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Removed from the care of loving but alcoholic parents and placed in a strict Glasgow orphanage, Ailsa Dunn is struggling to cope. Then she meets Mr Shaugnessy and inspired by his piano playing she asks for lessons. Encouraged by his praise, she discovers a talent she never dreamt she had.

Maureen Beattie reads Alison Gangel's vibrant memoir.

Producer: Jane Marshall
A Jane Marshall production for BBC Radio 4.

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15 minutes

Last on

Thu 14 Jan 2016 02:45

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