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Julie Walters narrates this warm tribute to Sue Townsend, who died aged 68 in 2014, which reveals how she went from being a penniless single mum to receiving a £1 million royalty cheque for her bestseller, The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4.

Stephen Mangan reads extracts from her books and digs into her archives to unearth Sue’s very own diary.