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BOTW01Being A Nanny Is Great20131223Mary Poppins meets Adrian Mole in Nina Stibbe's letters from the heart of 1980s literary London.
Nina writes hilarious letters home to her sister Vic in Leicester describing her trials and triumphs as a nanny to a London family. Fascinating insights into their domestic life emerge including illuminating suppertime chats about life, love and food, regular visits from the playwright up the road who's surprisingly good at fixing things and in episode one, Nina is faced with the problem of an 8 ft Christmas tree too big for the house.
Read by Rebekah Staton
Abridged by Penny Leicester
Produced by Gemma Jenkins
Nina is faced with the problem of an eight foot Christmas tree too big for the house.
BOTW02Alan Bennett's Cookery Tips20131224Mary Poppins meets Adrian Mole in Nina Stibbe's letters from the heart of 1980s literary London.
Nina exchanges cookery tips with Alan Bennett and finds Thomas Hardy irritating.
Read by Rebekah Staton
Abridged by Penny Leicester
Produced by Gemma Jenkins
BOTW03Sometimes You Just Have To Lie20131225Alan Bennett's handyman skills come to the rescue.
Mary Poppins meets Adrian Mole in Nina Stibbe's letters from the heart of 1980s literary London. Alan Bennett's handyman skills come to the rescue and Nina finds herself in a situation where she just has to lie.
Read by Rebekah Staton
Abridged by Penny Leicester
Produced by Gemma Jenkins
BOTW04Being A Student Is Great20131226Nina starts college, has an uncomfortable theatre trip and frets about a romance.
Mary Poppins meets Adrian Mole in Nina Stibbe's letters from the heart of 1980s literary London. Nina starts college, has an uncomfortable theatre trip and frets about a romance.
Read by Rebekah Staton
Abridged by Penny Leicester
Produced by Gemma Jenkins
BOTW05 LASTDissertations, Romance And Subterfuge20131227Dissertation crises, spotting Samuel Beckett and employing subterfuge to save face.
Mary Poppins meets Adrian Mole in Nina Stibbe's letters from the heart of 1980s literary London. Dissertation crises, spotting Samuel Beckett and employing subterfuge to save face.
Read by Rebekah Staton
Abridged by Penny Leicester
Produced by Gemma Jenkins

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