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The Visigoths Are Coming...

Episode 3 of 5

The Angolan Navy have occupied the British territory of St Helena. After six days, the PM and the Angolan Ambassador are still locked in talks.

Series of plays by Jonathan Myerson depicting life inside Downing Street.

The Angolan Navy have occupied the British territory of St Helena. After six days, the PM and the Angolan Ambassador are locked in talks to try to prevent a declaration of war. But who has prompted this seemingly mad act of aggression?

Adam ...... Antony Sher
Steve ...... Stephen Mangan
Genoveva ...... Adjoa Andoh
Angolan Ambassador/Virgilio, Angolan Military Attache ...... Ray Fearon
Paul, US Deputy Secretary of State ...... Colin Stinton
Simon Laity ...... Damian Lewis
Merlin Helicopter Pilot ...... Theo Fraser
Command HQ ...... Scott Cherry

Directed by Clive Brill

A Pacificus production for BBC Radio 4.

45 minutes

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