Isaac Asimov's I, Robot

The rise of robotics in the 21st century, told through the poignant and mysterious story of enigmatic lawyer, Stevie Byerley. Starring Hermione Norris.

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01Robbie20170206

As a child, Stevie Byerley is raised by Robbie, a robotic childminder, because her parents are too busy working. The powerful bond she forms with the robot is unbreakable. Their relationship will change the course of Stevie's life.

01Robbie20170206

The rise of robotics in the 21st century, told through the poignant and mysterious story of enigmatic lawyer, Stevie Byerley. Starring Hermione Norris.

Episode One : ROBBIE

As a child, Stevie Byerley is raised by Robbie, a robotic childminder, because her parents are too busy working. The powerful bond she forms with the robot is unbreakable. Their relationship will change the course of Stevie's life.

Originally written over 60 years ago, Isaac Asimov's stories are becoming truer with every day that passes. The world that he imagined is now upon us.

Original Music....Imran Ahmad

Sound Design....Alistair Lock

Editorial Consultant....Bev Doyle

Script Editor....Colin Brake

Development Producer....Patrick Chapman

Dramatised by Richard Kurti

Produced and Directed by Andrew Mark Sewell

A B7 production for BBC Radio 4.

As a child, Stevie forms a closer bond with her robotic childminder than her real parents.

02Reason20170207

After two years recovering from a devastating car crash, Stevie returns to work as a Legal Psychologist. Her first case is to try and reason with a robot that has developed religious delusions and a Messiah complex.

02Reason20170207

The rise of robotics in the 21st century, told through the poignant and mysterious story of enigmatic lawyer, Stevie Byerley. Originally written over 60 years ago, Isaac Asimov's stories are becoming truer with every day that passes. The world that he imagined is now upon us. Starring Hermione Norris.

Episode Two : Reason

After two years recovering from a devastating car crash, Stevie returns to work as a Legal Psychologist. Her first case is to try and reason with a robot that has developed religious delusions and a Messiah complex.

Original Music....Imran Ahmad

Sound Design....Alistair Lock

Editorial Consultant....Bev Doyle

Script Editor....Colin Brake

Development Producer....Patrick Chapman

Dramatised by Richard Kurti

Produced and Directed by Andrew Mark Sewell

A B7 production for BBC Radio 4.

Stevie travels to a space station to deal with a robot that has religious delusions.

03Little Lost Robot20170208

The rise of robotics in the 21st century, told through the poignant and mysterious story of enigmatic lawyer, Stevie Byerley. Originally written over 60 years ago, Isaac Asimov's stories are becoming truer with every day that passes. The world that he imagined is now upon us. Starring Hermione Norris.

Episode Three : Little Lost Robot

The Three Laws of Robotics are sacred because they define the limits of artificial intelligence, tamper with them at your peril. But Stevie finds that's exactly what's happened on a space station where a rogue robot has been reprogrammed and is now AWOL.

Original Music....Imran Ahmad

Sound Design....Alistair Lock

Editorial Consultant....Bev Doyle

Script Editor....Colin Brake

Development Producer....Patrick Chapman

Dramatised by Richard Kurti

Produced and Directed by Andrew Mark Sewell

A B7 production for BBC Radio 4.

A robot goes Awol after its rules of behaviour are reprogrammed, with lethal consequences.

03Little Lost Robot20170208

The Three Laws of Robotics are sacred because they define the limits of artificial intelligence, tamper with them at your peril. But Stevie finds that's exactly what's happened on a space station where a rogue robot has been reprogrammed and is now AWOL.

A robot goes Awol after its rules of behaviour are reprogrammed, with lethal consequences.

04Liar20170209

Stevie is urgently summoned to a lab in Siberia where a robot is able to read human minds.

04Liar20170209

The rise of robotics in the 21st century, told through the poignant and mysterious story of enigmatic lawyer, Stevie Byerley. Originally written over 60 years ago, Isaac Asimov's stories are becoming truer with every day that passes. The world that he imagined is now upon us. Starring Hermione Norris.

Episode Four : Liar

Stevie is urgently summoned to an advanced research lab in Siberia, where a robot has developed the ability to read human minds.

Original Music....Imran Ahmad

Sound Design....Alistair Lock

Editorial Consultant....Bev Doyle

Script Editor....Colin Brake

Development Producer....Patrick Chapman

Dramatised by Richard Kurti

Produced and Directed by Andrew Mark Sewell

A B7 production for BBC Radio 4.

Stevie is urgently summoned to a lab in Siberia where a robot is able to read human minds.

05The Evitable Conflict20170210

Sixty years ago, Isaac Asimov imagined the impact Artificial Intelligence would have on our world. Only now can we appreciate the prophetic accuracy of his predictions. The last of five moments in one woman's journey, as she lives through the rise of robots. Starring Hermione Norris.

Episode Five : The Evitable Conflict

Stevie enjoys a meteoric rise to political power. Then in a final showdown with her oldest friend Quinn, she reveals the secret that has shaped her life and changed the course of civilisation forever.

Original Music....Imran Ahmad

Sound Design....Alistair Lock

Editorial Consultant....Bev Doyle

Script Editor....Colin Brake

Development Producer....Patrick Chapman

Dramatised by Richard Kurti

Produced and Directed by Andrew Mark Sewell

A B7 production for BBC Radio 4.

In the final showdown, we learn the truth about Stevie.

05 LASTThe Evitable Conflict20170210

Stevie enjoys a meteoric rise to political power. Then in a final showdown with her oldest friend Quinn, she reveals the secret that has shaped her life and changed the course of civilisation forever.

In the final showdown, we learn the truth about Stevie.