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Annemarie Evans: We explore Hong Kong and dig up many aspects of our heritage.

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    Presenter:Annemarie Evans

    Annemarie Evans explores Hong Kong and digs up many aspects of our social, cultural, architectural and artistic heritage.

    Catch it live:
    Saturdays 7:30am - 8:00am, first broadcast
    Sundays 6:15pm - 6:45pm, repeat broadcast



    Podcast: Weekly update and available after its first broadcast. 


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    Interview with Michael Wright Part.3

    A special, three-part series on Radio 3’s Hong Kong Heritage.  Interviews with Michael Wright, 105, at his home in London with producer/presenter Annemarie Evans.  Mr Wright, who was born in Hong Kong in 1912, served as a soldier and later prisoner of war in Hong Kong and was the architect of the city’s post-war public housing as tens of thousands of refugees poured into the territory.  Mr Wright, who died on January 26, woud later become the Director of Public Works and oversee Hong Kong at a time of water shortages in the 1960s.

     Michael Wright was born in Hong Kong in 1912. At the age of 105, in September 2018, he describes life in Hong Kong after the war and how he oversees the huge undertaking to create proper housing for the city’s poor and tens of thousands of refugees pouring in after the Communist Revolution.  Mr Wright would later become the Director of Public Works. While early housing was rudimentary, Mr Wright, who died on January 26, was keen for Hong Kong people to have human dignity and privacy with WCs and washing facilities.

    24/02/2018 - 足本 Full (HKT 07:30 - 08:00)

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    Interview with Michael Wright Part.1

    Presenter:Annemarie Evans

    A special, three-part series on Radio 3’s Hong Kong Heritage. Interviews with Michael Wright, 105, at his home in London with producer/presenter Annemarie Evans. Mr Wright, who was born in Hong Kong in 1912, served as a soldier and later prisoner of war in Hong Kong and was the architect of the city’s post-war public housing as tens of thousands of refugees poured into the territory. Mr Wright, who died on January 26, woud later become the Director of Public Works and oversee Hong Kong at a time of water shortages in the 1960s.

    Michael Wright was born in Hong Kong in 1912, the same year the Qing Dynasty ended, a new republic was born, and the Titanic sank. In the first programme Michael describes his privileged childhood, of servants, and a sedan chair to take him to school on the Peak, and remembering his uncle going off to the First World War, where he was killed. Later, Michael goes to boarding school, before returning as a young architect in 1938 and serving as a gunner in Battle of Hong Kong.

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    10/02/2018 - 足本 Full (HKT 07:30 - 08:00)