Red Hills Of Home

Sixteen years after independence, six residents of Zimbabwe reflect on their home and their history.

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19971018]

Six residents of Zimbabwe reflect on their home and their history.

1: David, a white tobacco farmer. Producer Paul Dodgson Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971018]

Producer: Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971025]

Sixteen years after independence, six residents of Zimbabwe reflect on their home and their history.

2: Pepe is a businesswoman in the provincial town of Mutare. Brought up in a township, she won a scholarship and came to Britain to take her A-levels. Producer Paul Dodgson Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971025]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971101]

Six Zimbabwe residents reflect on their home 16 years after independence. 3: Geoffrey sold a small house in Oxford and bought 5,000 acres of wilderness with the proceeds. Producer Paul Dodgson Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971101]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971108]

Sixteen years after independence, six residents of Zimbabwe reflect on their home and their history.

4: Andy Brown is a leading pop musician. It is a precarious living, even at the top.

Producer Paul Dodgson Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971108]

Unknown: Andy Brown

Producer: Paul Dodgson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971115]

Sixteen years after independence, six residents of Zimbabwe reflect on their home. 5: In a full life, Ganny has run a farm and owned a gold mine. Now she compares past and present. Producer Paul Dodgson Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971115]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971122]

Sixteen years after independence, six residents of Zimbabwe reflect on their home and their history. In the last programme of the series, Chenjerai Hove. one of Zimbabwe's leading novelists, tells his story.

Producer Paul Dodgson Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971122]

Unknown: Chenjerai Hove.

Producer: Paul Dodgson

0119971018

David is a white tobacco farmer. After an idyllic childhood in the bush, he fought in the independence war and returned to run his parents' farm. Despite an all-black workforce and years of living under a black government, he still has no black friends.

0219971025

Pepe is a businesswoman in the provincial town of Mutare. Brought up in a township, she won a scholarship and came to Britain to take her A-levels, returning to Zimbabwe shortly after independence.

0319971101

Five years ago, Geoffrey sold a small house in Oxford and bought five thousand acres of wilderness with the proceeds.

0419971108

Andy Brown is a leading pop musician. It is a precarious living, even at the top.

0519971115

In a full life, Ganny has run a farm and owned a gold mine. From the verandah of her Mutare bungalow she compares past and present.

06 LAST19971122

Chenjerai Hove, one of Zimbabwe's leading novelists, tells his story.