Saturday Night Theatres Radio Play

Ice


1st Broadcast 8th November 1986 BBC Radio 4
2nd Broadcast 10th November 1986 BBC Radio 4

Writer

James Follett


Directed by

Alec Reid


Synopsis

Eight thousand square miles of solid ice, which have become detached from the Antarctic, are drifting inexorably towards New York harbour.

The combined might of the US military seems powerless to avert the collisions, but if it occurs, the whole city will "ring like a bell"



cast

Julia Hammond Carol Drinkwater
Glyn Sherwood Anthony Hyde
Narrator Sean Barrett
Oaf Eric Allan
Captain Hagan Ed Bishop
Admiral Pearson Don Fellows
US President Alan Tilvern
Angus Brill Brian Hewlett
Walter Krantz Peter Marinker
TV Reporter Kim Wall
Maguire Bruce Boa
Stevens Jonathan Tafler
Mason Andrew Branch
Lt. Klein David Goodland
Greaser Stephen Hattersley
Chief Engineer Paul Gregory
TV Announcer Rachel Gurney

James Follett Comments

None so far.


Running Time

88 Minutes



Notes

The book Ice went on to become this radio play in a very modified version.

The Novel Ice comes at least a decade before this radio play.

 

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