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Episode 4

In Laura Cumming's new book about her mother, a note from abroad leads to new revelations about the past. 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 note arrives from abroad and the news is illuminating and heart-breaking.

Abridged by Katrin Williams
Produced by Elizabeth Allard

14 minutes

Last on

Fri 5 Jul 2019 00:30