Look Homeward, Angel

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19970918]

Kim Normanton presents three programmes which tell stories of culture shock from a child's perspective. 1: The Mermaid and the Drunks

1979. Paola, aged six, and her family fled Chile for the safety of Scotland.

But playground bullies soon shattered their illusions.

Producer Cathy Drysdale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970918]

Unknown: Kim Normanton

Producer: Cathy Drysdale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970925]

Kim Normanton presents three progammes which tell stories of culture shock from a child's perspective. 2: Camels, Sheikhs and Stewed

Tomatoes. 1974. Tony, aged eight, leaves Lebanon for an English prep school. His distress at the brutality there is compounded by news that war is destroying his home town of Beirut. Producer Cathy Drysdale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970925]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971002]

Kim Normanton presents the last of three progammes which tell stories of culture shock from a child's perspective. Bosnian Brummie

1993. When Alma's brother is badly wounded in a mortar attack, the family are flown to Britain to take up temporary residence in Birmingham Children's Hospital. Producer Cathy Drysdale

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971002]
01The Mermaid And The Drunks1997091819980106

Kim Normanton investigates questions of identity and stories of culture shock from a child's perspective.

1: `The Mermaid and the Drunks'.

1979.

Paola, aged 6, and her family flee Chile for the safety of Scotland.

But local youths and playground bullies soon shatter the little girl's dreams.

Kim Normanton presents three progammes which ask questions of identity and tell stories of culture shock from a child's perspective.

Paola, age six, and her family fled Chile for the safety of Scotland.

But local youths and playground bullies soon shattered her dreams.

02Camels, Sheikhs And Stewed Tomatoes1997092519980111

Kim Normanton investigates questions of identity and stories of culture shock from a child's perspective. `Camels, Sheikhs and Stewed Tomatoes'. 1974. Eight-year-old Tony leaves Lebanon for an English prep school. His distress at the brutality there is compounded by the news of war destroying his home town of Beirut.

Kim Normanton presents three progammes which ask questions of identity and tell stories of culture shock from a child's perspective.

2: `Camels, Sheikhs and Stewed Tomatoes'.

1974.

Tony, age eight, leaves Lebanon for an English prep school.

His distress at the brutality there is compounded by news that war is destroying his home town of Beirut.

03 LASTBosnian Brummie19971002

Kim Normanton presents the last of three progammes which ask questions of identity and tell stories of culture shock from a child's perspective.

`Bosnian Brummie'.

1993.

When Alma's brother is badly wounded in a mortar attack, the family are flown to Britain to take up temporary residence in Birmingham Children's hospital.