The Tiger's Tail

show more detailshow less detail

Episodes

SeriesFirst
Broadcast
RepeatedComments
BWD2008080920080810

Stories from Burmese writers and how they feel now to mark the 20th anniversary of the democratic uprising in Burma on 8th August 1988.

This drama-documentary marks the twentieth anniversary of the first democratic uprisings in Burma in August 1988 but it does it by looking behind the headlines, at how writers, comedians, poets and ordinary people deal with censorship and suppression, with their words and stories being heard for the first time on air.

Cast includes: Juliet Stevenson, Keeley Hawes, Sophie Okonedo, Kristopher Milne, Benedict Cumberbatch, Helen Longworth, Joan Walker and Nicholas Khan.

Directed by Marion Nancarrow