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0120120130Nick 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.
0220120131Nick 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, teenage recollections of his first seven records.
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 recollects his first seven records as a teenager.
0320120201The story of Nick Coleman's struggle to overcome suddenly losing music from his life, and to adjust to a new way of perceiving the world. Today, an unpleasant treatment for hearing loss, and how music defines who we are, are among the themes taken up.
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 has a new treatment for his hearing loss.
0420120202Nick Coleman's account of struggling to overcome losing his ability to hear music and how he has reconsidered the complex relationship we all have with music. Today, the soundtrack to his first teenage crush is revisited.
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.
The soundtrack to Nick's first teenage crush is revisited.
05 LAST20120203The story of Nick Coleman's struggle to overcome losing music, and adjust to a new way of perceiving the world.
Today, his hearing loss is diagnosed.
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 hearing loss is diagnosed.

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