When I Was A Child

Four readings celebrating the experiences of childhood.



Mark Doty recalls the moment when he first learned that his mother disapproved of his passion for Judy Garland.

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Imogen Stubbs reads Rosamond Lehman's story of an encounter between the children of the big house and those from the world of poverty in the village beyond.

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Owen Teale reads Dannie Abse's account of growing up in a Jewish-Welsh family in Cardiff.

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Patience Tomlinson reads an extract from Penelope Lively's memoir of growing up in Egypt.