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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

Tamsin Grieg reads from Susie Boyt's tribute to her screen idol Judy Garland. Interweaving her childhood memories of Judy with parallels from her own rather unconventional family life, including her father Lucien Freud's move from Berlin under the Nazis to postwar London, Susie explains how Judy helped her to escape the 'hellish bits of the everyday'.

Susie remembers the moment she became hooked on Judy, during a childhood trip to see The Wizard of Oz.

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15 minutes

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Tue 23 Dec 2008 00:30

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