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Personality tests, tests of character and knowing how to cheat. Josie Long presents stories of people testing their mettle. The writers Ross Sutherland and Joe Dunthorne examine the Sutherland-Dunthorne luck index to see why one's success seems to mean the other's failure. James Acaster embarks on a quest in search of connection and oversized novelty letters, and we hear the story of two men who knew how to deceive the people examining them. The Wow Scenario Featuring James Acaster Project Alpha Featuring Mike Edwards Produced by Claire Crofton The Sutherland-Dunthorne Inverse Proportional Luck Index Featuring Joe Dunthorne and Ross Sutherland Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4.
Josie Long presents stories of messages sent across borders. Unsent postcards, a last message and the journey for home. An old handwritten note, in pursuit of a woman who ran away, leads to a town submerged in water; the writer Laura Barton discovers a tranche of muted, unsent missives in a storage box; and we hear the voices of those who are far from home. Dear Martha Produced by Rikke Houd Envision Yourself a Free Man First made as part of the Restorative Radio project http://www.restorativeradio.org/audio-postcards-2/ Produced by Sylvia Ryerson A Very Different Time Produced by Phil Smith Unsent Featuring Laura Barton Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4.
So It Goes
"We are here to help each other get through this thing, whatever it is." Josie Long presents short documentaries and radio adventures in the spirit of Kurt Vonnegut, shortly before the tenth anniversary of his death - from peculiar travel suggestions to the kindness contained in a library. The writer Joe Dunthorne also engages Vonnegut in a dialogue, inspired by God Bless You, Dr. Kevorkian. We are here to help each other get through this thing, whatever it is. Produced by Phil Smith Peculiar travel suggestions are dancing lessons from God Featuring Roger Haworth, Evan Doorbell and Mark Bernay Produced by Cicely Fell Reporter on the Afterlife Featuring Joe Dunthorne and Kurt Vonnegut Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4.
How do we talk to people we disagree with? How do we learn to listen? Josie Long presents short documentaries and stories about communicating across the divide. From the holocaust survivor who's dedicated her life to talking to those who hurt her to the musician who believes the world can be understood through the medium of counterpoint. Counterpoint Featuring Giovanni Dettori Produced by Rachel Simpson Isolated Incidents Featuring Nikesh Shukla A version of this story was first published on Burnt Roti http://www.burntroti.com/blog/isolated-incidents Forgiveness Featuring Eva Kor Produced by Claire Crofton Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4.
Josie Long hears stories of courage, fresh hope and pinball wizardry - from two lawyers who pursue a sudden courageous career change in middle age to the pursuit of new love after loss. The items in the programme are: Go For It! Featuring Rev. Zenji Nio Produced by Just Be Cuz Geis and Geis: Pinball Machine Distributors Featuring Ruth and Jim Geis Produced by Sarah Geis Leap Featuring Laura Barton The Understudy Produced by Sophie Townsend with Mira Burt-Wintonick and Cristal Duhaime Originally made for the CBC podcast series Love Me http://www.cbc.ca/radio/loveme/episode-7-make-believe-1.3681206 Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4.