The Day I Didn't Die

A series of gripping personal stories where Olivia Giles interviews people who have stared death in the face.

Episodes

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20060820

1/6. Close brushes with death. Olivia Giles interviews Scottish mountaineer Jamie Andrew about the climb that claimed the life of his close friend, and nearly his own.

20060827

Paul Kelly describes himself as the man who won the lottery twice. Olivia Giles finds out why he considers himself the luckiest man alive.

20060903

3/6. Paul Kelly describes himself as the man who won the lottery twice. Olivia Giles finds out why he considers himself the luckiest man alive.

20060910

4/6. Close brushes with death. Olivia Giles interviews Linda Kinnon. Linda was the last person to be pulled alive from the rubble of the Stockline Plastics Factory explosion on 4th May, 2004.

20060917

5/6. Close brushes with death. Olivia Giles interviews Richard Jones, a Scotsman who was on his way to work on the No 30 bus on the morning of 7th July.

20060924

6/6. Close brushes with death. Olivia Giles interviews Richard Moore, a fisherman who encountered a ferocious storm while fishing off north west Iceland.

20061001

1/7. Olivia Giles speaks to Mike Thexton about how he narrowly escaped death after being held hostage for 12 hours.

20061008

2/7. Close brushes with death. Olivia Giles speaks to Jamie Cuthbertson about the day his own life was nearly destroyed after an accident at work.

20061015

3/7. Olivia Giles speaks to journalist Marie Colvin about her fight for survival after being badly injured whilst working undercover in Sri Lanka.

20061022

4/7. Close brushes with death. After a harrowing experience on K2 entrepeneur Mick Jackson pledged to make a difference to the lives of children in the developing world.

20061105

6/7. Close brushes with death. Chris Moon describes how he negotiated his way out of a kidnap situation in Cambodia, only to face death two years later in the same country.

20061112

7/7. Close brushes with death. Raste Khan speaks to Olivia Giles about the medical trial that went horribly wrong.

20070704

Close brushes with death. 1/13. Olivia Giles interviews Scottish mountaineer Jamie Andrew about the climb that claimed the life of his close friend, and nearly his own.

20070707

Close brushes with death. 1/13. Olivia Giles interviews Scottish mountaineer Jamie Andrew about the climb that claimed the life of his close friend, and nearly his own.

20070711

Close brushes with death. 2/13. Olivia Giles talks to Caroline Roberts about her job working as a nanny in Gloucester.

20070714

Close brushes with death. 2/13. Olivia Giles talks to Caroline Roberts about her job working as a nanny in Gloucester.

20070718

Close brushes with death. 3/13. Olivia Giles interviews Paul Kelly, who considers himself to be the luckiest man alive.

20070721

Close brushes with death. 3/13. Olivia Giles interviews Paul Kelly, who considers himself to be the luckiest man alive.

20070725

Close brushes with death. 4/13. Olivia Giles meets Linda Kinnon, the last person to be pulled out alive from the rubble after the Stockline Plastics Factory explosion in May 2004.

20070728

Close brushes with death. 4/13. Olivia Giles meets Linda Kinnon, the last person to be pulled out alive from the rubble after the Stockline Plastics Factory explosion in May 2004.

20070801

Close brushes with death. 5/13. Olivia Giles speaks to Richard Jones, a Scotsman who was on his way to work on the No.30 London bus on the morning of 7th July.

20070804

Close brushes with death. 5/13. Olivia Giles speaks to Richard Jones, a Scotsman who was on his way to work on the No.30 London bus on the morning of 7th July.

20070808

Close brushes with death. 6/13. Olivia Giles interviews Richard Moore, a fisherman who encountered a ferocious storm while fishing off North West Iceland.

20070811

Close brushes with death. 6/13. Olivia Giles interviews Richard Moore, a fisherman who encountered a ferocious storm while fishing off North West Iceland.

20070815

Close brushes with death. 7/13. Olivia Giles speaks to Mike Thexton about how he narrowly escaped death after being held hostage for 12 hours.

20070818

Close brushes with death. 7/13. Olivia Giles speaks to Mike Thexton about how he narrowly escaped death after being held hostage for 12 hours.

20070822

Close brushes with death. 8/13. Olivia Giles speaks to Jamie Cuthbertson about the day his life was nearly destroyed after an accident at work.

20070825

Close brushes with death. 8/13. Olivia Giles speaks to Jamie Cuthbertson about the day his life was nearly destroyed after an accident at work.

20070829

Close brushes with death. 9/13. Olivia Giles speaks to journalist Marie Colvin about her fight for survival after being badly injured whilst working undercover in Sri Lanka.

20070901

Close brushes with death. 9/13. Olivia Giles speaks to journalist Marie Colvin about her fight for survival after being badly injured whilst working undercover in Sri Lanka.

20070905

Close brushes with death.

10/13. Featuring the entrepreneur Mick Jackson, who, following a traumatic experience climbing K2, used his business skills to set up a charity to help children in the Third World.

20070908

Close brushes with death.

10/13. Featuring the entrepreneur Mick Jackson, who, following a traumatic experience climbing K2, used his business skills to set up a charity to help children in the Third World.

20070912

Close brushes with death. 11/13. Tracy Browne tells Olivia Giles about the night she nearly lost her life at the hands of Peter Sutcliffe.

20070915

Close brushes with death. 11/13. Tracy Browne tells Olivia Giles about the night she nearly lost her life at the hands of Peter Sutcliffe.

20070919

12/13. Chris Moon tells Olivia Giles how he negotiated his way out of a kidnap situation in Cambodia only to be facing potential death two years later in the same country.

20070922

12/13. Chris Moon tells Olivia Giles how he negotiated his way out of a kidnap situation in Cambodia only to be facing potential death two years later in the same country.

20070926

13/13. Raste Khan tells Oliva Giles about the medical trial that went horribly wrong.

20070929

13/13. Raste Khan tells Oliva Giles about the medical trial that went horribly wrong.

Caroline Roberts2007071120070714

Olivia Giles talks to Caroline Roberts about her job working as a nanny in Gloucester.

Caroline Roberts2007071120070714

Olivia Giles talks to Caroline Roberts about her job working as a nanny in Gloucester.

0101Jamie Andrew2006082020070704
20070707 (RS)

Olivia Giles interviews Scottish mountaineer Jamie Andrew about the climb that claimed the life of his close friend, and nearly his own.

0101Jamie Andrew2006082020070704
20070707 (RS)

Olivia Giles interviews Scottish mountaineer Jamie Andrew about the climb that claimed the life of his close friend, and nearly his own.

0102Paul Kelly2006082720070718
20070721 (RS)

Olivia Giles finds out why Paul Kelly considers himself the luckiest man alive.

0102Paul Kelly2006082720070718
20070721 (RS)

Olivia Giles finds out why Paul Kelly considers himself the luckiest man alive.

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010320060903
0104Linda Kinnon2006091020070725
20070728 (RS)

Olivia Giles interviews Linda Kinnon.

Linda was the last person to be pulled alive from the rubble of the Stockline Plastics Factory explosion on 4th May, 2004.

0104Linda Kinnon2006091020070725
20070728 (RS)

Olivia Giles interviews Linda Kinnon.

Linda was the last person to be pulled alive from the rubble of the Stockline Plastics Factory explosion on 4th May, 2004.

0105Richard Jones2006091720070801

Olivia Giles interviews Richard Jones, a Scotsman who was on his way to work on the No 30 bus on the morning of 7th July.

Olivia Giles speaks to Richard Jones, a Scotsman who was on his way to work on the No.30 London bus on the morning of 7th July.

0105Richard Jones2006091720070801

Olivia Giles interviews Richard Jones, a Scotsman who was on his way to work on the No 30 bus on the morning of 7th July.

Olivia Giles speaks to Richard Jones, a Scotsman who was on his way to work on the No.30 London bus on the morning of 7th July.

0105Richard Jones2007080420070801

Olivia Giles interviews Richard Jones, a Scotsman who was on his way to work on the No 30 bus on the morning of 7th July.

Olivia Giles speaks to Richard Jones, a Scotsman who was on his way to work on the No.30 London bus on the morning of 7th July.

0105Richard Jones2007080420070801

Olivia Giles interviews Richard Jones, a Scotsman who was on his way to work on the No 30 bus on the morning of 7th July.

Olivia Giles speaks to Richard Jones, a Scotsman who was on his way to work on the No.30 London bus on the morning of 7th July.

0106 LASTRichard Moore2006092420070808
20070811 (RS)

Olivia Giles interviews Richard Moore, a fisherman who encountered a ferocious storm while fishing off North West Iceland.

0106 LASTRichard Moore2006092420070808
20070811 (RS)

Olivia Giles interviews Richard Moore, a fisherman who encountered a ferocious storm while fishing off North West Iceland.

0201Mike Thexton2006100120070818

Olivia Giles speaks to Mike Thexton about how he narrowly escaped death after being held hostage for 12 hours.

0201Mike Thexton2006100120070818

Olivia Giles speaks to Mike Thexton about how he narrowly escaped death after being held hostage for 12 hours.

0202Jamie Cuthbertson2006100820070822

Olivia Giles speaks to Jamie Cuthbertson about the day his own life was nearly destroyed after an accident at work.

0202Jamie Cuthbertson2006100820070822

Olivia Giles speaks to Jamie Cuthbertson about the day his own life was nearly destroyed after an accident at work.

0203Marie Colvin2006101520070901

Olivia Giles speaks to journalist Marie Colvin about her fight for survival after being badly injured whilst working undercover in Sri Lanka.

0203Marie Colvin2006101520070901

Olivia Giles speaks to journalist Marie Colvin about her fight for survival after being badly injured whilst working undercover in Sri Lanka.

0204Mick Jackson20061022

After a harrowing experience on K2 entrepeneur Mick Jackson pledged to make a difference to the lives of children in the developing world.

0204Mick Jackson20061022

After a harrowing experience on K2 entrepeneur Mick Jackson pledged to make a difference to the lives of children in the developing world.

0206Chris Moon2006110520070919

Chris Moon describes how he negotiated his way out of a kidnap situation in Cambodia, only to face death two years later in the same country.

0206Chris Moon2006110520070919

Chris Moon describes how he negotiated his way out of a kidnap situation in Cambodia, only to face death two years later in the same country.

0207Mike Thexton2007081520070818

Olivia Giles speaks to Mike Thexton about how he narrowly escaped death after being held hostage for 12 hours.

0207Mike Thexton2007081520070818

Olivia Giles speaks to Mike Thexton about how he narrowly escaped death after being held hostage for 12 hours.

0207 LASTRaste Khan2006111220070926
20070929 (RS)

Raste Khan speaks to Olivia Giles about the medical trial that went horribly wrong.

0207 LASTRaste Khan2006111220070926
20070929 (RS)

Raste Khan speaks to Olivia Giles about the medical trial that went horribly wrong.

02082007082220070825

Olivia Giles speaks to Jamie Cuthbertson about the day his life was nearly destroyed after an accident at work.

02082007082220070825

Olivia Giles speaks to Jamie Cuthbertson about the day his life was nearly destroyed after an accident at work.

0209Marie Colvin2007082920070901

Olivia Giles speaks to journalist Marie Colvin about her fight for survival after being badly injured whilst working undercover in Sri Lanka.

0209Marie Colvin2007082920070901

Olivia Giles speaks to journalist Marie Colvin about her fight for survival after being badly injured whilst working undercover in Sri Lanka.

02102007090520070908

Featuring the entrepreneur Mick Jackson, who, following a traumatic experience climbing K2, used his business skills to set up a charity to help children in the Third World.

02102007090520070908

Featuring the entrepreneur Mick Jackson, who, following a traumatic experience climbing K2, used his business skills to set up a charity to help children in the Third World.

02112007091220070915

Tracy Browne tells Olivia Giles about the night she nearly lost her life at the hands of Peter Sutcliffe.

02112007091220070915

Tracy Browne tells Olivia Giles about the night she nearly lost her life at the hands of Peter Sutcliffe.

02122007091920070922

12/13.

Chris Moon tells Olivia Giles how he negotiated his way out of a kidnap situation in Cambodia only to be facing potential death two years later in the same country.

02122007091920070922

12/13.

Chris Moon tells Olivia Giles how he negotiated his way out of a kidnap situation in Cambodia only to be facing potential death two years later in the same country.