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021998041720130411 (BBC7)

William Boot, gardening correspondent of the `Daily Beast', has been uprooted from his idyllic English garden to cover a foreign war - or face the sack.

William Boot prepares for his excursion abroad, and Lord Copper fills him in on the political situation. Read by Robert Hardy.

William Boot, gardening correspondent of the `Daily Beast', has been uprooted from his idyllic English garden to cover a foreign war - or face the sack.

William Boot, gardening correspondent of the `Daily Beast', has been uprooted from his idyllic English garden to cover a foreign war - or face the sack.

William Boot prepares for his excursion abroad, and Lord Copper fills him in on the political situation. Read by Robert Hardy.

William Boot, gardening correspondent of the `Daily Beast', has been uprooted from his idyllic English garden to cover a foreign war - or face the sack.

031998042420130412 (BBC7)

William Boot sails towards his first overseas assignment.

Boot makes the acquaintance of Corker, and learns a little more about the tricks of the journalistic trade. Read by Robert Hardy.

William Boot sails towards his first overseas assignment.

041998050120130415 (BBC7)

William Boot finally arrives at the battlefront.

Rumours abound about a Russian infiltrator, and the journalists scramble to be the first with the story. Read by Robert Hard.

William Boot finally arrives at the battlefront.

051998050820130416 (BBC7)

William Boot arrives at the battlefront to find that the civil war has not materialised.

And then he falls in love

To Corker's delight the missing luggage is finally returned, and Katchen has caught William's eye. Read by Robert Hardy.

William Boot arrives at the battlefront to find that the civil war has not materialised.

And then he falls in love

061998051520130417 (BBC7)

William gets more and more involved with Katchen, and then finds himself sacked and speedily reinstated. Read by Robert Hardy.

William Boot nets his first scoop - without realising it!.

William Boot nets his first scoop - without realising it!.

William gets more and more involved with Katchen, and then finds himself sacked and speedily reinstated. Read by Robert Hardy.

William Boot nets his first scoop - without realising it!.

071998052220130418 (BBC7)

William cannot get his latest report through. Enter the mysterious 'Baldwin' with his insider knowledge. Read by Robert Hardy.

William Boot finally uncovers the truth about the threatened civil war in Ishmaelia.

William Boot finally uncovers the truth about the threatened civil war in Ishmaelia.

08 LAST1998052920130419 (BBC7)

William Boot returns triumphant from his journalistic scoop in Ishmaelia, only to find that he should never have gone in the first place.

Boot is set for a hero's welcome when he arrives home. But which one? Neither William nor John seem keen. Read by Robert Hardy.

William Boot returns triumphant from his journalistic scoop in Ishmaelia, only to find that he should never have gone in the first place.

William Boot returns triumphant from his journalistic scoop in Ishmaelia, only to find that he should never have gone in the first place.

Boot is set for a hero's welcome when he arrives home. But which one? Neither William nor John seem keen. Read by Robert Hardy.

William Boot returns triumphant from his journalistic scoop in Ishmaelia, only to find that he should never have gone in the first place.