This audio slide show on the Today Programme's website tells the story of Flight Lieutenant Ted Nestor, from Stockport, who was shot down over Germany in 1943, and held at the PoW camp immortalised in the film The Great Escape. Nestor kept an illustrated diary of his life in Stalag Luft III. His daughter, Sharon Cottam, has published it. She narrates the slide show. 

Great Escape audio slide show