For One Horrible Moment

A hilarious and disturbing account of one boy's transition into adulthood in 1970s Cambridgeshire at the hands of an eccentric father who made his money in bleach.

Written and performed by Peter Bradshaw in five parts.

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01Transgression1999010620060606 (BBC7)
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20100125 (BBC7)
20111030 (BBC7)
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A hilarious and disturbing account of one boy's transition into adulthood in 1970s Cambridgeshire at the hands of an eccentric father who made his money in bleach.

Written and performed by Peter Bradshaw in five parts.Memoirs of a boy growing up in 1970s Cambridgeshire at the hands of his eccentric Dad.

Written and narrated by Peter Bradshaw.

A playground encounter opens the long-concealed door into a dark erotic journey of the soul.

Memoirs of a boy growing up in 1970s Cambridgeshire at the hands of his eccentric Dad.

02Sacrilege1999011320060613 (BBC7)
20060614 (BBC7)
20071109 (BBC7)
20071110 (BBC7)
20080827 (BBC7)
20080828 (BBC7)
20100201 (BBC7)
20111106 (BBC7)
20130501 (BBC7)
20140918 (BBC7)

A rendezvous with a girl bearing an uncanny likeness to himself leaves our hero delirious with excitement and self-loathing.

Memoirs of a boy growing up in the 1970s, when a girl caused excitement and self-loathing.

Written and read by Peter Bradshaw.

Memoirs of a boy growing up in the 1970s, when a girl caused excitement and self-loathing. Written and read by Peter Bradshaw.

03Degradation1999012020060620 (BBC7)
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20071116 (BBC7)
20071117 (BBC7)
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Our hero receives a sexual initiation at the wheel of a Ford Anglia.

Will our hero and the object of his affection get it together? Or will Father's lecture on Sexual Relations dampen his ardour?

Darkly comic memoirs of growing up in the 1970s.

Will Father's lecture on sex dampen our hero's ardour? With Peter Bradshaw.

Darkly comic memoirs.

Will Father's lecture on sex dampen our hero's ardour?

Darkly comic memoirs of growing up in the 1970s. Will father's lecture on sex dampen our hero's ardour? With Peter Bradshaw.

04Initiation1999012720060627 (BBC7)
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20130515 (BBC7)
20141002 (BBC7)

A birthday trip to the Highlands takes our hero's mind off his father's amateur interest in electroconvulsive shock therapy.

Memoirs of a boy growing up in the 1970s - a time of electro-convulsive shock therapy.

Written and read by Peter Bradshaw.

Memoirs of a boy growing up in the 1970s, a time of electro-convulsive shock therapy. Written and read by Peter Bradshaw.

05 LASTRedemption1999020320060704 (BBC7)
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20071130 (BBC7)
20071201 (BBC7)
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20100222 (BBC7)
20111127 (BBC7)
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20141009 (BBC7)

In the Fens, the full and hideous truth is finally revealed to Our Hero.

Memoirs of a boy growing up in the 1970s.

In the Fens, the full, hideous truth is revealed.

Written and read by Peter Bradshaw.

The full and hideous truth is finally revealed.

Memoirs of a boy growing up in the 1970s. In the Fens, the full hideous truth is revealed. Written and read by Peter Bradshaw.