East Going West

Mark Tully, BBC's Indian Correspondent for 25 years and often described as the BBC's voice of India.

In this series Mark Tully in conversation with people of South-Asia, gets their own surprising perspectives on the countries from which he reported during his career at the BBC.

First broadcast on Radio 4 in September 1993.

Episodes

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The people of South Asia reveal their own perspectives on their countries. 3: Growing Hope

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The last in the series in which Mark Tully gets the people of South Asia to give their own perspectives on their countries. Poor Understanding. "How do you cope with the poverty?" is the question Tully is most often asked by Westerners. Jamuna Das , a shoeshine boy on the pavements of Calcutta, and some of the city's beggars, have their own answers. Producer Vanessa Harrison

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Producer: Vanessa Harrison

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Last in the series in which Mark Tully gets the people of South Asia to give their own surprising perspectives on the countries from which he has been reporting for the past 25 years.

Poor Understanding. "How do you cope with the poverty?" is the question Mark Tully is most often asked by Westerners. Jamuna Das , a shoe-shine boy on the pavements of Calcutta, and some of the city's beggars, have their own answers.

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Unknown: Mark Tully

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Mark Tully, BBC's Indian Correspondent for 25 years and often described as the BBC's voice of India.

In this series Mark Tully in conversation with people of South-Asia, gets their own surprising perspectives on the countries from which he reported during his career at the BBC.

First broadcast on Radio 4 in September 1993.South Asian specialist Mark Tully visits Kathmandu to investigate the causes and impact of the city's severe pollution problem.

Mark Tully visits Kathmandu to investigate the causes and impact of the city's pollution.

Mark Tully invites the people of South Asia to give their perspectives on the countries he has reported form over the years.

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Mark Tully is in Bangladesh - home to prodigious birth-rates, a thousand rivers and also an extraordinary development project.

Mark Tully is in Bangladesh - home an extraordinary development project.

Bangladesh is home to a prodigious birth rate, and also the most extraordinary development project in the world.

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Mark Tully reports from Calcutta, where poverty presents a moral and perceptive problem for it's people.

Mark Tully reports from Calcutta, where poverty presents a moral and perceptive problem.

A shoe-shine boy from the pavements of Calcutta and some of the beggars explain how they cope with poverty.