Maudie is a fading relic of a figurehead, propped in the corner of a Bristol boatyard, and the ship she was carved for, once the pride of the Victorian age, is now a museum piece. But Maudie's memories are alive and vivid.
Reader Elizabeth Bell
Written by Pippa Gladhill
Producer Sara Davies
First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in February 2001.
Elizabeth Bell reads a short story about the memories of a Victorian ship's figurehead.