Written by Christopher Reason Director Adrian Bean. Stereo
The House with an Attic An adaptation of a short story by Anton Chekhov. Andrei, now a famous painter in Moscow, remembers a summer's visit ten years earlier to his friend Belakurov's large estate. And the beautiful Zhenya who so mysteriously slipped through his fingers ...
Adapted by Jane Gerson
Director Peter Kavanagh. Stereo
A Hard Day's Fright Why do many people deliberately go out to scare themselves? Why are they drawn to rickety roller coasters, horror movies and rowing across the Atlantic in an open boat? Neil Walker and David Clayton report. Producer Nick Clarke
Three programmes about the end of the Soviet
Union as we know it.
What is to be the fate of the Soviet peoples as they confront the end of a system that has lasted over 70 years?
1: The Second Blockade
As the frost of the grim Soviet winter begins to bite hard and the shops stay empty, Leningrad faces its worst winter since the great siege of the Second World War.
How do people survive such shortages?
Gordon Clough reports. Producer Anne Koch
The first of six talks by Charles Arnold-Baker , born Wolfgang Werner von Blumenthal, a Prussian aristocrat, in which he reflects on the English society of which he became such a 'compleat' example.
Producer Louise Purslow. Stereo
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