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The Politics of Language

Duration: 03:00

Stephen Fry and Ghil'ad Zuckermann, Professor of Linguistics and Endangered Languages at the University of Adelaide, consider how language can affect politics.

Available since: Fri 30 Sep 2011


Series Producer
John-Paul Davidson
Production Manager
Lucy Tate
Sound Recordist
Adam Toy
Sound Recordist
Dan Gleich
Sound Recordist
Tim Hodge
Stephen Fry
John-Paul Davidson
Executive Producer
Cassian Harrison
Executive Producer
Gina Carter
Stephen Fry
Debbie Wiseman
Director of photography
Simon Ffrench

This clip is from

Fry's Planet Word Identity

2/5 Stephen Fry charts the shifting patterns of lingua franca and the spread of Globish.

First broadcast: 02 Oct 2011

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