iPlayer Radio What's New?
Listen
On Now : Hardtalk
Boris Nemtsov – Russian Opposition Leader and Strobe Talbott – Deputy US Secretary of State (1994 - 2001)
Image for 19/05/2009

Sorry, this episode is not currently available on BBC iPlayer Radio

19/05/2009

Duration:
23 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 19 May 2009

Human stories from behind the global headlines. With Matthew Bannister.

On today's programme: Patrick Raggett; life on a fault line; Margaret Vicary; and Bear Grylls.

Patrick Raggett
Fifty year old lawyer, Patrick Raggett, tells Matthew Bannister how, for more than thirty years, he buried the memories of the abuse inflicted on him by a priest who taught at his school.

Living on a fault line
Matthew Wells finds out what it's like to live and work on top of a major earthquake fault line in California.

Margaret Vicary
Margaret Vicary describes her constant fears for her daughter - prominent Zimbabwean women's activist Jenni Williams, who is a fierce critic of Robert Mugabe and has been arrested more than thirty times.

Bear Grylls
Matthew Bannister talks to the UK's new Chief Scout - former SAS soldier and TV adventurer Bear Grylls.

Broadcasts

Free downloads

  1. Image for Outlook

    Outlook

    True life stories. Join Matthew Bannister, Monday to Thursday. Includes our daily history programme…

  2. Image for Witness

    Witness

    History as told by the people who were there. Witness talks to people who lived through moments…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.