Forest 404

"    Forest 404 " Podcast
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

(C) BBC 2019

Eco-thriller starring Pearl Mackie, with theme music by Bonobo.

When Pan finds a 21st-century recording of a rainforest, she has no idea what it is.

A talk to go with Ep1. Alex Smalley on the mental health effects of being in nature.

A soundscape to go with Episode 1. The Sumatran rainforest recording that Pan finds.

Pan goes on the run from Daria and The Hands to find answers deep down in Fumetown.

A talk for Episode 2. Cosmo Sheldrake on how humans are changing the sound of the world.

A soundscape for Episode 2. The chorus of frogs that Pan plays to the Interlocutor.

Pan finds an illegal brain shop to uncover how the recordings have changed her.

A talk to go with Episode 3. Herman Wijnen on life without sunlight.

A soundscape for Episode 3. A full playout of the whale song that sent Pan to sleep.

Daria and The Hands close in on Pan as they race towards the oil lake.

A talk for Episode 4, when Pan sees her first ever tree. James Aldred on ancient trees.

A soundscape for Episode 4. A British woodland thick with birdsong.

Theia tells Pan the story of how the old world came to an end.

A talk for Ep5. Andy Miah on what cyborgs today can tell us about humanity’s future.

A soundscape for Episode 5. Theia’s Hometown, the streets of St Petersburg.

Theia uncovers the painful truth behind Pan’s journey.

A talk for Episode 6. Katie Thornton on what happens to our digital selves when we die.

A soundscape for Episode 6. A full playout of Pan’s dwindling as her system shuts down.

Daria has a confession to make – a secret from her past

A talk for Episode 7. Elsa Sotiriadis on whether AI could run the country.

A soundscape for Episode 7. The clash of flesh and feather in Daria’s nightmares.

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

A talk for episode 8, an ode to Theia. Anthropologist Michael Rivera on human extinction.

A soundscape for Episode 8. Theia’s memory of her daughter, used for the brain transfer.

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

A love letter to the forests of the world. Written by David Haskell, read by Pearl Mackie

Our final soundscape, a full playout of the Forest 404 theme tune composed by Bonobo.

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