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Endangered Species

Episode 5 of 8

Ambassador Mackenzie turns his attention to the ecology of the People's Republic. Stars Dinsdale Landen. From July 1992.

Desperate to be seen to be Green, the Ambassadors from both East and West try to reconcile materialism with ecological common sense.

Agreement on policies proves impossible and time is running out: diplomacy may soon be extinct.

Series 4 of Alex Shearer's Eastern bloc embassy sitcom.

Starring Dinsdale Landen as HM Ambassador Mackenzie, Peter Acre as William Frost, Moir Leslie as Helen Waterson, Christopher Benjamin as Colonel Surikov and Stephen Greif as US Ambassador Spiro Weinberg.

Producer: Neil Cargill

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in July 1992.

30 minutes