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Episode 2

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 10 September 2013

Sailing from Felixstowe to Singapore on board the Kendal, journalist Rose George discovers how the invention of containers revolutionised transport, fuelled globalisation and effectively shrank our world.
Read by Susie Riddell.
Abridger: Laurence Wareing
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie.

Credits

Reader
Susie Riddell
Producer
Eilidh McCreadie
Abridger
Laurence Wareing
Author
Rose George

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