Ladies of Letters.com

  • by Carole Hayman, Lou Wakefield
  • Narrated by Prunella Scales, Patricia Routledge
  • 2 hrs and 14 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Taken from the third successful BBC Radio 4 series starring Patricia Routledge and Prunella Scales, these episodes see a trembling in cyberspace as Vera and Irene discover the joys of e-mail. There are the usual domestic mishaps to fret about: Irene's daughter Lesley is refusing to marry the worthy but boring Brian; Vera's exhausted daughter Karen has abandoned her third baby at the hospital and eloped with a male nurse; and Vera's gay son Howard and his partner Anthony are trying for a baby, with the help of a surrogate mother and a television crew.As Irene and Vera fall in and out of friendship they accuse each other of everything from alcoholism to metal illness (in a loving, caring way, of course). Their hilarious put-downs and gossip give a wonderful insight into the trials of modern family life.

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A Great Series

This series has been consistently funny. With two of the greatest British actresses in it, the quality of the production is fabulous. Highly recommended
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- Buddhawise

Book Details

  • Release Date: 12-04-2006
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited