BBC7 has old Isaac Asimov and new Leigh Brackett

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BBC 7's The 7th DimensionBBC7’s the 7th Dimension has re-broadcast Isaac Asimov’s classic, The Last Question. It aired last year around this time and has just now aired again (Saturday). No less of interest, and this one is BRAND NEW, is an action-packed novelette by Leigh Brackett. The Last Days of Shandakor was originally published in April 1952 issue of Startling Stories magazine. Here are all the details for both…

The Last Question by Isaac AsimovThe Last Question
By Isaac Asimov; Read by Henry Goodman
Complete broadcast in 1 part – Approx 25 minutes – [UNABRIDGED]
Broadcaster: BBC 7 / 7th Dimension
Broadcast: March 10th 2007
Asimov’s classic “man versus machine” short story. In the not too distant future, technology has advanced to the point where global affairs are managed by a huge computer called Multivac which supposedly can provide the answers to all questions… such as… “Can entropy be reversed?”

The Last Days Of ShandakorThe Last Days Of Shandakor
By Leigh Brackett; Read by Nathan Osgood
Broadcast in 2 parts – Approx. 50 minutes [UNABRIDGED?]
Broadcaster: BBC 7 / 7th Dimension
Broadcast: March 10th 2007 and March 17th 2007
This is another new commission for the 7th Dimension.
An epic space adventure written in which Mars is portrayed as a dying planet where desperate Earthmen compete with the last Martians and other alien races for lost knowledge and hidden power. NOTE: This is being broadcast in 2 parts on successive Saturday evenings with repeat broadcasts at Midnight (Sunday).

And remember BBC7 provides the Listen Again service to catch both of these gems for 6 days following the broadcast!

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