Audio Documentaries and Features

Thank you all!

We would like to thank you all for the great response to the first programme in the current series of Conversations on a Bench that took place in Manchester, with a commissioned poem by Andrew McMillan. We are as always absolutely delighted to read your comments! More Conversations are in the pipeline so do tune in…

Your feedback…

From listeners contacting our website

“It just stopped me in my tracks. Listening to people, share aspects of their lives and their thoughts is radio at its best. Excellent programme”

“Just loved your programme, Conversations on a Bench with its probing questioning and use of poetry.”


On Twitter

“Brilliant listening. Thank you.”

“Beautiful wordsmithery”

“Only just keeping it together at work listening to this”

“This was brilliant”



Anna Scott-Brown’s evocative series….teases out some beautiful stories” – The Times, Radio Choice.

“Wonderful” – James Runcie, Commissioning Editor, Arts, BBC Radio 4.

“Moving, and conveyed a real sense of the city.” – Gwyneth Williams, Controller, BBC Radio 4.


Conversations on a Bench, Manchester aired on BBC Radio 4 on 29th August 2017.