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Woman's Hour


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Introduced by Sue MacGregor 'You get to feel like a professional foreigner.'
It's all part of thejob for BBC foreign correspondents to travel the world reporting on the coups and the crises which make the day's headlines. But what is it like for their wives coping with the sudden upheavals and the constant separations? How do they set about making a life for themselves and their children in Moscow or Peking, in Nairobi or Jerusalem? Their husbands' voices are all familiar to us, but today SONIA BEESLEY hears the female perspective.
Serial: The Bonsai Tree by MEIRA CHAND abridged in 12 parts by JACK SINGLETON
Read by Heather Bell (1)
'She'd met Jun at a party. Peter had introduced them. "Jun is from Japan, studying British textile methods.'"
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Introduced By: Sue MacGregor
Unknown: Sonia Beesley
Unknown: Meira Chand
Unknown: Jack Singleton
Read By: Heather Bell

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