10/10 The writer describes the hold that Leeds has maintained on him into adulthood.
9/10 The writer recalls his Anglican faith throughout army and university life.
8/10 The writer recalls his relatives, who, although not colourful, were definitely eccentric.
7/10 The writer recalls the arrival of frothy coffee and cocktail parties in 1950s Britain.
6/10 The writer reminisces about the time his father was taken seriously ill.
5/10 The writer recalls the difficulties his family faced in leaving Leeds on wartime Sundays.
4/10 Recalling his father's lot in life and evenings spent cleaning his parents' false teeth.
3/10 Alan Bennett recalls the 40s, when the only family secret was a lack of a proper breakfast
2/10 Producer of suits and rhubarb, Alan Bennett's home of Leeds is not a prime bombing target.
1/10 The writer reads his wry recollections and observations about his early life in Leeds.