A Clockwork Orange

The radio premiere of Anthony Burgess' cult classic, made into a controversial film in the 1970s. Teenage thug Alex is brainwashed out of his sadistic pursuits, but the cure has unfortunate side-effects. The cast includes Jason Hughes, Struan Rodger and John McArdle, directed by Alison Hindell.

A Radio 4 dramatisation of Anthony Burgess's novel which became a controversial film in the 1970s. In a nightmare world of the near future, packs of teenagers run wild, beyond the control of their families or the police. Alex is a gang-leader, addicted to drug-fuelled assault, torture and rape.

The production is available from the BBC Radio Collection at Amazon, ISBN 0563557079.