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Growing Up in the UK

Episode 4 of 4

Shappi Khorsandi discusses growing up, with guests Ava Vidal and Ben Okri. From July 2009.

Shappi is joined with black comedian Ava Vidal who'll be looking back at her unusual childhood. Shappi also chats with another 'related' guest- and this week she talks to author Ben Okri who reveals some amazing story from his childhood with a very alternative father and some childhood challenges.

There'll also be a chance for Shappi to chat with the audience and there'll be a song from Hils Barker.

Producer: Paul Russell
An Open Mike production for BBC Radio 4.

30 minutes

Last on

Mon 18 Mar 2019 22:30

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