|LB||01||We Are The Masters Now||19990330|
Peter Hennessy introduces five readings by the original writers from a celebrated collection of essays evoking the mood of postwar Britain.
Abridged by Kati Nicholl.read by Anthony Howard
David Hughes reads his character sketch of shortage-struck LONDON.
Susan Cooper recreates the grim and farcical world of food rationing.
|LB||04||The New Look||19990402|
Pearson Phillips describes how the magical world of PARIS fashion hit drab 40s LONDON.
Michael Frayn reads his famously ironic account of the 1951 Festival of Britain with its uncanny foreshadowing of the Millennium Dome.