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01Farmer Wink20190204

Join Farmer Wink on his first-ever train journey, for a big day out in London.

He shares stories from his rural upbringing and his theory on how he's maintained a strong Lincolnshire accent, with his travelling companion, BBC Radio Lincolnshire presenter William Wright.

Multi Story is a BBC podcast, presented and produced by Becca Bryers.

A Lincolnshire farmer shares his rural upbringing on his first-ever train journey.

Surprising personal stories from across England handpicked from BBC Local Radio.

02Love Birds20190211

Growing up in Pakistan Zubaira Ahmad had always been surrounded by animals, and since moving to England in the early 1990s, had dreamed of owning a pet bird again. She and daughter Noor, share the story of their secret mission to make the dream a reality - and why it captured the hearts of global Twitter users.

Plus Multi Story presenter, Becca Bryers and her boyfriend discuss the impact of Indi the cat on their relationship.

How one women's mission to fulfil her dreams of owning a pet bird went viral on Twitter.

Surprising personal stories from across England handpicked from BBC Local Radio.

03Fam20190218

A Bristol couple, married for 45 years, explain why they're determined to stay together following one them undergoing gender reassignment.

Steff Barnett kept her wish to become a woman secret for most of her life, from everyone but Lynne. The couple met aged 16 and have opted to stick together, even though it means no intimate physical contact between them.

Plus a poem defining the slang word "Fam", written and performed by Caleb Femi, former Young People's Laureate for London.

Multi Story is a BBC podcast, presented and produced by Becca Bryers.

A couple share the challenges a gender reassignment has placed on their 45-year marriage.

Surprising personal stories from across England handpicked from BBC Local Radio.

04Home20190225

As a teenager, Laura Rawlings couldn’t wait to spread her wings and experience bustling city life. But priorities have changed.

Join her on moving weekend - as the BBC Radio Bristol presenters makes an unexpected return to her rural roots.

Plus Multi Story presenter, Becca Bryers shares some thoughts on her own idea of "home".

Follow Laura's unexpected house move - from bustling Bristol back to her rural roots.

Surprising personal stories from across England handpicked from BBC Local Radio.

04Love Letters20190225

Meet Nick and Tracy Gaskin; the Leicestershire husband and wife who’ve never had a “real” chat.

Nick has primary progressive MS and has lost the ability to speak. The couple met when Tracy became one of the carers providing round the clock care.

Multi Story presenter, Becca Bryers has been following the highs and lows of their family life since 2011.

Meet Nick and Tracy, the Leicestershire husband and wife who've never had a 'real' chat.

Surprising personal stories from across England handpicked from BBC Local Radio.

Meet Nick and Tracy Gaskin; the Leicestershire husband and wife who’ve never had a “real ? chat.

05Strangers Reunited20190304

Warwickshire firefighter Tony Dumbleton reunited with LA police officer Andrew Dahring, a year after he helped save his life during a mass shooting in Las Vegas.

Andrew was shot when a lone gunman opened fire on a music festival - killing 58 people. Tony was at nearby hotel and ran to his aid.

Their emotional phone reunion was first aired on BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire.

Multi Story is a BBC podcast, presented and produced by Becca Bryers.

An LA cop and Warwickshire firefighter, reunited a year on from a shooting in Las Vegas.

Surprising personal stories from across England handpicked from BBC Local Radio.

Warkwickshire firefighter Tony Dumblton reunited with LA police officer Andrew Dahring, a year after he helped save his life during a mass shooting in Las Vegas.

06Open Road20190311

Marianne and Chris Fisher have swapped their five-bedroom family house in Shropshire, for Trudy the camper van.

This is not a holiday, but a complete change in lifestyle - the married couple are aiming to step foot in every country in the world.

Multi Story is a BBC podcast, presented and produced by Becca Bryers.

Meet the Shropshire couple who have swapped a five-bedroom house for Trudy the van.

Surprising personal stories from across England handpicked from BBC Local Radio.