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Aldous Huxley's thought-provoking classic tale of an irretrievably corrupt society, where promiscuity is the norm, eugenics a respectable science and the drug Soma freely available.

by Aldous Huxley

Radio 4's Dangerous Visions Season of dramas that explore uneasy reflections of the future opens with a Classic. It's 2116 and Helmholtz Watson and Bernard Marx are token rebels in an irretrievably corrupted society where promiscuity is the norm, eugenics a respectable science, and the drug Soma freely available. Dramatised by Jonathan Holloway.

Director: David Hunter.

58 minutes

Last on

Sat 28 May 2016 21:00

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Credits

Role Contributor
Bernard Justin Salinger
Helmholtz Jonathan Coy
Lenina Pippa Bennett-Warner
The Director Anton Lesser
John Milton Lopes
Linda Karina Fernandez
Fanny Nicola Ferguson
Henry Sam Rix
The Warden James Lailey
Mustapha Mond Sean Baker
Girl Scarlett Brookes
Heliport Man Brian Protheroe
Author Aldous Huxley
Adaptor Jonathan Holloway
Director David Hunter

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