Send them to Siberia

May 2, 1997

Tired of Emma, Four Weddings and a Funeral and the highlights of Chester City's 1994/95 season? Somewhere in Novosibirsk is a video machine that wants them.

The business school there needs old videos to allow future captains of Siberian industry to build up their English. According to Michael Connock, the English academic organising the appeal, such Anglophile offerings as Jane Austen or Inspector Morse go down well. He is especially anxious for the Siberians to see My Fair Lady.

The address is Professor Yuri Tambovtsev, Faculty of International Commerce, PO Box 104, Novosibirsk 123, Russia 630123. Anyone sending Rab C. Nesbitt will have to house the students who watched it when they arrive in Britain.

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