Episodes

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0120110829 (BBC7)
20160711 (BBC7)
20160712 (BBC7)

Janice Galloway remembers her turbulent adolescence in a small Scottish town in the 1970s.

Award-winning author Janice Galloway brings all the brilliance of her fiction to bear on her memories of adolescence in small-town Scotland. Since the death of their father, Janice and her unpredictable older sister, Cora, have lived in close quarters with their downtrodden mother. But the timid child, who has survived by observing rather than acting, is about to hit adolescence.

Read by the author and abridged by Sian Preece.

Produced by Eilidh McCreadie.

0220110830 (BBC7)
20160712 (BBC7)
20160713 (BBC7)

Newly arrived at Ardrossan Academy, whole worlds of learning are opening up.

Award-winning author Janice Galloway reads extracts from her new book - a compelling account of her adolescence in 1970s Scotland. Young Janice has arrived at secondary school bearing a huge weight of expectation from her eager mother and unpredictable, violent, sister.

Read by the author and abridged by Sian Preece.

Produced by Eilidh McCreadie.

0320110831 (BBC7)
20160713 (BBC7)
20160714 (BBC7)

Janice's love of learning is disrupted by adolescence and a new-found interest in boys.

Janice Galloway brings the brilliance of her fiction to bear on her memories of small-town adolescence. Janice's love of learning is about to be disrupted as she is thrown off the straight and narrow by a growing awareness of the opposite sex.

Read by the author and abridged by Sian Preece.

Produced by Eilidh McCreadie.

0420110901 (BBC7)
20160714 (BBC7)
20160715 (BBC7)

An attempt to assert control sets adolescent Janice on a collision course with her mother.

Author Janice Galloway reads from her new book - a compelling memoir of her adolescence in Scotland of the 1970s. A misguided attempt to gain control over her life will set the studious young girl on a collision course with her mother.

Read by the author and abridged by Sian Preece.

Produced by Eilidh McCreadie.

0520110902 (BBC7)
20160715 (BBC7)
20160716 (BBC7)

Janice Galloway is set to leave school to embark on a dream of studying music.

Award-winning author Janice Galloway reads an extract from her new memoir. Teenaged Janice is about to leave the security of Ardrossan Academy for university, a long-cherished dream of her downtrodden mother.

Read by the author and abridged by Sian Preece.

Produced by Eilidh McCreadie.