Manuscripts Don't Burn

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The diaries of Yelena Bulgakova, abridged in five parts by DJ Britton from the collection edited by JAE Curtis.

1: When Yelena became the third wife of author Mikhail Bulgakov, he asked her to keep a diary of their life, afraid that his might be burnt by the KGB, as it had been once before.

With Suzanne Burden, Jonathan Tafler and Sue Jones Davies.

Directed by Alison Hindell.

Jenni Murray with lively interviews and topical features.

Drama: `Manuscripts Don't Burn', the diaries of Yelena Bulgakova, edited by JAE Curtis and abridged by DJ Britton (1/5).

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Jenni Murray with topical interviews and features.

Drama: `Manuscripts Don't Burn', the diaries of Yelena Bulgakova edited by J A E Curtis and abridged by D J Britton (2/5).

/ The diaries of Yelena Bulgakova, abridged in five parts by D J Britton from the collection edited by J A E Curtis.

2: Stalin's approval of Bulgakov's writing affords Mikhail and Yelena some protection, but they can't get permission to travel abroad.

With Suzanne Burden, Jonathan Tafler and Sue Jones Davies.

Directed by Alison Hindell

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Jenni Murray is joined by feminist Germaine Greer and Laura Doyle, the controversial anti-feminist and proponent of surrendering to your man.

Drama: `Manuscripts Don't Burn', the diaries of Yelena Bulgakova edited by J A E Curtis and abridged by D J Britton (3/5).

/ The diaries of Yelena Bulgakova, abridged in five parts by D J Britton from the collection edited by J A E Curtis.

3: A ball at the American embassy is a novelty, but government spies are everywhere.

With Suzanne Burden, Jonathan Tafler and Sue Jones Davies.

Directed by Alison Hindell

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Jenni Murray with topical interviews and reports.

Drama: `Manuscripts Don't Burn', the diaries of Yelena Bulgakova edited by J A E Curtis and abridged by D J Britton (4/5).

/ The diaries of Yelena Bulgakova, abridged in five parts by D J Britton from the collection edited by J A E Curtis.

4: As Stalin's Terror reaches its height and more and more colleagues and friends are arrested, the pressure on Yelena and Mikhail becomes acute.

With Suzanne Burden, Jonathan Tafler and Sue Jones Davies.

Directed by Alison Hindell

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Martha Kearney with news, views and interviews.

Drama: `Manuscripts Don't Burn', the diaries of Yelena Bulgakova edited by J A E Curtis and abridged by D J Britton (5/5).

/ The diaries of Yelena Bulgakova, abridged in five parts by D J Britton from the collection edited by J A E Curtis.

5: Bulgakov's health is deteriorating, and he races against time to complete his masterpiece, `The Master and Margerita'.

With Suzanne Burden, Jonathan Tafler and Sue Jones Davies.

Directed by Alison Hindell