Our Story Podcast: “The Ancestor: A Tale of A Picture Theft”

our story podcast

It’s time for a new episode of our award-winning story podcast: Reading Between The Lines…

Precocious children! Untrustworthy servants! Whisky! “The Ancestor” has it all. This episode, Iain is joined by “Friend” Fiction Ed Lucy, Marion from the Features team and DC Thomson archivist David to pore over a story first published in the magazine all the way back in 1913.

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The Dear Old “People’s Friend” theme: Words by Charles J Cunningham Music by Arthur Harold Performed for piano and clarinet by Neil Brand Sung by Jennifer Phin

Alex Corlett

Alex is the "Friend's" Features Editor, working with the talented Features Team to bring you everything from cryptic crosswords to financial advice, knitting patterns to international travel and inspirational real life stories. Always on the hunt for a new feature idea, Alex also enjoys cycling and loves a good tea room.