It’s surprising what you hear when you listen...
(and when you work in radio)…
Radio is a passion and a profession. I am a producer, a presenter and a maker. Here are some of my adventures in audio.
The Listening Project in partnership with the British Library and BBC Radio 4
Research, recording and editing of conversations for radio and online
Content creation for BBC Radio 4 and BBC Local Radio.
Liberation series (conversations about occupation, evacuation and liberation) for BBC Radio 4, BBC Jersey, BBC Guernsey
Project management for the Listening Project national tour
Training for new producers
World War One At Home in partnership with Imperial War Museums
Discovery, development and delivery of 38 stories for radio, tv and online
Live and recorded content for 5Live, Radio 4, 4Extra, Inside Out, BBC Spotlight and BBC local radio
Documentary – From Brazil to the Battlefield: the story of Exeter’s fighting footballers
A People’s History of Pop – 5 decades of music through personal experience
Research and production of two 55-minute documentaries and a 7-part series presented by Simon Bates
A History of the World in 100 Objects in partnership with local museums and BBC Radio 4
Research and production a 10-part series for radio and online
Abolition 200 in partnership with local libraries and museums
Development and delivery of The Day Will Come (a radio musical) as well as a 6-part factual series for radio and online
As a presenter, there have been audio adventures too.
Co and solo presentation of 4-hour afternoon/drivetime programme (Shep and Jo)
Presentation and production of news, current affairs and features
Live interviews with Hilary Mantel, Eric Pickles, and Gloria Gaynor (not at the same time)
Outside broadcasts (including London 2012) and a continuous 72-hour fundraiser
Solo presentation and production of weekly arts and culture show (The Review)
Live and recorded interviews/packages featuring Michael Morpurgo, Anthony Sher, and Matthew Bourne.
Documentaries on Gilbert and George, Marlene Dietrich, Picasso’s Muse, and new musicals.
Solo presentation and production of weekly gardens, wild spaces and heritage show
Featuring series on the South West Coast Path, the archaeology of Dartmoor National Park and Devon’s garden history
Documentary – The Gardening Game: a history of Devon’s gardens
Newsnight Review with Kirsty Wark (BBC2)
Liberation 70 and Devon At War (directed by John Nettles) for BBC Radio 4 Extra and BBC 5live
From Brazil to the Battlefield (BBC 5Live)
The Life and Times of Nancy Astor (Nancy Astor) Plymouth City Museum
Radio drama/Recording for radio College of St Mark and St John
Creative writing Plymouth College of Further Education