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Ray Bradbury - The Martian Chronicles

4 Extra Debut. Ray Bradbury's classic tale. An astronaut attempts to stop the colonisation that could eradicate an ancient race of Martians. Stars Derek Jacobi. From June 2014.

Derek Jacobi and Hayley Atwell lead an all-star cast in a thrilling new dramatisation, re-imagining Ray Bradbury's timeless fable of doomed Martian colonisation.

When the first expedition to Mars mysteriously disappears, Earth sends a second to find out what happened. But the real mission is classified. And only Captain Wilder knows the truth.

Dramatised for radio by Richard Kurti and Bev Doyle.

Original Music: Imran Ahmad
Sound Design: Alistair Lock
Executive Producer: Dirk Maggs

Producer/Director: Andrew Mark Sewell
A B7 Production for BBC Radio 4.

58 minutes

Last on

Sun 3 Dec 2017 00:00


Role Contributor
Captain Wilder Derek Jacobi
Spender Hayley Atwell
The Lawyer Anna Madeley
Hathaway Mark Lewis Jones
Parkhill John Altman
Evie Zoe Tapper
Biggs Jonathan Rhodes
Thompson Dean Harris
Young Wilder Ryan Sewell
Pluto Survey Officer Rachael Naylor
Soldier Jacob James
Prison Officer Robert Lock
Miss Edwards Mellissa Aston-Munslow
Robert Owen Sewell
Mayflower Rocket Kids Polehampton Junior School
Director Andrew Mark Sewell
Adaptor Richard Kurti
Adaptor Bev Doyle
Author Ray Bradbury


  • Sat 21 Jun 2014 14:30
  • Sat 12 Sep 2015 14:30
  • Sat 2 Dec 2017 18:00
  • Sun 3 Dec 2017 00:00