A classic short story by Mark Twain, originally broadcast in the ‘Afternoon Reading’ slot on BBC Radio 4 on 10 November 2010, to accompany the 'Autobiography of Mark Twain' (aired on ‘Book of the Week'). Read by Stuart Millligan. This is the second of three of Twain’s classic short story broadcasts featuring the McWilliamses, with his familiar trademarks of high farce and droll insight. In ‘The Experience of the McWilliamses with Membranous Croup’, a strange fever is afflicting the neighbourhood just as little Penelope begins to cough. Though the reason is hardly clear cut...Read by Stuart Milligan and produced by Duncan Minshull.