Programmes and clips related to Dangerous Visions - a season of dystopic drama.
'All those centuries dreaming of first contact. Now we knew for sure we weren't alone...'
The Illustrated Man
Sue Lawley's castaway is writer J G Ballard
James Naughtie talks to J G Ballard about his classic war novel Empire of the Sun.
Professors John Sutherland & Margaret Reynolds discuss the appeal of the dystopian novel.
What led avowed socialist George Orwell to write a novel that is beloved of the Right?
Mark Lawson talks to Margaret Atwood about her life and work.
Combs, keys, glasses - how everyday objects can have special powers. Also, Utopia.
Fifty years on, Sue MacGregor reunites the founding cast and crew of Doctor Who.
John Gray wonders what the rise of the cyber currency Bitcoin tells us about ourselves.