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    • X Minus One

    • Lulu (Dramatized)
    • By: Clifford Simak
    • Length: 22 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    Lulu the computer terrorizes her ship's crew because she's in love! Based on a story by Clifford Simak, this episode of X Minus One originally aired on Halloween 1957.

    Regular price: £0.00

    • X Minus One

    • Old Time Radio Shows, Volume 1
    • By: Ray Bradbury, Clifford Simak, Isaac Asimov, and others
    • Narrated by: full cast
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    X Minus One is widely considered one of the best science fiction radio series to ever be broadcast. Featuring stories written by Ray Bradbury, Clifford Simak, Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein, and other science fiction writing luminaries, X Minus One set the bar for excellence in radio drama.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Old but entertaining

    • By Alex on 19-04-15

    Regular price: £24.19

    • Way Station

    • By: Clifford D. Simak
    • Narrated by: Eric Michael Summerer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 1 min
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 27
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    In this Hugo Award-winning classic, Enoch Wallace is an ageless hermit, striding across his untended farm as he had done for over a century, still carrying the gun with which he had served in the Civil War. But what his neighbors must never know is that, inside his unchanging house, he meets with a host of unimaginable friends from the farthest stars.

    Regular price: £23.49

    • City

    • By: Clifford D. Simak
    • Narrated by: Peter Ganim
    • Length: 9 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 8
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 9

    Jenkins was a robot. He was built to be the perfect worker, tireless and uncomplaining. But, quite unexpectedly, he also became a close companion to generation after generation of his owners as the human race matured, moved beyond the confines of its once tiny planet, and eventually changed beyond all recognition.

    Regular price: £24.19

    • Time Is the Simplest Thing

    • By: Clifford Simak
    • Narrated by: Matthew Boston
    • Length: 8 hrs and 33 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 6

    Space travel has been abandoned in the 22nd century. It is deemed too dangerous, expensive, and inconvenient - and now the all-powerful Fishhook company holds the monopoly on interstellar exploration for commercial gain. Their secret is the use of "parries", human beings with the remarkable telepathic ability to expand their minds throughout the universe.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • High praise

    • By RAD on 25-12-17

    Regular price: £19.39

    • The Werewolf Principle

    • By: Clifford D. Simak
    • Narrated by: Geoff Williams
    • Length: 6 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    In the middle-distant future, Andrew Blake, discovered huddled inside a capsule orbiting a remote star, is brought back to Earth suffering from total amnesia. Over 200 years old, he thinks and acts like a man, but becomes frighteningly aware of two alien beings that lurk within his body - a strange biological computer, and a wolf-like creature. Dangerously possessed, Blake breaks out of the hospital to look for his past. What he discovers is a world that has no place for him.

    Regular price: £18.99

    • X Minus One: Project Mastadon (June 5, 1956)

    • By: Clifford D. Simak, Ernest Kinoy - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Fred Collins
    • Length: 23 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    X Minus One premiered in April 1955 on NBC and ran until January 1958. Like its predecessor series, Dimension X, X Minus One featured stories by the greatest names in modern science fiction: Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Robert Bloch, and many more.

    Regular price: £0.69

    • The Street That Wasn't There

    • A Short Fiction
    • By: Clifford D Simak, Carl Jacobi
    • Narrated by: Colby Elliott
    • Length: 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    Mr. Jonathan Chambers senses that something is very wrong. The walk he takes every night is suddenly, slightly shorter. All around him things are vanishing. Is it because of the recent war or famine in the world? Does the scandalous theory that cost him his job hold the key? Or is it just the slowly unhinging mind of a recluse?

    Regular price: £4.89

    • X Minus One: Drop Dead (August 22, 1957)

    • By: Clifford D. Simak, Ernest Kinoy - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Fred Collins
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
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      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
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    X Minus One premiered in April 1955 on NBC and ran until January 1958. Like its predecessor series, Dimension X, X Minus One featured stories by the greatest names in modern science fiction: Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Robert Bloch, and many more.

    Regular price: £0.69

    • X Minus One: Courtesy (August 18, 1955)

    • By: Clifford D. Simak, George Lefferts - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Fred Collins
    • Length: 24 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
      0 out of 5 stars 0

    X Minus One premiered in April 1955 on NBC and ran until January 1958. Like its predecessor series, Dimension X, X Minus One featured stories by the greatest names in modern science fiction: Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Robert Bloch, and many more.

    Regular price: £0.69

    • X Minus One: Lulu (October 31, 1957)

    • By: Clifford D. Simak, George Lefferts - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Fred Collins
    • Length: 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
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    • Performance
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    • Story
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    X Minus One premiered in April 1955 on NBC and ran until January 1958. Like its predecessor series, Dimension X, X Minus One featured stories by the greatest names in modern science fiction: Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Robert Bloch, and many more.

    Regular price: £0.69

    • X Minus One: How-2 (April 3, 1956)

    • By: Clifford D. Simak, William Welch - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Fred Collins
    • Length: 28 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
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    X Minus One premiered in April 1955 on NBC and ran until January 1958. Like its predecessor series, Dimension X, X Minus One featured stories by the greatest names in modern science fiction: Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Robert Bloch, and many more.

    Regular price: £0.69

    • X Minus One: Junkyard (February 22, 1956)

    • By: Clifford D. Simak, George Lefferts - adaptation
    • Narrated by: Fred Collins
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Performance
      0 out of 5 stars 0
    • Story
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    X Minus One premiered in April 1955 on NBC and ran until January 1958. Like its predecessor series, Dimension X, X Minus One featured stories by the greatest names in modern science fiction: Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlein, Clifford Simak, Robert Bloch, and many more.

    Regular price: £0.69

    • Dimension X

    • Courtesy (Dramatized)
    • By: Clifford Simak
    • Narrated by: uncredited
    • Length: 29 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 2

    An expedition to Landro encounters a deadly plague, and the serum they need is in the hands of the planet's inhabitants. Based on a story by Clifford Simak, this episode of Dimension X originally aired on July 26, 1951.

    Regular price: £0.99