Brave New World [Aldous Huxley]

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Meet the man who battery farms humans. Anton Lesser reads Aldous Huxley's nightmare vision of an ideal society in the future.

A man battery farms humans. Nightmare vision of an ideal society in the future.

It's 2116 and Helmholtz Watson and Bernard Marx are token rebels in an irretrievably corrupted society where promiscuity is the norm, eugenics a respectable science, and the drug Soma freely available.

Aldous Huxley's uneasy reflections of the future opens dramatised by Jonathan Holloway.

Bernard.... Justin Salinger
Helmholtz.... Jonathan Coy
Lenina.... Pippa Bennett-Warner
The Director.... Anton Lesser
John.... Milton Lopes
Linda.... Karina Fernandez
Fanny.... Nicola Ferguson
Henry.... Sam Rix
The Warden.... James Lailey
Mustapha Mond.... Sean Baker
Girl.... Scarlett Brookes,
Heliport Man.... Brian Protheroe

Director: David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2017.

It's 2116, a dystopian world where eugenics, promiscuity and happiness are gently enforced

Aldous Huxley's timeless classic set in a controlled, futuristic society.

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Bernard Marx is a misfit in an ideal society, so why is Lenina attracted to him?

Bernard Marx is a misfit in an ideal society, so why is Lenina attracted to him? Nightmare future vision read by Anton Lesser.

by Aldous Huxley

The Dangerous Visions Season continues with the second part of Aldous Huxley's Classic dystopian tale. John the "Savage" has been brought back to a "civilised" world where promiscuity is the norm, eugenics a respectable science and the drug Soma freely available. Can he retain the ideal of freedom his childhood taught him? Dramatised by Jonathan Holloway.

Bernard.... Justin Salinger
Helmholtz.... Jonathan Coy
Lenina.... Pippa Bennett-Warner
The Director.... Anton Lesser
John.... Milton Lopes
Linda.... Karina Fernandez
Fanny.... Nicola Ferguson
Henry.... Sam Rix
Miss Keats.... Scarlett Brookes
Mustapha Mond.... Sean Baker
Dr. Shaw.... Nick Underwood

Director: David Hunter

It's 2116, a dystopian world where eugenics, promiscuity and happiness are gently enforced

Aldous Huxley's timeless classic set in a controlled, futuristic society.

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Feeling ill at ease, Bernard Marx confides about Lenina to his best friend.

Feeling ill at ease, Bernard Marx confides about Lenina to his best friend. Nightmare future vision read by Anton Lesser.

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Bernard takes Lenina to the Savage Reservation, but is she fully prepared?

Bernard takes Lenina to the Savage Reservation, but is she fully prepared? Nightmare future vision read by Anton Lesser.

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Lenina is horrified by the Savage Reservation - until she meets John.

Lenina is horrified by the Savage Reservation - until she meets John. Anton Lesser concludes Aldous Huxley's future vision.

Lenina is horrified by the Savage Reservation, until she meets John. Read by Anton Lesser.

Lenina is horrified by the Savage Reservation, until she meets John. Nightmare vision of the future read by Anton Lesser.

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Bernard brings John to London, and gets revenge on the Director of Hatcheries. Nightmare future vision read by Anton Lesser.

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John 'the Savage' is a big hit, while Bernard is jealous.

John 'the Savage' is a big hit, while Bernard is jealous. Nightmare vision of the future read by Anton Lesser.

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Lenina makes a move on John, but he's distracted by Linda's illness. Nightmare vision of the future read by Anton Lesser.

Lenina makes a move on John, but he's distracted by Linda's illness. Read by Anton Lesser.

Lenina makes a move on John, but he is distracted by Linda's illness.

Lenina makes a move on John, but he is distracted by Linda's illness. Nightmare vision of the future read by Anton Lesser.

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Bernard worries as John tries to foster rebellion amongst the Delta grades.

Bernard worries as John tries to foster rebellion amongst the Delta grades. Nightmare vision of the future read by Anton Lesser.

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Disenchanted with society, John decides to seek solitude. Nightmare vision of the future concluded by Anton Lesser.