Dr Heideggers Experiment
Broadcast: 7th February 1978
Added: Jan 31 2013
A person is always startled when he hears himself called ‘old’ for the first time, and perhaps a trifle disconcerted; but as with so many things, age is something most of us eventually get used to. So used to in fact, that in some cases we seem to become unrecognisable from the person we were in our youth, but are we?
This story begins in a village in New England; the time is the last Century. An eccentric older man, Dr Heidegger, is about to pay the last of four visits to ‘ancient friends’ of his on a very singular mission.
His experiment however, does not quite go how he wanted it to...