Five programmes edited by SIMONA PAKENHAM from personal accounts by famous travellers 3: Richard Burton
The object of his journey in 1853 was threefold: to make the pilgrimage to Medina and Mecca; to investigate a possible market for horses for the Indian Army; and to visit the Empty Quarter - the huge white blot of unexplored Arabia marked as the Rub'a al-Khali.
Reader JOHN GABRIEL
Produced by TERENCE TILLER
ContributorsEdited By: Simona Pakenham
Unknown: Richard Burton
Reader: John Gabriel
Produced By: Terence Tiller