In Entertainment today, we listen to an interview with the Hollywood actress, Drew Barrymore. She talks about her troubled times growing up after she played Gertie (at the age of 7!) in the huge hit movie, ET, and how she copes with fame, now she is a grown-up, successful actress and producer.
You can download the script and audio for this programme from the 'Extras' section below.
strange and unusual
an odd couple
two people together who don't really seem to be a good match, perhaps they have very different personalities, for example
to figure something out
to come to understand something by thinking about it carefully
an expression for the difficulties that people face when they are growing up, particularly teenagers
to pick yourself up
to recover from something bad that has happened to you in your life
time out (from someone)
not to be with someone for a time because being with them is causing arguments or other problems
Programme script (pdf - 20 k)
Download this programme (mp3 - 1.6 MB)
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