Great Escapes - Over The Wall


1995092020191105 (BBC7)

Robert Kee narrates a dramatic reconstruction of a death-defying high-wire act which got two young East Germans over the Berlin Wall to freedom in 1983.

Michael Becker.... Russell Floyd
Dieter Harfner.... Terry Jones
Steffi.... Caroline Strong
Annie....Nicola Boyce
Judge, NCO & Intelligence Officer.... Joe Dunlop
Mrs Becker/Voluntary Worker.... Theresa Streatfeild
Rolf/Eric/Young Michael.... Richard Pearce

Written and directed by Adrian Bean.

A Testbed production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in September 1995.

A dramatic reconstruction of a death-defying escape of two young East Germans in 1983.