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In Search of the White Rajahs

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Travel documentary with a difference as Joanna Lumley journeys to the jungles of what was once wild Borneo (now Malaysia) to tell the story of the fabled British rulers of the north-western territory of Sarawak. When in 1841 an English soldier of fortune defeated a pirate fleet in the waters of northern Borneo, he was rewarded by the grateful Sultan of Brunei with the jungle kingdom of Sarawak. So began a romantic, exotic dynasty which was to survive until 1946. Joanna Lumley looks at the reality behind the romance as she explores the legacy of the White Rajahs. Director Michael Macintyre Producer Martha Wailes
A Warner Sisters production for SBCtv 0 TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 * DOCUMENTARY: page 10

Contributors

Unknown: Joanna Lumley
Unknown: Joanna Lumley
Director: Michael MacIntyre
Producer: Martha Wailes

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In Search of the White Rajahs

BBC Two England, 24 September 1991 19.30






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