Machines Like Me (omnibus)

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012019050520190506 (BBC7)

Ian McEwan's new novel reimagines life and times in the 1980s.

Against a backdrop of Britain's loss of the Falkland Islands and mounting social unrest, Charlie invites Adam into his modest London home and introduces him to Miranda, a resident upstairs. Adam is a synthetic human and both neighbours decide to 'shape' his personality for everyday use. Others are doing it too, with an Adam or with an Eve.

Omnibus read by Anton Lesser

The first five of ten parts abridged by Penny Leicester.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2019

Ian McEwan's new novel reimagines life and times in the 1980s.

Ian McEwan's new novel reimagines life and times in the 1980s.

Against a backdrop of Britain's loss of the Falkland Islands and mounting social unrest, Charlie invites Adam into his modest London home and introduces him to Miranda, a resident upstairs. Adam is a synthetic human and both neighbours decide to 'shape' his personality for everyday use. Others are doing it too, with an Adam or with an Eve.

Omnibus read by Anton Lesser

The first five of ten parts abridged by Penny Leicester.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2019

Ian McEwan's new novel reimagines life and times in the 1980s.

Ian McEwan's new novel reimagines life and times in the 1980s.

Against a backdrop of Britain's loss of the Falkland Islands and mounting social unrest, Charlie invites Adam into his modest London home and introduces him to Miranda, a resident upstairs. Adam is a synthetic human and both neighbours decide to 'shape' his personality for everyday use. Others are doing it too, with an Adam or with an Eve.

Omnibus read by Anton Lesser

The first five of ten parts abridged by Penny Leicester.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2019

Ian McEwan's new novel reimagines life and times in the 1980s.

022019051220190513 (BBC7)

Adam the synthetic human belonging to Charlie, has prompted his master to further investigate the Gorringe rape case, and even Miranda has opened up about it now.

Also, a surprise request for Charlie to visit a man of profound influence. His name is Sir Alan Turing.

Ian McEwan's new novel reimagines life and times in the 1980s.

Omnibus read by Anton Lesser

The last five of ten parts abridged by Penny Leicester.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2019

Ian McEwan's new novel reimagines life and times in the 1980s.