BBC Radio 4: Journey Into Space and Torchwood

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BBC Radio 4Prepare to get the valves warmed up on the wireless set for it looks like a cracking good time on the BBC airwaves next week…

The Saturday Play: Journey Into Space – The Host
Approx. 1 Hour [RADIO DRAMA]
Broadcaster: BBC Radio 4
Broadcast: Saturday 27th June 2009 @ 14:30-15:30
Says the Radio Times: “Jet Morgan and his crew get a distress call from an abandoned freighter. They must find a way to defeat the superior ‘Host’ and save mankind from becoming a stepping-stone to a new chapter in evolution. By Julian Simpson from the series created by Charles Chilton.”

Afternoon Play: Torchwood – Asylum
Approx. 45 Minutes [RADIO DRAMA]
Broadcaster: BBC Radio 4
Broadcast: Wednesday 1st July 2009 @ 14:15-15:00
“When PC Andy arrests a teenager for shoplifting, he thinks it’s going to be an open-and-shut case. Then he sees the weapon she’s carrying and decides to call in Torchwood. Anita Sullivan’s sci-fi adventure is the first of three this week.”

Afternoon Play: Torchwood – Golden Age
Approx. 45 Minutes [RADIO DRAMA]
Broadcaster: BBC Radio 4
Broadcast: Thursday 2nd July 2009 @ 14:15-15:00
“The team travels to Delhi in search of a dangerous energy field that triggers the simultaneous disappearance of hundreds of people. Jack discovers that it centres on an old colonial mansion, once the HQ of Torchwood India. Shocked to find that Torchwood India is still going strong – he shut it down over 80 years ago – he’s even more surprised to find that its members, including his old flame the Duchess, haven’t aged a day. Second sci-fi adventure, by James Goss”

Afternoon Play: Torchwood – The Dead Line
Approx. 45 Minutes [RADIO DRAMA]
Broadcaster: BBC Radio 4
Broadcast: Friday 3rd July 2009 @ 14:15-15:00
“When a Cardiff hospital is inundated with patients who have fallen into coma-like trances, The Torchwood team investigates. The trances appear to have been triggered by phone calls, all received on retro phones & made from a number that hasn’t been active for more than 30 years. Sci-fi drama by Phil Ford”

[Thanks so much Roy!]

Posted by Jesse Willis