To all members of The Great Britain-Russia Society
I have just been informed that BBC 2 Television is 'doing a repeat' of the
Jonathan Dimbleby series of programmes on his 10,000 mile trip across the
The programmes begin at 12.10 a.m.(late at night)on Tuesdays. Tonight's
episode is No. 2 in the series.
Please note that we are hoping to devote two illustrated talks in the
January-April session of 2009. The first talk is scheduled to take place
on February 26th 2009 when Teresa Cherfas (who was Jonathan's Russian
interpreter and one of the organisers) will talk about how this epic trip
The paperback version of Jonathan Dimbleby's 500 plus page book is due out
on April 2nd 2009, and we hope that he will address us just before that
date, when we also hope to have his paperback on sale to members at an
advantageous discount (the full price is £7.99 – but we shall give you a
much keener price! The full price of the hardback is £25.00!).