The Daily Telegraph magazine - Skills From The Past cover (2 February 1973)
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STRATFORD, E., AIN'T WOT IT USED T'BE - Joan Littlewood is irrepressible and determined. After years of penury and public apathy, her dockland theatre in Stratford East has achieved universal acclaim. This week sees its 20th anniversary. Alexander Frater reports on its unique contribution 2 pages
CABORA-BASSA: WHO WILL BREAST THE CURRENT? - Cabora-Bassa is a $350 million Portuguese project in Mozambique: Africa's biggest dam. It will provide power and irrigation to many African countries. And yet it has become the butt for many grievances. FRELIMO, the Mozambique Liberation Front, sees it as a plot to perpetuate colonialism: "Either we must destroy Cabora-Bassa, or it will destroy us." Bruce Loudon, the first British correspondent to penetrate this explosive area, reports 6 pages
GREAT MUSIC FROM THE GOULASHBUNKER - The idea of recording Haydn's symphonies - 106 - was Antal Dorati's, with an orchestra formed by musicians who fled from Hungary in the 1956 uprising. They have recently completed the final recording session of this mammoth project at Marl in Germany 2 pages
WHEN THE MUD AND TRADITION CALL - In what seems an age of declining crafts, shops round Britain are witnessing today a growing demand for hand-made artefacts. Some craftsmen, like the clay-pipe maker and rope maker, are even finding their services at a premium. But while cocklers and coracle fishers still practise their crafts as they have always done, how long will they continue? Five and a half pages