G20 leaders gathered in London to discuss the global financial crisis [AFP]

Sir David Frost is joined by Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the prime minister of Turkey, by Mahathir bin Mohamad, the former prime minister of Malaysia, and by actor Roberto Benigni. 

This episode of Frost over the World aired from Friday, April 3, 2009.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan


As world leaders descend on London for the G20 summit, Sir David Frost is joined by the prime minister of Turkey to discuss the G20, Turkey's bid to join the European Union and Barack Obama's first visit to Ankara.

Dr Mahathir


On Friday, Malaysia swore in its sixth prime minister, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, after months of pressure forced Abdullah Badawi, the outgoing prime minister, to resign.

Dr Mahathir, who served as Malaysia's prime minister for 22 years, discusses the challenges facing the new government.

Roberto Benigni


In 1998, Roberto Benigni stole the show at the 71st Academy Awards when he clambered over chairs and climbed onto the stage to receive his award.

He is now in London performing a one-man show based on Dante's Divine Comedy.

The G20


Joining Sir David to discuss this week's G20 summit in London is economist Linda Yueh and David E Sanger, the chief Washington correspondent at The New York Times.

Source: Al Jazeera