Faringdon on the Radio
Faringdon House (one of my key locations) featured in yesterday’s BBC Radio 4 Afternoon Drama:
As WW2 nears its conclusion, James Lees-Milne is sent to assess Faringdon House in Berkshire for the National Trust. Faringdon is home to the composer, artist and poet Gerald, Lord Berners, who has returned to England under a cloud, having spent most of the war in Rome. Lord Berners is an eccentric through-and-through – a man given to dying his doves to co-ordinate with the food he’s serving and the once proud owner of a pet giraffe…
It may only be there for a week, so get in quick!