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Return to Peking

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We have produced a Style Guide to help editors follow a standard format when editing a listing. If you are unsure how best to edit this programme please take a moment to read it.
Second of two programmes written and presented by Anthony Grey.
In 1967, at the height of the Cultural Revolution,
Anthony Grey , Reuters correspondent in Peking, was placed under house arrest and held in solitary confinement for more than two years. Twenty-one years later, Anthony Grey , now a successful author and journalist, returns for the first time to Peking. He visits the places from which he was formerly banned - the Forbidden City and the Great Wall. He meets his former captors. He visits
English Corner (where, every Sunday, Chinese congregate to practise English). In conversations with former neighbours, with men and women in the street, with Long March veteran, Vice Defence Minister General
Hsiao Ke and with Ying Ruocheng, Vice Minister of Culture and star of The Last Emperor - he discovers a newly open and changing face of China.
Photography BRIAN MCDAIRMANT Film editors
ANDREW NELSON. BRIAN TRENERRY Producer MALCOLM R. BURGESS Director ROGER MILLS
Executive producer AUBREY E. SINGER A white CITY FILMS production for BBCtv
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Contributors

Presented By: Anthony Grey.
Unknown: Anthony Grey
Unknown: Anthony Grey
Unknown: Andrew Nelson.
Producer: Malcolm R. Burgess
Director: Roger Mills

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