Alpha [Mike Walker]

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Tale about a computer so all-knowing that it seems to have an independent life of its own.

Chilling award-winning drama.

Mike Walker's play, which won this year's Sony Award for Best Radio Drama, is about a computer so all-knowing that it appears to have an independent life of its own.

It is, thus, an abomination for those who believe in a Supreme Creator...

Previously broadcast on World Service.

A computer so all-knowing that it seems to have an independent life of its own.

An all-knowing computer seems to have an independent life of its own.

Mike Walker's award-winning drama with David Calder.

With David Calder.

Award-winning drama with David Calder and John Moffatt.

An all-knowing computer seems to have an independent life of its own. With David Calder.

An all-knowing computer seems to have an independent life of its own. Award-winning drama with David Calder and John Moffatt.

  • [bbc7 bd=20100101]

    an all-knowing computer appears to have an independent life of its own - an abomination for those who believe in a supreme creator.

    father marquez is sent to interrogate ‘alpha’ to decide whether or not it can be allowed to exist. during their conversations, marquez finds out far more than he expects about both alpha and - much more disturbingly - himself...

    mike walker’s chilling drama won gold at the sony radio academy awards 2001.

    stars david calder as father marquez, sarah-jane holm as alpha, john moffatt as cardinal correlli, ana sofrenovia as katerina, daniel o'grady as tom and lexi ross as sophia.

    original music composed and played by david chilton.

    producer: gordon house

    first broadcast on the bbc world service in 2001.

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    an all-knowing computer seems to have an independent life of its own. award-winning drama with david calder and john moffatt.

    an all-knowing computer seems to have an independent life of its own. with david calder.

    tale about a computer so all-knowing that it seems to have an independent life of its own. chilling award-winning drama.

    a computer so all knowing, that it seems to have an independent life of its own. chilling award winning drama.

    a computer so all knowing, that it seems to have an independent life of its own. chilling award winning drama. [epsiode 1 of 6, rpt of sunday 6.00pm]

    with David Calder.