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Night Call Collect

A lone survivor on Mars has waited a lifetime for rescue. Aged 80, his phone finally rings. Ray Bradbury's thriller stars Kerry Shale.

Marooned accidentally on Mars, telephone engineer Barton waits for the rescue rocket and goes on putting up the phone lines. Then one morning - on his 80th birthday - the phone rings.

Ray Bradbury introduces his own thriller dramatised by Brian Sibley.

Starring Kerry Shale.

Directed in Edinburgh by Hamish Wilson

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 1995.

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 21 Oct 2019 00:30

Broadcasts

  • Sun 9 Nov 2014 18:00
  • Mon 10 Nov 2014 00:00
  • Sun 30 Apr 2017 18:00
  • Mon 1 May 2017 00:00
  • Sun 20 Oct 2019 18:30
  • Mon 21 Oct 2019 00:30