Conversations from the Listening Project are broadcast on Radio 4 and on local radio stations across the UK and Northern Ireland.

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Fleeing the Holocaust: Ruth and Ruth


Friends discuss being put on the Kindertransport rescue mission and their Jewish roots.

Station: BBC Radio Leicester

Call of Duty: Nicola and Jordan


A mother and son discuss why he wants to join the army and whether he's ready to kill.

Station: BBC Radio Devon

Wartime memories: Declan and Linda


Declan wants to know all about his great grandma's wartime experiences.

Station: BBC Radio Manchester

Unexpected gift: Alan and Anne (uploaded by their neighbour Tom)


Husband and wife Alan and Anne recall how a WWII bomb blast left Anne an unexpected gift.

Station: BBC Radio 4

Forgiveness and friendship: Thea and Brigitte


Thea is Jewish, Brigitte is German. Brigitte talks of her guilt about World War Two.

Station: BBC Radio Leeds

War torn: Paul and Lorraine


Flashbacks to his armed service in Bosnia haunted Paul, but his Mum pulled him through it.

Station: BBC Radio Cumbria

Friends for Life: Winifred and Helen (uploaded by Winifred's granddaughter Kirsty)


Winifred and Helen celebrate their lifelong friendship spent in a Yorkshire mining town.

Station: BBC Radio 4

Family tragedy: Tim and Ethel (uploaded by Tim)


Ethel talks to her son-in-law Tim about losing four members of her family all at once.

Station: BBC Radio 4

A lucky escape: Doug, Pat and Chris


Reg was a prisoner of war and survived the Nagasaki atom bomb. His family remember him.

Station: BBC Radio Stoke

Happy memories: Wendy and Ron


When Ron joined the Parachute Regiment he didn't know he'd have to jump out of a plane...

Station: BBC Radio Stoke
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