My Jean Brodie [Radio Scotland]

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On the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Muriel Gray discovers the teachers who have had that whiff of danger about them that the eponymous teacher possessed.

Could a Jean Brodie really exist? A teacher who picks out favourites, uses children as confidantes, pushes their political view and refuses to teach by rote. Muriel finds out.

Inspirational but dangerous... Teachers with elements of Jean Brodie in them.

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Inspirational but dangerous...

Teachers with elements of Jean Brodie in them.

On the 50th anniversary of the publication of The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, Muriel Gray discovers the teachers who have had that whiff of danger about them that the eponymous teacher possessed.

Could a Jean Brodie really exist? A teacher who picks out favourites, uses children as confidantes, pushes their political view and refuses to teach by rote.

Muriel finds out.