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Episode 2

In Laura Cumming's book about her mother, everything changes when the silence is broken and a secret is revealed. Read by Laura Cumming and Susan Jameson.

Laura Cumming's new book opens with the disappearance of her mother, Betty, as a child in 1929. Discovered, unharmed, after five agonising days, the exact circumstances of the kidnap remained shrouded in mystery for fifty years. In today's episode, Betty is on a bus and on her way home from school when the silence is broken, a secret is revealed and everything changes. Read by Laura Cumming and Susan Jameson.

Abridged by Katrin Williams
Produced by Elizabeth Allard

14 minutes

Last on

Wed 3 Jul 2019 00:30

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