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 1995.
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