Dark Vignettes

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Dangerous Visions20160522

The first of four specially-commissioned stories in the Dangerous Visions series.

Blackout by Julian Simpson

"Yesterday was the day when the phones stopped working."

But the phones are only the start, as London is plunged into an internet and power blackout. A woman starts a diary of the first days as she watches first the infrastructure and then the civilisation of her city begin to collapse.

Writer: Julian Simpson

Director: Julian Simpson

Reader: Nicola Walker

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Dangerous Visions20160522

The first of four specially-commissioned stories in the Dangerous Visions series.

Blackout by Julian Simpson

"Yesterday was the day when the phones stopped working."

But the phones are only the start, as London is plunged into an internet and power blackout. A woman starts a diary of the first days as she watches first the infrastructure and then the civilisation of her city begin to collapse.

Writer: Julian Simpson

Director: Julian Simpson

Reader: Nicola Walker

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Dangerous Visions20160529

The second of four specially-commissioned stories in the Dangerous Visions series.

The Fanglur And The Twoof by Toby Litt.

With the mysterious Noma as their guide, a family set off with their herd across the desert in search of pools and lakes. But this is no ordinary desert. There is no sand - just human teeth.

Writer: Toby Litt

Reader: Farshid Rokey

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Dangerous Visions20160529

The second of four specially-commissioned stories in the Dangerous Visions series.

The Fanglur And The Twoof by Toby Litt.

With the mysterious Noma as their guide, a family set off with their herd across the desert in search of pools and lakes. But this is no ordinary desert. There is no sand - just human teeth.

Writer: Toby Litt

Reader: Farshid Rokey

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Dangerous Visions20160605

The third of four specially-commissioned stories in the Dangerous Visions series.

Spine by Anita Sullivan

Set in the not-too-distant future. A mother and son must run the gauntlet of high-tech security, and severe travel-restrictions, to leave their homeland in search of a better life.

Writer: Anita Sullivan

Reader: Martina Laird

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Dangerous Visions20160605

The third of four specially-commissioned stories in the Dangerous Visions series.

Spine by Anita Sullivan

Set in the not-too-distant future. A mother and son must run the gauntlet of high-tech security, and severe travel-restrictions, to leave their homeland in search of a better life.

Writer: Anita Sullivan

Reader: Martina Laird

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Dangerous Visions20160612

The last of four specially-commissioned stories in the Dangerous Visions series.

Inertia by Melissa Lee-Houghton

Somewhere in a near-future Britain, Mr McManus wakes up in hospital and discovers that the healthcare provision he's been paying for is not at all as expected.

Writer: Melissa Lee-Houghton

Reader: Tim McInnerny

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Dangerous Visions20160612

The last of four specially-commissioned stories in the Dangerous Visions series.

Inertia by Melissa Lee-Houghton

Somewhere in a near-future Britain, Mr McManus wakes up in hospital and discovers that the healthcare provision he's been paying for is not at all as expected.

Writer: Melissa Lee-Houghton

Reader: Tim McInnerny

Producer: Jeremy Osborne

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.