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Home Recorded Voices

Sean Street goes in search of the audio archives to be found in the attics, cellars and understairs cupboards across the country. From the late 1950s, people with a passion for sound were purchasing reel-to-reel tape machines and recording audio letters, diaries, family histories and even their own 'radio' programmes.

In the company of Richard Harrison, a collector of domestic recordings and Tony Crimlisk, who has been making such recordings since 1957, Sean uncovers the social history of home-recorded voices.

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Sat 20 Dec 2008 20:00