Lucky you! BBC 7 has chosen Sunday, March 2nd 2008 to re-broadcast their specially commissioned Robert A. Heinlein reading of Ordeal In Space. The original transmission, last July, was part of a series celebrating the Heinlein Centenary. U.K. and non-UK residents can listen to the live stream or, the day after it airs, use the Listen Again service for 6 days following. Tune in for some vintage SF!
Ordeal In Space
By Robert A. Heinlein; Read by Adam Sims
1 Broadcast – Approx. 30 Minutes [UNABRIDGED?]
BROADCASTER: BBC7’s The 7th Dimension
BROADCAST: Sunday, March 2nd 2008 @ 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.
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