In the first episode of “Reading Between The Lines”, the team from “The People’s Friend” have unearthed a wee gem of a story first published all the way back in 1871 – just two years after the magazine was first founded!
Alex, Mairi, and archivist David join host Iain for a chat about the humour and language use in the story; how difficult it was to narrate; and just how American this American adventure really is…
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The Dear Old “People’s Friend” theme: Words by Charles J Cunningham Music by Arthur Harold Performed for piano and clarinet by Neil Brand Sung by Jennifer Phin