In Laura Cumming's book about her mother, a photograph reveals an unexpected family truth. Laura Cumming and Susan Jameson read.
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, a photograph reveals an unexpected truth about Betty's father, George.
Abridged by Katrin Williams
Produced by Elizabeth Allard