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The Carlingford Chronicles - Miss Marjoribanks - 2. Skirmishes
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1 hour
First broadcast:
Tuesday 09 October 2012

Mel Giedroyc hears about a lifesaving cat, and heads backstage at a glittering West End theatre.


6 items
  • Philip Pullman

    Mel finds out about some of Philip Pullman's writing quirks.

  • Cat and busker

    The story of James and his ginger tomcat Bob, and how they rescued each other.

  • Fairy godmothers

    Where does the idea of a fairy godmother come from? Jenni Murray waves a magic wand to find out.

  • Simon Cowell

    The man with the X-Factor speaks to James Naughtie.

  • London Palladium

    Celebrating one of the West End's most famous theatres.

  • The Musicians of Bremen

    Philip Pullman reads his version of the Grimm folk tale about four elderly animals who set off to seek their fortune.


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