Reality Check: The Truth is (still) out there
(partially broadcast as an episode of I’m ready for my close-up , 31/07/08 & 01/08/08 on Resonance 104.4 FM)
Alex Fitch talks to the creators of two new science-fiction dramas that deal with issues of body augmentation, morality, religion and new technology.
First we have an interview with writer / director Chris Carter and producer Frank Spotnitz about their new film The X-Files: I want to believe, which reunites iconic 90s TV characters Mulder and Scully on the big screen. The interview was recorded by Oli Smith.
We also have an interview with Rachel Welch, the writer of the new play Involution, which is set in the near future and deals with human rights and themes of identity in a world where genome mapping dictates people’s lifestyles as well as featuring shadowy government agents and robot pleasure companions.
Involution is on at Involution is on at The Pleasance Theatre in Edinburgh every day at noon from 31/07/08 to 25/08/08…
For more info, please visit the home of this podcast at Sci-Fi London
Links: IMDb and offical movie site for “The X-Files: I want to believe”
Info on ‘Involution’
Review of the London production of Involution at remotegoat.co.uk