13 May 2015

To Hell With Poverty - Rodney Laredo

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:27 pm on 13 May 2015

Spending a year of your life polishing shoes, pouring drinks, acting as marriage counsellors, and truce negotiators for family feuds, isn't everyone's idea of fun. But one New Zealand couple did just that and got to experience a modern day Downton Abbey of sorts. Christchurch author Rodney Laredo is back from his stay at the big house of Chantborough Court. He's written a book about what really happens upstairs and downstairs in a large English estate, it's called To Hell with Poverty.

Get the new RNZ app

for easy access to all your favourite programmes

Subscribe to Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm

Podcast (MP3) Oggcast (Vorbis)