Emma Kennedy

Writer and actress Emma Kennedy joins Richard E. Grant to talk about her bestselling memoir The Tent, The Bucket and Me, which charts her disastrous family holidays

Emma Kennedy and Richard Grant discussing

She brings along a number of objects that inspired her book, including a pink bucket, a Land Rover called Bessie and some questionable seafood. Emma reminisces about many memorable incidents, concluding that camping in the 1970s was essentially National Service for children.

Emma Kennedy and Richard Grant

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