A Childlike Person

Blyton's daughters, her brother and some of her oldest friends share their memories of the writer's personal and professional life. A broad range of memories build up to create a nuanced picture of a complex and often contradictory woman.

Enid Blyton's second husband was Dr Kenneth Darrell Waters. His name was the inspiration for one of her most popular characters, Darrell Rivers, star of the Malory Towers series.

↗ Originally broadcast 19 August 1975.

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