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Deborah Levy on Hampstead Heath

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Writer Deborah Levy describes a walk on London's Hampstead Heath under layers of snow and talks about a tin of Russian crabmeat.

Novelist Deborah Levy records a walk on London's Hampstead Heath under layers of snow. She also has time to tell us about a tin of crabmeat. Russian crabmeat...

The wonders of winter are best observed on foot. So five writers were asked to go walking whilst the landscape was still transformed by the cold. Deborah Levy, Christopher Hope, Scarlett Thomas, Erica Wagner and Owen Sheers all headed out to different places, and then reported back about their journeys and the actual activity of walking. What did it mean to them?

Producer Duncan Minshull.

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Mon 2 Feb 2015 22:45

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