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The Forum - Silence

From communication and contemplation to obedience and shame, we explore the many sounds of silence, with John Francis, Galya Morrell and Diarmaid MacCulloch.

Joining Bridget Kendall to be noisy about silence are American conservationist John Francis, who chose to stop talking one day and didn’t speak again for seventeen years; Russian ice artist and explorer Galya Morrell, who has found that silence is an essential tool for survival in the North; and award-winning historian Diarmaid MacCulloch, who is interested in the tension between speech and silence that has existed throughout Christian history. photo: © License All rights reserved by Galya Morrell (ColdArtist)

  • Broadcast on BBC World Service, 3:05AM Mon, 6 May 2013
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC World Service, 12:05AM Sun, 5 May 2013
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  • Duration 45 minutes

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