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Woman's Hour | Sue MacGregor Interviews Enid Blyton

The children's writer talks about her career.

CHANNEL | Radio 4

FIRST BROADCAST | 23 September 1974

DURATION | 3 minutes 9 seconds

FIRSTBROADCAST

1974

Synopsis

Sue MacGregor chats to author Enid Blyton about the process of writing her best-selling books. Blyton also reveals how she draws inspiration from real-life people and how her characters have become popular across the world.

Although Sue MacGregor recorded this interview in January 1966 it wasn't broadcast until eight years later, six years after Enid's death.

Did you know?

According to the Index Translationum, UNESCO's inventory of book translations, as of July 2009, Enid Blyton was the world's fifth most-translated author.

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