My Career Goes Bung

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By Miles Franklin, adapted by Annie Caulfield.

1: Possum Gulley, Southern Australia, 1902.

Would-be adventuress Sybylla Melvyn leaves school and embarks on her career as an imitation autobiographer.

With Nicola Quilter, Peta Lilly and Danny Webb

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With Martha Kearney and guests.

Drama: `My Career Goes Bung' by Miles Franklin, episode 1.

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By Miles Franklin, adapted by Annie Caulfield.

2: Sybylla is astonished to find her fake autobiography has been published.

With Nicola Quilter, Peta Lilly and Danny Webb.

/ With Martha Kearney and guests.

Drama: `My Career Goes Bung' by Miles Franklin, episode 2.

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By Miles Franklin, adapted by Annie Caulfield.

3: Sybylla's book is a huge hit, and she is wooed by men from near and far.

With Nicola Quilter, Peta Lilly and Danny Webb.

/ With Jenni Murray and guest Terry Wogan.

Drama: `My Career Goes Bung' by Miles Franklin, episode 3.

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By Miles Franklin, adapted by Annie Caulfield.

4: Sybylla's attempts to dissuade the newest would-be suitor fail dismally.

With Nicola Quilter, Peta Lilly and Danny Webb.

/ With Jenni Murray and guests.

Drama: `My Career Goes Bung' by Miles Franklin, episode 4.

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By Miles Franklin, adapted by Annie Caulfield.

5: On arriving in Sydney, the feted Sybylla is immediately exhibited to the urbane literati.

With Nicola Quilter, Peta Lilly and Danny Webb.

/ With Jenni Murray and guests.

Drama: `My Career Goes Bung' by Miles Franklin, episode 5.

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By Miles Franklin, adapted by Annie Caulfield.

6: Sybylla's first society dinner is not the success she assumed it would be.

With Nicola Quilter, Peta Lilly and Danny Webb.

/ Martha Kearney broadcasts live from the Labour Party conference in Brighton, looking at the life of Margaret Bondfield, the first woman cabinet minister, who was a member of the 1929 Labour government.

Drama: `My Career Goes Bung' by Miles Franklin, episode 6.

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By Miles Franklin, adapted by Annie Caulfield.

7: Astonishingly, Sybylla seems to have won the affections, or at least the attentions, of Sydney's leading carouser.

/ With Sheila Mcclennon.

Guests include Barbara Windsor.

Drama: `My Career Goes Bung' by Miles Franklin, part 7.

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By Miles Franklin, adapted by Annie Caulfield.

8: Everything goes wrong, as Sybylla is betrayed by her friend Gaddy, the noisome Big Ears threatens to commit suicide over love for her and news comes from home that all is not well there / With Jenni Murray and guests.

Drama: `My Career Goes Bung' by Miles Franklin, episode 8.

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By Miles Franklin, adapted by Annie Caulfield.

9: It is time to go back to the farm, but before Sybylla leaves, there are several loose ends that need tying.

/ With Jenni Murray and guests.

Drama: `My Career Goes Bung' by Miles Franklin, episode 9.

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By Miles Franklin, adapted by Annie Caulfield.

10: Sybylla is catapulted back to real life with a bang, her return home coinciding with a terrible dust storm.

Nothing has changed since her departure a month ago, but she realises just how much she has changed when Henry Beauchamp arrives with a final marriage proposal.

/ With Jenni Murray and guests.

Drama: `My Career Goes Bung' by Miles Franklin, episode 10.