Enid Blyton | Remembering the creator of Noddy and the Famous Five

A Childlike Person

A portrait of Enid Blyton, by her friends and relatives.

CHANNEL | Radio 4

FIRST BROADCAST | 19 August 1975

DURATION | 43 minutes 46 seconds

FIRSTBROADCAST

1975

Synopsis

Blyton's daughters, her brother and some of her oldest friends share their memories of the writer's personal and professional life. A broad range of memories build up to create a nuanced picture of a complex and often contradictory woman.

Did you know?

Enid Blyton's second husband was Dr Kenneth Darrell Waters. His name was the inspiration for one of her most popular characters, Darrell Rivers, star of the 'Malory Towers' series.

Contributors

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Hanley Blyton
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Phyllis Chase
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George Greenfield
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Richard Hughes
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Eric Rogers
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Roger Thompson
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Audrey White
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