A Tiny Bit Marvellous

Dawn French's debut novel, A Tiny Bit Marvellous, is told from three very different perspectives.

Yet each is a member of the Battle family - perfectly average, perfectly dysfunctional.

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Dawn French's debut novel, A Tiny Bit Marvellous, is told from three very different perspectives.

Yet each is a member of the Battle family - perfectly average, perfectly dysfunctional.It's New Year yet the mood is anything but festive in the Battle family household.

0120101129

Dawn French's debut novel, A Tiny Bit Marvellous, is told from three very different perspectives.

Yet each is a member of the Battle family - perfectly average, perfectly dysfunctional. Mo is about to hit the big 50, and some uncomfortable truths are becoming quite apparent: she doesn't understand either of her teenage children, which as a child psychologist, is fairly embarrassing. She has become entirely grey. Inside, and out. Her face has surrendered, and is frightening children. Dora is about to hit the big 18... and about to hit anyone who annoys her, especially her precocious younger brother Peter who has an incurable Oscar Wilde fixation.

A Tiny Bit Marvellous is the story of a modern family whose members all live in their own separate bubbles sinking towards meltdown. It is for anyone who has ever shared a home with that weird group of strangers we call 'relations'.

Read by:

Dawn French

Lenny Henry

Sam Barnett and

Beattie Edmondson

Producer: David Roper

A Heavy Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.

It's New Year yet the mood is anything but festive in the Battle family household.

0220101130

Dawn French's debut novel, A Tiny Bit Marvellous, is told from three very different perspectives. Yet each is a member of the Battle family - perfectly average, perfectly dysfunctional.

Life gets more complicated for Mo and Peter whose respective attraction to Noel grows apace. Meanwhile, the dog is pregnant, and Dora wants to be on X Factor.

Read by:

Dawn French

Lenny Henry

Sam Barnett and

Beattie Edmondson

Producer: David Roper

A Heavy Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.

Life gets more complicated for Mo and Peter, whose attraction to Noel grows apace.

0220101130

Life gets more complicated for Mo and Peter whose respective attraction to Noel grows apace.

Meanwhile, the dog is pregnant, and Dora wants to be on X Factor.

Read by:

Dawn French

Lenny Henry

Sam Barnett and

Beattie Edmondson

Producer: David Roper

A Heavy Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.

Life gets more complicated for Mo and Peter, whose attraction to Noel grows apace.

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Dawn French's debut novel, A Tiny Bit Marvellous, is told from three very different perspectives. Yet each is a member of the Battle family - perfectly average, perfectly dysfunctional.

Dora sits her A-Level exams but focuses on her social life. Noel flirts with Mo, and Peter flirts with Noel, with dramatic consequences.

Read by:

Dawn French

Lenny Henry

Sam Barnett and

Beattie Edmondson

Producer: David Roper

A Heavy Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.

Dora sits her A-Level exams but focuses on her social life.

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Dora sits her A-Level exams but focuses on her social life.

Noel flirts with Mo, and Peter flirts with Noel, with dramatic consequences.

Read by:

Dawn French

Lenny Henry

Sam Barnett and

Beattie Edmondson

Producer: David Roper

A Heavy Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.

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Dawn French's debut novel, A Tiny Bit Marvellous, is told from three very different perspectives. Yet each is a member of the Battle family - perfectly average, perfectly dysfunctional.

Oscar confides in Nana Pamela, Dora celebrates her 18th birthday but Mo is a far from dutiful mother, on account of a date with Noel.

Read by:

Dawn French

Lenny Henry

Sam Barnett and

Beattie Edmondson

Producer: David Roper

A Heavy Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.

Oscar confides in Nana Pamela, and Dora celebrates her 18th birthday.

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Oscar confides in Nana Pamela, Dora celebrates her 18th birthday but Mo is a far from dutiful mother, on account of a date with Noel.

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Dawn French's debut novel, A Tiny Bit Marvellous, is told from three very different perspectives. Yet each is a member of the Battle family - perfectly average, perfectly dysfunctional.

Dora fixes a secret date on Facebook, but thanks to Oscar, Dad finds out and stirs himself to action. Mo plans to run away with Noel. Will the Battles ever be the same again?

Read by:

Dawn French

Lenny Henry

Sam Barnett and

Beattie Edmondson

Producer: David Roper

A Heavy Entertainment production for BBC Radio 4.

Dora fixes a secret date on Facebook, Dad finds out, and Mo plans to run away with Noel.

05 LAST20101203

Dora fixes a secret date on Facebook, but thanks to Oscar, Dad finds out and stirs himself to action.

Mo plans to run away with Noel.

Will the Battles ever be the same again?