Hush

By Phelim Rowland.

Portsmouth 1806.

Rescued from a slave ship by Nelson's fleet, Joseph sails into Pompey a free man.

But once on land, he is bound by his memories and about to be trapped by his words.

With Ariyon Bakare, Kenneth Cranham and Sylvestra Le Touzel.

Director Jonquil Panting

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Josie Long presents a series of short documentaries about keeping quiet, being lost for words and complete silence.

From the crushing silence after a musician's mistake to the tense hush that surrounds two teenage boys as they hide inches from their headmaster in an oversized box - tales of attempts to keep quiet and the struggle to raise your voice.

The items featured in the programme are:

Wilderness

Feat. Kate Adie

Produced by Sara Parker

Hidden

Feat. Kester Brewin

Sailing By

Feat. Pete Long and Diana Speed

Produced by Leo Hornak

Nobody Else Can Hear It

Feat. Jack Davidson

Produced by Hana Walker-Brown

Hearing Voices

El's Story

Produced by Natalie Kestecher

Originally broadcast in 'Stories of Silence' on ABC

Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall

A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4.

19990222

By Phelim Rowland.

Portsmouth 1806.

Rescued from a slave ship by Nelson's fleet, Joseph sails into Pompey a free man.

But once on land, he is bound by his memories and about to be trapped by his words.

With Ariyon Bakare, Kenneth Cranham and Sylvestra Le Touzel.

Director Jonquil Panting

19990222

By Phelim Rowland.

Portsmouth 1806.

Rescued from a slave ship by Nelson's fleet, Joseph sails into Pompey a free man.

But once on land, he is bound by his memories and about to be trapped by his words.

With Ariyon Bakare, Kenneth Cranham and Sylvestra Le Touzel.

Director Jonquil Panting