Reading Aloud: Growing Up

Episodes

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Seven writers recall their formative years.

1: A Triangle in Geography. By Angela Huth. An eccentric range of teachers ruled over Lawnside School, Great

Malvem, during the 1950s. Ferociously dedicated, they were determined to instill in their girls a sense of propriety to last a lifetime. Read by Dorothy Tutin. Producer Julia Butt

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Unknown: Angela Huth.

Read By: Dorothy Tutin.

Producer: Julia Butt

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Seven writers recall theirformative years. 2: The Liars' Club. By Mary Karr. Mary has an eighth birthday she'll never forget. Read by Lorelei King. Producer Angela Dalton

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Unknown: Mary Karr.

Read By: Lorelei King.

Producer: Angela Dalton

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Seven writers recall theirformative years. 3: Mukiwa: a White Boy in Africa

By Peter Godwin. A lyrical evocation of a Rhodesian childhood. Read by Roger May. Producer Lisa Osbome

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Unknown: Peter Godwin.

Read By: Roger May.

Producer: Lisa Osbome

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Seven writers recall their childhood.

4: Grace and Favour. Jane Lapotaire reads from her autobiography about being brought up by warm, whiskery Mummy Grace in 1950s Suffolk and then meeting a stranger who claimed to be her mother. Producer Claire Grove

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Unknown: Jane Lapotaire

Unknown: Mummy Grace

Producer: Claire Grove

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Seven writers recall their childhoods.

5: Purple Orchids. The Japanese-

American writer Kyoko Mori returns to her homeland to exorcise the ghosts of her childhood. ReadbySu-Lin Looi. Producer Gemma Jenkins

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Unknown: Kyoko Mori

Unknown: Readbysu-Lin Looi.

Producer: Gemma Jenkins

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Seven writers recall their childhoods.

6: Take Me Back to Blackhill. In Glasgow in the fifties, when her tenement block collapsed, Meg Henderson moved with her family to the notorious district of Blackhill. Read by Dorothy Paul. Producer Pam Wardell

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Unknown: Meg Henderson

Read By: Dorothy Paul.

Producer: Pam Wardell

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Last of the series in which writers recall their childhoods. Naturalist.

By Edward 0 Wilson, one of America's greatest scientists. Read by Ed Bishop. Producer Julia Butt

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Read By: Ed Bishop.

Producer: Julia Butt