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The Time Machine

The Time Machine
 

A BBC Radio 3 full-cast dramatization of H. G. Wells pioneering science fiction adventureWells thrilling story of an inventor who travels in time and discovers a nightmarish dystopian future has been adapted several times for television and film. This first ever UK radio adaptati... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781481500586
Barcode 9781481500586
Published 1 May 2014 by Audiogo
Format Audio CD/Audio, Adapted ed.
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Author(s) By Wells, H. G.
Read by Glenister, Robert
Read by Gaunt, William
Read by Full Cast, A.
Series Classic Radio Sci-Fi
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ISBN-13 9781481500586
ISBN-10 1481500589
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Audiogo
Imprint Audiogo
Publication Date 1 May 2014
Publication Country United States United States
Format Audio CD/Audio, Adapted ed.
Edition Adapted ed.
Author(s) By Wells, H. G.
Read by Glenister, Robert
Read by Gaunt, William
Read by Full Cast, A.
Series Classic Radio Sci-Fi
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
General & Literary Fiction
Adventure / Thriller
Classic Fiction
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 132mm
Height: 147mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 100g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text Young adult
Dewey Code FIC
Catalogue Code Not specified

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A BBC Radio 3 full-cast dramatization of H. G. Wells pioneering science fiction adventureWells thrilling story of an inventor who travels in time and discovers a nightmarish dystopian future has been adapted several times for television and film. This first ever UK radio adaptation, starring Robert Glenister as the Time Traveler and William Gaunt as H. G. Wells, brings Wells fascinating ideas and extraordinary visions to vivid life.It opens in 1943, when Wells is recording a talk for the Home Service regarding questions about mankind s future. After the broadcast, he spends the evening with an American journalist named Martha, and tells her the astonishing news that his bestselling book The Time Machine was not fantasy but fact.Wells explains that he was actually present at the dinner party in Richmond fifty years earlier, when the Time Traveler returned from his first fateful journey into the future. He reveals to Martha the full story of the Time Traveler s encounter with the Eloi and the Morlocks and what really happened to him afterwards.

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