Four readings celebrating the experiences of childhood.


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01Firebird20020512Mark Doty recalls the moment when he first learned that his mother disapproved of his passion for Judy Garland.
02The Gypsy's Baby20020519Imogen Stubbs reads Rosamond Lehman's story of an encounter between the children of the big house and those from the world of poverty in the village beyond.
03Ash On A Young Man's Sleeve20020526Owen Teale reads Dannie Abse's account of growing up in a Jewish-Welsh family in Cardiff.
04 LASTOleander, Jacaranda20020602Patience Tomlinson reads an extract from Penelope Lively's memoir of growing up in Egypt.

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