Written by Michele Hanson.
Read by Rebecca Front.
The extended family : fleeing from Poland and Russia Michele's grandparents had somehow found themselves in Barrow-in-Furness, but marrying out of the faith brought repercussions for Uncle Cyril.
The genteel suburbia of Northwest London in the 1950s is the setting for this memoir of an only child whose Jewish mother had loudly held opinions on everything from the stinginess of her neighbours to the bowel movements of her entire family. Negotiating adolescence was never going to be easy.
Abridged and Produced by Jill Waters
A Waters Company production for BBC Radio 4.