Josie Long Hears The Truth

Comedian Josie Long presents the best in true storytelling from both home and abroad.

Made for 4 Extra.

From emotional encounters to awe-inspiring, personal quests for truth, comedian Josie Long presents the best in true storytelling from both home and abroad.

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Comedian Josie Long presents the best in true storytelling from both home and abroad.

Made for 4 Extra.

From emotional encounters to awe-inspiring, personal quests for truth, comedian Josie Long presents the best in true storytelling from both home and abroad.

Made for 4 Extra. From emotional encounters to awe-inspiring, personal quests for truth, comedian Josie Long presents the best in true storytelling from both home and abroad.

Comedian Josie Long presents the best in true storytelling from both home and abroad.

The truth in all of its forms can be complicated, but that's not to say it's not worth the quest. From heartfelt, emotional encounters to awe-inspiring experiences, Josie Long presents the best in true storytelling from both home and abroad.

The items featured in this programme are:

The Worst Haircut Ever - Radio producer Jeff Cohen interviews his two young daughters about a haircut that went terribly wrong.
Produced by Jeff Cohen

The Blow Up Bra - 94-year-old Betty Jenkins remembers a quirky gift from her mother.
Produced by Nadia Reiman

School Night - Storyteller Ameera Chowdhury recalls writing a pop music review as a teen and receiving a surprising response.
Produced for The Moth Radio Hour

Don't Go Far - The adventure of two Dublin children in August 1985 who chanced a free ride on the DART and ended up further away than they expected...
Produced by Ronan Kelly and Paul Russell

The Real Tom Banks - 23 year old gay teen Tom Banks is on the search for love...on the internet.
Produced by Jesse Cox

Split Brain - Brain scientist Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor remembers every moment of her life-altering stroke.
Produced by Nick Van der Kolk

Freud's Couch - Roman Mars on the story behind the most famous couch in history.
Produced by Ann Hepperman

Myrtle and Denika - Fi Glover hears from Myrtle, one of the first single parents to adopt in the UK, and Denika, who was 5 when she went to live with her.
Produced by Victoria McArthur

Dame Mitsuko Uchida - Japanese born classical pianist, Dame Mitsuko Uchida talks about her inspiration and passion for piano playing.
Produced for Front Row

Helen Sharman - The first British person to travel in space, Helen remembers docking with the Mir space station in 1991 and her regret at having to return to Earth.
Produced for My Century

Millie The Jack Russell - We hear the story of the overweight Jack Russell Millie's return to fitness for 2014's PDSA Pet Fit Club.
Produced for You And Yours

Norma Miller - Harlem born Norma Miller tells the story of her lindy hop days.
Produced for My Century

Living With Birdie - Birdie McDonald tells the extraordinary story of her life as a foster mother of more than 850 children over the last 35 years.
Produced by Emily Jeal
Made for BBC Radio 4 in Extra and first broadcast in December 2015.