Friends recall growing up in Belfast, coping with mental trauma and the power of talking. Read more
Ken and Desmond - Lighten the Load
Friends recall growing up in Belfast, coping with mental trauma and the power of talking.
Sunday Omnibus - Dealing with Mental Illness
The Omnibus edition - with three positive conversations about dealing with mental illness.
Amy and Niki - a way to survive in the world
Mother and daughter talk about living with Asperger’s Syndrome and the desire to fit in.
Jim and Asif - Hip-hop beats, spoken word
Friends talk about cultural differences and career choices, music and creativity.
Claire and Anna - The rest of us are in hiding
Friends share their experience of cancer and the choices they made over treatment.
Sunday Omnibus - Stuff that life can throw at us
Three illuminating conversations covering music and performance, Asperger's and cancer.
Flora and Briony - Was I There for You?
Friends recall how their relationship survived since one of them became ill as a teenager.
Harriet and Georgina - Let's act now
Environmental campaigners talk about the importance and urgency of their work.
Lucy and Angela - This is a role reversal
Mother and daughter talk about where they are in their lives after a family tragedy.
Sunday Edition: Eva and Gerry - Everyone dines with the devil
An engineer in the oil and gas business talks to an active member of Extinction Rebellion.
Simon and Maxine - No-one speaks anymore on the commute
Two commuters talk about their morning routines and how commuting etiquette has changed.
Sheila and Katy - My sister is buried in my grave
Mother and daughter leaving nothing unsaid in a joyful exchange about living and dying.
Kate and Stewart - My telegram from King Charles
Student and teacher, both in their 80s, on terminal illness and the joys of Tai Chi.
Sunday Edition: Mark and Darren - Strangers in conversation
A conversation between two strangers from different walks of life.
Simon and Patricia - You know your onions then?
Cheese shop owner and greengrocer talk about how special their local retail ecosystem is.
Nene and Adele – We just felt that connection
An asylum seeker and the director of a charity talk about how they became firm friends.
Brendan and Brenda - The value of giving back
Father and daughter they look back at the things that have shaped their lives.
Neil and Daisy - It's your world now
A dairy farmer and a vegan talk about the pros and cons of a meat versus plant-based diet.
Debbie and Janette - Are we local yet?
Friends talk about their affinity with the place they both now live in the Forest of Dean.
Marie-Suzanne and Anne - User and provider
Two palliative care nurses share thoughts on life on the receiving end of NHS cancer care.
Becky and Bill - Try being me for a day
Two strangers talk about their lives and dreams and their passion for the performing arts.
Capturing the nation in conversation, in partnership with the British Library.