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Writing in Chalk

Opening Lines, Series 13 Episode 1 of 3

A return of the series which gives first-time and emerging short story writers their radio debut.

A young girl, struggling with her reading and writing in school, looks to her mother for support in this touching story by Helen Barton

Read by Claire Skinner
Produced by Robert Howells

In 2009, Helen won the Orange Harper's Bazaar short story award and has written a novel and several short stories, as well as a series of literary quiz books.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Mon 29 Jun 2015 03:45


Role Contributor
WriterHelen Barton
ReaderClaire Skinner
ProducerRobert Howells



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