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4/4. Whoopi Goldberg profiles singer, actor, political activist and social historian Harry Belafonte , who was raised in Harlem, New York City, to West Indian parents before establishing himself as a popular calypso-influenced singer. Hollywood actor and political activist. This final edition sees
Belafonte contributing further to music, acting and politics. He becomes a Goodwill Ambassador for Unicef, and establishes the Belafonte Foundation of Music and Art in aid of young African-
Americans pursuing arts studies.


Whoopi Goldberg
Harry Belafonte

Carl Davis conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra in a concert of music from opera, film and song, featuring tenor John Christos and Operatunity co-winners Jane Gilchrist and Denise Leigh. With Paul Gambaccini , live from London's Mermaid Theatre.


Carl Davis
John Christos
Jane Gilchrist
Denise Leigh.
Paul Gambaccini

Actor David Warner reads Charles Dickens 's tale about the orphan boy who fell among thieves.
6/6. Mr Brownlow senses that
Monks knows the secret of Oliver's past. And on Fagin's orders, Noah follows Nancy to London Bridge. Abridged by Neville Teller


David Warner
Charles Dickens
Mr Brownlow
Abridged By:
Neville Teller

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