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Modern-day life has given rise to a whole host of incredibly niche jobs that speak volumes about the world we live in. Nick Baker delves into some of the more bizarre.

Welcome to the modern world where airspace needs protecting, dating profile photographs need taking and lonely people need cuddling. It's the home of bizarre jobs brought about by a myriad of 21st century by-products.

Nick Baker meets the people behind some of the Britain's most niche jobs, gets inside the role, scopes out what it says about our world today and assesses whether it's time for a career change.

Episode 1: Drone Defence
Drone use is growing at a rapid rate in Britain and our skies are some of the busiest anywhere in the world. Nick Baker meets Richard Gill who is employed by the likes of football stadiums, celebrities and prisons to protect airspace.

Producer: Leeanne Coyle
A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

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12 minutes