Follow The Instructions

Specially commissioned stories exploring the ways in which we interact with technology and machines.

Episodes

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AR01The Navigator20080421By Erica Wagner.

Learning to drive as a widow aged 67 is one thing, but map-reading is another.

Read by Emma Kennedy

1/5. The Navigator

Read by Emma Kennedy.

AR02De Luxe Model20080422By Adam Thorpe.

The arrival of the dishwasher, a turning point in 20th-century domestic life, is observed from the point of view of an 11-year-old boy with his own preoccupations.

Read by Philip Franks.

Specially commissioned stories exploring the ways in which we interact with technology and machines.

2/5. De Luxe Model

By Adam Thorpe.

AR03Astronomy20080423By Gerard Woodward.

When his wife buys Clark a telescope for his birthday, he dutifully attempts some space-gazing.

Read by Paul Panting

Specially commissioned stories exploring the ways in which we interact with technology and machines.

3/5. Astronomy

Read by Paul Panting.

AR04Sorry?20080424By Helen Simpson.

Patrick has a new hearing aid and can't quite believe his ears.

Read by Julian Glover

Specially commissioned stories exploring the ways in which we interact with technology and machines.

4/5. Sorry?

By Helen Simpson.

Read by Julian Glover.

AR05 LASTLife Without The Manual20080425By Brian Thompson.

In pre-war rural France, a farmer sees his first aeroplane, with inspiring consequences.

Read by Neil Dudgeon

Specially commissioned stories exploring the ways in which we interact with technology and machines.

5/5. Life without the Manual

Read by Neil Dudgeon.