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Future Shocks Radio

By: Nathaniel Tapley, Jake Yapp, Gabby Hutchinson-Crouch, Gbemisola Ikumelo, John-Luke Roberts, Anthony Khaseria
Narrated by: Konnie Huq, Al Murray, Lizzie Roper, Nitin Ganatra, Rufus Hound, Desiree Burch, Richard Pepple, Darren Strange, Alistair Green
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  • Summary

  • If something can go wrong in the future, it will go wrong.

    Future Shocks comes straight from the legendary Nerve Centre of the Galaxy's Greatest Comic, 2000 AD. Alien editor Tharg the Mighty presents eight thrilling episodes of science fiction. Based on works by some of the leading writers and artists in comics, this series of aliens, time travel, robots and baby dictators is full of twists and turns. The future has never been more shocking or funny!

    With performances by Al Murray, Desiree Burch, Konnie Huq, Rufus Hound, Gbemisola Ikumelo, Tony Way and many more.

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  • Ep 1: Beware of Grawks Bearing Gifts
    May 10 2023

    Tharg the Mighty, alien editor of the Galaxy’s Greatest Comic 2000 AD takes you on a hilarious and shocking adventure.

    When a race of aliens turn up sightseeing on planet Earth, no one can believe their luck, as the Grawks offer vast quantities of gold to pay for everything, and don’t question whether the seller even owns the tourist hotspots in question.

    Starring Al Murray, Lizzie Roper, Steve Nailon and Ruth Bratt. Adapted from the classic Future Shock by Alan Moore and Ian Gibson.

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    25 mins
  • Ep 2: Christmas Special
    May 10 2023

    Two shocking festive stories adapted from the classic 2000 AD comic strip Future Shocks.

    In ‘One Christmas During Eternity’ a loving couple find that some gifts cannot last, and in ‘The Star’ two time-travellers break all the rules to solve the biggest Christmas mystery of all…

    Based on stories by Alan Moore and Jesus Redondo, Chris Lowder and Massimo Bellardinelli. Starring Katherine Jakeways, Nitin Ganatra and Steve Nallon.

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    20 mins
  • Ep 3: Long Live the Queen
    May 10 2023

    Time travel is all the rage for tourists from the future, but there are strict rules in place to prevent altering the past, however a return trip to Elizabethan England for one tourist is just the first step in their cunning plan…

    'Long Live the Queen' is based on the classic Future Shock by Kelvin Gosnell and Eric Bradbury, while in 'The English/Phlondrutian Phrasebook' all the words you need for a holiday in space come courtesy of the Vocosonics Transliterator.

    Based on the invaluable comic strip guide by Alan Moore and Brendan McCarthy. Starring Al Murray, Steve Nallon, Darren Strange and Zoe S. Battley.

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    33 mins

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