Letters From Prison

Episodes

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GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950409]

Dietrich Bonhoeffer , the German theologian whose faith compelled him to join in the plot to assassinate

Hitler, was executed 50 years ago. David Suchet reads from his prison correspondence. With Joanna Myers , Garard Green and Andrew Branch.

Abridged by Rosemary Hartill Producer Amanda Hancox

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950409]

Unknown: Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Unknown: David Suchet

Unknown: Joanna Myers

Unknown: Garard Green

Unknown: Andrew Branch.

Abridged By: Rosemary Hartill

Producer: Amanda Hancox

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950729]

The Russian poet Irina Ratushinskaya introduces the work of six writers imprisoned or on trial.

1: The Nigerian writer, poet and environmentalist Ken Saro Wiwa. Producer Neil Trevithick

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950729]

Introduces: Irina Ratushinskaya

Unknown: Ken Saro Wiwa.

Producer: Neil Trevithick

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950805]

The work of six imprisoned writers. 2: Almost 15 years ago the poet Alaide Foppa de Solorzano disappeared in Guatemala City.

Russian poet Irina Ratushinskaya introduces some of her work. Producer Neil Trevithick

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950805]

Unknown: Alaide Foppa de Solorzano

Introduces: Irina Ratushinskaya

Producer: Neil Trevithick

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950812]

The work of six imprisoned writers. 3: A story from the novelist Yashar Kemal currently under trial in Turkey. Producer Neil Trevithick

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950812]

Unknown: Yashar Kemal

Producer: Neil Trevithick

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950819]

The work of six imprisoned writers. 4: The Egyptian novelist Dr Nawal El

Sa'adawi reads from her Memoirs from the Women Prison.

Producer Neil Trevithick

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950819]

Producer: Neil Trevithick

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950826]

The work of six imprisoned writers. 5: The Road to Sampo by the writer Hwang Suk Young who is detained in Seoul, South Korea, for making illegal visits to North Korea. Producer Neil Trevithick

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950826]

Unknown: Hwang Suk Young

Producer: Neil Trevithick

GENOME:
[R4 BD=19950902]

Last in the series which looks at the work of writers imprisoned or on trial. The Burmese doctor and writer Ma Thida was arrested in August 1993 and sentenced to 20 years in jail. Her banned short story A Novel Response is introduced by Irina Ratushinskaya. Producer Neil Trevithick

GENOME:
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Unknown: Ma Thida

Introduced By: Irina Ratushinskaya.

Producer: Neil Trevithick

Programme Catalogue - Details: Ma Thida19950902

Producer: N. TREVITHICK

Previous in series: 5, HWANG SUK YOUNG

Description

Th Burmese doctor and writer Ma THIDA was arrested in August 1993 and sentenced to 20 years in jail. Her banned short story, 'A Novel Response', is introduced by the Russian poet Irina RATUSHINSKAYA.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

profiles (programme format)

imprisonment

writers

Broadcast history

02 Sep 1995 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Irina Ratushinskaya

Ma Thida (Author)

Neil Trevithick (Producer)

Kyi May (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-07-20

Producer: N.

TREVITHICK

Previous in series: 5, HWANG SUK YOUNG

Description

Th Burmese doctor and writer Ma THIDA was arrested in August 1993 and sentenced to 20 years in jail.

Her banned short story, 'A Novel Response', is introduced by the Russian poet Irina RATUSHINSKAYA.

Subject Categories

readings programmes (programme format)

profiles (programme format)

imprisonment

writers

Broadcast history

02 Sep 1995 17:40-17:50 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Irina Ratushinskaya

Ma Thida (Author)

Neil Trevithick (Producer)

Kyi May (rdr)

Recorded on 1995-07-20.

Programme Catalogue - Station

Radio 4