Thursday, 13 June 2013

Aliens in the Mind | The 1977 radio drama starring Vincent Price and Peter Cushing | Airs Saturday 15 June, BBC Radio 4 Extra


Saturday 15 June, BBC Radio 4 Extra, 6:30pm


Starring Vincent Price and Peter Cushing.
Also featuring Henry Stamfer, Sandra Clark, Shirley Dickson, Irene Tucklef, Fraser Carr, Andrew Spear, Steve Titus, Joan Matheson, William Eagle, Clifford Norgate, Michael Harver, James Thomlinson, Richard Herndle and Joan Benom.
Writers: Robert Holmes and Rene Bijenico
Producer: John Dyre
Effects: Chris Jenkins 

Two doctors head to the remote Scottish island of Luig to attend a colleague's funeral. During their visit to the village they question how he died and in their research find that he actually died of supernatural causes

ORIGINAL TRANSMISSION
4280 AC1 "ISLAND GENESIS"
1 01-02-77 0:27:00
4280 AC2 "HURRIED EXODUS"
2 01-09-77 0:27:00
4280 AC3 "UNEXPECTED VISITATIONS"
3 01-16-77 0:27:20
4280 BD1 "OFFICIAL INTERCESSION"
4 01-23-77 0:27:20
4280 BD2 "GENETIC REVELATION"
5 01-30-77 0:26:40
4280 BD3 "FINAL TRIBULATION"
6 02-06-77 0:27:20
 

'Cushing is the perfect gentleman investigator, while Price could be reading a tax return and it would still be gripping. It might be old but this screams quality, just as loudly as that howling wind.' Radio Times (Jane Anderson)

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