We [Yevgeny Zamyatin]

Episodes

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01Rationality2004041820190706 (BBC7)

In a post-revolutionary future, OneState is ruled according to the principles of rationality. The penalty for dissent is death.

D-503, the chief engineer of the state, meets the beautiful 1-330. Her initial intentions seem innocent, but soon D starts to question her identity and indeed his own.

The first great dystopian novel of the 20th century, written in secret in early Soviet Russia by Yevgeni Zamyatin.

D-503.... Anton Lesser
R-13.... Don Warrington
U.... Brigit Forsyth
1-330.... Joanna Riding
0-90.... Julia Rounthwaite
Benefactor.... Russell Dixon
Tannoy.... Emma Clarke
Babushka.... Judith Davis
S.... Patrick Bridgman
2nd.... EngineerPaul Viragh

Dramatisd in two-parts by Sean O'Brien.

Director: Jim Poyser

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

Engineer D-503 questions his life in One State, a post-revolutionary future.

02Infatuation2004042520190713 (BBC7)

OneState engineer D-503 gets increasingly infatuated by the beautiful 1-330, though he harbours suspicions. The key to his fate seems to lie in the hands of the mysterious S - but who is S? Will his fascination lead him to love or revolution?

The first great dystopian novel of the 20th century, written in secret in early Soviet Russia by Yevgeni Zamyatin.

Stars Anton Lesser as D-503, Joanna Riding as I-330, Don Warrington as R-13, Brigit Forsyth as U, Julia Rounthwaite as 0-90 and Russell Dixon as the Benefactor.

Adapted in two-parts by Sean O'Brien.
Director: Jim Poyser

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2004.

Will OneState engineer D-503's fascination with I-330 lead him to love or revolution?

Engineer D-503 questions his life in One State, a post-revolutionary future.