ANDREW SHONFIELD, on a recent visit to the U.S.S.R., was struck by the disdainful attitude of the Soviet citizen towards money. He compares this with the Russian aristocrat's traditional indifference to material possessions, but suggests that for reasons of economic efficiency 4 they have got to take cash more seriously."
A Norwegian folk tale dramatised by Louis MacNeice also an assortment of Trolls
Music and specially devised sounds by Tristram Cary
Production by Louis MacNeice
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