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BOTW01The Tiger Who Came To Tea20140609A singular tale in which an uninvited guest sets up home in the Front family living room.
Rebecca Front reads from her new book, a collection of anecdotes and yarns exploring all that is remarkable about everyday life.
"Being curious was my starting point, in both the active sense - being interested in people and things; and the passive - being, as we all are, a bit odd."
To begin with, a singular tale from childhood, where an uninvited guest takes up residence in the Front family living room.
Abridged by Sara Davies
Produced by Gemma Jenkins
BOTW02Rainy Days And Mondays20140610An 11-year-old Rebecca decides she must leave school and embarks on an intricate campaign.
Rebecca Front reads from her new book, a collection of anecdotes and yarns exploring all that is remarkable about everyday life.
An eleven-year-old Rebecca decides she has to leave school and embarks on an intricate campaign.
Abridged by Sara Davies
Produced by Gemma Jenkins.
BOTW03Slumming It20140611The thrill of moving into student digs is short-lived but then there's a knock at the door
Rebecca Front reads from her new book, a collection of anecdotes and yarns exploring all that is remarkable about everyday life.
The thrill of moving into student digs is short-lived but then there's a late night knock at the door.
Abridged by Sara Davies
Produced by Gemma Jenkins.
BOTW04Normal20140612A celebration of idiosyncrasy, where nothing is odd about taking a pet rabbit for a walk.
Rebecca Front reads from her new book, a collection of anecdotes and yarns exploring all that is remarkable about everyday life.
A celebration of idiosyncrasy where there's nothing odd about taking a pet rabbit for a walk on a lead.
Abridged by Sara Davies
Produced by Gemma Jenkins.
BOTW05 LASTLauren Bacall Stole My Husband's Chip20140613A tantalising glimpse into the strange world of celebrity, where normal rules do not apply
Rebecca Front reads from her new book, a collection of anecdotes and yarns exploring all that is remarkable about everyday life.
A tantalising glimpse into the strange world of celebrity, where normal rules no longer apply.
Abridged by Sara Davies
Produced by Gemma Jenkins.

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