Only You Can Save Mankind [Terry Pratchett]

Episodes

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01Screewees Are For Real?1996021120160208 (BBC7)
20160209 (BBC7)
20170726 (BBC7)
20200819 (BBC7)
As the alien fleet crosses the computer screen, 12 year-old Johnny Maxwell prepares to blow the ScreeWee into a million pieces - sparking a wild seesaw adventure involving space warfare, starships and aliens.

CAST:

Johnny Maxwell …. Tim Smith
ScreeWee Captain …. Janet Dale
Gunnery Officer …. Michael Angelis
The PT Teacher …. Mark Finn
Wobbler …. Akhbar Karim
Johnny’s Mother …. Marian Kemmer
Johnny’s Father …. Laurence Rew
ScreeWee Crew Member …. Tessa Harrison
Newscaster …. Terry Pearson
Yo-less …. Peter Dalton
Big Mac …. Michael Peristrello
Kirsty …. Natalie Moore
Mr Patel …. Renu Setna

Written by Terry Pratchett and dramatised by Bob Hescott.

Producer: Brian Lighthill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.

Can computer game addict Johnny Maxwell save an alien planet from the comfort of his bed?

Radio adaptations of the award-winning fantasy author's novels.

02I'll See You In My Hallucinations1996021820160209 (BBC7)
20160210 (BBC7)
20170727 (BBC7)
20200820 (BBC7)
The ScreeWee Captain asks Johnny to lead them, but the Gunnery Officer has other ideas.

As the alien fleet crosses the computer screen, 12 year-old Johnny prepares to blow the ScreeWee into a million pieces - sparking a wild seesaw adventure involving space warfare, starships and aliens.

CAST:

Johnny Maxwell …. Tim Smith
ScreeWee Captain …. Janet Dale
Gunnery Officer …. Michael Angelis
Newscaster …. Renu Setna
Wobbler …. Akbar Karim
Big Mac …. Michael Perestrelo
Yo-less …. Peter Dalton
ScreeWee Crew Member …. Tessa Harrison
Kirsty …. Natalie Moore
Johnny’s Father …. Laurence Rew
Johnny’s Mother …. Marian Kemmer
Nozzer …. David Hawkins
Shane …. Matthew Campion
The Architect …. Simon Carter

Written by Terry Pratchett and dramatised by Bob Hescott.

Producer: Brian Lighthill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.

Radio adaptations of the award-winning fantasy author's novels.

The ScreeWee Captain asks Johnny to lead them, but the gunnery officer has other ideas.

03Is This Just Fantasy?1996022520160210 (BBC7)
20160211 (BBC7)
20170728 (BBC7)
20200821 (BBC7)
Johnny has the flu and wants to go to bed, but the ScreeWee Captain is still in trouble.

As the alien fleet crosses the computer screen, 12 year-old Johnny prepares to blow the ScreeWee into a million pieces - sparking a wild seesaw adventure involving space warfare, starships and aliens.

CAST:

Johnny Maxwell …. Tim Smith
ScreeWee Captain …. Janet Dale
Gunnery Officer …. Michael Angelis
The PT Teacher …. Mark Finn
Wobbler …. Akhbar Karim
Johnny’s Mother …. Marian Kemmer
Johnny’s Father …. Laurence Rew
ScreeWee Crew Member …. Tessa Harrison
Newscaster …. Terry Pearson
Yo-less …. Peter Dalton
Big Mac …. Michael Peristrello
Kirsty …. Natalie Moore
Kirsty’s Mother …. Tina Gray
Mr Patel …. Renu Setna
with David Hawkins, Matthew Campion and Simon Carter

Written by Terry Pratchett and dramatised by Bob Hescott.

Producer: Brian Lighthill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1996.

Radio adaptations of the award-winning fantasy author's novels.