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The Future

Written by John Dryden.

Diane Harper (Emily Beecham), a British civil servant, is sent to the Oxfordshire countryside to investigate the suicide of a government scientist.

It is five years after a devastating pandemic that has wiped out half the world's population. Diane's young daughter died during the outbreak and she can't get over it. When she discovers that the dead scientist had been briefing a journalist who has subsequently gone missing, she absconds from her job and embarks on a desperate search for the truth about the origins of the outbreak.

Production Team:
Casting: Marilyn Johnson
Production Manager: Sarah Tombling
Sound Recordist: Ayush Ahuja
Sound Design: Steve Bond
Music: Sacha Putnam
Executive Producer: Gordon House

Producer/Director: John Dryden
A Goldhawk Production for BBC Radio 4.

Release date:

45 minutes

Last on

Sun 16 Oct 2016 00:00


Role Contributor
DianeEmily Beecham
MarkKeir Charles
MaryAlison Steadman
Father JohnIan Hughes
RebeccaMia Jenkins
AmitMunir Khairdin
ActorPaul Slack
ActorAndrea Lowe
ActorCharlie Morton
DirectorJohn Dryden
ProducerJohn Dryden