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012014011320181126 (BBC7)
20181127 (BBC7)

Nicholas resolves to unearth the facts about his aunt Priscilla and her wartime activities

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

1. The author resolves to unearth the facts about Priscilla, whose background and activities during World War 2 fascinate the rest of the family. She died in the 1980's, even a Vicomtess at one stage. How, then, will he embark on his task of discovery?

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

1. The author resolves to unearth the facts about Priscilla, whose background and activities during World War 2 fascinate the rest of the family. She died in the 1980's, even a Vicomtess at one stage. How, then, will he embark on his task of discovery?

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, who lived in Paris during the last war.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0120140113

Nicholas resolves to unearth the facts about his aunt Priscilla and her wartime activities

Nicholas resolves to unearth the facts about his aunt Priscilla and her wartime activities

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

1. The author resolves to unearth the facts about Priscilla, whose background and activities during World War 2 fascinate the rest of the family. She died in the 1980's, even a Vicomtess at one stage. How, then, will he embark on his task of discovery?

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

1. The author resolves to unearth the facts about Priscilla, whose background and activities during World War 2 fascinate the rest of the family. She died in the 1980's, even a Vicomtess at one stage. How, then, will he embark on his task of discovery?

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Nicholas resolves to unearth the facts about his aunt Priscilla and her wartime activities

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

1. The author resolves to unearth the facts about Priscilla, whose background and activities during World War 2 fascinate the rest of the family. She died in the 1980's, even a Vicomtess at one stage. How, then, will he embark on his task of discovery?

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull

0220140114
0220140114

Fleeing to Paris, in desperate straits, Priscilla finds kindness when it is least expected

Fleeing to Paris, in desperate straits, Priscilla finds kindness when it is least expected

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

2. Fleeing to Paris, in desperate straits, the young woman finds kindness when it's least expected. Enter the gallant Robert Doynel. Now her life will change forever..

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

2. Fleeing to Paris, in desperate straits, the young woman finds kindness when it's least expected. Enter the gallant Robert Doynel. Now her life will change forever..

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Fleeing to Paris, in desperate straits, Priscilla finds kindness when it is least expected

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

2. Fleeing to Paris, in desperate straits, the young woman finds kindness when it's least expected. Enter the gallant Robert Doynel. Now her life will change forever..

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

022014011420181127 (BBC7)
20181128 (BBC7)

Fleeing to Paris, in desperate straits, Priscilla finds kindness when it is least expected

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

2. Fleeing to Paris, in desperate straits, the young woman finds kindness when it's least expected. Enter the gallant Robert Doynel. Now her life will change forever..

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

2. Fleeing to Paris, in desperate straits, the young woman finds kindness when it's least expected. Enter the gallant Robert Doynel. Now her life will change forever..

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull

Teenage Priscilla flees to Paris with problems and meets gallant Robert.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

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0320140115

Priscilla has been living off her wits and off the favours of men she knows.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

3. Priscilla has been living off her wits and off the favours of men she knows. But incriminating information seems to gather fast and one morning the police come calling..

Reader Nicholas Shakepeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

3. Priscilla has been living off her wits and off the favours of men she knows. But incriminating information seems to gather fast and one morning the police come calling..

Reader Nicholas Shakepeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

0320140115

Priscilla has been living off her wits and off the favours of men she knows.

0320140115

Priscilla has been living off her wits and off the favours of men she knows.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

3. Priscilla has been living off her wits and off the favours of men she knows. But incriminating information seems to gather fast and one morning the police come calling..

Reader Nicholas Shakepeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

3. Priscilla has been living off her wits and off the favours of men she knows. But incriminating information seems to gather fast and one morning the police come calling..

Reader Nicholas Shakepeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

032014011520181128 (BBC7)
20181129 (BBC7)

Priscilla has been living off her wits and off the favours of men she knows.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

3. Priscilla has been living off her wits and off the favours of men she knows. But incriminating information seems to gather fast and one morning the police come calling..

Reader Nicholas Shakepeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in five episodes by Katrin Williams.

3. Priscilla has been living off her wits and off the favours of men she knows. But incriminating information seems to gather fast and one morning the police come calling.

Reader Nicholas Shakepeare

Producer Duncan Minshull

Priscilla is ordered to the police station by a gendarme in wartime Paris.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

3. Priscilla has been living off her wits and off the favours of men she knows. But incriminating information seems to gather fast and one morning the police come calling..

Producer Duncan Minshull

0420140116
042014011620181129 (BBC7)
20181130 (BBC7)

Priscilla relies on the kindness and often dubious motives of men to survive in Paris.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

4. Priscilla relied on the kindness and often dubious motives of men to survive in the capital. Then information supplied by her friend Gillian Sutro casts even more light on tumultuous events..

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

4. Priscilla relied on the kindness and often dubious motives of men to survive in the capital. Then information supplied by her friend Gillian Sutro casts even more light on tumultuous events..

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull

Priscilla's closest wartime friend gathers more facts in the Bodleian library.

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres

0420140116

Priscilla relies on the kindness and often dubious motives of men to survive in Paris.

Priscilla relies on the kindness and often dubious motives of men to survive in Paris.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

4. Priscilla relied on the kindness and often dubious motives of men to survive in the capital. Then information supplied by her friend Gillian Sutro casts even more light on tumultuous events..

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

4. Priscilla relied on the kindness and often dubious motives of men to survive in the capital. Then information supplied by her friend Gillian Sutro casts even more light on tumultuous events..

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Priscilla relies on the kindness and often dubious motives of men to survive in Paris.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

4. Priscilla relied on the kindness and often dubious motives of men to survive in the capital. Then information supplied by her friend Gillian Sutro casts even more light on tumultuous events..

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

0520140117
05 LAST20140117

D-Day, and all dramas and privations are over for Priscilla... or are they?

D-Day, and all dramas and privations are over for Priscilla... or are they?

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

5. D-Day and the whole of Paris is jumping, dancing, clasped in embrace. But Priscilla the eternal party girl is in a very quiet place, with a dubious past hot on her heels.

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

5. D-Day and the whole of Paris is jumping, dancing, clasped in embrace. But Priscilla the eternal party girl is in a very quiet place, with a dubious past hot on her heels.

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

D-Day, and all dramas and privations are over for Priscilla... or are they?

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

5. D-Day and the whole of Paris is jumping, dancing, clasped in embrace. But Priscilla the eternal party girl is in a very quiet place, with a dubious past hot on her heels.

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

05 LAST2014011720181130 (BBC7)
20181201 (BBC7)

D-Day, and all dramas and privations are over for Priscilla... or are they?

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

5. D-Day and the whole of Paris is jumping, dancing, clasped in embrace. But Priscilla the eternal party girl is in a very quiet place, with a dubious past hot on her heels.

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

5. D-Day and the whole of Paris is jumping, dancing, clasped in embrace. But Priscilla the eternal party girl is in a very quiet place, with a dubious past hot on her heels.

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull

The war is over but is that an end to all of Priscilla's dramas and privations?

Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres