According To Buckeridge

Anthony Buckeridge is 85 this year, and still writing.

His `Jennings' stories have become children's classics, but his own childhood was irrevocably scarred by the death of his 34-year-old father in the Great War.

This programme explores the emotional and creative links between the children's writer in old age and the young father whose poems and letters he inherited.

With readings by David Bannerman.

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Anthony Buckeridge is 85 this year, and still writing.

His `Jennings' stories have become children's classics, but his own childhood was irrevocably scarred by the death of his 34-year-old father in the Great War.

This programme explores the emotional and creative links between the children's writer in old age and the young father whose poems and letters he inherited.

With readings by David Bannerman.Anthony Buckeridge 's Jennings stories have become children's classics, but his own childhood was scarred by the death of his 34-year-old father in the First World War. This programme explores the links between this children's writer in old age and the young father whose poems and letters he inherited. With readings by David Bannerman. Music by Corin Buckeridge Producer Peter Hutchings

Anthony Buckeridge recalls his father, who died in the First World War - when the 'Jennings' author was just four years old.

Anthony Buckeridge recalls his father, who died in the First World War.

The author of the famous 'Jennings' books recalls his father, who died in the First World War when Anthony was just four.

The author of the 'Jennings' books recalls his father, who died in the First World War.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970620]

Anthony Buckeridge 's Jennings stories have become children's classics, but his own childhood was scarred by the death of his 34-year-old father in the First World War. This programme explores the links between this children's writer in old age and the young father whose poems and letters he inherited. With readings by David Bannerman. Music by Corin Buckeridge Producer Peter Hutchings

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970620]