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