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Bathtub Sailor, Seamstress, Spy

A record breaking adventurer sets his sites on the English Channel, a seamstress becomes an advocate for her child and a young woman is recruited into the world of Secret Agents during World War II.  Hosted by Senior Producer, Meg Bowles. 


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17:15
All At Sea

by Tim FitzHigham

Tim FitzHigham is a record breaking adventurer who sets off to cross the English Channel in a bath.

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12:15
A Mother’s Journey

by Catherine Cross

Catherine Cross finds herself conflicted when her young daughter faces an identity crisis.  

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15:22
The Spy Who Loved Me

by Noreen Riols

Noreen Riols is recruited into the world of Secret Agents on special missions during WWII.  

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Extras From This Episode

Tim Fitzhigham Radio Exrta 2

Photo courtesy of Tim FitzHigham.

Tim Fitzhigham Radio Exrta 3

Photo courtesy of Tim FitzHigham.

Tim Fitzhigham Radio Exrta 1

Photo courtesy of Tim FitzHigham.

Catherine Cross Radio Extra3

Catherine and her son Lucas in London.

Catherine Cross Radio Extra2

Catherine and her son Lucas at the American Embassy in Dublin.

Catherine Cross Radio Extra1

Catherine and her sons Lucas (L) and Matt (Center).

Noreen Riols Radio Extra 1

Noreen shakes hands with Her Majesty the Queen.

Noreen Riols Radio Extra 2

Noreen and Bob Maloubier, probably the greatest saboteur of WW II. He was parachuted twice into France and once into Laos.

Noreen Riols Radio Extra 3

Noreen Riols as a young woman before the war.

The music in this story

  • The Drift - Uncanny Valley
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  • The Definitive Collection of British Military Bands - Sarie Marais
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  • Dickie Nolan - Spancil Hill
  • Harry James and his Orchestra - It's Been a Long, Long Time
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