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When Worlds Collide (1951) [#17 - autumn 2021]

October 30, 2021

The end of the world is nigh! Join Matt and Dave for a magnificent sci-fi take on the Noah’s Ark myth, the Earth facing destruction from a rogue sun and its orbiting planet: Bellus and Zyra. There’s eight months to build a spaceship in a last-ditch attempt to save something of the human race, and carry 40 people to Zyra. Who will go? Will they get there? Is the planet inhabitable? And what can Sartre tell us about our desires to conjure tales of existential apocalypse?

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