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197D01 19971007Four audio diaries in which people document an attempt to change their lives.
1: Bob.
Once an alcoholic and a criminal, Bob has turned his life around.
He now has a loving family and possibly the job of his dreams.
But there is one more goal for him to attain - self-belief.
197D02Dancing With Ducks19971014Four audio diaries in which people document an attempt to change their lives.
2: `Dancing with Ducks'.
Christina and her partner Sebastian have given up their cosmopolitan life in Edinburgh for a mobile home in Wales.
Christina is pursuing her childhood dream of running an organic farm.
But first she has to find a property and face the toughest test - who will kill the ducks?
197D03Kenneth19971021Four audio diaries in which people document an attempt to change their lives.
3: `Kenneth'.
As the village vicar in a charming parish, Kenneth feels fortunate.
But when he finds himself out of step with the Church of England, he becomes a different kind of pilgrim in a faraway land.
197D04Farris19971028The last of four audio diaries in which people document an attempt to change their lives.
`Farris'.
Farris Howard suffered 90 per cent first degree burns in a house fire at the age of 3.
Now 14, he faces his tenth year of painful operations to reconstruct his skin.
How does he cope?
  Programme Catalogue - Details: 01 September 199519950901Producer: J.
RAY
Next in series: BOB
Previous in series: NANCY
Broadcast history
01 Sep 1995 10:02-10:30 (RADIO 4)
Recorded on 1995-08-16
  Genome: [r4 Bd=19971007] Four audio diaries which document people's attempts to change their lives. Bob. Once an alcoholic and a criminal, Bob has turned his life around. He now has a loving family and possibly the job of his dreams.
But there is one more goal for him to attain - self-belief.
Editor Sharon Banoff
  Genome: [r4 Bd=19971014] Four audio diaries in which people document an attempt to change their lives. 2: Dancing with Ducks
Christina and her partner Sebastian have given up their cosmopolitan life in Edinburgh to pursue Christina's childhood dream of running an organic farm.
Editor Sharon Banoff
  Genome: [r4 Bd=19971021] Audio diaries in which people document an attempt to change their lives.
3: Kenneth. As the village vicar in a charming parish, Kenneth feels fortunate. But then he finds himself out of step with the Church of England. Editor Sharon Banoff
  Genome: [r4 Bd=19971028] The last of four audio diaries in which people document an attempt to change their lives. Farris
. Farris Howard suffered 90 per cent first degree burns in a house fire at the age of three. Now 14, he faces his tenth year of painful operations to reconstruct his skin. How does he cope? Editor Sharon Banoff
Taking the Plunge Genome: [r4 Bd=19931102] A series of audio diaries made by people who are changing their lives. 2: Something Just for Me.At the age of 45, Ken Patullo from Warrington decides to give up his shop floor job at the Ford Motor Company to become a nurse. Producer Jane Ray
Taking the Plunge Genome: [r4 Bd=19931109] A series of audio diaries made by people who are changing their lives. 3: My Daddy's Got Short Hair and He Wears Brown Trousers. This is how Isobel Chillman who's nearly 5 describes her father David who wants to give up a lucrative and steady job in computers to train as a vicar. Producer Jane Ray
Taking the Plunge Genome: [r4 Bd=19931116] Last of the audio diaries made by people who are trying to change their lives.
4: Can't Live Together, Can't Live Apart? After 22 years of marriage in Germany, Anna Jurgens 's husband left her for another woman. She returned to England to carve out a new life for herself without him. Now he wants her back. Producer Jane Ray
Taking the Plunge Genome: [r4 Bd=19931219] Audio diaries made by people who have decided to alter the course of their lives. / Was a Pirate Once. This is how
Martin Hawkesby explains his West Country accent to the two children of the woman he hopes to marry in America. When his chip shop business folded, Martin left Bristol for California where he istryingto start a new life.
Producer Jane Ray

Genome: [r4 bd=19971007] contributors

  • Editor: Sharon Banoff

Genome: [r4 bd=19971014] contributors

  • Editor: Sharon Banoff

Genome: [r4 bd=19971021] contributors

  • Editor: Sharon Banoff

Genome: [r4 bd=19971028] contributors

  • Unknown:. Farris Howard
  • Editor: Sharon Banoff

Genome:
[r4 bd=19931102] contributors

  • Unknown: Ken Patullo
  • Producer: Jane Ray

Genome:
[r4 bd=19931109] contributors

  • Unknown: Isobel Chillman
  • Producer: Jane Ray

Genome:
[r4 bd=19931116] contributors

  • Unknown: Anna Jurgens
  • Producer: Jane Ray

Genome:
[r4 bd=19931219] contributors

  • Unknown: Martin Hawkesby
  • Producer: Jane Ray

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