When You Lunch With The Emperor

Five more tales from the hotel trade by renowned raconteur Ludwig Bemelmans, abridged by NevilleTeller.

It is 20s Manhattan at one of the big establishments.

Read by Oliver Ford Davies.

Episodes

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01Art At The Splendide20040524

Five more tales from the hotel trade by renowned raconteur Ludwig Bemelmans, abridged by NevilleTeller.

It is 20s Manhattan at one of the big establishments.

Read by Oliver Ford Davies.The pitfall of sketching when you should be working.

02The Homesick Bus Boy20040525

Miss Tappin has a soft spot for the luckless waiter Fritz.

03Ss Zuider Zee20040526

The author and old Gustl are all at sea - literally.

04The Good Son20040527

A whole Polish village gets a makeover.

05 LASTThe Old Ritz20040528

Some familiar faces, good and bad, are surprisingly revealed.