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Bill Masen wakes up in hospital to discover that the world he knew will never be the same again. Cult novel read by Roger May.

After a mysterious meteor shower, Bill Masen wakes up in hospital an eye operation to find that the world he knew will never be the same again...

Roger May begins a 17-part unabridged reading of John Wyndham's cult sci-fi novel - an unsettlingly vivid and thrillingly realised tale of ecological apocalypse.

Producer: Susan Carson

Made for BBC 7 by BBC Northern Ireland and first broadcast in 2004.

30 minutes

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Tue 7 Jun 2016 00:00

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