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While sharing her memories of growing up in a British institution, journalist Babita Sharma considers the experiences of an earlier corner-shop kid - Margaret Thatcher.

An affectionate look at modern Britain through the prism of the corner shop.

While sharing her own memories of growing up in a British institution, Babita Sharma considers the experiences of earlier corner-shop kid Margaret Thatcher.

Babita Sharma grew up as a ‘corner-shop kid’; gaining a unique insight into a very British institution from behind the counter. She is a journalist and presenter on BBC World News.

Read by the author
Abridged by Rosemary Goring
Produced by Eilidh McCreadie

14 minutes

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