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Routes of English, Series, Programme 1

AuthorMelvyn Bragg

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Duration27m

CategoriesAdult Non-Fiction, History

PublisherAudio Go Ltd

VersionUnabridged

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Melvyn Bragg goes back to his home town of Wigton in Cumbria to see how English is developing-and how dialects are still spoken. He meets townspeople from all generations and walks of life, from octogenarian horse-dealer Tommy Miller to local poet Mary Haslam, and finds that the old ways of speaking are being lost.

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