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Middle East

In October 2003 the Antiques Roadshow featured the
flight journals of Joan Allen who had served with the ATA
during the Second World War. But there had been
another intriguing find. Hidden in a metal flight box
under Joan's stairs was another flight journal.
It recorded the solo flight that Joan had undertaken in 1948
in a 2 seater Angus Fairchild aircraft from England to Singapore.

Diane Samuels' 'Tiger Wings' makes a leap of imagination
from this true-life source and gives wing to Joan's remarkable
achievement that might so easily have vanished into the mists
of the past.

Episode Three - Middle East
After an unscheduled stop in gorgeous Cannes, Joan attempts to
make up for time as she crosses the sea to Tunisia.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Wed 13 Jun 2012 19:45

Credits

Role Contributor
Wiggs/Mme Carter/Mrs ReedTracy Wiles
MaudChristine Absalom
Mr McCowan/HotelierPatrick Brennan
Becky Sharpe/MarthaSusie Riddell
Young WomanAmaka Okafor
Young Man/StevensJoe Sims
Jacques/Cpt HarknessSam Alexander
SAA Pilot/Jack RocheDon Gilet
AbdulPeter Singh
Shreela/Clemmie DanielsDeeivya Meir

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