In a radio studio in his house in Berkshire a very hairy disc jockey sits in front of a microphone. He looks a bit like Dave Lee Travis. He is speaking as we join him:
"... And that was Dr Hook and If You're in Love With a Beautiful Woman. It's Saturday morning and it's the big hairy monster and hero of global democracy coming at you on Magic 1548. Oh and talking of beautiful women, we've got a very special guest on today's show. Yes, she's coming all the way from Burma where she spent two decades under house arrest ... Sometimes I feel like I'm under house arrest in this studio, I tell you. Anyway, she'll be in after the quiz. But first here's Elvis and Jailhouse Rock ..."
A slim woman enters the studio, via the kitchen. She looks a bit like the Burmese opposition leader and soon-to-be Nobel Peace prizewinner Aung San Suu Kyi [pictured]. She bows before the Hairy Cornflake.
Suu Kyi: "It is a pleasure to meet you Mr Travis. I used to listen to your show every week on the World Service and it helped get me through a very difficult time."
DLT: "Well that's very kind of you to say, Ms Suu Kyi. Glad you could find time to come and visit us. I'm hoping that you might help us with our quiz today."
Suu Kyi: "Do I get to say 'quack quack oops'?"
DLT: "No, sorry. That was another quiz on another network. We don't talk about that any more. Hold on a minute. I need to cue up another record. (Adopts radio voice) The king of course. And I've been joined by a truly regal woman today, Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi who used to listen to our old show on BBC World Service. Before certain people at the BBC decided it wasn't needed any more. We've got their names. And we'll pass them on to the Burmese government at some point. Welcome to the show, Ms Suu Kyi. Are you enjoying your visit to Britain? They are letting you outside, aren't they? It can be such a drag if you're cooped up inside all the time. But then I guess you probably know all about that. No chance of getting sunburnt though. Swings and roundabouts, I guess. Oops we're late for the news. We'll be back with you right after the weather ... and another record. Will it be Johnny Cash's Folsom Prison Blues or maybe Trapped by Colonel Abrams? Do you want to chose Ms Suu Kyi? Any preference?"
Time passes. No one knows what to say. Desperately, DLT fades Johnny Cash and starts a speech.
DLT: "You know, Miss Suu Kyi, your presence has inspired me. It's time to speak up. There are changes being made in the world which go against my principles. It's time for me to stand up against the tyrants and dictators. To say to those Burmese generals and Radio 1 controllers that we're mad as hell and we're not going to take it any more. What's the next record? Yes. Public Enemy's Fight the Power. "
DLT stands on the radio mike and starts to rap along. Ms Suu Kyi leaves by the back door. Fade to black.
.... Aung San Suu Kyi meeting DLT
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