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Ferdinand Dennis

NEW talks to five people born in the colonies but now living in Britain.

1: Norman Beaton , one of Britain's most popular actors and a successful export to the USA. Life for him started in Guyana, where his father was Postmaster General.

Producer Marina Salandy-Brown Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis

Unknown: Norman Beaton

Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

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Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis

Unknown: Norman Beaton

Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

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Ferdinand Dennis talks to five people born in the colonies but now living in Britain.

1: Norman Beaton , one of Britain's most popular actors. Life for him started in Guyana.

Stereo

Contributors

Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Unknown: Norman Beaton

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Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Unknown: Norman Beaton

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Ferdinand Dennis talks to five people born in the colonies but now living in Britain.

2: Clyde Williams , now Chief Executive of FullEmploy Training, was born poor in Guyana but in the 1980s ran his own computer firm with a 935m turnover. He talks about his success and philosophy.

Producer Marina Salandy-Brown

Contributors

Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Unknown: Clyde Williams

Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

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Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Unknown: Clyde Williams

Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

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Ferdinand Dennis talks to five people born in the colonies but living in Britain. 2: Clyde Williams , now Chief Executive of FullEmploy Training, was born poor in Guyana but by the 1980s was running his own computer firm with a £35m turnover.

Stereo

Contributors

Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Unknown: Clyde Williams

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Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Unknown: Clyde Williams

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Ferdinand Dennis talks to five people born in the colonies but now living in Britain.

3: Margaret Busby was the youngest publisher in Britain and for 20 years she published books no one else would print. They made her and her authors into a success story.

Producer Marina Salandy-Brown

Contributors

Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Unknown: Margaret Busby

Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

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Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Unknown: Margaret Busby

Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

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Ferdinand Dennis talks to five people born in the colonies, now living in Britain.

3: Margaret Busby was once the youngest publisher in Britain, and for 20 years published books no one else would print. They made her and her authors into a success story.

Contributors

Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Unknown: Margaret Busby

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Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Unknown: Margaret Busby

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Ferdinand Dennis talks to five people born in the colonies, who are now living in Britain.

4: Chief Emeka Anyaoku talks about his work for the Commonwealth.

Now Secretary General of the Commonwealth Secretariat, he was Foreign Minister of Nigeria for just three months until a coup ousted him. It was not a wholly bad experience.

Producer Marina Salandy-Brown Stereo

Contributors

Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Talks: Emeka Anyaoku

Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

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Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Talks: Emeka Anyaoku

Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

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Ferdinand Dennis meets five people born in the former colonies but living in Britain.

4: Chief Emeka Anyaoku talks about his work for the Commonwealth. Now Secretary General of the Commonwealth Secretariat, he was Foreign Minister of Nigeria for just three months when a coup ousted him.

Stereo

Contributors

Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis

Talks: Emeka Anyaoku

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Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis

Talks: Emeka Anyaoku

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The last of five conversations in which

Ferdinand Dennis talks to people born in the former colonies, who are now living in Britain.

Valerie Amos, Chief

Executive of the Equal Opportunities

Commission, is not shy of responsibility and enjoys the power being a top manager affords her.

Producer Marina Saiandy-Brown Stereo

Contributors

Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Producer: Marina Saiandy-Brown

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Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Producer: Marina Saiandy-Brown

Genome: [r4 Bd=19910518]

The last of the series in which Ferdinand Dennis talks to people born in the former colonies but now living in Britain.

Valerie Amos, Chief

Executive of the Equal Opportunities

Commission, is not shy of responsibility, and enjoys the power being a top manager affords her.

Stereo

Contributors

Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

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Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

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The Guyana-born British actor Norman Beaton talks to Ferdinand Dennis.

Producer Marina Salandy-Brown Stereo

Producer Marina Salandy-Brown Stereo

Contributors

Talks: Norman Beaton

Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis.

Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

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Talks: Norman Beaton

Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis.

Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921005]

In the first of six conversations.

Ferdinand Dennis talks with Val McCalla , founder of The Voice, Britain's largest -selling black newspaper, which has spawned a new generation of black journalists.

Producer Marina Salandy Brown Stereo

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Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Unknown: Val McCalla

Producer: Marina Salandy Brown

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921010]

In the first of six conversations,

Ferdinand Dennis talks with Val McCalla , founder of the Voice, Britain's largest-selling black newspaper.

Stereo

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Talks: Ferdinand Dennis

Unknown: Val McCalla

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Josette Simon wanted to be an interpreter, but now she is an award-winning actress. She talks to

Ferdinand Dennis about her craft and her success. Producer Marina Salandy-Brown Stereo

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Unknown: Josette Simon

Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis

Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921017]

Josette Simon , the award-winning actress, talks to Ferdinand Dennis about her craft and her success.

Stereo

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Unknown: Josette Simon

Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis

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Ian Hall is a musicologist, organist and composer whose work has been performed in many of the world's cathedrals, yet he is the most devout lover of calypso. He tells

Ferdinand Dennis why, on the other hand, reggae and rap get the thumbs down. Producer Marina Salandy-Brown Stereo

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Unknown: Ian Hall

Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis

Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921024]

Ian Hall is a musicologist, organist and composer whose work has been performed in many of the world's cathedrals, yet he is the most devout lover of calypso. He tells

Ferdinand Dennis why, on the other hand, reggae and rap get the thumbs down. Stereo

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Unknown: Ian Hall

Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis

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Diane Abbott , Britain's first black woman MP, has now been in Parliament for five years. She talks to

Ferdinand Dennis about her achievements and goals, and contact with Jamaica.

Producer Marina Salandy-Brown Stereo

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Unknown: Diane Abbott

Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis

Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

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Diane Abbott , Britain's first black woman MP, has now been in Parliament for five years. She talks to

Ferdinand Dennis about her achievements, and her contact with Jamaica.

Stereo

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Unknown: Diane Abbott

Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis

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Winston Branch is a fine artist who came to the Slade art school from St

Lucia in the 60s. He talks to Ferdinand Dennis about the evolution of his work. Producer Marina Salandy-Brown Stereo

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Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis

Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921107]

Artist Winston Branch talks to Ferdinand Dennis.

Stereo

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Artist: Winston Branch

Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis.

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Merle Collins , the poet and novelist, talks to

Ferdinand Dennis about her work, her time in Grenada when the US invaded and about the ironies in her new collection

Rotten Pomerack.

Producer Marina Salandy-Brown Stereo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921109]

Unknown: Merle Collins

Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis

Unknown: Rotten Pomerack.

Producer: Marina Salandy-Brown

Genome: [r4 Bd=19921114]

To end the series, poet and novelist Merle Collins talks to Ferdinand Dennis.

Stereo

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Talks: Merle Collins

Unknown: Ferdinand Dennis.