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The Descent

Short documentaries and adventures in sound about downward spirals and falling space debris, presented by Josie Long.

Falling space debris sparks an adventure across continents - and underpants dangling from a tree push a woman into a downward spiral. Josie Long presents short documentaries and adventures in sound about The Descent.

The King and I
Produced by Natalie Kestecher

Skylab
Featuring Stan Thornton
Produced by Hannah Dean

Seven Miles Deep
Featuring Don Walsh
Produced by Andrea Rangecroft

Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall
A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4

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28 minutes

Broadcast

How to tell a story

How to tell a story

Start with a hook and include a twist. Watch Josie Long's guide to great storytelling.

Short Cuts Animations

Short Cuts Animations

The weird and wonderful world of Short Cuts animations

Podcast