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Stevie is summoned to a lab in Siberia, where a robot has developed the ability to read human minds. Stars Hermione Norris.

Stevie is summoned to a lab in Siberia, where a robot has developed the ability to read human minds.

The rise of robotics in the 21st century, told through the poignant and mysterious story of enigmatic lawyer, Stevie Byerley.

As a child, Stevie Byerley is raised by Robbie, a robotic childminder, because her parents are too busy working. The powerful bond she forms with the robot is unbreakable. Their relationship will change the course of Stevie's life.

Originally written over 60 years ago, Isaac Asimov's stories are becoming truer with every day that passes. The world that he imagined is now upon us.

With Hermione Norris as Stevie Byerley, Brendan Coyle as Quinn, Dianne Weller as SZ-34/Suzi, Michael Cochrane as Doctor Lanning and Corrinne Weeks as Andrea Ashe.

Dramatised by Richard Kurti

Produced and Directed by Andrew Mark Sewell

A B7 production for BBC Radio 4.

15 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Stevie Byerley Hermione Norris
Quinn Brendan Coyle
Andrea Ashe Corrinne Wicks
Doctor Lanning Michael Cochrane
SZ-34 (SUZI) Dianne Weller
Author Isaac Asimov
Adaptor Richard Kurti
Director Andrew Mark Sewell
Producer Andrew Mark Sewell

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