Stephen Sharkey - All of You on the Good Earth
4 Extra Debut. Space enthusiast Neil B O’Brien monitors Apollo 8, as it prepares to orbit the Moon on Christmas Eve,1968. Stars Sean Harrison.
On Christmas Eve 1968, Apollo 8, the first manned flight to the Moon, orbited it 10 times.
This mission is the most exciting thing to happen to young space enthusiast Neil, since Everton won the cup, and he becomes increasingly engrossed in his scrapbook as the drama at home threatens to ruin Christmas.
Sean Harrison stars as Neil B O’Brien; Fiona Victory is Mum; Daniel Ryan is Dad; and Brian Perkins plays himself.
Written by Stephen Sharkey
Director: Janet Whitaker.
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2003.