Granta's Britain, Stevenage 1 - 2

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0220120508

Four writers create a personal portrait, exploring their sense of identity and what it feels like to be at home in Britain.

'Stevenage 1/2' by Gary Younge. Read by David Harewood.

This selection of original non-fiction is taken from Granta magazine's volume 'Britain'.

Gary Younge was brought up in Stevenage, a place which even his fellow residents were hard pushed to locate on a map. It was an engineered community but one in which he and his brothers and their single parent mum participated in whole-heartedly. Nonetheless despite having only spent six weeks there as a four year old, whenever he was asked where he was from, 'home' was Barbados.

Abridged and Produced by Jill Waters

A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4.

By Gary Younge. Despite having only spent four days there, 'home' was Barbados for Gary.

0220120509

By Gary Younge. Despite having only spent four days there, 'home' was Barbados for Gary.