28 episodes

Can you feel loss for something you've never known? An environmental thriller starring Pearl Mackie, Tanya Moodie and Pippa Haywood. With theme music by Bonobo. #Forest404

Forest 404 BBC Radio 4

    • Fiction
    • 4.4 • 30 Ratings

Can you feel loss for something you've never known? An environmental thriller starring Pearl Mackie, Tanya Moodie and Pippa Haywood. With theme music by Bonobo. #Forest404

    S9: Bonobo’s Theme

    S9: Bonobo’s Theme

    Our final soundscape, a full playout of the Forest 404 theme tune, composed by Bonobo. The track samples the whistling bird from the Sumatran rainforest recording that kick-starts Pan’s journey. Headphones are best.

    Don’t forget to take part in our Forest 404 Experiment to see how you respond to natural sounds at: bbc.co.uk/forest

    #Forest404

    • 25 min
    T9: Love Letter to the Forest...

    T9: Love Letter to the Forest...

    A love letter to the forests of the world. Written by David Haskell, read by Pearl Mackie. The first forests grew 400 million years ago. Time enough for them to have listened to this world and discovered how to bring about new life. Produced by Eliza Lomas and Becky Ripley.

    And don’t forget to take part in our Forest 404 Experiment to see how you respond to natural sounds at: bbc.co.uk/forest

    #Forest404

    • 25 min
    Ep9: Enigmata

    Ep9: Enigmata

    Daria escorts Pan to The Convocation. An era has ended. Can, or should, a new one begin?

    An environmental thriller starring Pearl Mackie, Tanya Moodie & Pippa Haywood. With theme music by Bonobo. Written by Timothy X Atack and directed by Becky Ripley.

    Each episode comes with its own talk and soundscape. And you can take part in our interactive experiment to see how you respond to sounds of nature at: bbc.co.uk/forest

    #Forest404

    • 25 min
    S8: The Memory Transfer

    S8: The Memory Transfer

    A soundscape for Episode 8. Theia’s half-remembered memory of her daughter humming by the sea's edge, used by Guggy for the brain transfer. Wind howls, thunder cracks, gulls call overhead. Headphones are best. With sound design by Graham Wild and Becky Ripley.

    Don’t forget to take part in our Forest 404 Experiment to see how you respond to natural sounds at: bbc.co.uk/forest

    #Forest404

    • 4 min
    T8: How will humans die out?

    T8: How will humans die out?

    A talk for episode 8, an ode to Theia. Anthropologist Michael Rivera on our evolutionary history compared to other less successful species who became extinct. Are we heading in the same direction? Produced by Eliza Lomas and Becky Ripley.

    Don’t forget to take part in our Forest 404 Experiment to see how you respond to natural sounds at: bbc.co.uk/forest

    #Forest404

    • 10 min
    Ep8: Future Conditional

    Ep8: Future Conditional

    Pan and Theia have a plan, but it’s a sketchy one and it’s probably going to go wrong.

    An environmental thriller starring Pearl Mackie, Tanya Moodie & Pippa Haywood. With theme music by Bonobo. Written by Timothy X Atack and directed by Becky Ripley.

    Each episode comes with its own talk and soundscape. And you can take part in our interactive experiment to see how you respond to sounds of nature at: bbc.co.uk/forest

    #Forest404

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

VikiM19 ,

Imaginative & Clever Storytelling

Just close your eyes and listen, you can see this amazing story come to life. Loved this from beginning to end. The voices, the story and the imagery. Just wow!

WednesdayChild80 ,

Amazing story and sound design

This was an amazingly well-designed show. Creating a future landscape out of nothing but sound requires creativity and innovation and this show delivers. Amazing voice acting and storytelling that’ll leave you elated and a heartbroken all at once. Absolutely excellent show.

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