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The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject

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20120413Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation. Jamaican-born Monica talks to her son Rikki about being gay, coming out and about having a gay son. And you can hear an omnibus edition of all today's conversations, plus an extra encounter, on Sunday at 2.45pm.|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a sort of snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer Simon Elmes.">|Producer Simon Elmes.|Jamaican-born Monica talks to her son Rikki about being gay and about having a gay son.|class="full_synopsis">
Betty And Elaine: Family Life With Ten Children20120601Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: today, mother and daughter Betty and Elaine from Hull, reflect on homelife and making do when you have ten children. Daughter Elaine is a cleaner; Betty is a retired cook who brought up her ten children with love and fortitude. Theirs was a tough working class life, where Betty would often go without to feed the children. All these years on, with Betty now in her 90s, the love still shines through.|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Mohini Patel.
Bev And Gill - Me And My Ms20140530|Fi Glover introduces a former fitness instructor and her pupil. They met at a Legs, Bums and Tums class years ago, and were brought back together by a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Biggy And Barry - Dogs We Have Known20130614Fi Glover introduces a conversation from Belfast which includes cautionary tales about encounters with large and not so large dogs, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Bill And Richard: Filipino Dreaming20121026Richard and Bill are divided on whether to move to the Philippines after retirement.|Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Bob And Ben - Glory Days2015102320151024 (R4)Welsh rugby dissected by two friends who appreciate the art of the muddy sport.||Fi Glover introduces two friends who meet regularly for a 'clonc' (West Welsh for chat) and enjoy exulting in the art of rugby - another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Bob And Steve - Do The Right Thing20140606|Fi Glover introduces two friends with twenty years between them but a common experience of coming out as gay after initially conforming to expectations of marriage and family.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Bond Of Brothers: Ciaron And Brendan20120427class="full_synopsis">
|Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: from Radio Ulster comes the story of Brendan and Ciaron, brothers whose fraternal bond was tested when Brendan fell ill. The final visit to the Listening Project is at 11.55pm this evening.|Producer Simon Elmes.|When Brendan fell sick with kidney disease, brother Ciaron came to his rescue.
Brian And Joe - It's Not About Fighting20150513|Fi Glover with two Tae Kwon Do experts - one four-times world champion - reflecting on the attitudes of the parents of the children they teach and the misconceptions about the art. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Bub And Tun20120518Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: today brothers Gerald and Roland, who have spent a lifetime working their farmland near Skegness on the Lincolnshire coast together. They've been a good team, even if there's still a fiver owing, and a question of wills to sort out...|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer Marya Burgess.
Callum And Adam - The Guilty Pleasure Of Computer Gaming20160316Fi Glover introduces a conversation between computer gamers who admit to being selfish and non-productive, but can still find positive reasons to continue. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Carly - Talking To My Stillborn Son20141210Fi Glover introduces a mother who gave birth a year ago, knowing that her child had died, and who now talks to him about how much he continues to be present in her life.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Carol And Kate - Missed Generation20150814|Fi Glover introduces friends who share a history of failed relationships and now conclude that things may have been better had they been born later. A conversation recorded in the mobile Booth in the grounds of Birmingham Cathedral - another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Fi Glover presents another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Carol And Kate - Unlucky In Love20150814Fi Glover introduces a conversation between friends who are now in their 60s and can reflect on the reasons for the broken relationships in both their pasts, recorded in the mobile Booth in the grounds of Birmingham Cathedral. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Fi Glover presents another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Catherine And Bea - The Art Of Inspiration20150130|Fi Glover introduces a mother and daughter who are both artists, debating who inspires whom, and discussing living with art and learning from it too.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Catherine And Kevin - Our Fat-free Future20140411|Fi Glover introduces a conversation about how gastric surgery changed the lives of a couple whose weight problems had threatened their health and well-being, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Catherine And Liz: When Dad And Mum Were Priest And Nun20120601Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: today Catherine and Liz, friends who met at an exhibition of religious art, their interest - and friendship - inspired by both growing up in strongly religious families. Liz's father had spent time in a seminary before he married; Catherine's father and mother were a Catholic priest and nun when they met. The friends discuss the impact this had on Catherine's upbringing and her current relationship with the Catholic church.|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Mohini Patel.
Catherine And Nina - Anyone Who's Different Is A Target20160203|Fi Glover with a mother hearing for the first time about the shame her daughter felt when diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome, and how she now recognises strengths in the condition - another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Cathryn And Francesca - Living With Invisible Illness20150812|Fi Glover introduces friends who both suffer from illnesses that are debilitating but not obvious, sharing their experiences of being judged by the public to be swinging the lead, in a conversation recorded in the mobile Booth in Moseley Park, Birmingham. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Fi Glover presents another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Celia And Julie - Coping With Loss20150417|Fi Glover introduces a widow with a single long marriage behind her and her three times married daughter, comparing their losses from death and divorce, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Celia And Maryjane - Refusing To Be Segregated2015052720150828 (R4)|Fi Glover with a conversation between a centenarian and her daughter who recall the stand the mother took against the unequal Rhodesian education system when she was a head teacher. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Celia And Mary-jane - The Bucket List20150403|Fi Glover introduces a conversation about the many reasons against re-marrying and the many opportunities still to be seized after one reaches a hundred, in the series that shows it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Charlie And Chaz - When I'm Cleaning Windows20131206Fi Glover introduces a conversation between window cleaners. Charlie's now retired but, after falling 40 feet himself, he worries about his daughter Chaz's safety on the job. He still has nightmares that he has to clean a school, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Charlotte And Deborah - People And Ponies20150925|Fi Glover introduces two horsewomen talking about how their relationships with their mounts affect their human relationships. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Charlotte And Lyndie - Puppets And People20150206|Fi Glover with a conversation between a founder and a former manager of the Little Angel puppet theatre in Islington, about puppetry and how it can influence life and art. Another chat from the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Charlotte And Martin - Belonging20131115Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two teenagers who were adopted as babies and met through the Talk Adoption Wales group (sponsored by Children in Need). They found that sharing their thoughts about their adoption with other teenagers has increased their confidence - to the point that they've spoken about adoption in front of the Welsh Assembly.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Charlotte And Peta - Friends Again20140516|Fi Glover introduces two friends who grew apart during adolescence but reconnected when a tragic accident killed Charlotte's father and she needed her friend to see her through.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Chris And Suzanne - Life Is Full Of Patterns20150501|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a couple who could never paint their walls magnolia. For them pattern is essential and life-affirming, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Christine And Adam - Keeping Mum20141022Fi Glover with a conversation asking when is it right to tell somebody else's secret? A mother and son have different ideas about whether she should have revealed his sexuality.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Christine And Adam - The Isolation Of Depression20141024Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a son who hid the worst of his depression and his mother who wants to understand what happened.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Christine And Adam - Understanding Dad20141024Fi Glover with a conversation between a mother and son about the distance between the son and his father, and the similarities she sees in them.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Christine And Sheila - Living Without Roots2015052920150828 (R4)Fi Glover introduces a conversations between sisters who came to Lancashire from Rhodesia in their teens, reflecting on the impact this displacement has had on their lives. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Christopher And Thomas - Monastery Men20150311|Two monks from Buckfast Abbey in Devon reflect on how monastic life has changed over the past half century, in this conversation introduced by Fi Glover, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Cian And Naomi - Independence Of Mind20150916|Fi Glover with a conversation about how history lessons can challenge the accepted norms, especially when they are being taught in Northern Ireland, recorded when the Listening Project Booth was in in Omagh. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Civil Partners: Nick And Philip20120615Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: today, from Radio Scotland, civil partners Nick and Philip reflect on how attitudes to gay men have changed. The prejudice of the past meant that they both came out as gay late in life - Nick even underwent aversion therapy as a 'cure' for homosexuality. But now they can publicly declare their love for each other and live their lives honestly and happily.|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject.
Claire And Monica - Taking Things At Face Value20141219Fi Glover introduces a mother who remembers how her daughter's birthmark affected her early life, and her daughter who confirms that her parents were right not to have it removed.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Clara And Matthew - Art And Life20160527Fi Glover introduces a conversation between artists revelling in the freedom of the 'imaginarium' and the spontaneity afforded by the Festival. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Clare And Chris - In My Head20150612|Fi Glover introduces two friends who recognise the impact acquired brain injury has on their friendship and on his ability to get on with life. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Claude And Tiah - Better Than Me20140509|Fi Glover with a father and daughter from Chapeltown who are determined to resist the stereotypes of absent fathers and failure they believe people expect from their part of Leeds - another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Claudia And Isabella - Sisterly Heirarchy20141226Fi Glover hears a conversation between sisters Claudia and Izzy, recorded when Claudia was 11 and Izzy 10; they're close, but Claudia will always be the older sister.|This conversation was first broadcast on R4 on 30/11/2012.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Claudia And Isabella - Sisterly Hierarchy20121130Fi Glover hears a conversation between sisters Claudia and Izzy. Claudia is 11 and Izzy 10; they're close, but Claudia will always be the older sister.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Claudia And Izzy - Sisterly Heirarchy20121130Fi Glover hears a conversation between sisters Claudia and Izzy. Claudia is 11 and Izzy 10; they're close, but Claudia will always be the older sister.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Coming Clean: Lily And Francis20120525Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: in today's last visit Francis and Lily from Glasgow remember the years of Francis' addiction to heroin and its terrible consequences. Throughout everything - even prison - his mum, Lily, remained constant and supplied the strength to pull him through. Recorded by Radio Scotland, this is Francis' opportunity to say thankyou.|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer Marya Burgess
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|Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation. Barbara talks to her best friend Becky about her obsessive condition of hair-pulling and how it's deeply affected her life. There's a final visit to the Listening Project tonight at 1155pm.|Producer Simon Elmes.|Barbara talks to her best friend Becky about her obsessive condition.|
Craig And Luke - No Laughing Matter20130607Fi Glover Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a veteran stand-up and a newcomer in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. What they have in common is the fear of failure and the excitement that comes from living on the edge.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Danny And Roberta - Not One Bit20151014|Fi Glover introduces a couple whose relationship has been shadowed by the Troubles, but who eventually returned to make their home in Omagh with no regrets. Recorded in the mobile Booth at Omagh Library, this is another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Daveit And Sean - Daily Inspiration20150610|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two friends, a musician and an artist, who have each chronicled the 365 days of a year in their respective discipline, Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
David And Al - Man's Best Friend20131101Fi Glover introduces a conversation about guide dogs in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. Gypsy is David's first dog; as he faces her retirement, Al, who has had four, reassures him that each one is special.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
David And Mairead - A Pregnant Pause2015100220160106 (R4)|Fi Glover introduces a first for the Project, a conversation about the forthcoming birth between the prospective parents, recorded when the Booth was in Suffolk, only hours before their baby arrived... Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
David And Natasha - Warriors Or Wizards20131213Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a couple who met LARPing about their favourite characters and the way Live Action Role Play has influenced their own personalities, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
David: Saying Goodbye To Mark20121123Fi Glover presents an unusual conversation in that we only hear one side of it: David says goodbye to Mark, his partner of 20 years, whom he lost to brain cancer last year, on Radio 4's series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Dayle And Lorraine - Teach Our Children20150520|Fi Glover with a conversation between parents of children on the autism spectrum who feel that their children deserve more specialist help. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Debbie And Beth: I Just Want My Child To Be Happy20150220|Fi Glover hears two mothers celebrate the individual qualities of their children with Down's Syndrome and manage their own and society's expectations for their children's prospects, in another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Dennis And Daniel - Marmite For The Gorillas20150923|Fi Glover introduces a conversation recorded in the Booth at Durrell Wildlife Park in Jersey between two zoo workers who give an entirely new meaning to a day's work: it can involve handing over flamingos in a car park... Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Derek And Hugh - Lessons On The Farm20131101Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a farm worker and his boss about a relationship that goes back more than half a century, from which many lessons have been learned, especially by the boss, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Diana And Elise - Travelling Companions20141031Fi Glover introduces friends who are now in their 70s and have travelled to more than 30 countries since they caught the travel bug after bringing up their families.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Diane And Michael: Man's Best Friend20121228Fi Glover presents a conversation between a father and daughter Radio 4's series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. Michael is devoted to his Border Collie and Diane wonders whether perhaps he prefers his dog to his daughter.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject.
Diane And Paddy - Wedding Or Camper Van?20150408|Fi Glover introduces a couple who have been together for 20 years and have different ideas of the kind of wedding they want, but agree they'd like to get away from it all, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Dom And Sarah - Wild About Wildlife20160511Fi Glover with a conversation between friends who work at the Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust in Jersey concluding that a slow worm's worth is more than that of a mobile phone. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Dominic And Jamie - The Leaving Of Liverpool20150424|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between brothers who are now living in Northern Ireland, yet cannot quite leave the Mersey behind, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Don And Mary - Remembering The Omagh Bombing20130405Fi Glover presents a conversation between two cousins who remember the Saturday in August 1998 when the Real IRA bombed their town of Omagh, killing 29 and injuring 220 people.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Donna And Matt - In Tune20150612|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between the tenor and soprano halves of Bella Voci, who recognise that they cannot live without singing. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Donna And Zoe - In Their World20141107Fi Glover with a conversation between a mother whose daughter has Aspergers and her friend whose children are both autistic, who recognise their worlds can be exciting places to be.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Duncan And Paul - The Band Plays On20150729|Fi Glover with band members who have played together for decades in different bands. Even though they have still not known success, their commitment to music remains just as strong. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Eamonn And Roisin - Two Parents, Two Homes20160129|Fi Glover introduces a father seeking assurance from his 18 year old daughter that growing up in two homes has not been a damaging experience - another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Eddie And Leigh - A Fresh Start20140523|Fi Glover introduces a father and daughter who both face new horizons: he's coming out of rehab, she's leaving school, and they're both hoping their relationship will grow.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Edinburgh Special2013090120130905Fi Glover presents a selection of surprising conversations from the Edinburgh Festival.|Fi Glover introduces a special Sunday Edition of the Radio 4 series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. These conversations were recorded at the Edinburgh Festival between people inspired by the Listening Project.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Edward And Alison - Facing The Future20130510Fi Glover presents a conversation about what the future holds for 22 year old Edward, who's been blind since birth. Edward and his mother prove once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Edward And Ben - A Working Relationship20140729|Fi Glover introduces a conversation about what you should retain and what you need to change when you take over the family business from your father.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Edward And James - The Sausage Machine20160122Fi Glover introduces a conversation between friends who have both come out of university with degrees, but at some cost; another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Eifion And Berwyn - Community Matters20150102|Fi Glover introduces two men who both put a lot into the thriving community of Llansannan in North Wales. For them a town holds no attraction, but village life has everything.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Eileen And Amanda - Costume Drama20131227|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a wardrobe mistress and her assistant about the costumes they sew and their current preparations for The Snow Queen.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Eilidh And Alisdair - He'll Always Be Older2015011420150904 (R4)|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a father and daughter remembering the tragic accidental death of their son/brother and how they have dealt with it.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Elaine And Marlene - Life After Loss20140815|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two women about their memories of losing their sons to illness and accident and how they've managed to carry on.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Elaine And Megan-rose - Ceramics In The Blood20150501Fi Glover with a mother and daughter who took the same course in ceramics, but not in the expected order, on how they coped when the daughter was in the year above the mother - another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Else And Steven - Growing Up In Lederhosen20131011Fi Glover introduces a mother who wrote a book about her traumatic WW2 childhood in Germany and her son, who is planning his own book about growing up in England with a German mother, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Elsie And Netta - Home Is Where The Heart Is2014091020150227 (R4)|Fi Glover introduces two Jamaican-born women who both settled in Cardiff after the war and now reflect on their lives here and what they miss from Jamaica.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Emma And Claire - The Importance Of Being First20150313|Even now they are nearing forty, people still confuse these twins. Yet they make it clear how much they differ from each other in this conversation introduced by Fi Glover, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Emma And Emma - Making A Difference20141114Fi Glover introduces a conversation about how a poor start in life can inhibit the skills needed for family life, and how they can still be learned, with help, proving yet again that it's surprising what you hear, when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Eugene And Margaret - Bread For Africa2014072520160115 (R4)|Fi Glover introduces a couple who anticipated a quiet retirement before a visit to Tanzania made them determined to remedy the endemic starvation they saw by setting up a bakery. Last year no-one starved in Ifakara.|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Faraz And Ahmed - Great Expectations20140418|Fi Glover introduces two friends who love film, but feel under pressure from their Muslim families to follow more conventional careers in medicine or law, proving again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Farewell To The Herd: Michael And Don20120525Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: today Berkshire farmers Mike and Don, friends since they first met at Young Farmers, share their thoughts on giving up their dairy herds. Mike has already sent his cows to market. Now Don must decide whether or not to follow suit.|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer Marya Burgess.
Fiona And Natalie - A Very Special Bond2014091220150225 (R4)|Fi Glover introduces an adoptive mother talking about her son with the mother who gave birth to him; their mutual love for him shines through.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject.
Floyd And Tommy - Losing The Beautiful Game20140627|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two footballers, who reflect on the importance of the game in their lives, and their dread of life without it.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Frank And Hubertus - Germans In Guernsey20150703|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two younger Germans who hope that their countrymen's Occupation of the Channel Islands will be forgiven, but never forgotten. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Gail And Brian - Avon Calling20150626|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a husband and wife who admit they are totally dedicated to their work, but find the rewards more than compensate for the time they spend. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Gail And Natalie - Healing Old Wounds20130503Fi Glover with a conversation between sisters about how one of them turned to self-harm as the result of being bullied, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Gareth And Leon - Not Perfect20151106|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a disabled father and his ten year old son about how they deal with the impact his disability has on their relationship; another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Gee And David - A Literary Marriage20141203Fi Glover introduces a successful writer and her physicist husband as they embark on writing a novel together, proving once again it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Gender And Identity: Michelle And Cilla2012042020150320 (R4)|Fi Glover introduces Michelle from Humberside, chatting about being a transsexual and her life as a woman with her best friend, Cilla.|The Listening Project offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer Simon Elmes.|class="full_synopsis">
|Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: today Humberside transsexual Michelle discusses her life as a woman with her best friend Cilla. More from the Listening Project at 4.55pm this afternoon.|Michelle discusses her sexuality with her best friend Cilla.|
Geoff And Vincent - Not Enough Love In The Workplace20150415|Fi Glover introduces two men with highly successful careers who are determined to diminish the stigma of mental health problems in the workplace by acknowledging their own, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
George And Jo - Putting The Brakes On20150422|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a couple who understand very well how each is being manipulated by the other, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Gill And Deb - Birth Partners20150410|Fi Glover with a conversation between friends who share a special connection which was strengthened when one supported the other through the birth of her daughter, 13 years ago.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Gill And Mari - A Good Team20141031Fi Glover introduces a conversation about whether a massage can ever feel too close for comfort, and the ups and downs of a working relationship.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Gill And Paul - Marriage And Msa2014072520160115 (R4)|Fi Glover with a conversation between a woman dying from Multiple System Atrophy and her husband; they find they must dismiss the future they wanted and accept the one they have, proving again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Gill And Wendy - School Reunion20130531Fi Glover introduces a conversation full of giggles between two friends remembering their school reunion, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Gillian And Ian - Healing The Sick20160325Fi Glover introduces a conversation between GPs who find that more and more of their time is consumed with data, when what they want is contact with their patients. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Gilly And Jane - The Head And The Tale20130524Fi Glover with a conversation between both ends of a pantomime camel.|Fi Glover presents a conversation between the hind quarters and the front end of the camel which features annually in a Devon village panto, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.
Glyn And Hywel - Dark Suits And Blazers20151007|Fi Glover hears two of the first basses from the Cor Meibion Aberystwyth consider whether or not some swaying in time to the music would enhance the male voice choir experience. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen, this one recorded in the mobile Booth on the Promenade at Aberystwyth.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Gordon And Paula - Ticked Off20130419Fi Glover presents a conversation between partners Gordon and Paula, about the strains of dealing with Gordon's Tourette's Syndrome, proving again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen. They cope mainly through humour, though it occasionally fails.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Grace And Dani - Cancer Can't Stop Me20141001At the start of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Fi Glover introduces a conversation between friends dealing with the return of cancer after being given the all clear. It's now terminal but Grace is still determined to live life to the full.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Grace And Emmy - No Box To Tick20150306|Fi Glover introduces friends who describe themselves as gender-queer and who find it trying that society expects them to conform to being labelled male or female. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Grace And Marie - Big Schools And Big Changes2014112820150909 (R4)Fi Glover introduces a conversation between eleven year olds in their first term at secondary school about the challenges of the transition to 'big school'.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.||Fi Glover introduces another intimate and revealing conversation that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain.
Graham And Heather - Being Yourself20151120|Fi Glover introduces a revealing conversation between a father and daughter about the impact his childhood experiences have had on his life. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Graham And Natalie - It's Just A Piece Of Paper20160127|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a couple who have never married; they reflect on the reasons why not, and whether or not their children will eventually tie the knot - another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Growing Old: Joan And Jim20120420class="full_synopsis">
|Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation. Tonight Joan and Jim from Northern Ireland discuss growing old together, and the end of life. And you can hear an omnibus edition of all today's conversations, plus an extra encounter, on Sunday at 2.45pm.|Producer Simon Elmes.|Joan and Jim discuss growing old together, and the end of life.|
Gwen And Clive - Perfect Harmony20140509|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a theatrical couple who met on stage in Oklahoma at Drury Lane in 1948 and have been together ever since, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Gwen And Yumi - Chapter And Verse20121130Fi Glover presents a conversation between grandmother and granddaughter, Gwen and Yumi. Despite a 63 year age gap they love to talk... mainly about books.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Hal And Natasha - Double Exposure20140728|Fi Glover introduces a conversation about the intimacy of nude photography and how it can reveal the unexpected, proving again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Hannah And Jourvarnii - Learning From The Past20130426Fi Glover presents a conversation between a mother and daughter about the lengths a mother will go to for her children and what her daughter has learned from those decisions, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Hannah And Ruth - Hannah And Her Sisters20130426Fi Glover presents a conversation between twins about their relationship with each other and with their severely disabled elder sister in Radio 4's series that proves that it's surprising what you hear when you listen|Producer: Marya Burgess
Harriet And Martin - Meeting By Accident20140613|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a road traffic accident victim and the paramedic who picked her up off the road thirteen years ago, meeting again for the first time.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Harry And Clive - Men Of War20150703|Fi Glover introduces two Jerseymen who joined up in World War II, recalling their return to the island in 1946, and how their experience of war changed them forever. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Harry And John - Chelsea Pensioners20151009|Fi Glover introduces two residents of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, reflecting on their life there, and whether or not they will remain there after they've passed on... Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Hector And Delores - Inner City Life20151021|Fi Glover with siblings who were born in Jamaica but have lived their life in Handsworth; it's changed over 50 years, but they continue to play an active part in the community. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Helen And Maria - A Room Of My Own20141105Fi Glover re-visits the story of their escape from domestic abuse told by Maria and her mother two years ago. Now 13, Maria talks to her aunt about how she finally feels safe.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Helen And Roger - Feeding The 500020150605|Fi Glover with a conversation between the manager and a volunteer at a Birmingham Foodbank, reflecting on the generosity of donors and the dignity of those who use their service. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Helen And Tom - Now You're Home20130607Fi Glover presents a conversation between a mother and son about his recent disappearance in Thailand and how it affected their relationship, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Helen And Virginia - Marriage And Mistakes20150220|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between friends who have both been married twice, but with totally different results, in in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Holly And Axel - Aftershock20160420Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a young couple who were trekking in Nepal at the time of the earthquake and who feel they've responded differently to the experience. Another in in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Ian And Chad - The Crying Game20130503Fi Glover with another conversation in the Radio 4 series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. This one's about whether men feel it's ok to let the tears fall.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Ian And Matthew - A Farming Family History20150710|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a farmer and son about the pull of the land and the responsibility of tradition. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Iby And Carolyn - A Survivor's Secret2014080120150213 (R4)|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between Iby, who survived the Holocaust but kept her secret for forty years, and the friend to whom she first revealed that she'd spent time in Auschwitz; nearly thirty years on Carolyn asks her why she waited so long to share her past.|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Iby And Julia - Not Defined By The Holocaust2014080120150211 (R4)|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a survivor of Auschwitz and her granddaughter, which reveals that Iby used her experience to pass on tolerance and understanding, not fear, proving again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Iris And Sid - Never Too Late20140516|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a couple in their 90s who only married recently and for whom love blossomed unexpectedly at a bus stop, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Isabel And Annie: Young Ambition20121109Fi Glover presents a conversation uploaded by listeners Isabel and Annie, grandmother and granddaughter, who share a ring and the amazing story of Isabel's early achievements in Radio 4's series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Isobel And James - Memories Of Mum20160224Fi Glover introduces a conversation between young siblings about their mother who died suddenly 5 years ago and the sometimes surprising things they love about their stepmother. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Fi Glover presents another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.||
Itchy Feet - Ian And Judith20131025Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a husband, who once set off on his motorbike for 4 months and came back 14 years later, and his wife. He's planning another trip, proving yet again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jack And Angela - I Always Want To Be There For You20151023|Fi Glover with a mother and son who reflect on how difficult it was for him to leave for university when his grandmother was ill, but also how there comes a time to let go. Recorded in the mobile Booth at the Woodland Trust in Grantham, this is another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jackie And Julie - Loss, Love And Living20150508|Fi Glover introduces a moving conversation between two mothers who both lost daughters to Sanfilippo Syndrome, but who still celebrate the love they have for them. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jackie And Rachel - Everybody Else Has Grandchildren20150424|Fi Glover introduces the mother of two gay children, bemoaning her lack of prospective grandchildren, yet recognising, with her daughter, that there can be compensations.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
James And Victoria - The Step-parent20160129|Fi Glover introduces a conversations between half siblings, who reflect on the arrival of step-parents, and the conflicting loyalties they felt as children - another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jamie And Valerie - First Among Equals20131122Fi Glover introduces a conversation about vulnerability and honesty between a male midwife and his wife, who is not entirely comfortable with the job her husband does, proving again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Jan And Anna - Speech Therapy20160518Fi Glover with a conversation between Anna, who suffered a stroke, and the conversation partner who helped her find her words again - and discovered a new career in the process. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Jan And Kate - A Bolt From The Blue20150313|Jan's diagnosis with Motor Neurone Disease has been balanced to a certain extent by the news that she will soon be a grandmother. She and her daughter face their uncertain future, introduced by Fi Glover in another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jan And Louise - Olympic Memories20131011Fi Glover presents a conversation between Olympic handball player Louise and her games maker mum Jan, about the unforgettable events of their Olympic summer, which included making the Queen laugh, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jane And Bella - It's Never Your Fault20160318Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a teenager and her mother about the way the daughter gets harassed on the street and how unprepared they both were. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Jane And Hannah - Deaf Or Hearing20160219|Fi Glover with a conversation in which a hearing mother and her pregnant deaf daughter wonder whether the new baby will be deaf or hearing, and reflect on their own experiences. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Jane And Kim - Life Lessons20140704|Fi Glover introduces two friends who both have children with physical and learning disabilities. They feel life has tested them but their Christian faith has sustained them.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Janey And Sarah - Living In The Loss Of Harry20141029Fi Glover with a conversation between Harry's Mum and play worker, who know they will never forget Harry but are determined his death won't overshadow his younger brother's life.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jason And Alice - Dungeons, Dragons And Daughters20160318Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a father and daughter about their shared interests during her childhood and the foundation they built for their continued relationship. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Jason And Kim - The Person, Not The Disability20160309Fi Glover with a conversation between an employer and employee about how a 6 month placement turned into a permanent job; once Kim's confidence increased her ability shone through. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Javaid And Shabana - Life Is So Slow Now20150918|Fi Glover with a couple who share the experience of a Kenyan childhood although they only met and married later in life, a second chance for both of them. Recorded in The Listening Project Booth in Glasgow, it's another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jayne And Margaret - Mayor And Consort20160212|Fi Glover with friends who share a history of trade union activism and when one was appointed Mayor of the Vale of Glamorgan, her friend and holiday-partner became Consort. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Jayne And Richard - Finding A Space For God20151127|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a vicar and a non-believer from his parish, who share a love of the church building and the community it houses. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Jean And Georgina - It's Strictly Not Come Dancing20160101|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a mother and daughter for whom clog-dancing forms a supportive - and unconventional - bond. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jean And Khursheed - Our Lives As Migrants20160304|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between friends who both immigrated to the UK, one from the US and one fleeing Idi Amin's Uganda, comparing their experiences. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jeanne And Stu - Getting Checked Out20150515|Fi Glover introduces Dave's widow and his friend, remembering the lively man who died from prostate cancer, and discussing why men seem so reluctant to monitor their own health. Dave founded ProstAid with Stu's help, and now Stu keeps it going in his memory.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Jenny And Billy - Home Is Where The Caravan Is20160603As the horse fair returns to Appleby this week, bringing tens of thousands of visitors, Fi Glover has a conversation between a resident and a senior member of the Roma community. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Jeremy And Jessica - Life Goes On20140418|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a father and his daughter, who is determined not to let Type 1 diabetes get in the way of living her life to the full, proving again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jesse And Ollie - Personal Pronouns20151118|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between friends who identify as non-binary, so prefer the pronoun they to he or she. Both attend the T-Group run by Space in Dorset; Space supports transgender young people aged 12-25. This conversation, produced with the support of All About Trans, is another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Jim And Robin - Setting Sail20160120|Fi Glover with friends who are united by their love of the sea and encourage unity through traditional seafaring: "If we don't all pull together in one direction we'll go nowhere" - another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jimmy And Andy - The Impact Of Abuse2014091220150227 (R4)|Fi Glover introduces two men who suffered sexual abuse from the same perpetrator in their teens, but only met when they gave evidence at the trial where he was convicted, as they try to come to terms with the painful aftermath.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jo And George - Washing Your Dirty Linen In Public20121221Fi Glover presents a conversation from Cumbria about the etiquette of the washing basket and the daily irritations of living with someone you love in Radio 4's series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jo And Hayley - Accepting Fate20150410|Fi Glover introduces a mother of two sons with a rare genetic disorder, CDG1a, who has set up a charity she founded to help parents like herself, discussing life with a friend who works for the charity.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jo And Jimmy - Our New Family20140620|Jo and her partner were not much more than a decade older than Jimmy when they adopted him at 18. It's been an adventure for them all, proving again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Jo And Louis - Dream School20150724|Fi Glover with a conversation between a mother and her nine-year old son. Being home-schooled is preferable to his experience at school, but he knows what would suit him better. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Joan And Angela - Heidi, Hobbits And Horror20131206Fi Glover introduces another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen, between friends who met through a Get Into Reading group and whose tastes range from Tolkien to bloody murder.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Joan And Roger - Web And Wings20131004Fi Glover introduces a conversation between an 84 year old and her SeniorNet mentor about the wonders of the web and the changes in technology they've both witnessed as the Radio 4 series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen returns for a fourth series.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Joanna And Freddie - Coming Of Age20160415Fi Glover introduces a conversation between an 11 year old and his mother about the challenges of single-parenting and of puberty. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Joanna And Jenny - Living Where We Work20150821|Fi Glover with a conversation between friends and colleagues from a charity in London's East End who find that it helps to live in the same world as the young people they work with, recorded in the mobile Booth in Tower Hamlets - another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Fi Glover presents another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jodie And Rebekah - Fathers In The Forces20150515|Fi Glover introduces two teenagers with fathers in the army and navy, sharing how they've dealt with their parents' prolonged absences and the worry that never goes away. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Joe And Kevin - Barstool Philosophy20150401|Fi Glover introduces a conversation about how working in a bar in Derry has changed over a generation, and how the emigration of Ireland's young continues, in the series that shows it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
John And Brenda - Feeling Unaccepted20130419Fi Glover presents an emotional conversation between Brenda and her widowed step-father-in-law. Brenda believes his now deceased wife never thought Brenda good enough to marry her son, proving again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess
John And Colin: Atomic Test Witness20121228Fi Glover presents a conversation between a father and son about the father's National Service experience on Christmas Island, as a witness to atomic testing, proving it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
John And Fiona - A Second Chance2015011620150904 (R4)|Fi Glover with a conversation between a father and daughter, both musicians, reflecting on the turn of events that led her to exchange her career as a dancer for one as a singer.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
John And Laura - A Working Relationship20140926Fi Glover introduces a conversation between colleagues who went for the same job but didn't both get it. Twelve years on, they reflect upon power in the workplace, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Johnpaul And Michael - No Holding Back20140530|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a journalist and the director of a friendship and dating website about living with learning disabilities and dealing with prejudice.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jonny And Neil - Chance Meeting20140523|Fi Glover introduces the pair reunited by the #findmike campaign, who first met on Waterloo Bridge when one talked the other out of committing suicide. They are now good friends, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Jordan And Janet - I Don't Need To Worry About You20151015|Fi Glover hears a grandmother and her grandson reflect on their special relationship, after she took on his care when he was 10 months old, because of his mother's heroin habit. Recorded when the mobile Booth was in Glasgow, this is another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Joyce And Bill - We're Really Alright20160429Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a couple who find retirement isn't all they'd hoped it would be, but who recognise things could be a lot worse. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Julie And Lois - Our Brains Work In Different Ways20150918|Fi Glover introduces a mother and daughter who share a difficulty with learning; it's not that they can't, but that they do it in a way that's different. Recorded in the Booth at the Hay Festival, it's another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
June And Wayne - A Modern-day Relationship20140815|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a mother and her son-in-law which highlights the changing attitudes to gay relationships and civil partnerships.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Karen And Colin - Lucky To Be Alive20160330Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two football fans who met when one of them suffered a cardiac arrest at the end of a match and the other saved his life. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Karen And Mark: Our Faith Will Keep Us Strong20121012Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. Karen and Mark from Northern Ireland find that their mutual love and their faith are helping them get through Karen's treatment for breast cancer.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Karen And Nicole - I'll Never Be Ready To Go20141121Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a mother and grown up daughter with different ideas about how long the mother should try to hang on in the face of terminal cancer.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Karen And Nicole - Raising My Sister20141121Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a mother and her adult daughter about how she'll bring up her young sister after her mother's imminent death from cancer.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Karen And Nicole - You're My Comfort Blanket20141119Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a mother with terminal cancer and her daughter, who talk with great honesty about the anger and loss they feel.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Karen And Sheila - Make-up Matters20140718|Fi Glover introduces two friends who are losing their sight but not their standards. They would never go out without the full works.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Karl And Camila: Gang Culture20121228Fi Glover presents a conversation between the founder of Kids Company, Camila Batmanghelidjh, and Karl, who now helps others move away from violence and gang culture as he did, in Radio 4's series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Kat And Shelby - Being An Sma Teenager20150417|Fi Glover introduces two seventeen year olds with Spinal Muscular Atrophy who have very clear ideas about what it is they need from a carer of PA, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Kate And Alison: Cyber-bullying20121116Fi Glover presents a conversation from Cumbria between teenage victim Kate and her mother Alison about the sinister and destructive experience of being cyber-bullied.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.
Kate And Elizabeth - Getting The Grades Isn't Everything20150717|Fi Glover introduces a mother and daughter's frank conversation about the reality of self-harm and the fear of talking about it. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Kate And Ian - Country Girl, City Boy20160408Fi Glover introduces a conversation between friends whose different outlooks on life don't affect the strength of their relationship at all. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Kate And Jean - What Would He Have Thought?20130517Fi Glover presents a conversation between sisters widowed in very different circumstances - one lost her husband to liver disease, the other to murder by the Ulster Freedom Fighters - in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Kate And Lucy - Living While Dying20140919Fi Glover introduces a 21 year old with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, a life-shortening condition; she and her mother share her determination to make the most of the time that she has.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Kate And Rachel - Limestone Beneath My Feet And Above My Head2014112820150911 (R4)|Fi Glover with a conversation between a poet fascinated by the limestone landscape of her home and a theatre director who values the secrets hidden beneath the limestone.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Kate And Rachel - Not A Bad Thing, To Ask For Help20141212Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a fell runner who had a taste of what disability is like when she broke her ankle, and her disabled friend who had polio as a child.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Katherine And Finlay - Making Dad Proud20160226Fi Glover introduces a conversation between an 11 year old and his mum about life without his dad, who took his own life, and how rugby has forged a link between them. Organised through Child Bereavement UK, this is another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Kathy And Nuala - Colour Of Life20160408Fi Glover introduces a conversation between friends who grew close when one of them battled with cancer, but whose support for each other is now mutual. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Katrina And Steven - Too Good For Me20140704|Fi Glover introduces a couple who have overcome their disabilities to have a happy and fulfilled marriage, proving those who tried to limit their expectations wrong.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Ken And Neville - Food And Friendship20140924Fi Glover introduces friends who first met nearly 50 years ago and later both opened restaurants in the same town, one successfully, the other eventually closing, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Kevin And Derek - In The Line Of Fire20150722|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a former soldier and a war photographer, both of them artists, about an incident in Bosnia. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Kevin And Derek - The Fine Art Of Competition20151120|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between artists who are friends but who cannot entirely escape the competitive nature of the art world. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Kiki And Faith - Dreams Of Daddy20141015Fi Glover introduces a conversation between sisters who are still at primary school reflecting on the alcohol-related death of their father with extraordinary perceptiveness and wisdom. The sisters were supported through their loss by the charity Children and Families in Grief, and their counsellor and their mother sat in on the recording.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Kiki And Faith - Dreams Of Daddy20141226Fi Glover introduces a conversation between sisters who are still at primary school reflecting on the alcohol-related death of their father with extraordinary perceptiveness and wisdom. The sisters were supported through their loss by the charity Children and Families in Grief, and their counsellor and their mother sat in on the recording.|This conversation was first broadcast on R4 on 15/10/2014.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Kim And Ann - Always There For Me20130503Fi Glover with a conversation between lifelong friends about how they supported each other through the tragic loss that tested their relationship, in the Radio 4 series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Kim And Luke - Really Good At Laughing20151104|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a mother and her nine year old son, sharing the joys and frustrations of life with his disabled twin; Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Kiri And Darryl - Wedding Plans20140425|Fi Glover introduces a couple who are facing an uncertain future because of Kiri's diagnosis of unstable epilepsy. But it's not going to stop them getting married. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Kizzy And Emma - Friendship On Four Wheels20141112Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two young wheelchair users who have forged a friendship through their common experience and positive attitude.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Lauren And Mary - Drawing The Line20140613|Fi Glover with a conversation between a grandmother who divorced her alcoholic husband and her granddaughter, who depended on her grandmother after her parents marriage broke down.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Laurie And Roland - A Legacy In Lego20151106|Fi Glover introduces a conversation recorded during a building session, between a father whose own childhood obsession with the Danish toy has been passed on to his small son; another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Leah And Esther - Being Jewish20140926Fi Glover introduces a student and her aunt, who both realize that surviving the Holocaust affected their grandmother/mother and that they've had to come to terms with the legacy.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Leanne And Eloise - Dyslexia Is A Superpower20151204|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between relatives a generation apart, who both have dyslexia but whose childhood experiences with the condition have little in common. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Lebanon: Ahmad And Safa - To Live Like A Human Being20151216|Fi Glover with a married couple facing an impossible choice: Ahmad feels he has to leave Lebanon, even risking the sea crossing to Europe. Safa fears for his life and her future. This is the first time The Listening Project has recorded abroad. The conversation was facilitated by Oxfam.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Lebanon: Hana And Rana - A Refugee Is A Person20151218|Fi Glover with a conversation between cousins, both educated young women, who find their nursing and teaching qualifications discounted in Lebanon; only their looks have any value.|This is the first time The Listening Project has recorded abroad. The conversation was facilitated by Oxfam.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Lebanon: Sarah And Hani - The Family I Don't Have Here20151218|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between friends who have found that their mutual support keeps them going in Lebanon, and may even tip over into romance...|This is the first time The Listening Project has recorded abroad. The conversation was facilitated by Oxfam.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Leif And Raphie - Memories Of Mummy20141114Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a father and daughter about her memories of her mother, who died suddenly when she was just 4, and the memories she wishes she had.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Leo And Mary - A Model Patient20150603|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a brother and sister recalling the third degree burns he suffered in his teens and how Airfix kits helped him to recover. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Lesley And Kieron - Surfing Through Life20131129Fi Glover with a conversation about whether your life should change when you have a child.|Fi Glover introduces a conversation where a mother questions her son's priorities since he became a father; should surfing and skateboarding still take centre stage, even if the fact that he's celebrating beating Crohn's disease influences his outlook?|Producer: Marya Burgess
Lesley And Ruth - Life Without Dad20140822|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a mother and daughter who have different views of how the mother coped as a parent after the death of her husband.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Lesley And Ruth - Shared Memories20140822|Fi Glover with a conversation between a mother and daughter, where the mother admits her guilt that she did not let her children know that their father was terminally ill.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Lesley And Ruth - The Perfect Daughter20140820|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a mother and daughter who ponder whether the daughter's anorexia was the result of her father's death.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Life Gets Cluttered - Lynn And Gordon20131025Fi Glover introduces a conversation about the challenges of de-cluttering. If boxes haven't been unpacked in 25 years, should they be got rid of? Not easy when they're full of memories.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Life's End: Jean And Rebecca20120406class="full_synopsis">
|In Radio 4's new series, mounted in conjunction with the British Library, Fi Glover introduces the first of a series of encounters capturing the nation in conversation. Mother Jean talks intimately with her daughter Rebecca about the difficulties of ageing and failing health and how best to make your peace with the world.|There is an omnibus edition of the Listening Project on Sunday at 2.45pm.|Fi Glover presents Radio 4's new series capturing the nation in conversation.
Lily And Matilda - Best Friends20131122Fi Glover introduces a conversation between friends who have had some disagreements through primary school and will soon be starting new schools on opposite sides of town, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Lily And Matilda - Best Friends20141224Fi Glover with friends who had their share of disagreements through primary school and were about to start new schools on opposite sides of town when this conversation was recorded.|This conversation was first broadcast on R4 on 22/11/2013.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Linda And Ethan - Inside Looking Out20151016|Fi Glover with a mother and her mixed race son, who moved back to Lowestoft after living in London and have been confronted with ignorance and racism. Recorded in the mobile Booth on Claremont Pier in Lowestoft, this is another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Linda And Johnathon - A New Family20160415Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a mother of four and her fifth child, the 16 year old neighbour she gave a home to when his own family proved too disruptive. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Linda And Ruona - Circumcision20130607Fi Glover presents a conversation between Nigerian women married to white men here, about their families' reactions and how they manage to continue their traditions in this country, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Lindsay And Elizabeth - A Different Childhood20150327|A mother who was illegitimate contrasts her own lonely childhood with her daughter's, who is the youngest of eight, in this conversation introduced by Fi Glover.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Lindsey And Isabel - Weavers And Dyers20140905|Fi Glover introduces a conversation about discovering the joys of spinning, weaving and dying and the surprises that natural dyes can spring on you, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Lindy And Anthea - Used And Abused20130614Fi Glover presents a conversation between friends who have both known domestic abuse and who now find strength in their shared experience, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Linsey And Tamsyn - Theatrical Friends20160406Fi Glover introduces a conversation between friends who both work for the British Library, but who formed their strong bond through their commitment to amateur dramatics. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Liz And Darren - Call Me Councillor20140905|Fi Glover with a conversation between a couple who were both recently elected as UKIP councillors for different Walsall wards about the impact of their politics on family life.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Lost Hull Trawlermen: Michael And Jill20120518Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: Michael was just 14 when he lost his brother in 1968; Jill lost her husband the same year. Both were victims of the triple trawler disaster in Hull. Dealing with these losses at sea, with no body to provide 'closure', has brought them close. They share their memories of the Hessle Road community and the coping strategies they've learned. The final visit to the Listening Project is at 11.55pm this evening.|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer Marya Burgess.
Louis And Ashley - Darker Sides20140530|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a theatre and a film director, both of whom major in horror. It's their passion, but is it good for them...?|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Louise And Ivor - Negative Attitude20160217|Fi Glover with a conversation between a retired photographer and his daughter, about the preservation of his archive of half a million negatives into the digital age. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Love: Beryl And Graham20120406class="full_synopsis">
|In Radio 4's new series, mounted in conjunction with the British Library, Fi Glover introduces another set of encounters capturing the nation in conversation. Graham visits his grandmother Beryl from Hull to talk about closeness, relationships and her late-flowering love for her second husband who won her heart when he picked her up in his Reliant Robin.|The next conversation is before the PM programme.|Fi Glover presents Radio 4's new series capturing the nation in conversation.
Lucy And Stephen - Family Planning20140523|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a couple who already have a daughter, but are trying to decide whether they want another child.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Lyn And Mary - Where Do We Go Now?2012120920130920Fi Glover dedicates this edition of The Listening Project to a single extraordinary conversation: civil partners Lyn and Mary re-consider their relationship after Lyn served six weeks in Styal prison for drink-driving. Mary, a retired civil servant and Lyn, a trained counsellor, have been together nine years, but Lyn's time in prison has had a huge impact on their relationship and they are now uncertain of their future. With astonishing honesty they lay bare their feelings and reveal problems with which many will identify.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|This programme was originally broadcast as a Sunday Edition on 9 Dec 2012|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Lyndon And Martin - Breaking Point20160401Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a climber who fell and broke his back and the paramedic who rescued him. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Lynne And Donna - Flooding And Friendship20130426Fi Glover presents a conversation between neighbours whose friendship has been forged through the shared experience of seeing their homes flooded - twice - in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Lynne And Glennice - No Time To Say Goodbye20131129Fi Glover with a conversation about the shock of sudden death from pancreatic cancer.|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between Lynne and her mother about the shock of Lynne's husband's sudden death from pancreatic cancer, just six weeks after being diagnosed.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Lynne And Glennice - Odd One Out20140509|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a 37 year old widow and her mother about her dependency on her parents, and how their coupledom only serves to emphasise her own loss -|another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Lynne And Queenie - Sea Life20150619|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between wild swimmers who prefer not to look too closely at what may be swimming with them. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Malcolm And Ann - Married To The Farm20150731|Fi Glover with a conversation between a farmer and his town-bred wife, about the total commitment to the livestock and the farm that is essential in a farming marriage. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Mandy And Geri - It's Not My Name That Matters20160422Fi Glover introduces a conversation between friends about commitment to fund-raising and the disappointment when you don't achieve your goal - another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Mandy And John - No Longer The Man I Met20150501Fi Glover introduces an uncompromising conversation about how dementia changes a person, and the pressures that puts on a relationship, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Manwar And Ivan - From One Extreme To Another20151125|Fi Glover with a conversation between a former jihadist and a former English Defence League member, sharing memories of their divided pasts and plans for their more united futures. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Margaret And Barry: Remembering Jimmy20120608Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: tonight, Margaret and Barry remember their murdered son Jimmy. The death of Jimmy Mizen in his mother's arms after being wounded in a fight at a baker's shop in east London made national headlines. Tonight, Jimmy's mother and father meet in conversation about the loss of their beloved son.|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer.
Margaret And Geraldine - A Talk With Mum20150128|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a mother who now speaks through an electronic device and her daughter, about just how precious a chat can be.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Margaret And Kathleen - African Love Affair20130628Fi Glover with a conversation between friends about life choices and where they can lead.|Fi Glover presents a conversation between friends, one of whom is haunted by the fact that she could have had more time with the love of her life, if she'd made a different choice, proving it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Margaret And Marie-therese - Brought Up By Nuns20121130Fi Glover presents a conversation between Margaret and Marie-Therese, friends since they met in a Belfast children's home run by Catholic nuns.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Margaret And Monica - Dust To Dust20131213Fi Glover introduces a conversation about the rights and wrongs of cremation that gets a little heated before the friends agree to differ, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Maria And Sarah: Safe At Last20121116Fi Glover hears 11 year old Maria and her mother Sarah (not their real names) remembering their years of surviving domestic abuse. Now part of Voices of Experience in Stoke on Trent, which helps victims of domestic violence, they have been helped by Children in Need funding to do some of the ordinary things every child has a right to experience and to create some happy memories of childhood.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Marie-jamila And Rachel - A Different Education20140829|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two friends about the impact the National Front had on their school days in East London during the 1980s.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Marion And Grace - A Time To Dance20140808|Fi Glover with a conversation between an eight year old who has her dance career mapped out and her grandmother, who was considered too tall for ballet but still tap dances at 78, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Mark And Alys - Word And Pictures20140620|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a writer and an illustrator; creating their first children's book together has been in interesting experience.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Mark And Duncan - Finding A Rare Friendship20151030|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two friends, one of whom is disabled, yet whose relationship is equal in terms of the support they give each other. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Mark And Mayra - Remembering Andrew20150218|Fi Glover with a conversation between Andrew's mother and a family friend, recalling the exceptional 15 year old who had already made a huge impact on all who knew him.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Marriage Across The Sectarian Divide: Mabel And Jd20120511
Marsha And Cali - Keeping Mum?20130510Fi Glover presents a conversation between two mothers who have both been addicted to drugs and who now reflect on how they will talk to their own children about drug abuse, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Marvina And Renee - Being Gay In Nigeria20141217Fi Glover with a conversation between friends of Nigerian origin, reflecting on their culture's intolerance of homosexuality and its effect on their lives and their friendship.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Mary And Pearl - Sisters And Survival20140516|Fi Glover introduces two sisters whose painful secret of childhood sexual abuse has remained unspoken for thirty years, until The Listening Project inspired them to face the truth.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Matt And Melodie - Abseil For Acorns20151113|Fi Glover with friends who are both parents of disabled children, considering the fund-raising lengths they need to go to in order to overcome compassion fatigue among donors to Acorns Children's Hospice, which has received funding from Children In Need since 2011. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Matt And Melodie - My Life Just Changed20151111|Fi Glover with friends who are both parents of disabled children, reflecting on their shock when it became obvious that there was a problem soon after their children's birth. Their children have been helped by Acorns Children's Hospice in Walsall, which has received funding from Children In Need since 2011|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Matt And Melodie - Support Structure20151113Fi Glover introduces friends who are both parents of disabled children, sharing their feelings about the relentless pressure their children's conditions put them under. Their children have been helped by Acorns Children's Hospice in Walsall, which has received funding from Children In Need since 2011|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Mel And Andy - The University Of Life20160323Fi Glover introduces a conversation between friends who are considering the world of work after gaining a degree and who know that their future is uncertain. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Mel And Garry - The Importance Of Being First20150306Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a husband and wife who have been together since they were teenagers and have done all the important things together - apart from one. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Mel And Gary - Being You Being Me20150522|Fi Glover introduces a conversation which reveals how Gary's dyslexia can put Mel in a role she's uncomfortable with, pretending to be him in business emails... Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Memories: Willie And Alison2012033020150318 (R4)|A shared moment of tenderness between Willie and Alison, a couple who have shared a rich life together, but now face the challenges of an uncertain future as old age approaches. Another conversation introduced by Fi Glover in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. Listeners are given a unique opportunity to eavesdrop on these moments of closeness that capture the essence both of a special relationship and of something that really matters to them both.|The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium, while Radio 4 is broadcasting three of these jewel-like moments each Friday, with an omnibus on Sundays at 2.45pm. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject.|class="full_synopsis">
|In a new series for Radio 4, mounted in conjunction with the British Library, Fi Glover introduces the third of a series of encounters capturing the nation in conversation. Alison and Willie are a couple in their mid-sixties from Northern Ireland. They've had a rich life together, but now face the challenges of an uncertain future as old age approaches.|A shared moment of tenderness between Willie and Alison, a couple from Northern Ireland.|class="full_synopsis">
|In a new series for Radio 4, mounted in conjunction with the British Library, Fi Glover introduces the second of a series of encounters capturing the nation in conversation. Sasha is a mother from Berkshire whose son, Paddy has an inherited heart condition. They talk about life together at home in Marlborough.|The next conversation is before the midnight News.|A tender moment between a mother from Berkshire and her son.|class="full_synopsis">
|In a new series for Radio 4, mounted in conjunction with the British Library, Fi Glover introduces the first of a series of encounters capturing the nation in conversation. Chick is a former miner from Pontefract in Yorkshire. He discusses his life in a conversation with his granddaughter Lindsay, whose eyes are set on a very different career path.|The next conversation is before the PM programme.|A grandfather and granddaughter whose lives are to take very different courses.
Merseybeat: Cy And Lucy20120406class="full_synopsis">
|In Radio 4's new series, mounted in conjunction with the British Library, Fi Glover introduces another set of encounters capturing the nation in conversation. Cy is a music legend from Liverpool who's known almost all the great names over the years; he's in conversation with his granddaughter Lucy about the glory days.|The next conversation is before the midnight news.|Fi Glover presents Radio 4's new series capturing the nation in conversation.
Michael And Florian - Always Punctual And Efficient?20130628Two friends who live in London and have to face the British stereotypic view of Germans.|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two Germans who grew up in East Berlin and now live in London, about dealing with stereotypic assumptions and a communist upbringing, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Michael And Yvonne - Driving Lessons20131004Fi Glover introduces a conversation that explores difficult territory, as a mother and son discuss the love of speed Michael inherited from his father, and confront memories of the car crash in which he died when Michael was only three.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Michaela And Mary - With Lots Of Sparkle20151202|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a Salvation Army chaplain and a young women with a troubled past, who is now forging ahead on her own. Arranged via the Vicar's Relief Fund, one of the beneficiaries of the Radio 4 Christmas appeal, this is another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Miguel And John - Smell The Coffee20131129Fi Glover with a conversation between friends about the mysteries of life, luck and coffee|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between friends about their journey from disadvantage to success, and whether their achievements were fuelled by luck, hard work or coffee, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Mike And Dennis - It's All About Survival20160601Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two men who have both served in the armed forces and experienced how public perception has changed over time. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Mike And Philip - A Love Of The Railway2014112620150911 (R4)|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two volunteers on the historic Talyllyn narrow-gauge steam railway, who compare notes on how working on it benefits them personally.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Mike And Pip - Our Place In The Sun20150403Fi Glover with a conversation about beginning again abroad, and whether there will be more to regret than leaving the cat behind, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Missing: Norman And Chris20120427class="full_synopsis">
|Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: in today's last visit to the Listening Project, the story of a family tragedy from Radio Stoke. Norman talks to his son Chris about his brother Stevie, who went on holiday to Crete seven years ago, but never returned...|Producer Simon Elmes.|Norman and Chris discuss the holiday tragedy that befell the family.
Moira And Stephanie - Seeing Hope20150130Fi Glover introduces a mother who hadn't seen her daughter since she was eleven years old, but whose vision has now been partially restored.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Molly And Emma: Just Get Married, Mum!20121116Fi Glover hears 9 year old Molly talking to her mum at her after-school club at Benchill Community Centre in Wythenshawe, which Children in Need helps to fund. Molly's life would be perfect if only her parents would get married!|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Mothers And Marriages: Flavia And Afshan20120504Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: 19 year old Afshan has left her traditional Muslim home in Manchester for university in London. But her mother, Flavia, isn't happy that she's also left behind all plans for an arranged marriage. The final visit to the Listening Project is at 11.55pm this evening.|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a sort of snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer Marya Burgess.|class="full_synopsis">
|Flavia can think of no better way for her daughter Afshan to live than to get married.
Nabbs And Maria - The Relapse And The Relationship20150724|Fi Glover with a couple whose happy relationship was put at risk by his relapse into addiction, but who are making tentative steps to re-build what was lost. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Nadine And Frank - Autism20121221Fi Glover presents a conversation about Tommy, an 8 year old with autism, between his parents. They contend with his challenging behaviour daily, but also celebrate his uniqueness, in Radio 4's series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Nancie And Neil - Feeling Cheated20150506|Fi Glover with an emotional conversation in which a 90-year-old and her son acknowledge for the first time how the loss of a child in 1959 affected them then, and continues to.
Nancie And Neil - Tears Not Allowed20141205Fi Glover introduces a 90 year old and her son, who were both sent to boarding school and who now reflect on the pain of being separated from your parents at the age of six.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Nancie And Neil - Tears Not Allowed20141218Fi Glover introduces a 90 year old and her son, who were both sent to boarding school and who now reflect on the pain of being separated from your parents at the age of six.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Natalie And Kenny - In Sickness And In Health20140620|Fi Glover with a conversation between Natalie and her husband. She's 25 years younger than Kenny, but she's definitely not a trophy wife; neither is she a gold digger.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Nathan And Sue - One More Match20140404|Fi Glover introduces a conversation about how an 18 year old's life was changed by a rugby accident -for the better, he insists; he's certainly an inspiration to his mother, proving again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Naveed And Amjad - Scouts And Samosas20140718|Fi Glover introduces brothers who run the first Muslim Scouts Group in Wales. Introduced to Beavers, aged 6, a whole new world opened up to them, and they are keen to share it.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Ndaizivei And Sekai - Being Strong2015052920150826 (R4)Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a young woman born in the UK and her grandmother, about the strength she showed when living under white rule in Rhodesia. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Neil And Tracy - Beyond The Call Of Friendship20130517Fi Glover presents a conversation between friends who have gone the extra mile; when Neil suffered kidney failure, Tracy was happy to donate one of hers. Two years on, Neil finally has the chance to say thank you - and make sure this time Tracy listens.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Nicola And Jordan - Call Of Duty20130419Fi Glover presents Fi Glover presents another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. Nicola is a nurse; her 13 year old son, Jordan, wants to join the Royal Marines. But has he considered that this could mean having to kill?|Producer: Marya Burgess
Nicola And Jordan - Noisy Neighbours20130531Fi Glover introduces a high-spirited conversation between a mother and son about the noisy night time antics of their neighbours, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Nigel And Roger - Peak Experiences20130412Fi Glover presents a conversation between Nigel and Roger, who climbed Mount Everest together, yet each found it to be a very different experience.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Nikola And Maris - Leaving Latvia20160304|Fi Glover with a conversation between a father and daughter about the impact his departure from their home in Latvia to work in Guernsey when she was just 7 had on their family. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Nirmal And Vijay - Time On Our Hands20151211|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two retired ladies who describe themselves as British Indian Sikhs and who find huge satisfaction in raising money for charitable work. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Noel And Roy: Too Late To Say 'thanks Mum'20121026Roy and Noel wish they could have their mother back to thank her for buying 'Yakety Yak'.
Nyree And June - Sharing Life Skills20160212|Fi Glover with a conversation about how a monthly Tea Party helped a widow re-engage with life, and also pass on skills to the younger generation. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Olympic Memories: Mark And Sophie20120615Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: today, former Olympic hurdler Mark remembers what it was like to take part in the 1980 Games in Moscow, and again, four years later, in the Los Angeles Olympic Games. His conversation with daughter, Sophie, was recorded by Radio Stoke.|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer.
Omnibus2012041520120808Fi Glover presents stories from Oxford, Liverpool, London and Stoke-on-Trent.|Fi Glover presents an Omnibus edition of Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: today Mike talks to his adoptive son about how he rescued him as a baby from South Vietnam; Jayne talks to her mother Sally in Liverpool about their life together and the father she never knew; from London, Jamaican-born Monica discusses with her gay son Rikki how coming out as gay was difficult for her too; and in Stoke on Trent Marc discusses with his foster dad Colin about how he's managed to turn his life round after a very difficult beginning.|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a sort of snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer Simon Elmes|(Repeat).
Omnibus2012042920120815Fi Glover presents encounters from Northern Ireland, Stoke-on-Trent and Reading.|Fi Glover presents an omnibus edition of Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: in today's programme, we meet Ciaron and Brendan, Irish brothers whose fraternal bond was tested to the limit when Brendan fell ill; from Radio Berkshire, the story of Jim and John who touchingly remember the biscuity pleasures of working at the Huntley and Palmers factory in Reading which closed in the 1970s, while from Stoke on Trent, the agonising tale of Stevie, the brother to Chris and son to Norman, who vanished while on holiday in Crete. And there's a chance too to hear just how the magic of these Listening Project encounters actually works from one of the team gathering the interviews across Britain.|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a sort of snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer Simon Elmes|(Repeat).
Omnibus2012061020120822Fi Glover presents an omnibus edition of Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: in today's programme, we meet Sarah Jane and Philip, a brother and sister from Wales who talk frankly and, as only siblings can, with affection too, about the pressures and problems that Philip's period behind bars caused the family; from London Margaret and Barry, whose son Jimmy was murdered in a knife fight remember their beloved boy; and a chance to meet David Isay, the award-winning American documentary-maker who came up with the idea of these intimate conversations in the first place. He called it StoryCorps, and ten years on, it's become a US sensation; an initiative so successful that the BBC has, with David's blessing, brought it to Britain as...The Listening Project.|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Mohini Patel|(Repeat).|Encounters from Wales and London and words from David Isay, who started it all.
Omnibus2015092020151112 (R4)Fi Glover introduces conversations gathered during The Listening Project Booth's summer tour, about retirement and memories, learning, and the power of history to change lives, in the Omnibus edition of the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Omnibus2015102520151111 (R4)Fi Glover introduces conversations from Aberystwyth, Birmingham and Grantham, celebrating rugby, community, and the mother-son relationship, in the Omnibus edition of the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Omnibus - Sons Of Ten Years And Under2015110820151125 (R4)Fi Glover with three conversations between parents and their sons, about having a disabled twin, having a disabled father, and the joys of Lego, all in the Omnibus edition of the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
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|Fi Glover introduces the omnibus edition of Radio 4's new series, mounted in conjunction with the British Library, that captures the nation in conversation.|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a sort of snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject.|Fi Glover with the omnibus edition of a new series capturing the nation in conversation.
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|Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: today Matthew talks to his adoptive son about how he rescued him as a baby from South Vietnam. More from the Listening Project at 4.55pm this afternoon.|Producer Simon Elmes.|Matthew talks to his adoptive son about how he rescued him as a baby from South Vietnam.
Oscar And Isaac - Badges And Adventures20151223|Fi Glover introduces a conversation recorded at the CBBC Live and Digital Festival in Hull, between ten year olds who are well aware of the life skills they can learn in the Cub Scouts. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen, and this one can be seen, animated, on http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Paddy And Mick - Swimming And Philosophy20150206|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between men who share an interest in mindfulness and meditation, and who also brave the icy waters of Northern Ireland's lakes, rivers and seas. Another chat in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Pam And Ken - No Child Of Mine20150624Fi Glover introduces a conversation where a couple reflect on the pain of their rejection by Pam's parents, Orthodox Jews who never accepted their daughter's marriage to Ken. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Pat And Cheryl - Senior Moments20150708|Fi Glover with two stalwarts of the Black Mountain Lions charity sharing their reflections on aging and on how giving to charity can give a lot back. Recorded in the Listening Project Booth at the Hay Festival. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Pat And Tony - Memories And Marriage20131220|Fi Glover introduces Pat and Tony, both married to partners with dementia. While they mourn the loss of the person they married, they celebrate the love that endures.|Producer: Marya Burgess
Paul And Rebecca - From Online To Reality20131011Fi Glover introduces another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen between Paul, a soldier who lost his right arm in Afghanistan, and Rebecca, a single mother. They met online and dated for 18 months. In the end it wasn't Paul's disability that was the problem, but the fact that he still hadn't taken his profile off the web.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Paul And Rob - Just A Beautiful Family20141017Fi Glover introduces Paul and Rob, who adopted their baby boy earlier this year. They hadn't expected they'd be accepted as parents, but are loving the experience.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Paula And Gerry - I Thought My Anxiety Was Who I Was20151030|Fi Glover introduces a couple talking about whether overcoming the crippling social anxiety that constrained her life - by tackling all 17 sports included in the Commonwealth Games - means she is no longer the woman her husband married. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Paula And Gerry - More Than First-date Nerves20151028|Fi Glover introduces a couple whose relationship has survived her crippling social anxiety, remembering their first date and recognising how far she's come since then, by setting herself the challenge of mastering all 17 sporting disciplines included in the Commonwealth Games. Another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Pearly And Nancy - Should We Stay Or Should We Go?20131108Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a daughter who left Malaysia for the UK 21 years ago and her mother, who still wants her to come home, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.|Fi Glover with a conversation that sheds light on the dilemmas facing immigrants to the UK
Penny And Caroline - Life Goes On20131018Fi Glover presents a conversation between friends about how one of them dealt with a diagnosis of breast cancer when she was pregnant with her fourth child, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Pete And Steve - Guitar Guys20150204|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two men who have been changed by the guitar-making experience and who now want to spend all their time building them, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Peter And Amy - Ronnie's Recipes20141003Fi Glover introduces a conversation about how a grandfather passed his love of cooking down to his granddaughter, even though he died when she was just 6 months old.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Phil And Nicky - The Price Of Campaigning20121221Fi Glover presents a conversation about the price paid by one online disability rights campaigner who is cyber-bullied for her work. While she copes, it's harder for her husband.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Phyliss And Freda - Trains And Tears20140418|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between WW2 evacuees, reflecting on the pain of their childhood experience and wondering how their mothers could have chosen to send them away, proving once more that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Phyllis And Werner - Love And Liberation20150703|Fi Glover introduces a couple whose 67 year marriage shows that love can heal the deepest divides; Phyllis married the German medic whom she met during the Occupation. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Rab And Margaret - Clearing My Name20150123|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a husband and wife about the six year fight to clear Rab's name after the psychiatric nurse was wrongly blamed for an incident at work.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Rachel And Fran - Perfect Proportions20140606|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between two short actors about the bonuses of life as a dwarf and how others view 'achon' - people with achondroplasia.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Rachel And Mandy - Diary Keepers20141008Fi Glover introduces a conversation between friends who record their activities and their likes and dislikes with considerable dedication.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Rachel And Mandy - Keep On Running20141010After Rachel's daughter Rosie died, the friends wanted to do something positive, but their route to the finish of the charity run wasn't quite the same as that of the other runners. Fi Glover introduces another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Rachel And Mandy - Losing A Child20141010After Rachel lost her 19 year old daughter to septicaemia, her friendship with Mandy became even closer.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Ranjit And Sara: It Started In A Coffee Shop20121109Fi Glover presents this conversation about how spaghetti bolognese for breakfast in an Oxford coffee shop caused an English girl and an Indian Brahmin to meet and fall in love in Radio 4's series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Ray And Alan - Search And Rescue20140425|Fi Glover introduces two search and rescue experts sharing their years of experience of working with dogs, including the role a flask of coffee can play in warming frozen paws - another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Ray And Paul - Chrysanthemums And Pumpkins20160427Fi Glover introduces a conversation about growing prize flowers and vegetables, and the lengths to which some gardeners go to ensure the prize is theirs. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Reece And Jennifer - Dancing Divisions20150819|Fi Glover with a conversation between two 13 year olds about how it's their widely differing attitudes to competition that hold the key to their successful dance partnership, recorded in the mobile Booth in Guernsey - another n the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Fi Glover presents another conversation in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen. The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Rhian And Meirion - A Farming Family20141219Fi Glover introduces a couple who have been married for half a century and have passed their love of their mountainous land on to their children.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Richard And Chris - On The Street20141205Fi Glover introduces friends who met via The Connection at St Martin in the Fields and have both been helped to find a means of breaking the cycle of homelessness. The Radio 4 Christmas Appeal helps fund the work of The Connection.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Richard And Lindsay - Casting Labels Aside20150617|Fi Glover with a conversation between two friends with mild Asperger's Syndrome. Acting has given them confidence and their love of drama has cemented their friendship. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Richard And Mark - Men Of Metal20140827|Fi Glover with a conversation about the hidden history that is revealed when you go searching with a metal detector, and what makes someone go in search of such discoveries.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Rob And Alison - Art With A Smile20160520Fi Glover with a conversation between an artist who uses local humour and someone who is serious about apostrophes and was thereby drawn purchase his work. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Robin And Anne - Doing More20150805|Fi Glover introduces a conversation recorded in the mobile Booth at Sutton House in Hackney, where a son admits to his mother that growing up in a politicised home has left him feeling he should probably be taking a firmer stand. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Roger And Cal - Leaving Home For The Circus20131004Fi Glover presents a timely conversation about leaving home for college. Cal will be leaving his father Roger in County Down when he sets off for Bristol; the same thing is happening all over the nation. But Cal's course is less common: he'll be studying circus arts, proving once again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Russ And Louise - What's In A Name?20160429Fi Glover introduces a conversation between prospective parents about the weighty considerations required when naming a baby. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Ruth And Alan - Shoemakers20160513Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a master craftsman and his former apprentice, about the skills and the pitfalls of shoe-making. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Ruth And Jet - The Lone Ranger And The King20131115Fi Glover introduces a conversation about how being born with a cleft lip is part of a 9 year old's identity, but is no bar to achieving his dreams. Jet and his mother are both members of CLAPA, the Cleft Lip and Palate Association, which is supported by Children in Need.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Sanchez And Han - Wife Or Baby Mother20141231|Fi Glover introduces a father, now happily married to the mother of the two youngest of his seven children, and his eldest son; should he wait until he's married to have children.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Saph And Milly - Agents Of Burlesque20160101|Fi Glover with a conversation between friends for whom burlesque has provided a confidence-building outlet for creativity, and an opportunity to prove that a walrus act can be sexy. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Sara And Jane - The Need To Connect20160513Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a sister who emigrated to Canada and one who remained in Scotland, about the persistent sadness of living over 6000 kilometres apart. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Sarah And Alison - Healing Yourself20150717|Fi Glover introduces a conversation about how engaging with something her daughter found online has dramatically improved a mother's crippling arthritis. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Sarah And Andy - Doctors Are Human Too20150710|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a doctor and her husband about the strain of dealing with life and death every day. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess
Sarah And Lucy - Adventure In Love20140711|Fi Glover introduces a conversation between an adventurer and her partner who accepted her marriage proposal over satellite phone from distant oceans.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Sarah And Natalie - Blind Faith20140917Fi Glover hears how a child's blindness was misdiagnosed as psychological when in fact it was the result of a tumour, in this conversation between the now 17 year old and her mother, proving yet again that it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Sarah And Rhian - Reconstructing Ourselves20150605Fi Glover with a conversation between an artist and clinical anthropologist, comparing notes on the project they run for breast cancer patients undergoing reconstruction. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.
Sarah Jane And Philip: Family Tensions20120608Fi Glover presents Radio 4's series capturing the nation in conversation: this time Sarah Jane and her brother Philip discuss the turmoil and distress that were caused to their family - in particular to their mother, stricken with cancer - and to herself when Philip ended up behind bars.|The Listening Project is a new initiative for Radio 4 that aims to offer a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Many of the long conversations are being archived by the British Library which they will use to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can upload your own conversations or just learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer.
Sarfraz And Bridget - A Family Festival20160527Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a couple who met 8 years ago on the train home after the Festival and who have been back every year since, now with their daughter. Another in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|The Listening Project is a Radio 4 initiative that offers a snapshot of contemporary Britain in which people across the UK volunteer to have a conversation with someone close to them about a subject they've never discussed intimately before. The conversations are being gathered across the UK by teams of producers from local and national radio stations who facilitate each encounter. Every conversation - they're not BBC interviews, and that's an important difference - lasts up to an hour, and is then edited to extract the key moment of connection between the participants. Most of the unedited conversations are being archived by the British Library and used to build up a collection of voices capturing a unique portrait of the UK in the second decade of the millennium. You can learn more about The Listening Project by visiting bbc.co.uk/listeningproject|Producer: Marya Burgess.|
Sephbon And Hughbon - Carnival Kings20131018Fi Glover introduces a conversation between a father and son about the impact Leeds Carnival has had on their lives, shaping their family and their relationship, in the series that proves it's surprising what you hear when you listen.|Producer: Marya Burgess.
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