A Choice Of Stories By Jane Gardam

A series that celebrates the work of Jane Gardam the stories are chosen as personal favourites by the author herself.

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Episodes

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AR01Babette20040308

Maureen O'Brien reads a new story about a writer who leaves an unexpected and rather awkward legacy to a book reviewer.

AR02Grace20040309

John Woodvine reads a story about a mechanic whose most valuable asset is hidden under the skin at the back of his neck.

AR03Blue Poppies20040310

A mother and daughter go to visit the blue poppies in the gardens of an ancient house and are irrevocably torn apart by the attentions of a duchess.

Read by Caroline John

AR04Lychees For Tone20040311

As Tony's mother waits for him to introduce his girlfriend, little does she know what a surprise is in store.

Read by Becky Hindley

AR05 LASTSoulmates20040312

Maureen OBrien reads an unsettling account of a retired couple who take a holiday on the Isles of Scilly and meet another couple with whom they discover they have a great deal in common.

However, their friendship becomes a little too close for comfort.