1: Shockwaves from Tiananmen Square

London, June 1989. Patrick Lau is a successful television director whose credits include popular TV drama such as The Return of Sherlock Holmes and Len Deighton’s spy series Game, Set & Match. But one day, shortly after the Tiananmen Square massacre in Beijing, he receives an unexpected phone call asking him to help two Chinese diplomats - and a real-life drama begins to unfold on his own doorstep.

30 years on, Patrick recalls the tumultuous events of that summer in a new 6 part podcast series.

Producer: Mukti Jain Campion

Picture credit: Dessa Ely

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