Priscilla

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0120140113

Nicholas resolves to unearth the facts about his aunt Priscilla and her wartime activities

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

1. The author resolves to unearth the facts about Priscilla, whose background and activities during World War 2 fascinate the rest of the family. She died in the 1980's, even a Vicomtess at one stage. How, then, will he embark on his task of discovery?

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

0220140114

Fleeing to Paris, in desperate straits, Priscilla finds kindness when it is least expected

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

2. Fleeing to Paris, in desperate straits, the young woman finds kindness when it's least expected. Enter the gallant Robert Doynel. Now her life will change forever..

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

0320140115

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

3. Priscilla has been living off her wits and off the favours of men she knows. But incriminating information seems to gather fast and one morning the police come calling..

Reader Nicholas Shakepeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

0320140115

Priscilla has been living off her wits and off the favours of men she knows.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

3. Priscilla has been living off her wits and off the favours of men she knows. But incriminating information seems to gather fast and one morning the police come calling..

Reader Nicholas Shakepeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

0420140116

Priscilla relies on the kindness and often dubious motives of men to survive in Paris.

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

4. Priscilla relied on the kindness and often dubious motives of men to survive in the capital. Then information supplied by her friend Gillian Sutro casts even more light on tumultuous events..

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.

05 LAST20140117

D-Day, and all dramas and privations are over for Priscilla... or are they?

Nicholas Shakespeare writes about his aunt, a glamorous English woman whose life in Paris during the German Occupation grew more and more mysterious. Abridged in 5 episodes by Katrin Williams.

5. D-Day and the whole of Paris is jumping, dancing, clasped in embrace. But Priscilla the eternal party girl is in a very quiet place, with a dubious past hot on her heels.

Reader Nicholas Shakespeare

Producer Duncan Minshull.