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Being a Nanny Is Great

Mary Poppins meets Adrian Mole in Nina Stibbe's letters from the heart of 1980s literary London.

Nina writes hilarious letters home to her sister Vic in Leicester describing her trials and triumphs as a nanny to a London family. Fascinating insights into their domestic life emerge including illuminating suppertime chats about life, love and food, regular visits from the playwright up the road who's surprisingly good at fixing things and in episode one, Nina is faced with the problem of an 8 ft Christmas tree too big for the house.

Read by Rebekah Staton
Abridged by Penny Leicester
Produced by Gemma Jenkins.

Release date:

15 minutes

Last on

Christmas Eve 2013 00:30

Music used in the programme

Girls Just Want To Have Fun by Cyndi Lauper

Our House by Madness

Merry Xmas Everybody by Slade

Driving In My Car by Madness

The Love Cats by The Cure


Role Contributor
ReaderRebekah Staton
ProducerGemma Jenkins
AbridgerPenny Leicester
AuthorNina Stibbe

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