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  • Ladies of Letters

  • The complete BBC Radio collection
  • By: Lou Wakefield, Carole Hayman
  • Narrated by: full cast, Patricia Routledge, Prunella Scales
  • Length: 13 hrs and 39 mins
  • Original Recording
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 82
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 73
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 75

First broadcast on Woman's Hour, Prunella Scales and Patricia Routledge star in this popular BBC Radio 4 comedy Ladies of Letters. This collection features all 11 series. When Irene Spencer meets Vera Small at her daughter Lesley's wedding reception, they embark upon a correspondence that is quite unlike any other in the history of letter writing. Both Irene and Vera are happily widowed and endowed with errant offspring. They live in a world of church fetes and amateur dramatics but love nothing more than dipping their pens in the vitriol pot.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Complete?

  • By Judith J. Standing on 07-09-17

NOT the complete radio collection

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 01-09-17

Is there anything you would change about this book?

The title misrepresents the content. It does not include season 2 and since I bought it mainly to get season 2 I am disappointed.

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