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A Walk Through the Thirties

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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.
Patrick Leigh Fermor's life has been anything but dull. At 20 he walked across Europe to Istanbul, an adventure which led indirectly to his wartime exploit of kidnapping the German general commanding Crete, celebrated in the film
III Met by Moonlight.
But above all he writes magnificent prose, is a famous raconteur, and has just, aged 70, followed A Time of Gifts with a new volume of autobiography - From the Woods to the Water.
Today, he talks to a lifelong friend, John Julius Norwich.
Executive producer JOHN ARCHER Producer DAVID CHESHIRE

Contributors

Unknown: Patrick Leigh Fermor
Unknown: John Julius Norwich.
Producer: John Archer
Producer: David Cheshire

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A Walk Through the Thirties

BBC Two England, 27 December 1986 19.45






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