Nick Coleman's account of how he struggled to overcome losing his hearing in one ear, and how he reinvented his relationship to music, his great passion in life. Today, the ability to hear is music is altered irrevocably, and the process of readjustment begins.
The Train in the Night is the new memoir by Nick Coleman and recounts how he lost his hearing in one ear, and how he struggled to overcome losing his inability to hear music by rethinking the complex relationship we all have with music from psalms and symphonies, to love songs, ballads and punk.
Nick Coleman grew up in the Fens. He has written about music throughout his career as a journalist for titles including NME, Time Out, the Independent and Independent on Sunday, The Times and The Wire.
Reader: Sean Foley, actor and comedian, is currently directing the West End production of The Ladykillers.
Abridged by Richard Hamilton
Produced by Elizabeth Allard.
Nick's ability to hear music is altered irrevocably, and a process of readjustment begins.