
20111116 (BBC7)
20140114 (BBC7)
20140115 (BBC7)

Convinced his girlfriend is alive in a virtual world, a leap sends John to a brutal school

Convinced his girlfriend is alive in a virtual world, a nostalgic leap sends John to a brutal school. Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

John is convinced that his girlfriend is alive in a virtual world.

Convinced his girlfriend is alive in a virtual world, a nostalgic leap sends John to a brutal school.

Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

John is convinced that his girlfriend is alive in a virtual universe.

Convinced his girlfriend is alive in a virtual universe, a nostalgic leap sends John to a brutal school.

John and Medley learn to cope in the brutal environment of a nostalgic school world, where only bullies win.

0103Freakshow2009030420090305
20091004 (BBC7)
20091005 (BBC7)
20110112 (BBC7)
20110113 (BBC7)
20111116 (BBC7)
20111117 (BBC7)
20140115 (BBC7)
20140116 (BBC7)

Searching for his girlfriend Lioba, John arrives at a bizarre music festival. But is this world a trap? Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

Searching for Lioba, John arrives at a bizarre music festival. But is this world a trap?

Searching for Lioba, John finds himself in Freakshow, a bizarre music festival.

Will he find Lioba, or is this world a trap?

0104New Rome2009030520090306
20091011 (BBC7)
20091012 (BBC7)
20110113 (BBC7)
20110114 (BBC7)
20111117 (BBC7)
20111118 (BBC7)
20140116 (BBC7)
20140117 (BBC7)

John and Medley are transported to a world of orgies and circuses.

John and Medley are transported to a world of orgies and circuses, where the slaves seek a new leader. Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

John and Medley are transported to a world of orgies and circuses, where the slaves seek a new leader.

John and Medley are transported to New Rome, a world of orgies and circuses, where the slaves find themselves a new leader.

0105The Smart Money2009030620090307
20091018 (BBC7)
20091019 (BBC7)
20110114 (BBC7)
20110115 (BBC7)
20111118 (BBC7)
20111119 (BBC7)
20140117 (BBC7)
20140118 (BBC7)

John and Medley buy low and sell high, unaware they are playing for his life.

Thrust into a frantic world, John and Medley buy low and sell high, unaware they are playing for his life. Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

Thrust into a frantic world, John and Medley buy low and sell high.

Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

Thrust into a frantic world, John and Medley buy low and sell high - unaware they are playing for his life.

John and Medley are pitched into the frantic world of buying low and selling high, unaware that they're playing for his life.

0106The Wild Gang2009030920090310
20091025 (BBC7)
20091026 (BBC7)
20110117 (BBC7)
20110118 (BBC7)
20111121 (BBC7)
20111122 (BBC7)
20140120 (BBC7)
20140121 (BBC7)

Chuck's gang rule by gun law in virtual Wild West World, and John is Sheriff.

Chuck's gang rule by gun law in virtual Wild West World, and John is Sheriff. Matthew Broughton's serial stars Gunnar Cauthery.

Matthew Broughton's serial stars Gunnar Cauthery.

Chuck Flint's gang rule by gun law in Wild West World, where John is the Sheriff.

Chuck Flint's gang rule by gun law in Wild West World, where John finds himself in the role of Sheriff.

Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

0107Catharsis2009031020090311
20091101 (BBC7)
20091102 (BBC7)
20110118 (BBC7)
20110119 (BBC7)
20111122 (BBC7)
20111123 (BBC7)
20140121 (BBC7)
20140122 (BBC7)

John captains a battleship in a world so real that he forgets who he is.

John captains a battleship in a world so real that he forgets who he is. Can Medley make him remember? Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

Can Medley make him remember? Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

John is the captain of a space battleship in a world that's so real he's forgotten who he is.

Can Medley make him remember?

0108Retreat2009031120090312
20091108 (BBC7)
20091109 (BBC7)
20110119 (BBC7)
20110120 (BBC7)
20111123 (BBC7)
20111124 (BBC7)
20140122 (BBC7)
20140123 (BBC7)

John and Medley arrive in a strange religious retreat. Is it a cult, or can it offer real enlightenment? Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

John and Medley arrive in a strange religious retreat. Is it a cult?

John and Medley arrive in a strange religious retreat.

Is it a cult or can it offer real enlightenment? Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

Is it a cult?

John and Medley find themselves in a strange religious retreat.

Is it a cult or will they find real enlightenment here?

0109The Fast Track2009031220090313
20091115 (BBC7)
20110120 (BBC7)
20110121 (BBC7)
20111124 (BBC7)
20111125 (BBC7)
20140123 (BBC7)
20140124 (BBC7)

Still stuck in a virtual world, John has one last chance to save Lioba by navigating an escape path. Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

Stuck in a virtual world, John has one chance to save Lioba by navigating an escape path.

John has one last chance to save Lioba by navigating an escape path.

Stars Gunnar Cauthery

Still stuck in a virtual world, John has one last chance to save Lioba by navigating an escape path.

Still stuck in a virtual world, it's John's last chance to save Lioba by navigating an escape path.

It's John's last chance to save Lioba by navigating an escape path.

Still stuck in a virtual world, it's John's last chance to save Lioba.

Can he work out how to navigate a path through Planet B?

0110 LASTDeath's Door2009031320090314 (BBC7)
20091122 (BBC7)
20091123 (BBC7)
20110121 (BBC7)
20110122 (BBC7)
20111125 (BBC7)
20111126 (BBC7)
20140124 (BBC7)
20140125 (BBC7)

John and Lioba aim to meet in the real world, but can they escape their virtual reality?

John and Lioba aim to meet in the real world, but can they really escape their virtual reality? Stars Gunnar Cauthery.

John and Lioba leave Planet B and agree to meet in the real world, but can they ever really escape?

0201The Tender Trap2009112920091130 (BBC7)
20110124 (BBC7)
20110125 (BBC7)
20130429 (BBC7)
20130430 (BBC7)
20140414 (BBC7)
20140415 (BBC7)

A mysterious woman explodes into Kip's world. Matthew Broughton's virtual reality saga stars Tessa Nicholson and Adjoa Andoh.

A mysterious woman explodes into Kip's world. Matthew Broughton's virtual reality saga.

The virtual reality saga sees Lioba struggling to escape the corporation's grip.

Back with a bang - the virtual reality saga sees Lioba struggling to escape the corporation's grip.

0202Make A Wish2009120620091207 (BBC7)
20110125 (BBC7)
20110126 (BBC7)
20130430 (BBC7)
20130501 (BBC7)
20140415 (BBC7)
20140416 (BBC7)

Lioba is confused when Sinbad alludes to an armoured division.

Lioba is confused when Sinbad alludes to an armoured division. The Arabian Nights meets the Gulf War. Stars Tessa Nicholson.

Lioba is confused when Sinbad alludes to an armoured division. Stars Tessa Nicholson.

Lioba's confused when Sinbad alludes to an armoured division.

Stars Tessa Nicholson.

This episode is available until 3rd January as part of the Series Catch-up Trial.

The Arabian Nights meets the Gulf War.

0203Paradise Hazard2009121320091214 (BBC7)
20110126 (BBC7)
20110127 (BBC7)
20130501 (BBC7)
20130502 (BBC7)
20140416 (BBC7)
20140417 (BBC7)

Happy Valley is virtually perfect with its lawns and birds and high security fence.

Lioba and Kip find Happy Valley is virtually perfect with its lawns and birds and high security fence. Stars Tessa Nicholson.

Lioba and Kip find Happy Valley is virtually perfect. Stars Tessa Nicholson.

Lioba and Kip find Happy Valley is virtually perfect.

Stars Tessa Nicholson.

Lioba and Kip find Happy Valley is virtually perfect with its lawns and birds.

This episode is available until 3rd January as part of the Series Catch-up Trial.

This episode is available until 6.00pm on 5th December as part of the Series Catch-up Trial.

0204Light City2009122020091221 (BBC7)
20110127 (BBC7)
20110128 (BBC7)
20130502 (BBC7)
20130503 (BBC7)
20140417 (BBC7)
20140418 (BBC7)

Lioba and Kip are on the city streets where crime pays, but a vigilante appears.

Lioba and Kip are on the city streets where crime definitely pays, but a mysterious vigilante appears. Stars Tessa Nicholson.

Lioba and Kip are on the city streets where crime pays, until a vigilante appears.

This episode is available until 3rd January as part of the Series Catch-up Trial.

0205 LASTDark Star2009122720091228 (BBC7)
20110128 (BBC7)
20110129 (BBC7)
20130503 (BBC7)
20130504 (BBC7)
20140418 (BBC7)
20140419 (BBC7)

Lioba faces her biggest test, floating alone in darkness where only Cerberus feels at home

Lioba faces her biggest test, floating alone in pitch darkness where only Cerberus feels truly at home. Stars Tessa Nicholson.

Lioba faces her biggest test, floating alone in pitch darkness. Stars Tessa Nicholson.

Lioba faces her biggest test, floating alone in pitch darkness.

Stars Tessa Nicholson.

Lioba floats alone in pitch darkness - where only Cerberus feels truly at home.

This episode is available until 3rd January as part of the Series Catch-up Trial.

0301Haunted2011013020141115 (BBC7)
20141116 (BBC7)
20160123 (BBC7)
20160124 (BBC7)

As the rogues face their biggest threat yet, a familiar face returns.

As the rogues face their biggest threat yet, a familiar face returns. Virtual reality saga by Dawn King. Stars Lloyd Thomas.

0302The Pirate Islands2011020620141122 (BBC7)
20141123 (BBC7)

Medley and Kip must battle island inhabitants to save Planet B.

Medley and Kip must battle island inhabitants to save Planet B. Virtual reality saga by Penelope Skinner. Stars Claire Harry.

0303Doing Time2011021320141130 (BBC7)

Held in the world's toughest jail, can Kip escape prison brutality? Virtual reality saga by Nick Perry. Stars Lloyd Thomas.

0305 LASTThe End Of The Rogue20110227 (BBC7)
20141214 (BBC7)

Episode 5 by Matthew Broughton

The virtual world has been switched off by Mark Schwartz. As the power slowly drains from the circuits, Kip and Medley must race through the ruins of reality in a desperate bid to reset the universe. Is this the end for Planet B? Last in the series.

Kip.. Lloyd Thomas

Medley.. Claire Harry

Cerberus.. Chris Pavlo

Slab.. Tony Bell

Deano.. Adeel Akhtar

Mary.. Sally Orrock

Mark Schwartz.. Sam Dale

With Gunner Cauthery, Iain Batchelor, Henry Devas and Adjoa Andoh.

Directed by James Robinson.