Audio Documentaries and Features

Programmes

Clinical psychologist Dr. Keon West and Philippa Geering explore the global rise in naturism. No longer seen as a cultish fad of the 70s, it is increasingly gaining ground around the world, not only in Europe and the US, but also in countries such as Senegal and India. Presented by Dr. Keon West Produced by Philippa…

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BBC Radio 4 Transmission Date tba Presented by Anna Scott-Brown Produced by Adam Fowler Overtone commissions another three poets to write around the stories gathered by Anna Scott-Brown as she sits with strangers on benches around the UK.  

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What do the working class heroes of 1960s cinema say about class in the Britain of 2018? Saturday Night and Sunday Morning, A Taste of Honey and The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner – Woodfall films from a time when the working class was at the forefront of visions of the future. The BFI’s senior…

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A return of the Overtone hit which uses digital technology to allow a living person to have a ‘conversation’ with someone no longer with us, using clips from the archives.   “Adam Fowler is a weaver of dreams. Every early afternoon last week, Radio 4 featured another five of his uniquely fabricated conversations with dead…

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BBC Radio 4 Transmission Date Sunday 9th September 2018, 4.30pm Repeated Saturday 15th September 2018, 11.30pm Presented by Edward Clarke Produced by Anna Scott-Brown A contemporary poet navigates the relationship between spiritual understanding and poetics. Edward Clarke examines his process of engaging with the Psalms, and scrutinising his belief that poetry is the most powerful…

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In the wake of recent political upheavals, psychotherapist Philippa Perry examines the role that humiliation plays, at personal, economic and political levels. Perry speaks to the clinical psychologist Professor Paul Gilbert about this emotion, from the evolution of humankind to the 21st Century. She also talks to sociologist Professor Victor Seidler whose perspective is shaped…

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