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Ray Bradbury - Tales of the Bizarre
BBC Radio 4
The fifth of a series of twelve dramatised short stories by Ray Bradbury, including the author's comments. Classic science fiction.
Series 1, Episode 5
'I Sing the Body Electric' (Originally broadcast on Friday 5th January 1996)
A family, distraught over their mother's death, buy a real mechanical grandmother who brings back joy and life to the grieving father and children.
Dramatised by Catherine Czerkawska from Ray Bradbury's short story, first published in 1969. Originally titled "The Beautiful One is Here" in McCall's Magazine.
With Ray Bradbury [prologue and epilogue], David Jarvis [Tom], Angus McInnes [Father], Buffy Davis [Agatha], Colin Scott-Moncrief [Timothy], Bob Docherty [Fadracchini], and Joanna Tope [The Mark V AC/DC Electric Grandmother].
Directed by Hamish Wilson in Edinburgh
Type : mpeg 1 layer III
Bitrate : 192 kbps
Mode : Stereo
Frequency : 44100 Hz
Duration: 26 min
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