Beatrix Potter - A Life In Nature

Lindsay Duncan reads from a new biography of the much-loved 20th century children's writer Beatrix Potter by Linda Leer.

Abridged by Alison Joseph.

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Lindsay Duncan reads from a new biography of the much-loved 20th century children's writer Beatrix Potter by Linda Leer.

Abridged by Alison Joseph.

Lindsay reveals Potter's north country ancestry and the landscapes that nurtured her creative imagination.

Lindsay Duncan reads Linda Lear's biography, detailing family history and the early years.

Lindsay Duncan reads Linda Lear's biography of the creator of Peter Rabbit, starting with family history and the early years.

Lindsay Duncan reveals the creator of Peter Rabbit's family history and early years.

In Linda Lear's biography, Lindsay Duncan reveals the creator of Peter Rabbit's family history and early years.

Linda Lear's biography reveals the family history and early years of Peter Rabbit's creator.

Read by Lindsay Duncan.

Biography revealing the family history and early years of Peter Rabbit's creator.

Linda Lear's biography reveals the family history and early years of Beatrix Potter.

Lindsay Duncan reads from a Linda Lear's biography of the 20th century's most beloved children's writer and creator of Peter Rabbit, Beatrix Potter.

This opening episode reveal Potter's north country ancestry and the landscapes that nurtured her creative imagination.

Abridged by Alison Joseph

Producer: Kirsteen Cameron

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 2006.

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Peter Rabbit makes his first appearance, as Potter's writing career takes off.

Lindsay Duncan tells the life story of the author, detailing the birth of Peter Rabbit.

Lindsay Duncan tells the life story of the author and illustrator, detailing the birth of Peter Rabbit.

Lindsay Duncan reveals how Peter Rabbit and Jeremy Fisher came to be born.

In the biography of the author and illustrator, Lindsay Duncan reveals how Peter Rabbit and Jeremy Fisher came to be born.

Linda Lear's biography of the author reveals how Peter Rabbit and Jeremy Fisher came to be born.

Read by Lindsay Duncan.

Linda Lear's biography of the author reveals how Peter Rabbit and Jeremy Fisher came to be born. Read by Lindsay Duncan.

How Peter Rabbit and Jeremy Fisher came to be born. Read by Lindsay Duncan.

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Potter's initial success as a writer was paralleled by an increasingly close relationship with her publisher Norman Warne

Success and tragedy walk hand-in-hand, in Linda Lear's biography of Beatrix Potter.

Lindsay Duncan reads Linda Lear's biography of the creator of Peter Rabbit.

Today: success and tragedy walk hand-in-hand.

Success and tragedy walk hand-in-hand for Beatrix Potter.

Success and tragedy walk hand-in-hand as Lindsay Duncan reads Linda Lear's biography of the creator of Peter Rabbit.

Success and tragedy walk hand-in-hand for the creator of Peter Rabbit.

Linda Lear's biography is read by Lindsay Duncan.

Success and tragedy walk hand-in-hand for the creator of Peter Rabbit. Linda Lear's biography is read by Lindsay Duncan.

Beatrix Potter - a Life in Nature

Lindsay Duncan reads from a new biography of the much-loved 20th century children's writer. Abridged by Alison Joseph.

3/5. Potter's initial success as a writer was paralleled by an increasingly close relationship with her publisher Norman Warne.

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When she reached middle age, Potter immersed herself in the Cumbrian landscape and the routines of farming life.

Lindsay Duncan details the writer becoming Mrs Heelis and supporting the National Trust.

Lindsay Duncan reads the life story of the writer and illustrator.

Becoming Mrs Heelis and supporting the National Trust.

In the life of the writer and illustrator, there's a wedding and an important donation.

In the life story of the writer and illustrator, there's a wedding and an important donation.

Lindsay Duncan reads.

There's a wedding and an important donation in Linda Lear's biography of the author and illustrator.

Read by Lindsay Duncan.

There's a wedding and an important donation for the author and illustrator.

There is a wedding and an important donation, in Linda Lear's biography of the author.

Lindsay Duncan reads from a new biography of the much-loved 20th century children's writer. Abridged by Alison Joseph.

4/5. When she reached middle age, Potter immersed herself in the Cumbrian landscape and the routines of farming life.

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Linda Lear's biography of the author and illustrator examines old age and world war.

Lindsay Duncan reads from a new biography of the much-loved 20th century children's writer. Abridged by Alison Joseph.

5/5. At the end of a long life, Beatrix Potter had become a major landowner, a successful north country farmer and significant benefactor to the National Trust.

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Lindsay Duncan reads Linda Lear's biography of the creator of Peter Rabbit.

Today: Old Age, World War and Mrs Heelis' legacy.

At the end of a long life, Beatrix Potter had become a major landowner, a successful north country farmer and significant benefactor to the National Trust.

In Linda Lear's biography of the creator of Peter Rabbit, Lindsay Duncan examines Old Age, World War and Mrs Heelis' legacy.

Examining Old Age, World War and Mrs Heelis' legacy.

Linda Lear's biography of the author and illustrator examines Old Age, World War and Mrs Heelis's legacy.

Read by Lindsay Duncan.

Old Age, World War and Mrs Heelis's legacy.