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The Pretenders

Josie Long presents stories of those who have pretended to be someone they are not. From an undercover cop to stars of the art world caught in an elaborate fiction.

Josie Long presents stories of those who have pretended to be someone they're not. From an undercover cop to stars of the art world caught in an elaborate fiction.

The features in this programme are:

The Connor Brothers
Featuring James Golding, Mike Snelle and Marion Harris
Produced by Jodie Taylor

Wife of a Terrorist
Featuring Miss L
A version of this story first appeared in the essay collection, The Good Immigrant.

Undercover
Featuring Ron Stallworth
Produced by Claire Crofton

Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall
A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4.

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28 minutes

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