The State Of The Art

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Dramatisation of the science-fiction novel by Iain M Banks.

A spaceship from The Culture arrives on Earth in 1977 and finds a planet obsessed with alien concepts like 'property' and 'money' and on the edge of self destruction.

When Agent Dervley Linter decides to go native can Diziet Sma change his mind?

The Ship....Sir Antony Sher

  • dervley linter....Paterson Joseph
  • diziet sma....Nina Sosanya
  • li....Graeme Hawley
  • sodel....Conrad Nelson

    directed by Nadia Molinari

    part of bbc radio 4's science fiction season.

    dramatisation of the science-fiction novel by iain m banks

  • tel....Brigit Forsyth

    the state of the art

    by iain m.

    banks

    dramatised by paul cornell

    the culture ship arbitrary arrives on earth in 1977 and finds a planet obsessed with alien concepts like 'property' and 'money' and on the edge of self destruction.

    the ship - antony sher

    diziet sma - nina sosanya

    dervley linter - paterson joseph

    li - graeme hawley

    tel - brigit forsyth

    sodel - conrad nelson