R3, 22 Jul 91. Giles Cooper Award Winner. A hundred and fifty years ago, someone invented a recording machine ... stars James Bolam. Interesting, unusual fictional tale.
Cast: James Bolam as Ned Prynne, Simon Treves as Richard Cornford, Paul Nicholson as Tyler, Stephen Sylvester as Blacktin, Anthony Donovan as Heppenstall, David Bannerman as Petty Constable.
80min, Drama Now, Tues 16 Oct 1990, 9.30pm.
Producer Alec Reid.
*Penny Fabb's synopsis: At the beginning of the 17th century, Ned Prynne invents a machine to record the human voice. He fears that the church will accuse him of stealing souls.
*The Complete Guide to Science Fiction on British Radio, 1927-2004, by P.R.A.Fabb. ISBN 0-9548446-0-2
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