Windrush

Five specially commissioned short stories relating to the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the SS Windrush from the West Indies.

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198B01Give Me My Wars19980615

Five specially commissioned short stories relating to the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the SS Windrush from the West Indies.

1: `Give Me My Wars' by Diran Adebayo, read by Eddie Nestor.

A man with a secret reflects on the under-achievements of those.

LS01Give Me My Wars19980615

by Diran Adebayo, read by Eddie Nestor. A man with a secret reflects on the under-achievements of those in his neighbourhood.

LS01Give Me My Wars19980615

Five specially commissioned short stories relating to the 50th anniversary of the arrival of the SS Windrush from the West Indies. 1: `Give Me My Wars' by Diran Adebayo, read by Eddie Nestor. A man with a secret reflects on the under-achievements of those in his neighbourhood.

LS02My Children Are Movers1998060219980621

`My Children Are Movers' by Grace Nichols, read by Adjoa Andoh. A mythic Caribbean woman recalls the experiences of her scattered, migrated children.

LS02My Children Are Movers1998061619980621

by Grace Nichols, read by Adjoa Andoh. A mythic Caribbean woman recalls the experiences of her scattered children.

LS02My Children Are Movers1998061619980621

Five specially commissioned short stories relating to the fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of the SS Windrush from the West Indies. 2: `My Children Are Movers' by Grace Nichols, read by Adjoa Andoh. A mythic Caribbean woman recalls the experiences of h / Five specially commissioned short stories relating to the fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of the SS Windrush from the West Indies. 2: `My Children Are Movers' by Grace Nichols, read by Adjoa Andoh. A mythic Caribbean woman recalls the experiences of her scattered children.

LS03Native1998061719980622

`Native', written and read by Rikki Beadle-Blair. A West Indian boy's tale about being trapped between two cultures when his mother decides to bring him up British.

LS03Native1998061719980622

written and read by Rikki Beadle-Blair. A West Indian boy's tale about being trapped between two cultures when his mother decides to bring him up British.

LS04Out Of Hand1998061819990502

`Out of Hand' by Jackie Kay, read by Marianne Jean-Baptiste. How was it that when Rose arrived in England in 1948 on the SS Windrush, she thought she was coming home? / Five specially commissioned short stories relating to the fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of the SS Windrush from the West Indies. 4: `Out of Hand' by Jackie Kay, read by Marianne Jean-Baptiste. How was it that when Rose arrived in England she thought she was coming home?

LS04Out Of Hand1998061819990502

by Jackie Kay, read by Marianne Jean-Baptiste. How was it that when Rose arrived in England she thought she was coming home?

LS05 LASTMuscular Bridges19980619

`Muscular Bridges', written and read by Ian Rashid. A mother-and-son story which takes a wry look at romance, colonialism and sexuality.

LS05 LASTMuscular Bridges19980619

written and read by Ian Rashid. A mother-and-son story which takes a wry look at romance, colonialism and sexuality.