Voices of the First World War - Episode 4
BBC Radio 4

John Healy

Across the Board, Series 1 Episode 1 of 5
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Dominic Lawson conducts a series of interviews over a game of chess. In this episode he talks to the writer and former homeless alcoholic John Healy. How did chess help Healy give up the booze? And why does he believe that the world of chess is harsher than life on street.

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15 minutes

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Mon 30 Dec 2013 13:45

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