4 Extra Debut. Historical encounters: Rudyard Kipling talks of the boche with John Scott-Ellis. Read by Eleanor Bron and Tom Hollander. Episode 1 of 5.
Life is made up of individuals meeting one another. Often it is the most fleeting of these encounters that, in the fullness of time, turn out to be the most noteworthy.
Rudyard Kipling talks of the boche with John Scott-Ellis. Chirk Castle, Wrexham, North Wales Summer 1923
John Scott-Ellis knocks down Adolf Hitler. Briennerstrasse, Munich August 22nd 1931
Ingenious in its construction, witty in its narration, panoramic in its breadth, 'One on One' offers a delightful series of snapshots of the 20th century.
Readers: Eleanor Bron and Tom Hollander
Abridged and Produced by Jill Waters
A Waters Company Production for BBC Radio 4.
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