The first ever radio programme recorded in this isolated and extraordinary country. Andy has described this as the "last great adventure on planet Earth". Featuring the music of local musicians.
Warning: One instance of strong language in first show
Sit back and enjoy the first ever radio programme recorded in this isolated and extraordinary country. Andy has described this as the "last great adventure on planet Earth". Even with all the restrictions and supervision, Radio 3 managed to record the music of local musicians.
Other highlights include sea shanties from the East coast, a visit to the statue of the great leader and a very brief excursion into South Korea.
You are at the first episode
Music and featured items
Beijing station en route for North Korea
Crossing the border between China and North Korea.
Arriving in Pyongyang
The vast central square.
A farming community on the east coast
Reformed by the Great Leader
A port town (contains strong language)
Singing waitresses and the 'Axil of Evil'
The Korean lute
The history of the instrument
On board a captured American frigate
The tale of the capture
A North Korean singer
Singing about peace.
- Sun 21 Dec 2003 22:45