Five Summers And Johnny Onion [Dave Sheasby]

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2005121020190701 (BBC7)
20190702 (BBC7)

A photo provokes vivid memories in an intense lost love story across the English Channel.

Anne, now in her later years, recalls a chance meeting with Michel, a young French onion seller, and how this develops into a friendship and then a love affair over five summers (1956-1960) of intense meetings and long winters of letters.

A cross-channel love story by Dave Sheasby.

Anne....Susan Jameson
Mum....Edna Dore
Young Anne....Ella Smith
Young Mum....Carolyn Pickles
Michel....James French
Dad....Delroy Brown

Director: David Hunter

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in December 2005.

A photo provokes vivid memories in an intense lost love story across the English Channel.