Growing Pains [drama]

Kate Clanchy introduces a five-part anthology of extracts about parenthood, featuring Geoffrey Palmer, Lindsay Duncan, Barbara Flynn and Tim Bentinck.

Directed by Lindsay Leonard.

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01Conception And Pregnancy2001052820020617

Kate Clanchy introduces a five-part anthology of extracts about parenthood, featuring Geoffrey Palmer, Lindsay Duncan, Barbara Flynn and Tim Bentinck.

Directed by Lindsay Leonard.

02Giving Birth2001052920020618

Jenni Murray with topical interviews and reports.

Drama: `Growing Pains' (2/5).

/ A five-part anthology of extracts about parenthood, including the words of Sylvia Plath, Laurie Lee and Fleur Adcock.

Directed by Lindsay Leonard.

2: `Giving Birth'.

Directed by Lindsay Leonard / With Jenni Murray.

03Babies And Toddlers2001053020020619

Poet Wendy Cope joins Jenni Murray to discuss her latest collection, which deals with stress, dead sheep and the sorrow of socks.

Drama: `Growing Pains' (3/5).

/ A five-part anthology of extracts about parenthood, including the words of Charles Jennings, Eavan Boland and John Betjeman.

Directed by Lindsay Leonard.

3: `Babies and Toddlers'.

Directed by Lindsay Leonard / With Jenni Murray.

04Noisy Childhood2001053120020620

Historian Laura Marks joins Jenni Murray to discuss the history and consequences of the invention of the contraceptive pill.

Drama: `Growing Pains' (4/5).

/ Kate Clanchy introduces a five-part anthology of extracts about parenthood.

Vigorous children and frazzled parents feature in readings from Philip Larkin, Laurie Graham and R S Thomas.

Directed by Lindsay Leonard.

An anthology of extracts about parenthood.

4: `Noisy Childhood'.

05 LASTLetting Go2001060120020621

Sheila McLennon with topical interviews and features.

Drama: `Growing Pains' (5/5).

/ Kate Clanchy introduces a five-part anthology of extracts about parenthood.

Pieces about flying the nest, from writers including Keith Waterhouse, Laurie Graham and C S Lewis.

Directed by Lindsay Leonard.

An anthology of extracts about parenthood.

5: `Letting Go'.