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Josie Long presents stories of how collections and accidental archives define us from love letters to old recipes. From 2017.

Josie Long explores the way our collections and accidental archives define us. Diving into a head full of palindromes, love letters, artistic accidents and family recipes.

Featuring the writer Nikesh Shukla, the illustrator Ralph Steadman, love letter writer extraordinaire Janet Gallin, and Martin Clear, the winner of the World Palindrome Championship.

Janet Gallin
Interview by Lina Misitzis
Originally broadcast in The Heart episode Love Letters produced by Kaitlin Prest

Ralph Steadman: Better than Being in a Tent
Featuring Ralph Steadman
Produced by Leo Hornak

Yoko Is Not a Palindrome
Featuring Martin Clear
Produced by Miyuki Jokiranta

Family Recipe
Featuring Nikesh Shukla

Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall

A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4 first broadcast in December 2017.

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30 minutes

Last on

Thu 5 Nov 2020 00:30


  • Tue 12 Dec 2017 15:00
  • Wed 4 Nov 2020 18:30
  • Thu 5 Nov 2020 00:30

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