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Episode 3

In Ian McEwan's new novel Charlie has programmed Adam, his synthetic companion, but the machine's new thoughts and desires now become centred on Miranda, a neighbour from upstairs

Ian McEwan's new novel reimagines life and times in the 1980s, and is abridged in ten episodes by Penny Leicester.

Charlie, helped by his lover Miranda, has fully programmed the synthetic human called Adam, who now roams between both neighbours' flats. One night this leads to a devastating moment. Devastating for Charlie, that is.

Reader Anton Lesser

Producer Duncan Minshull

14 minutes

Last on

Wed 1 May 2019 22:45