Short Stories By Robert Heinlein

Episodes

TitleRepeatedComments
Ordeal In Space20090614 (BBC7)
20140817 (BBC7)
20140818 (BBC7)
20161024 (BBC7)
20161025 (BBC7)

A thrilling tale delving into the mind of a traumatised spaceman after his return to Earth

Deeply traumatised astronaut, William Cole is back on earth recuperating from a terrible accident.

After being jettisoned into outer-space, he's been left with a debilitating fear of falling. Facing the prospect of never returning to a job he loves, he's struggling to adapt to life as a civilian...

Read by Adam Sims.

Robert A Heinlein (1907-1988) is recognised by many as one of the great masters of sci-fi.

Produced and abridged by Gemma Jenkins.

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2007.

A thrilling tale that delves into the psyche of traumatised spaceman William Cole, after his return to Earth. Read by Adam Sims.

The Green Hills Of Earth20090621 (BBC7)
20140824 (BBC7)
20140825 (BBC7)
20161025 (BBC7)
20161026 (BBC7)

Fantastic tale about the heroic adventures of Rhysling, the blind singer of the spaceways.

Rhysling, the blind singer of the spaceways, captures the beauty of space and complexities of being a spaceman in songs about his heroic adventures.

Snatches of his music are interwoven with the story of how he lost his sight and became Earth's unofficial chronicler of the universe.

Read by Adam Sims.

Written in 1947, 'The Green Hills of Earth' is recognised as one of the best-ever sci-fi stories by master writer, Robert A Heinlein (1907-1988).

Produced and abridged by Gemma Jenkins.

Made for BBC Radio 7 and first broadcast in 2007.

A fantastic tale about the heroic adventures of Rhysling, the blind singer of the spaceways. Read by Adam Sims.