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Ubykh

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 04 December 2012

by Simon Scardifield.

Only one person in the world speaks Ubykh, and he's very, very old. Almost a quarter of people on earth speak competent English. What price do we pay for English being the bully in the playground?

Swedish academic, Ole, sets off to Turkey to meet the world's last Ubykh speaker. Will he be too late?

Produced/directed by Gaynor Macfarlane.

Credits

Ole
Tom Goodman-Hill
Onur
Justin Salinger
Erkan
Karl Theobald
Tevfik
Alexander Morton
Tevfik's Niece
Lizzy Watts
Yasmin
Susie Riddell
Jan
Ben Crowe

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