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Teatime at Peggy’s - a portrait of Jhansi’s Anglo-Indian community made for BBC Radio 4

11 January 2016

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b05tpwc7

Producer: Clare Jenkins
A Pennine production for BBC Radio 4

The Alice in Wonderland world of the Anglo-Indians, a marginalised community in India, focussing around an extraordinary nonagenarian widow, Peggy Cantem. Over tea and seed cake, Clare Jenkins talks to "Auntie Peggy" at her home in Jhansi, an important railway town nearly 300 miles south of Delhi. She hears tales of moonlight picnics, pet mongooses, Mulligatawny soup - and Monsoon Toad Balls. [. . .].

see also:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/asia/india/12092784/Memories-of-Indias-colonial-past.html