Tony Macaulay

The Paper Round Episode 3 of 5

A series in which five public figures revisit the route of their paper round to reveal how it influenced their attitudes to work, creativity and independence.

Having a paper round is a rite of passage for many children, and many successful public figures claim to have braved the early mornings and the elements to deliver newspapers. For some, it's a chance for independence and freedom, or a temporary escape from the horrors at home. For others, it provides the money to spend on music, treats and girl/boyfriends.

Northern Ireland peace builder and writer Tony Macaulay recalls his paper round on the Shankill Road in 1970s Belfast with actor Bob Kingdom.

Producer: Olivia Landsberg
A Ladbroke production for BBC Radio 4.

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Mon 13 Feb 2017 02:15