|DV||20140615||20160724 (R4)||Sex as an opiate for the masses is taken to a whole new level in Lauren Beukes' celebrity-obsessed dystopia where every second of a star's life is filmed and recorded for consumers to plug into and experience at first-hand. Talitha Calix, a South African reality TV star, has become a worldwide phenomenon, people are riveted by the soap opera that is her love life. When a hacker group of obsessive fans decide to bring the network down and give Talitha an hour of privacy a whole new world of possibilities opens up to her but will she be allowed to walk away from the limelight?|
Read by Chipo Chung
Produced by Gemma Jenkins
Lauren Beukes is the author of bestselling thrillers, The Shining Girls and Broken Monsters.
Lauren Beukes's celebrity-obsessed dystopia where fans can channel a star's every desire.
Radio 4's Dangerous Visions: the first of three specially commissioned stories that explore contemporary takes on future dystopias.
Lauren Beukes is the author of the international bestselling thriller, The Shining Girls.