Cars With Sadness in Their Eyes

Yeah, so cars, and other vehicles, with eyes, thoughts, the lingering possibility of death haunting them, no real explanation of whether they are alive and have souls and no way to touch each other or feel real warmth and friendship. Do they have brains? We don’t know. Do they have souls? They do not. And that knowledge is tearing them apart. There is only this. An awareness trapped inside an obsolete machine – with a finite time before they hit the junkyard and are dead forever.

A comedy. BBC 2, Thursday, 9.30pm