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.

  • Updated:
    Weekly
  • Episodes available:
    Indefinitely help

Subscribe for free

Subscribe to this podcast and automatically receive the latest episodes.

More help with subscribing

Recent episodes (10)

  • 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.

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

  • 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

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

  • 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

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

  • 12 OCT 14: Sunday Omnibus

    Sun, 12 Oct 14

    Duration:
    14 mins

    Three snippets from a conversation between friends who became close when Rachel's daughter died but who still find joy in writing a diary or running for charity, introduced by Fi Glover.

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

  • 05 OCT 14: Sunday Omnibus

    Sun, 5 Oct 14

    Duration:
    14 mins

    The challenges of adoptiion, remembering grandad through his recipes, and facing terminal cancer, all feature in conversations introduced by Fi Glover, from Devon, Northern Ireland and Leeds

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

  • 28 SEP 14: Sunday Omnibus

    Sun, 28 Sep 14

    Duration:
    14 mins

    Three conversations between work colleagues, old friends, and female members of a Jewish family introduced by Fi Glover

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

  • 21 SEP 14: Sunday Omnibus

    Sun, 21 Sep 14

    Duration:
    14 mins

    Living with blindness, with Ehlers Danlos Syndrome and with Parkinson's all feature in conversations from Glasgow, London and Maryport introduced by Fi Glover

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

Terms of Use

The BBC Podcasts are for your personal non-commercial use only.

All title, ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to the BBC Podcasts shall remain the property of the BBC or third parties. You may not edit, alter, adapt or add to the BBC Podcast in any way. The BBC Podcasts are made available by the BBC on an "as is" and "as available" basis and the BBC gives no warranty of any kind in relation to the BBC Podcast. To the maximum extent permitted by law the BBC will not be liable for any loss or damage which you may suffer as a result of, or connected to, the download or use of the BBC Podcasts.

 

See the full Standard Licence Terms here.

Play recent episodes

You may also like

Great Lives

  • Factual > Life Stories
  • Factual > History

Biography series exploring the greatest people who ever lived. Matthew Parris interviews an eminent guest and an expert to reveal the truth behind their history heroes.

Thu, 2 Oct 14

27 minutes

Profile

  • News
  • Factual > Life Stories

Series of profiles of people who are currently making headlines. Broadcast on BBC Radio 4 on Saturdays at 7pm.

Sat, 22 Nov 14

14 minutes