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01The Mcwilliamses And The Burglar Alarm20101109To accompany Book Of The Week's broadcast of 'Autobiography of Mark Twain', there is a chance to hear three of the author's classic short stories, with their familiar trademarks of high farce and droll insight.
His tales bring us eccentric burglars, cossetted children, and a visitor to a theme park obsessed with the making of mocassins.
And also torrents of water...
1.
The McWilliamses and The Burglar Alarm
Surely their home would be better off with a state of the art
security device - if it works, that is...
Reader Stuart Milligan
Producer Duncan Minshull.
The security of a household is comically shattered not by burglars, but by an alarm.
02The Experience Of The Mcwilliamses With Menbranous Croup20101110To accompany Book Of The Week's broadcast of 'Autobiography of Mark Twain', there is a chance to hear three of the author's classic short stories, with their familiar trademarks of high farce and droll insight.
His tales bring us eccentric burglars, cosseted children, and a visitor to a theme park obsessed with the making of moccasins.
And also torrents of water...
2.
The Experience of the McWilliamses With Menbranous Croup
A strange fever is afflicting the neighbourhood, just as little Penelope begins to cough.
Though the reason is hardly clear cut...
Reader Stuart Milligan
Producer Duncan Minshull.
A fearful fever spreads through the neighbourhood, which gets Mrs McWilliams agitated.
03 LASTNiagara20101111To accompany Book Of The Week's broadcast of 'Autobiography of Mark Twain', there is a chance to hear three of the author's classic short stories, with their familiar trademarks of high farce and droll insight.
His tales bring us eccentric burglars, cossetted children, and a visitor to a theme park obsessed with the making of mocassins.
And also torrents of water...
3.
Niagara
Hooray, it's a day trip to those intrepid Falls, to tramp
exciting trails and meet some friendly Red Indians.
But
the best laid plans...
Reader Stuart Milligan.
Producer Duncan Minshull.
We're off to a famous theme park, to cross the waters and meet friendly Red Indians.

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