Mary Shelley's tale of a 17th century Englishman found in the ice brought back to life.
It’s 1826 and London is agog with news of a man who has been de-frozen after 170 years in Ice.
Mary Shelley - the author of Frankenstein - speculates on what changes the defrosted Mr Dodsworth must be finding in the world since his sleep began back in Cromwell's time.
Read by Catherine Dolan.
Producer: John Cardy
First broadcast on BBC Radio 3 in June 1982.