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  • Published: 7 January 2008
  • ISBN: 9781405646284
  • Imprint: BBC DL
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 1 hr 29 min
  • Pages: 90
  • RRP: $9.99

Chocky




Sacha Dhawan, Owen Teale and Cathy Tyson star in a BBC Radio full-cast drama based on John Wyndham's disturbing tale of a possessed child.

From John Wyndham, author of The Day of the Triffids, comes this chilling tale of a normal boy confronted with abnormal circumstances. Matthew had always been an ordinary boy. Even when he started talking to himself and introduced his invisible friend, Chocky, to the family, it was obviously just a phase he was going through. And all children have imaginary friends, even if Matthew’s a bit old to have one. As he becomes increasingly distressed and blames it on arguments with this unseen companion, his parents become concerned. But when Matthew starts explaining binary maths and anti-gravity propulsion, concerns turn to worry. After all, Chocky is only the product of an overactive imagination. Isn’t he? Chocky stars Sacha Dhawan as Matthew, Owen Teale as David Gore and Cathy Tyson as Mary Gore.

  • Published: 7 January 2008
  • ISBN: 9781405646284
  • Imprint: BBC DL
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 1 hr 29 min
  • Pages: 90
  • RRP: $9.99

About the author

John Wyndham

John Wyndham Parkes Lucas Benyon Harris was born in 1903. He had a variety of careers before becoming an author, but decided to take up writing professionally in 1925. Under several pseudonyms, he wrote numerous short stories for American science fiction magazines. During World War II, he worked in the Ministry of Information before serving in the army, and took part in the Normandy landings. He returned to writing in 1946, using the pen name John Wyndham, and The Day of the Triffids was published in 1951. It was a huge success, and was followed by seven further novels. He died in 1969.

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Praise for Chocky

gripping drama

Celine Bijleveld, The Guardian

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