Story Time Visitors To The Middle East

Episodes

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A series of five programmes edited by SIMONA PAKENHAM from personal accounts by famous travellers.

1: Lady Hester Stanhope

One of the bravest and strangest of women, she took up residence in Asia Minor, and was there eventually thought of as a prophetess. Among her many famous visitors was Alexander Kinglake , part of whose classical account of his conversation with her in old age is included in this programme.

Produced by TERENCE TILLER

Contributors

Edited By: Simona Pakenham

Unknown: Alexander Kinglake

Produced By: Terence Tiller

Lady Hester: Kathleen Helme

Narrator: Clifford Norgate

Reader: Kerry Francis