A chronological journey through life - from childhood to old age - via a series of interviews recorded with people as they confront their reflection in the mirror.
What do they see? How has their face changed? What stories lie behind the wrinkles and scars?
We hear the initial wonder of the small child give way to the embarrassment of the teenager and the acceptance of later-life.
Presented and produced by award-winning documentary-maker, Cathy FitzGerald, this moving programme hops from home to home in contemporary Britain, catching its subjects in bedrooms and bathrooms and lounges, in order to hold up a mirror to the ageing process itself.
A White Stiletto production for BBC Radio 4.