On the Isle of Wight, a colony of survivors wakes to a world plunged into darkness. Before long, the triffids, thought safely out of the way on the mainland, attack...
In John Wyndham’s classic bestseller The Day of the Triffids the world has been overwhelmed by killer plants. As the novel ends, Wyndham’s narrator scientist Bill Masen is escaping, with his wife and four-year-old son, to the Isle of Wight where a small colony of survivors is holding out. Simon Clark’s sequel picks up the story twenty-five years on.
The survivors are safe, for the time being at least, on their island, where they have continued efforts to combat the triffids, while also striving in various ways to build a new civilization. Elsewhere in the world, similar colonies cling to survival, while the triffids persist in their attempts to destroy humanity.
One morning Bill Masen’s son, David, now grown up, wakes to a world plunged into darkness. Now, the triffids have an advantage over humanity.
The Night of the Triffids is accompanied by a bonus hour of download-only behind-the-scenes interviews exclusive to Big Finish customers.
- Sam Troughton (David Masen)
- Nicola Bryant (Kerris / Marni / Rowena)
- Nigel Carrington (Seymour)
- Paul Clayton (Bill Masen / General Fielding)
- Geff Francis (Gabriel)
- Helen Goldwyn (Jazmay)
- Toby Longworth (Captain Sharpstone)
- John Schwab (Sam Dynes)
- Becky Wright (Kristina)
- Product Format: 2-disc CD (jewel case)
- Number of Discs: 2
- Duration: 148 minutes