5/5 A salute to the ending of a 'great comic moralist'.
4/5 Life and writing get mixed up - a dangerous combination.
3/5 Striking spoofer's gold with 'The Henry Root Letters'. Read by Stephen Boxer.
2/5 Cambridge, then London - which means Emma Jane Crampton.
1/5 The outrageous life of Willie Donaldson, creator of the 'Henry Root letters'.