In it’s continuing series celebrating the Heinlein Centenary, BBC7’s The Seventh Dimension is airing Ordeal In Space. Last weekend’s The Green Hills Of Earth was a great listen, and the airing of Methuselah’s Children. will wrap on Monday. And of course, U.K. and non-UK residents alike who can’t listen to the live stream or broadcast (on DAB) can still use the Listen Again service for 6 days following each broadcast.
Ordeal In Space
By Robert A. Heinlein; Read by Adam Sims
1 Broadcast – Approx. 30 Minutes [UNABRIDGED?]
BROADCASTER: BBC7’s The 7th Dimension
BROADCAST: Saturday July 13th 2007 @ 6.30pm and 12.30am (UK time)
To mark the centenary of Robert A. Heinlein’s birth, a thrilling tale that delves into the psyche of a traumatized spaceman. Astronaut, William Cole is back on earth recuperating from a terrible accident. He was rescued in the nick of time from being jettisoned into outer-space. It has left him with a debilitating fear of falling. Facing the prospect of never returning to a job he loves, he tries to adapt to life as a civilian. His struggle to overcome paralyzing fear is captured in exquisite detail.