Bound Feet And Western Dress

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0120000327

By Pang-Mei Natasha Chang, dramatised in ten parts by Mike Walker.

The true story of Yu-i, a woman born into a Chinese family in 1900 who comes to defy the expectations of her class and culture, which require her to have her feet bound and submit to an arranged marriage.

1: At the age of three, Yu-i must eat a special dumpling to soften her feet before the binding process begins.

With Su-lin Looi.

Director: Mary Ward Lowery.

0120000327

By Pang-Mei Natasha Chang, dramatised in ten parts by Mike Walker.

The true story of Yu-i, a woman born into a Chinese family in 1900 who comes to defy the expectations of her class and culture, which require her to have her feet bound and submit to an arranged marriage.

1: At the age of three, Yu-i must eat a special dumpling to soften her feet before the binding process begins.

With Su-lin Looi.

Director: Mary Ward Lowery.

0120000327

Martha Kearney with interviews and discussion.

Drama: `Bound Feet and Western Dress' by Pang-Mei Natasha Chang (1/10).

0220000328

By Pang-Mei Natasha Chang, dramatised in ten parts by Mike Walker.

The true story of Yu-i, a woman born into a Chinese family in 1900.

2: A bad prediction by the fortune-teller forces Yu-i to give up her hopes of an education.

She prepares for marriage.

With Su-lin Looi, Jodie Burden and Fiesta Mei Ling.

Director: Mary Ward Lowery.

/ With Martha Kearney and guests.

Drama: `Bound Feet and Western Dress' by Pang-Mei Natasha Chang (2/10).

0320000329

With Jenni Murray and guests.

Drama: `Bound Feet and Western Dress' by Pang-Mei Natasha Chang (3/10).

/ By Pang-Mei Natasha Chang, dramatised in ten parts by Mike Walker.

The true story of Yu-i, a woman born into a Chinese family in 1900.

3: At 13, Yu-i sees her husband's face for the first time.

With Su-lin Looi, Jodie Burden and Fiesta Mei Ling.

Director: Mary Ward Lowery.

0420000330

By Pang-Mei Natasha Chang, dramatised in ten parts by Mike Walker.

The true story of Yu-i, a woman born into a Chinese family in 1900.

4: Yu-i travels to her in-laws' house to prepare for the wedding.

With Su-lin Looi, Jodie Burden and Fiesta Mei Ling.

Director: Mary Ward Lowery.

0520000331

By Pang-Mei Natasha Chang, dramatised in ten parts by Mike Walker.

The true story of Yu-i, a woman born into a Chinese family in 1900.

5: Yu-i's husband is cold and silent towards her, but he has done his filial duty - she is expecting a baby.

Director: Mary Ward Lowery.

/ With Jenni Murray and guests.

Drama: `Bound Feet and Western Dress' by Pang-Mei Natasha Chang (5/10).

0620000403

By Pang-Mei Natasha Chang, dramatised in ten parts by Mike Walker.

The true story of Yu-i, a woman born into a wealthy Chinese family in 1900.

6: Yu-i follows her husband to the West, but she must leave her son behind.

With Su Lin Looi and Fiesta Mei Ling.

Director: Mary Ward Lowery.

/ With Martha Kearney and guests.

Drama: `Bound Feet and Western Dress' by Pang-Mei Natasha Chang (6/10).

0720000404

By Pang-Mei Natasha Chang, dramatised in ten parts by Mike Walker.

The true story of Yu-i, a woman born into a wealthy Chinese family in 1900.

7: Yu-i discovers that she is pregnant and is shocked by her husband's reaction to the news.

Director: Mary Ward Lowery.

/ With Martha Kearney and guests.

Drama: `Bound Feet and Western Dress' by Pang-Mei Natasha Chang (7/10).

0820000405

Jenni Murray is joined by mathematics prodigy Sarah Flannery to talk about her award-winning coding for the internet.

Drama: `Bound Feet and Western Dress' by Pang-Mei Natasha Chang (8/10).

/ By Pang-Mei Natasha Chang, dramatised in ten parts by Mike Walker.

The true story of Yu-i, a woman born into a wealthy Chinese family in 1900.

8: As Yu-i's baby is born in BERLIN in 1922, her husband demands she sign divorce papers.

Director: Mary Ward Lowery.

0920000406

By Pang-Mei Natasha Chang, dramatised in ten parts by Mike Walker.

The true story of Yu-i, a woman born into a wealthy Chinese family in 1900.

9: Yu-i returns to CHINA and is reunited with her son after five years apart.

Director: Mary Ward Lowery.

1020000407

By Pang-Mei Natasha Chang, dramatised by Mike Walker.

Concluding the true story of Yu-i, a woman born into a wealthy Chinese family in 1900.

Director: Mary Ward Lowery.

/ With Jenni Murray and guests.

Drama: final part of `Bound Feet and Western Dress' by Pang-Mei Natasha Chang.