Flying the Flag
Series set in a British Embassy during the Cold War.

BBCR4 1987 - 1992
Flying the Flag was a BBC radio sitcom set in a British embassy in the Eastern Bloc during the Cold War. It ran for four series, aired from 1987 to 1992,
which have been repeated numerous times.
Created during the Cold War, this BBC Radio 4 sitcom chronicled the vagaries of diplomatic life in a fictitious eastern-bloc country. Dinsdale Landen starred as the
British ambassador, with Peter Acre (as First Secretary William Frost) and Moir Leslie (as Helen Waterson, the embassy's typist and secretary) as his assistants,
and Stephen Greif as the US Ambassador.
Later series moved with the times as the country embraced perestroika.

Dinsdale Landen as Mackenzie
Peter Acre as William
Moir Leslie as Helen
Christopher Benjamin as Col. Surikov
Milton Johns as Brown
Stuart Organ as Bryant
Stephen Rashbrook as Harris

written by Alex Shearer

  1. Favours (19.6Mb)
  2. Weather Problems (19.6Mb)
  3. Notes From The Underground (19.2Mb)
  4. Compromising Positions (20.1Mb)
  5. Here In The Western World (20.1Mb)
  6. Spy Story (19.3Mb)
  7. The Bread And Butter (21.8Mb)
  8. The Space Race (22.2Mb)
  9. A Tooth For A Tooth (22.9Mb)
  10. The Opium of the People (22.5Mb)
  11. No Sudden Moves (15.5Mb)
  12. Political Flu (22.9Mb)
  13. A Taste Of Democracy (22.1Mb)
  14. Submarine Diplomacy (22.4Mb)
  15. Whose Rubbish Is It Anyway (21.4Mb)
  16. Our Own Correspondent (16.7Mb)
  17. The Comrade Connection (16Mb)
  18. The Comrade Connection (16.8Mb)
  19. Cool Heads (21.6Mb)
  20. Cultural Exchange (23Mb)
  21. Spiritual Values (15.4Mb)
  22. In Custody (16.2Mb)
  23. As Unequal As Others (15.5Mb)
  24. Little Extras (15.9Mb)
  25. Endangered Species (15.8Mb)
  26. No Special Treatment (15.9Mb)
  27. The Pretenders (15.5Mb)
  28. End Of Term (15.8Mb)

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