Simon Clark - The Night of the Triffids (BBC R4)
Simon Clarke's 2001 novel is the sequel to John Wyndham sci-fi classic. At the
conclusion of 'The Day of the Triffids', scientist Bill Masen had escaped with
his wife and four-year-old son to the island.
Now grown up, Bill's son, David wakes up one morning to a world plunged into
darkness. Now, the Triffids have an advantage over humanity.
Stars Sam Troughton as David Masen, Nicola Bryant as Cerys/Marnie/Rowena, Paul
Clayton as Bill Masen/General Fielding, Geff Francis as Gabriel and John Schwab
as Sam Dynes.
Adapted by the author.
Producer: John Ainsworth.
Executive Producers: Jason Haigh-Ellery & Nicholas Briggs.
A Big Finish production.
Episode 1 (Broadcast 29 June 2016)
After 25 years, a colony of survivors on the Triffid-free Isle of Wight are
under attack once more...
Episode 2 (Broadcast 30 June 2016)
David Masen becomes the first European to reach America since 'the
blinding'. But all is not well in New York.
Episode 3 (Broadcast 1 July 2016)
The more David Masen learns about Manhattan, the less he likes it. And the
island's leader has a dubious past.
Episode 4 (Broadcast 4 July 2016)
Valiantly trying to save Christina, back in Manhattan - David learns the
extent of Fielding's megalomania.
Episode 5 (Broadcast 5 July 2016)
David and the rebels must use desperate tactics to try and halt Fielding.
But can they outfight the megalomaniac?
Format: MPEG Audio - Version 1, Layer 3
Mode: Joint stereo
Bit rate mode: Constant
Bit rate: 128 Kbps
Sampling rate: 48.0 KHz
5 episodes of approx 30 minutes each