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0120180618

Salley Vickers' lyrical tribute to the power of children's literature.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

In Salley Vickers' lyrical tribute to the power of children's literature, enthusiastic new librarian Sylvia Blackwell shakes up the tight-knit community of East Mole.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

0220180619

Not everyone in East Mole shares Sylvia's desire to encourage children into the library.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Sylvia launches her plan to encourage more local children into the library - but not everyone in East Mole shares her enthusiasm.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

0320180620

Librarian Sylvia Blackwell meets an ally and receives an unexpected plea for help.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Sylvia Blackwell is delighted to find an ally in her mission to encourage the local children into the library. She receives a plea for help from an unexpected source.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

0420180621

Sylvia Blackwell, new resident of East Mole, has found an ally in fellow newcomer Dr Bell.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Settling in nicely to East Mole and her job in the children's library, Sylvia finds her interest caught by new GP Dr Bell.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

0420180621

Sylvia Blackwell, new resident of East Mole, has found an ally in fellow newcomer Dr Bell.

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Sylvia Blackwell, new resident of East Mole, has found an ally in fellow newcomer Dr Bell.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Settling in nicely to East Mole and her job in the children's library, Sylvia finds her interest caught by new GP Dr Bell.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

0520180622

Sylvia receives a piece of good news as her friendship with Dr Bell deepens.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Sylvia's work with Lizzie pays dividends as her friendship with married GP Dr Bell deepens.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

0620180625

As the library repairs stall, a friendship is about to cross a line.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

As winter approaches, the library roof remains unrepaired and a friendship is about to cross a line forever.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

0720180626

Tensions arise between Sylvia and neighbour Mr Collins - and Sam is caught in the middle.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

War breaks out between Sylvia and her neighbour Mr Collins - and young Sam is caught in the middle.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

0820180627

After her secret trip to London with Hugh, Sylvia is about to receive a furious visitor.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

After secretly visiting London with married man Hugh, Sylvia faces a confrontation at the library.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

0920180628

As East Mole turns against Sylvia, a disaster will put things into perspective.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

As the respectable citizens of East Mole turn against Sylvia, a malicious act will cause danger to life and cast doubt on the future of her young friends.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

1020180629

Sylvia's good work in inspiring the children of East Mole threatens to be overshadowed.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Sylvia's good work in inspiring the youngsters of East Mole threatens to be overshadowed.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

1020180629

Sylvia's good work in inspiring the children of East Mole threatens to be overshadowed.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Sylvia's good work in inspiring the youngsters of East Mole threatens to be overshadowed.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

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Librarian Sylvia Blackwell meets an ally and receives an unexpected plea for help.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Sylvia Blackwell is delighted to find an ally in her mission to encourage the local children into the library. She receives a plea for help from an unexpected source.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

0420180621
0420180621

Sylvia Blackwell, new resident of East Mole, has found an ally in fellow newcomer Dr Bell.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Settling in nicely to East Mole and her job in the children's library, Sylvia finds her interest caught by new GP Dr Bell.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

0520180622
0520180622

Sylvia receives a piece of good news as her friendship with Dr Bell deepens.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

Sylvia's work with Lizzie pays dividends as her friendship with married GP Dr Bell deepens.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

0620180625

As the library repairs stall, a friendship is about to cross a line.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

As winter approaches, the library roof remains unrepaired and a friendship is about to cross a line forever.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

0720180626

Tensions arise between Sylvia and neighbour Mr Collins - and Sam is caught in the middle.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

War breaks out between Sylvia and her neighbour Mr Collins - and young Sam is caught in the middle.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.

0820180627

After her secret trip to London with Hugh, Sylvia is about to receive a furious visitor.

Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature

After secretly visiting London with married man Hugh, Sylvia faces a confrontation at the library.

Written and abridged by Salley Vickers
Read by Barbara Flynn
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

The acclaimed author of 'Miss Garnet's Angel', 'Where Three Roads Meet' and 'Dancing Backwards' casts her clear psychoanalytic gaze on small town, post-war England. Economic uncertainty and a growing dissatisfaction with old class distinctions cause friction as a recent library graduate comes to a new town determined to open the world of literature to all the local children.