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2nd House

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Introduced by Melvyn Bragg The First Freedom
All over the world writers and artists are in conflict with authoritarian rule. Tonight 2nd House presents the work of four individuals whose freedom of expression has, for differing reasons, been curtailed or suppressed. The Axe by LUDVIK VACULIK
(an extract from the novel banned in Czechoslovakia after 1968) Adapted by NEVILLE SMITH
With BRIAN PECK , RAY LONNEN
SUSAN JAMESON and PETRA MARKHAM Vascu is a journalist, Honzo a bus driver. Both have fallen foul of their bosses.
Maria Santiago
Knowing how artists and singers who supported Allende's Popular Unity Government have disappeared or been murdered, MARIA SANTIAGO dare not return to Chile. In any event her paintings would not be exhibited and her poems would go unpublished.
A Matter of Taste by ALEX LA GUMA (a story banned in South Africa) With ALTON KUMALO
LOUIS MAHONEY and PAUL JONES
' It's a matter of money, pal. I worked six months in that caf6 and I never heard nobody order sheep's head and beans!'
Cancer Ward by ALEXANDER SOLZHENITSYN
(an extract from the novel refused publication in the USSR) Adapted by TONY CASH
With SARA CRAZE, KEITH ASHTON
Plus songs by dissident composers and performers; poems read by ALFRED BURKE ; and an interview with the philosopher STUART HAMPSHIRE, a member of Writers and Scholars International, an organisation which exists to study censorship.
The Axe: Director BEN REA
A Matter of Taste: Director PETER GILL Cancer Ward: Director BEN REA Producer TONY CASH
Assistant editor TONY STAVEACRE Editor BILL MORTON
Keeping up with Jones: page 4

Contributors

Introduced By: Melvyn Bragg
Adapted By: Neville Smith
Unknown: Brian Peck
Unknown: Ray Lonnen
Unknown: Susan Jameson
Unknown: Petra Markham
Unknown: Maria Santiago
Unknown: Maria Santiago
Unknown: Alton Kumalo
Unknown: Louis Mahoney
Unknown: Paul Jones
Unknown: Alexander Solzhenitsyn
Adapted By: Tony Cash
Unknown: Keith Ashton
Read By: Alfred Burke
Director: Ben Rea

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