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Ravi Shankar's Sukanya, Jan Vogler

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

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Featuring cellist and Dresden Music Festival director Jan Vogler, Ravi Shankar's opera Sukanya and Jonathan Powell on the piano music of Kaikhosru Sorabji. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Tom Service
Interviewed Guest:
Jan Vogler
Interviewed Guest:
David Murphy
Interviewed Guest:
Susanna Hurrell
Interviewed Guest:
Ravi Shankar
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Powell
Interviewed Guest:
Kate Molleson

Duration: 3 hours, 11 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

The celebrated blockbuster recounting the life of Mohandas K Gandhi, who started out as a lawyer and rose to become the leader of the Indian independence movement. Show more

Contributors

Mahatma Gandhi:
Ben Kingsley
Margaret Bourke-White:
Candice Bergen
General Dyer:
Edward Fox
Lord Irwin:
John Gielgud
Judge Broomfield:
Trevor Howard
The Viceroy:
John Mills
Charlie Andrews:
Ian Charleson
General Smuts:
Athol Fugard
Sardar Patel:
Saeed Jaffrey
Pandit Nehru:
Roshan Seth
Senior Police Officer:
Ian Bannen
Sir George Hodge:
Michael Hordern
Nahari:
Om Puri
Sir Edward Gait:
Richard Vernon
Commentator:
Shane Rimmer
European Passenger:
Peter Cartwright
Police Sergeant:
Ken Hutchison
Manager of the Mine:
John Savident
Composer:
Ravi Shankar
Director of photography:
Ronnie Taylor
Director of photography:
Billy Williams