The Listening Project

The Listening Project

Capturing the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today and preserve it for future generations.

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Recent episodes (10)

  • 21 DEC 14: Sunday Omnibus

    Sun, 21 Dec 14

    Duration:
    13 mins

    Conversations about being stared at because you look different, being persecuted because you behave differently, and being in love with the land you farm, all introduced by Fi Glover

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  • 14 DEC 14: Sunday Omnibus

    Sun, 14 Dec 14

    Duration:
    14 mins

    A moving, one-sided conversation between a mother and her stillborn son, introduced by Fi Glover, together with a couple facing the finiteness of life, and friends debating disability caused by polio or by sport

    Download 7MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 07 DEC 14: Sunday Omnibus

    Sun, 7 Dec 14

    Duration:
    14 mins

    Conversations between men who have had help to get off the streets, a couple planning a collaborative writing project, and a mother and son who were both boarders, introduced by Fi Glover.

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  • Sunday Omnibus

    Sun, 30 Nov 14

    Duration:
    14 mins

    Moving up to secondary school, walking on and caving beneath limestone, and volunteering on the Talyllyn railway all feature in conversations introduced by Fi Glover, from Devon, Cumbria and Wales

    Download 7MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 23 NOV 14: Sunday Omnibus - Karen and Nicole

    Sun, 23 Nov 14

    Duration:
    14 mins

    Three excerpts from one of the last conversations a mother dying from cancer will have with her adult daughter, introduced by Fi GLover.

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  • 16 NOV 14: Sunday Omnibus

    Sun, 16 Nov 14

    Duration:
    14 mins

    The death of a parent, growing up in care, and the skilled use of wheelchairs all feature in conversations between people helped by Children in Need funded charities, introduced by Fi Glover.

    Download 7MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 09 NOV 15: Sunday Omnibus

    Sun, 9 Nov 14

    Duration:
    14 mins

    Conversations between people who have been helped by charities funded by Children in Need, about autism, fear and growing up,from Walsall, Stoke and London,introduced by Fi Glover

    Download 7MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 02 NOV 14: Sunday Omnibus

    Sun, 2 Nov 14

    Duration:
    14 mins

    Conversations between women, revealing friendships forged through travel or work, or living through the death of a 6 year old, introduced by Fi Glover

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  • 26 OCT 14: Sunday Omnibus

    Sun, 26 Oct 14

    Duration:
    13 mins

    A mother and son from Carlisle talk about whose right it was to reveal he was gay, and the depression which both he and his father have experienced, in a conversation introduced by Fi Glover

    Download 7MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

  • 19 OCT 14

    Sun, 19 Oct 14

    Duration:
    14 mins

    Conversations about adoption by civil partners, getting around the Underground with a disability, and children dealing with their alcoholic father's death, all introduced by Fi Glover

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