Elizabeth Jane Howard Short Stories

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Monday 7 January to Friday 11 January

11.00am-11.15am

BBC RADIO 4 EXTRA

In 2013, BBC Radio 4 will be dramatising The Cazalets by Elizabeth Jane Howard and, in further celebration of her work, BBC Radio 4 Extra are bringing listeners four other titles from her collection. They are read by Matilda Zeigler.

Monday and Tuesday - Mr Wrong. A chilling ghost story.

Wedsnesday - Pont Du Gard. A family arrive at a scenic beauty spot, to have a picnic and swim, but things don’t start well.

Thursday - The Whip Hand. Mrs Bracken is a pushy stage-struck mother who is determined to make her daughter a star.

Friday - Child’s Play. Kate cares for her invalid father and puts up with an unhappy marriage, made worse by the arrival of her newly married daughter.

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