As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

Episodes

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01The Beginning...2014061620190527 (BBC7)
20190528 (BBC7)

Author Laurie Lee leaves home on a bright Sunday morning, taking his hazel walking stick, some clothes and a trusty violin.

Destination? It's London first, then on to…where?

Laurie Lee's classic account of walking through Spain in the 1930s read by Tobias Menzies

Abridged in five episodes by Katrin Williams.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2014.

Laurie Lee's classic account of walking in Spain.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

02Vigo2014061720190528 (BBC7)
20190529 (BBC7)

Laurie's arrived in Vigo on a one way ticket. All is new and strange, yet he soon meets Dona Maria and family - a family full of merry-making.

So, out comes the violin!

Laurie Lee's classic account of walking through Spain in the 1930s read by Tobias Menzies

Abridged in five episodes by Katrin Williams.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2014.

Laurie Lee's classic account of walking in Spain.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

03Madrid2014061820190529 (BBC7)
20190530 (BBC7)

From Vigo, out across the plains, then Madrid and its various attractions.

Which means music, cafes, and some new trousers provided by the lovely Concha..

Laurie Lee's classic account of walking through Spain in the 1930s read by Tobias Menzies

Abridged in five episodes by Katrin Williams.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2014.

Laurie Lee's classic account of walking in Spain.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

04Seville2014061920190530 (BBC7)
20190531 (BBC7)

Down a white dusty road with orange trees looms Seville.

It's beautiful here and also poor, and there are signs of an armed struggle to come...

Laurie Lee's classic account of walking through Spain in the 1930s read by Tobias Menzies

Abridged in five episodes by Katrin Williams.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2014.

Laurie Lee's classic account of walking in Spain.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

05Malaga And More...2014062020190531 (BBC7)
20190601 (BBC7)

Laurie is in Almunecar and civil war begins. He drinks with men who are fighting the cause, before finding safe passage back to England.

But is this the end of his travels?

Laurie Lee's classic account of walking through Spain in the 1930s concluded by Tobias Menzies

Abridged in five episodes by Katrin Williams.

Producer: Duncan Minshull

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2014.

Laurie Lee's classic account of walking in Spain.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres