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2021030220210308 (R4)Marie Le Conte explores the shared experiences of people aged 29 to 33, members of the so-called crisis cohort, who have had their adult lives book-ended by the financial crash of 2008 and the huge economic downturn caused by the Coronavirus.

Marie examines what defines this generation of young, or not so young, people and what adulthood means for them. She explores the ways that living through the crisis has shaped emotional literacy and economic fortunes. And she hears stories of how the crises has left its mark on physical fitness - from running through the stress to the legacy lockdown leaves on the body.

Finally, she asks how her generation has seen these twin crises shape their values - both politically and personally..

Presenter: Marie Le Conte
Producer: Steve Hankey
Executive Producer: Will Yates

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4

Marie Le Conte considers a generation with lives book-ended by two economic crises.