|01||20080929||Childhood in the Black Country in the 1960s.|
|02||20080930||Julie Walters, one of Britain's best-loved actresses, reads from her new autobiography.|
Growing up in a happy but noisy household that included two brothers and her Irish grandmother.
|03||20081001||Recalling her schooldays and the triumph of being able to captivate a classroom audience.|
|04||20081002||Having abandoned a career in nursing for her long cherished dream of acting, Julie finds herself in London working for the first time with Victoria Wood.|
Then she is cast as a hairdresser called Rita in a play that was to change her life.
|05 LAST||20081003||The 1983 American publicity tour for the film of Educating Rita offered some bizarre glimpses of life as a Hollywood star.|
But more down to earth experiences are in store for the actress when she finally meets the love of her life.
|Genome: [r4 Bd=19700630]||a tale, which holdeth children from play and old men from the chimney corner Some comparisons by SHEILA SMITH between famous radio story-tellers in the BBC Sound Archives including Algernon Blackwood. A. J. Alan , Ted Hughes , and traditional story-tellers of North-East Scotland and the Shetlands. with readings by DAVID KING and DEREK SMITH|
Produced by CHARLES PARKER
(Broadcastin March: Midland) (Derek Smith is a member of the Royal Shakespeare Co)
ContributorsUnknown: Sheila Smith
Unknown: Algernon Blackwood.
Unknown: A. J. Alan
Unknown: Ted Hughes
Unknown: David King
Unknown: Derek Smith