Suu Kyi reveals fondness for Dave Lee Travis


The Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who will give this year's BBC Reith Lectures, has revealed that she enjoyed listening to Dave Lee Travis on the BBC World Service during her time under house arrest.

Speaking to Eddie Mair for an interview published in the Radio Times, she explains how she enjoyed hearing 'DLT' read out listeners' letters, saying "it made my world much more complete".

An extended version of the interview will be broadcast on the PM programme on BBC Radio 4 on Monday, 27 June at 1700 BST.

Aung San Suu Kyi's Reith Lectures will be broadcast at 0900 BST on BBC Radio 4 on Tuesday, 28 June and 5 July. Each lecture will also broadcast on the BBC World Service and will be available for download via the programme podcast.

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