Posted at 16:42h
What's it like to have a 'silent mind'? My latest documentary, on people who don't have an 'internal monologue', is now available on BBC Sounds here and as a podcast here. Five stars 'fascinating' (Financial Times), BBC Radio 4's Pick of the Week
Posted at 09:00h
You can listen to my piece on Ted Brown's mass kiss-in at the first London Pride here (part of BBC Radio 4's Short Cuts series).
Photo courtesy of Ted Brown
Posted at 12:57h
I interviewed veteran mountain climber Greg Child on the mysterious phenomenon of the 'third man factor', and how it saved him on a perilous descent from K2; listen here.
Photograph by Mariusz Kluzniak
Posted at 15:42h
Until August 18th 2021, Theatre Peckham is hosting the Empathy Museum's exhibition From Where I'm Standing - 'a unique portrait of life during the pandemic'.
I interviewed Kathleen and Robana, both NHS workers, about what life has been like on the frontline in 2020.
Here's Kathleen's story...
Posted at 12:54h
My new documentary has just aired the ABC's Radio National, and is now available to listen online here.
Have you been having more vivid dreams lately? You’re not alone. We delve into the collective unconscious to find out what’s behind these ‘quarantine dreams’.
Co-produced with Claire Crofton
Posted at 12:20h
Bit of a departure from my usual work, but I wrote an article for Tribune Magazine on the radical 'Desert Parliament' started by soldiers in Egypt during the Second World War. You can read it here.
Posted at 13:17h
A Mile in My Shoes is up for Best New Podcast at the British Podcast Awards 2019 - list of all the nominees here. I'm very proud to have produced three of the episodes - Myrtle Munro's story of dealing with racism as an NHS nurse; Peter...
Posted at 15:18h
Last year, when I was around 4 months pregnant, the ABC's Radio National commissioned me to make a personal radio documentary exploring what it's like to become a mother when your own mother isn't around.
It's always great when you get to make a programme about...
Posted at 14:55h
Between 5th and 16th March 2018 at 9.45am, BBC Radio 4 is broadcasting 'An Alternative History of Art' - a new series exploring overlooked visual artists of the 20th century. I produced the episodes on Eileen Agar, Marwan, Helen Chadwick and Rotimi Fani-Kayode. All will be available to...
Posted at 18:37h
Listen to my interview with NHS nurse Myrtle Munro for the A Mile in My Shoes podcast here; Myrtle discusses how working in healthcare in the UK differs to nursing in the Caribbean, and her experiences of racism at work. The project recently won two...
Posted at 16:51h
A couple of my audio pieces are featured in the Empathy Museum's new exhibition exploring the theme of'migration', which starts off at the Migration Museum in Lambeth and will then go on tour. I interviewed Edin Basic, who came to the UK as a refugee from Bosnia in 1992...