Sam Walker from BBC 5-Live discovers how groundbreaking efforts are being made to improve the lives of thousands of people with dementia and those who care for them in the North West. 6 Music's Chris Hawkins makes an exciting discovery about iconic northern comedian Les Dawson when he meets the late entertainer's daughter Charlotte. Judy Hobson visits the RSPB's Leighton Moss nature reserve near Carnforth in Lancashire, for a spot of bird watching and to discover what it takes to manage and run such a successful wildlife haven.
Les Dawson wrote secret romantic novel
Comedian Les Dawson secretly wrote a romantic thriller novel under a female nom de plume, it has been revealed.
The unpublished story of love and mystery, titled An Echo of Shadows, was written under the name Maria Brett-Cooper before his death in 1993.
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|Executive Producer||Deborah Van Bishop|