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Stepping Up


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The first of an eight-part series, introduced this week by Max Boyce. With Gilly Coman as Linda Johnson , and also introducing Yam, a cheeky chappie who has a unique way with words!
Linda Johnson feels that life should have more to offer, but every week she encounters a seemingly small situation that has her stumped - a form to fill in, an important letter to write, a meeting at her son's school. There are millions of people in Britain just like Linda, and the programme hears from some who have improved their lives by brushing up on their communication skills. Producer GEORGE AUCKLAND
● RELATED PROGRAMME: 'Using Your Wordpower' is broadcast on Sundays at 5.00pm on Radio 4 FM
● HELPLINE: phone [number removed] (calls are free).
● FEATURE: page 12
● VOICE OVER: page 95


Unknown: Max Boyce.
Unknown: Gilly Coman
Unknown: Linda Johnson
Unknown: Linda Johnson

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