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Have a good took at that man, that's Lenin. Observe his obstinate, self-willed skull

(Rosa Luxemburg )

Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov (Lenin) was born 100 years ago this month. This commemorative programme reconstructs his life and includes eye-witness accounts, both British and Russian, of the Revolution and the man who made it.

Research and comment by JOHN ERICKSON , Professor of Politics, Edinburgh University

Compiled and produced by TONY GOULD


Unknown: Rosa Luxemburg

Unknown: Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov

Unknown: John Erickson

Produced By: Tony Gould

Narrator: John Pullen

Lenin: John Bryning

Krupskaya: Madi Hedd

Readers: John Gabriel

Readers: Hilda Kriseman