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Family Favourites

Duration:
15 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 24 November 2009

Dominic West reads from David Kynaston's vivid and intimate history of Britain in the 1950s, drawing on the letters, diaries and memories of well-known and ordinary people.

Deference, respectability, conformity, restraint and trust - the core values of family and society begin to fray at the edges.

Abridged by Jane Greenwood.

A Loftus Audio production for BBC Radio 4.

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