Shared Experience

Shared Experience

The Shared Experience brings together people with amazing stories to tell of an experience they all have in common and how it’s affected them. From seeing ghosts to saving a life, people from all walks of life share their powerful stories.

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Recent episodes (9)

  • Shared Mental Breakdown

    Tue, 17 Jun 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Four very different people come together to discuss the experience of mental breakdown, starting with the moment they realised what was happening. Producer: Maggie Ayre

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  • Shared Estrangement

    Tue, 10 Jun 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    'I love my son but I just don't like him anymore.' explains one woman in this programme that deals with the subject of family estrangement. Three people share their stories with Fi Glover of how they came to the decision to cut ties with either parents or children. Producer: Maggie Ayre

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  • Survivors

    Tue, 3 Jun 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Four survivors of deadly events tell their stories to Fi Glover and how they dealt with the aftermath. Stories include being attacked by a Great White shark, surviving a plane crash, being in Japan when the earthquake struck and surviving an IRA bomb attack on a coach. Producer: Maggie Ayre

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  • Shared Falling off the Wagon

    Wed, 28 May 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    "That first drink and it was like woohoo, a party going off in my head" Three people with different addictions talk frankly to Fi Glover about falling off the wagon. Producer: Maggie Ayre

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  • Shared 17 Dec13: I Saw A Ghost

    Fri, 31 Jan 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Fi Glover talks to four people who have all seen a ghost, but not all of them believe in spirits. If you've had an experience you'd like to share please email us: shared.experience@bbc.co.uk

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  • Shared Experience:24 Dec 13 Saving A Life

    Fri, 31 Jan 14

    Duration:
    29 mins

    Fi talks to four people who have saved someone's life - from the A&E nurse to the RNLI volunteer and the man on the street or the tube platform who were in the right place at the right time. If you've had an experience you'd like to share please email us: shared.experience@bbc.co.uk

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  • Shared 31 Dec 13 Pestcontrollers

    Fri, 31 Jan 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Fi talks to four men who exterminate pests such as rats and bedbugs, and finds out why they genuinely love what they do.If you've had an experience you'd like to share please email us shared.experience@bbc.co.uk

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  • Shared 07Jan 14 Mums

    Fri, 31 Jan 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Fi talks to four women who made the painful choice to be apart from their children. How do they cope with the loss and with the stigma of being a mother who leaves a child? If you've had an experience you'd like to share please email us shared.experience@bbc.co.uk

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  • Welcome

    Tue, 28 Jan 14

    Duration:
    1 min

    Welcome to the new podcast series Shared Experience from BBC Radio 4.If you've had an experience you'd like to share please email shared.experience@bbc.co.uk

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