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Episode 2

Imelda Staunton reads from the postwar diaries of 'Housewife, 49', Nella Last, which give a frank account of the difficulties of adapting to life in Britain after the end of the Second World War.

Nella looks forward to having her two adult sons, Cliff and Arthur, home for Christmas, but worries about their future prospects.

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15 minutes

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Wed 17 Dec 2008 00:30

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