Helen Majinsky is 16, Jewish and in love - like every Merseyside schoolgirl - with four mop-topped young men. After school, she and her friend Colette escape to the Cavern Club and dance to the fresh, exciting sound of 1963. But while The Beatles have the world at their feet, Helen dreams of reaching university and leaving Liverpool. Her Liverpool. Her world: the comfortable home that is shorn of affection. But as the prospect of a place at Oxbridge shimmers into view, Helen knows she is restrained by the very forces of stability she longs to escape. Download and start listening now!