A Pebble In The Pond

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Sheena Mcdonald talks to the first of six public figures about a single childhood event which has had an effect on their adult lives. Chad Varah, founder of the Samaritans, discusses learning the facts of life at age 12 from the Bishop of ZANZIBAR.

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Sheena Mcdonald talks to six public figures about a single childhood event which has had an effect on their adult lives. 2: Beeban Kidron, British-born Hollywood director, recalls how SURGERY on her vocal cords led to months of enforced silence. Then someone handed her a camera.

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Sheena Mcdonald talks to six public figures about a single childhood event which has had an effect on their adult lives. 3: Sheila Kitzinger, the childbirth expert and author of over thirty books on the subject, recalls her sixth birthday party - to which her mother invited an entire dole queue.

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Sheena Mcdonald talks to six public figures about a single childhood event which has had an effect on their adult lives. 4: John Godber, now famous as a playwright and for his contributions to `Grange Hill' and `Brookside', recalls the humiliation he felt after failing his eleven-plus examination.

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Sheena Mcdonald talks to six public figures about a single childhood event which has had an effect on their adult lives. 5: Patrick Cox, shoemaker to the stars, was destined to become a medic until he discovered a glam-rock LP cover depicting a pair of platform boots.

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The last of six programmes in which Sheena Mcdonald talks to public figures about a single childhood event which has had an effect on their adult lives. Distinguished economist JK Galbraith hated the hard manual labour he was forced to carry out on his father's farm in rural Ontario, but he now believes that it was the foundation of his career.

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Sheena Mcdonald talks to six public figures about a single childhood event which has had an effect on their adult lives. 6: Distinguished economist J K Galbraith hated the hard manual labour he was forced to carry out on his father's farm in rural Ontario, but he now believes it was the foundation of his career.

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Sheena Mcdonald talks to the first of six public figures about a single childhood event which has had an effect on their adult lives.

Chad Varah, founder of the Samaritans, discusses learning the facts of life at age 12 from the Bishop of ZANZIBAR.

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Sheena Mcdonald talks to six public figures about a single childhood event which has had an effect on their adult lives.

2: Beeban Kidron, British-born Hollywood director, recalls how SURGERY on her vocal cords led to months of enforced silence, during which someone handed her a camera.

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Sheena Mcdonald talks to six public figures about a single childhood event which has had an effect on their adult lives. 1: Chad Varah, founder of the Samaritans, tells of learning the facts of life, aged 12, from the Bishop of ZANZIBAR.

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Sheena Mcdonald talks to six public figures about a single childhood event which has had an effect on their adult lives. 2: British-born Hollywood director Beeban Kidron endured months of enforced silence after SURGERY on her vocal chords at the age of 12. She felt miserable and isolated - until someone gave her a camera.

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Sheena Mcdonald talks to six public figures about a single childhood event which has had an effect on their adult lives. 3: Childbirth expert Sheila Kitzinger recalls her sixth birthday party - to which her mother invited an entire dole queue.

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Sheena Mcdonald talks to six public figures about a single childhood event which has had an effect on their adult lives.

4: Now famous for his plays - including `Up 'n' Under' - and his contributions to `Grange Hill' and `Brookside', John Godber has never forgotten the humiliation of failing his eleven-plus examination.

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Sheena Mcdonald talks to six public figures about a single childhood event which has had an effect on their adult lives. 5: Patrick Cox, shoemaker to the stars, was destined to become a medic until he saw a glam-rock LP cover depicting a pair of platform boots.