Reading Aloud: After The War

Episodes

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Six readings exploring the fate of nations and individuals after the end of the Second World War.

The Greek by Primo Levi. Freed from Auschwitz, Levi has to learn the tricks of survival in orderto return to his native

Italy. But he is not cunning enough to obtain basic necessities until he meets

"the Greek". Read by Anton Lesser. A Watershed production

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Unknown: Primo Levi.

Read By: Anton Lesser.

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Six readings exploring the fate of nations and individuals after the end of the Second World War.

2: Snoek Piquante by Susan Cooper. A foul-tasting tinned fish was the government's answer to food shortages. Read by Anna Massey. Producer Julia Butt

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Unknown: Susan Cooper.

Read By: Anna Massey.

Producer: Julia Butt

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Readings exploring the fate of nations and individuals after the war.

3: To Marietta from Paris by Susan Mary Alsop. Buffy Davis reads from letters which portray the high life in Paris after the liberation. Producer Lucy Hackney

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Unknown: Susan Mary Alsop.

Unknown: Buffy Davis

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Readings exploring the fate of nations and individuals after the war.

4: The Keys of Palestine by Robert Fisk. The story of two men, a Palestinian and a Jew, whose fates have been inextricably linked since the end of the war. Read by Gavin Mwir. Producer Julia Butt

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Unknown: Robert Fisk.

Read By: Gavin Mwir.

Producer: Julia Butt

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Readings exploring the fate of nations and individuals after the war.

5: The Fall of Shanghai by Noel Barber. in 1948, journalist Noel Barber was sent to China. This is his account of life in Shanghai prior to the Communist takeover. Read by Ian Masters. Producer Celia De Wolff

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Unknown: Noel Barber.

Unknown: Noel Barber

Read By: Ian Masters.

Producer: Celia de Wolff

GENOME:
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Final reading about the fate of nations and individuals after the Second World War.

Minor Heroism by Allan Gurganus. Bryan's father returns home to a hero's welcome in small-town North Carolina. Read by Stuart Milligan. Producer Julia Butt

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Unknown: Allan Gurganus.

Read By: Stuart Milligan.

Producer: Julia Butt