Growing Pains

Sue Limb takes a wry look at the process of ageing.

Episodes

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20070122Series of new stories dealing with child and parent relationships from unexpected angles.

1/5. From Sydney With Love

By Gill Edwards, read by Joanna David.

A mother mourns the loss of her only child to a gap year, and wishes that she had not called her daughter Sydney.

20070123Series of new stories dealing with child and parent relationships from unexpected angles.

2/5. The Loft Room, written and read by Paul Dodgson.

A father and son fail to communicate until it is too late.

20070124Series of new stories dealing with child and parent relationships from unexpected angles.

3/5. The Footstool, by Zita Adamson

A former Greenham Common protester creates havoc in her retirement home, leaving her daughter to pick up the pieces.

Read by Jacqueline Tong.

20070125Series of new stories dealing with child and parent relationships from unexpected angles.

4/5. Mines

By Linda Ruhemann, read by Richard Mitchley.

A father tries to communicate with his grown-up daughter about the past when she was persuaded to have an abortion, and her inability to have children in the present.

20070126Series of new stories dealing with child and parent relationships from unexpected angles.

5/5. Mock Turtle

By Tracy Alexander, read by Katharine Rogers.

A redundant housewife and mother seeks solace in her local supermarket.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900703] Unknown: Steve Wetton.

Producer: Lissa Evans

Tom Hollingsworth: Ray Brooks

Pat Hollingsworth: Sharon Duce

Gran: Jean Heywood

Caroline Thornley: Susan Sheridan

Mark: Richard Pearce

Lisa: Tika Viker-Bloss

Simon: Nicholas Delve

Jason: Christian Robinson

Unknown: Steve Wetton.

Producer: Lissa Evans

Tom Hollingsworth: Ray Brooks

Pat Hollingsworth: Sharon Duce

Gran: Jean Heywood

Caroline Thornley: Susan Sheridan

Mark: Richard Pearce

Lisa: Tika Viker-Bloss

Simon: Nicholas Delve

Jason: Christian Robinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900710] Unknown: Ray Brooks

Unknown: Sharon Duce.

Written By: Steve Wetton.

Producer: Lissa Evans

Tom Hollingsworth: Ray Brooks

Pat Hollingsworth: Sharon Duce

Miriam: Jacqueline Tong

Mark: Richard Pearce

Lisa: Tika Viker-Bloss

Unknown: Ray Brooks

Unknown: Sharon Duce.

Written By: Steve Wetton.

Producer: Lissa Evans

Tom Hollingsworth: Ray Brooks

Pat Hollingsworth: Sharon Duce

Miriam: Jacqueline Tong

Mark: Richard Pearce

Lisa: Tika Viker-Bloss

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900717] Unknown: Ray Brooks

Unknown: Sharon Duce.

Unknown: Tom. Simon

Written By: Steve Wetton.

Producer: Lissa Evans

Tom Hollingsworth: Ray Brooks

Pat Hollingsworth: Sharon Duce

Gran: Jean Heywood

Caroline Thornley: Susan Sheridan

Mark: Richard Pearce

Lisa: Tika Viker-Bloss

Simon: Nicholas Delve

Jason: Christian Robinson

Unknown: Ray Brooks

Unknown: Sharon Duce.

Unknown: Tom. Simon

Written By: Steve Wetton.

Producer: Lissa Evans

Tom Hollingsworth: Ray Brooks

Pat Hollingsworth: Sharon Duce

Gran: Jean Heywood

Caroline Thornley: Susan Sheridan

Mark: Richard Pearce

Lisa: Tika Viker-Bloss

Simon: Nicholas Delve

Jason: Christian Robinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900724] Unknown: Ray Brooks

Unknown: Sharon Duce.

Unknown: Jack Marriot.

Written By: Steve Wetton.

Producer: Lissa Evans.

Tom Hollingsworth: Ray Brooks

Pat Hollingsworth: Sharon Duce

Gran: Jean Heywood

Miriam: Jacqueline Tong

Mark: Richard Pearce

Lisa: Tika Viker-Bloss

Simon: Nicholas Delve

Jason: Christian Robinson

Jack: Norman Bird

Jackie: Jane Whittenshaw

Carol: Elizabeth Kelly

Man: David Bannerman

Unknown: Ray Brooks

Unknown: Sharon Duce.

Unknown: Jack Marriot.

Written By: Steve Wetton.

Producer: Lissa Evans.

Tom Hollingsworth: Ray Brooks

Pat Hollingsworth: Sharon Duce

Gran: Jean Heywood

Miriam: Jacqueline Tong

Mark: Richard Pearce

Lisa: Tika Viker-Bloss

Simon: Nicholas Delve

Jason: Christian Robinson

Jack: Norman Bird

Jackie: Jane Whittenshaw

Carol: Elizabeth Kelly

Man: David Bannerman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900731] Unknown: Ray Brooks

Unknown: Sharon Duce.

Written By: Steve Wetton.

Producer: Lissa Evans.

Tom Hollingsworth: Ray Brooks

Pat Hollingsworth: Sharon Duce

Gran: Jean Heywood

Miriam: Jacqueline Tong

Caroline Thornley: Susan Sheridan

Mark: Richard Pearce

Lisa: Tika Viker-Bloss

Simon: Nicholas Delve

Jason: Christian Robinson

Jackie: Jane Whittenshaw

Unknown: Ray Brooks

Unknown: Sharon Duce.

Written By: Steve Wetton.

Producer: Lissa Evans.

Tom Hollingsworth: Ray Brooks

Pat Hollingsworth: Sharon Duce

Gran: Jean Heywood

Miriam: Jacqueline Tong

Caroline Thornley: Susan Sheridan

Mark: Richard Pearce

Lisa: Tika Viker-Bloss

Simon: Nicholas Delve

Jason: Christian Robinson

Jackie: Jane Whittenshaw

Genome: [r4 Bd=19900807] Written By: Steve Wetton.

Producer: Ussa Evans.

Tom Hollingsworth: Ray Brooks

Pat Hollingsworth: Sharon Duce

Gran: Jean Heywood

Miriam: Jacqueline Tong

Caroline Thornley: Susan Sheridan

Mark: Richard Pearce

Lisa: Tika Viker-Bloss

Simon: Nicholas Delve

Jason: Christian Robinson

Written By: Steve Wetton.

Producer: Ussa Evans.

Tom Hollingsworth: Ray Brooks

Pat Hollingsworth: Sharon Duce

Gran: Jean Heywood

Miriam: Jacqueline Tong

Caroline Thornley: Susan Sheridan

Mark: Richard Pearce

Lisa: Tika Viker-Bloss

Simon: Nicholas Delve

Jason: Christian Robinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971031]1: Blooming and Withering. Sue Limb takes a wry look at the process of ageing. Should we fight it or just accept that we have had our turn? Producer Sally Ratman

1: Blooming and Withering. Sue Limb takes a wry look at the process of ageing. Should we fight it or just accept that we have had our turn? Producer Sally Ratman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971031] Producer: Sally Ratman
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971107]2: Liberation or Limitation? Sue Limb takes advice on how to grow old disgracefully. Producer Sally Ratman

2: Liberation or Limitation? Sue Limb takes advice on how to grow old disgracefully. Producer Sally Ratman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971107]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19971114]The last of three programmes. Act Your Age. Sue Limb looks at what shapes our attitudes to age. Why do some cultures revere the elderly, while others ignore them? Producer Sally Flatman

The last of three programmes. Act Your Age. Sue Limb looks at what shapes our attitudes to age. Why do some cultures revere the elderly, while others ignore them? Producer Sally Flatman

Genome: [r4 Bd=19971114] Producer: Sally Flatman
Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 July 199019900703Producer: L. EVANS

Next in series: 10 July 1990

Previous in series: 18 April 1989

Description

Another in the comedy-drama series about a couple (played by Ray BROOKS and

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

03 Jul 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

05 Jul 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Richard Pearce (Actor)

Susan Sheridan (Actor)

David King (Actor)

Ray Brooks (Actor)

Sharon Duce (Actor)

Jean Heywood (Actor)

Nicholas Delve (Actor)

Tika Viker-Bloss (Actor)

Christian Robinson (Actor)

Steve Wetton (Author)

Lissa Evans (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-06-26.

BBC Programme Number: 89LD3431

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Susan Sheridan (Actor)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 03 July 199019900705First broadcast on 1990-07-03

Producer: L. EVANS

Next in series: 10 July 1990

Previous in series: 18 April 1989

Description

Another in the comedy-drama series about a couple (played by Ray BROOKS and

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

03 Jul 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

05 Jul 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Richard Pearce (Actor)

Susan Sheridan (Actor)

David King (Actor)

Ray Brooks (Actor)

Sharon Duce (Actor)

Jean Heywood (Actor)

Nicholas Delve (Actor)

Tika Viker-Bloss (Actor)

Christian Robinson (Actor)

Steve Wetton (Author)

Lissa Evans (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-06-26.

BBC Programme Number: 89LD3431

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Susan Sheridan (Actor)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 07 August 199019900807Producer: F. EVANS

Next in series: STEPPIN'OUT

Previous in series: 31 July 1990

Description

Episode Six: We Oughta Be In Pictures.

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

07 Aug 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

09 Aug 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Richard Pearce (Actor)

Susan Sheridan (Actor)

Ray Brooks (Actor)

Sharon Duce (Actor)

Jean Heywood (Actor)

Jacqueline Tong (Actor)

Nicholas Delve (Actor)

Tika Viker-Bloss (Actor)

Christian Robinson (Actor)

Steve Wetton (Author)

Lissa Evans (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-07-09.

BBC Programme Number: 89LD3436

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Susan Sheridan (Actor)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 07 August 199019900809First broadcast on 1990-08-07

Producer: F. EVANS

Next in series: STEPPIN'OUT

Previous in series: 31 July 1990

Description

Episode Six: We Oughta Be In Pictures.

Subject Categories

comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

07 Aug 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

09 Aug 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Richard Pearce (Actor)

Susan Sheridan (Actor)

Ray Brooks (Actor)

Sharon Duce (Actor)

Jean Heywood (Actor)

Jacqueline Tong (Actor)

Nicholas Delve (Actor)

Tika Viker-Bloss (Actor)

Christian Robinson (Actor)

Steve Wetton (Author)

Lissa Evans (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-07-09.

BBC Programme Number: 89LD3436

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Susan Sheridan (Actor)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 10 July 199019900710Producer: L. EVANS

Next in series: 17 July 1990

Previous in series: 03 July 1990

Description

Another in the comedy-drama series about a couple (played by Ray BROOKS and

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

10 Jul 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

12 Jul 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Richard Pearce (Actor)

Ray Brooks (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Sharon Duce (Actor)

Jenny Howe (Actor)

Jacqueline Tong (Actor)

Tika Viker-Bloss (Actor)

Steve Wetton (Author)

Lissa Evans (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-06-29.

BBC Programme Number: 89LD3433

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 10 July 199019900712First broadcast on 1990-07-10

Producer: L. EVANS

Next in series: 17 July 1990

Previous in series: 03 July 1990

Description

Another in the comedy-drama series about a couple (played by Ray BROOKS and

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

10 Jul 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

12 Jul 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Richard Pearce (Actor)

Ray Brooks (Actor)

Michael Kilgarriff (Actor)

Sharon Duce (Actor)

Jenny Howe (Actor)

Jacqueline Tong (Actor)

Tika Viker-Bloss (Actor)

Steve Wetton (Author)

Lissa Evans (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-06-29.

BBC Programme Number: 89LD3433

See more GROWING PAINS programmes (35)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 17 July 199019900717Producer: L. EVANS

Next in series: 24 July 1990

Previous in series: 10 July 1990

Description

Another in the comedy-drama series about a couple (played by Ray BROOKS and

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

17 Jul 1990 18:Global Beats [world Service]

17 Jul 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

19 Jul 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Brian Miller (Actor)

Richard Pearce (Actor)

Elizabeth Kelly (Actor)

Susan Sheridan (Actor)

Ray Brooks (Actor)

Sharon Duce (Actor)

Jean Heywood (Actor)

Ian Lindsay (Actor)

Nicholas Delve (Actor)

Christian Robinson (Actor)

Tika Viker-Bloss (Actor)

Steve Wetton (Author)

Lissa Evans (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-06-27.

BBC Programme Number: 89LD3432

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Brian Miller (Actor)

Susan Sheridan (Actor)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 17 July 199019900719First broadcast on 1990-07-17

Producer: L. EVANS

Next in series: 24 July 1990

Previous in series: 10 July 1990

Description

Another in the comedy-drama series about a couple (played by Ray BROOKS and

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

17 Jul 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

19 Jul 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Brian Miller (Actor)

Richard Pearce (Actor)

Elizabeth Kelly (Actor)

Susan Sheridan (Actor)

Ray Brooks (Actor)

Sharon Duce (Actor)

Jean Heywood (Actor)

Ian Lindsay (Actor)

Nicholas Delve (Actor)

Christian Robinson (Actor)

Tika Viker-Bloss (Actor)

Steve Wetton (Author)

Lissa Evans (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-06-27.

BBC Programme Number: 89LD3432

See more GROWING PAINS programmes (35)

Brian Miller (Actor)

Susan Sheridan (Actor)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 24 July 199019900724Producer: L. EVANS

Next in series: 31 July 1990

Previous in series: 17 July 1990

Description

Another in the comedy-drama series about a couple (played by Ray BROOKS and

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

24 Jul 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

26 Jul 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Richard Pearce (Actor)

Jane Whittenshaw (Actor)

Norman Bird (Actor)

Elizabeth Kelly (Actor)

David Bannerman (Actor)

Ray Brooks (Actor)

Sharon Duce (Actor)

Jean Heywood (Actor)

Jacqueline Tong (Actor)

Nicholas Delve (Actor)

Christian Robinson (Actor)

Tika Viker-Bloss (Actor)

Steve Wetton (Author)

Lissa Evans (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-06-30.

BBC Programme Number: 89LD3434

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 24 July 199019900726First broadcast on 1990-07-24

Producer: L. EVANS

Next in series: 31 July 1990

Previous in series: 17 July 1990

Description

Another in the comedy-drama series about a couple (played by Ray BROOKS and

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

24 Jul 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

26 Jul 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Richard Pearce (Actor)

Jane Whittenshaw (Actor)

Norman Bird (Actor)

Elizabeth Kelly (Actor)

David Bannerman (Actor)

Ray Brooks (Actor)

Sharon Duce (Actor)

Jean Heywood (Actor)

Jacqueline Tong (Actor)

Nicholas Delve (Actor)

Christian Robinson (Actor)

Tika Viker-Bloss (Actor)

Steve Wetton (Author)

Lissa Evans (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-06-30.

BBC Programme Number: 89LD3434

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Programme Catalogue - Details: 31 July 199019900731Producer: L. EVANS

Next in series: 07 August 1990

Previous in series: 24 July 1990

Description

Another in the comedy-drama series about a couple (played by Ray BROOKS and

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

31 Jul 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

02 Aug 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Richard Pearce (Actor)

Jane Whittenshaw (Actor)

Susan Sheridan (Actor)

Ray Brooks (Actor)

Sharon Duce (Actor)

Jean Heywood (Actor)

Jacqueline Tong (Actor)

Nicholas Delve (Actor)

Tika Viker-Bloss (Actor)

Christian Robinson (Actor)

Steve Wetton (Author)

Lissa Evans (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-07-08.

BBC Programme Number: 89LD3435

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Susan Sheridan (Actor)

Programme Catalogue - Details: 31 July 199019900802First broadcast on 1990-07-31

Producer: L. EVANS

Next in series: 07 August 1990

Previous in series: 24 July 1990

Description

Another in the comedy-drama series about a couple (played by Ray BROOKS and

Subject Categories

situation comedy programmes (genre)

drama programmes (genre)

Broadcast history

31 Jul 1990 18:30-19:00 (RADIO 4)

02 Aug 1990 12:25-12:55 (RADIO 4)

Contributors

Richard Pearce (Actor)

Jane Whittenshaw (Actor)

Susan Sheridan (Actor)

Ray Brooks (Actor)

Sharon Duce (Actor)

Jean Heywood (Actor)

Jacqueline Tong (Actor)

Nicholas Delve (Actor)

Tika Viker-Bloss (Actor)

Christian Robinson (Actor)

Steve Wetton (Author)

Lissa Evans (Producer)

Recorded on 1990-07-08.

BBC Programme Number: 89LD3435

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Susan Sheridan (Actor)

Programme Catalogue - StationRadio 4
01Blooming And Withering1997103119980501Should we fight it or just accept that we have had our turn?
01From Cumbria To Ambridge2017100120191002 (BBC7)Author and journalist, Grace Dent, locks herself in her teenage bedroom and rifles through the BBC Radio archives to celebrate the awkward, emotional, and unfortunately inevitable adolescent experience.

She reminisces about the heartbreak and arguments that were an everyday part of her own teenage years growing up in Carlisle in the ‘70s. Then finds out what it was really like for the teenage boys she thought had it so easy, asking Radio 5 Live presenter Nihal Arthanayake to paint a portrait of his own formative years.

Over three episodes, Grace plays programmes from the BBC archives:

‘Too Old To Rock and Roll, Too Young To Die'
A documentary made by Sara Conkey in 1995, featuring the reminiscences of people who were teenagers during the Blitz

Teenage traumas and tantrums from ‘The Archers'.

Producer: Jessica Treen

Made for BBC Radio 4 Extra. First broadcast in October 2017.

Grace Dent goes back to her awkward teenage years with help from the BBC archives.

Grace Dent celebrates the awkward, emotional, and unavoidable experience of adolescence.

Author and journalist Grace Dent locks herself in her teenage bedroom and rifles through the BBC Radio archives to celebrate the awkward, emotional, and unfortunately inevitable adolescent experience.

She reminisces about the heartbreak and arguments that were an everyday part of her own teenage years growing up in Carlisle in the 1970s, then finds out what it was really like for the teenage boys she thought had it so easy, asking Radio 5 Live presenter Nihal Arthanayake to paint a portrait of his own formative years.

‘Too Old To Rock and Roll, Too Young To Die'
A documentary made by Sara Conkey in 1995, featuring the reminiscences of people who were teenagers during the Blitz.

022. I Capture The Castle20191009Grace Dent locks herself in her teenage bedroom and rifles through the BBC Radio archives to celebrate the awkward, emotional, and unfortunately inevitable adolescent experience.

She reminisces about the heartbreak and arguments that were an everyday part of her own teenage years growing up in Carlisle in the 1970's.

In this edition, Grace dips into the BBC Archives and come up with one of her favourite depictions of adolescence:

'I Capture The Castle'
Part one of Jane Rodgers adaptation of Dodie Smith's classic novel, starring Holliday Grainger as Cassandra Mortmain

Presenter: Grace Dent

Producer: Jessica Treen

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra in October 2017.

Grace Dent goes back to her awkward teenage years with help from the BBC archives.

Grace Dent celebrates the awkward, emotional, and unavoidable experience of adolescence.

She reminisces about the heartbreak and arguments that were an everyday part of her own teenage years growing up in Carlisle in the 1970s.

'I Capture The Castle'
Part one of Jane Rodgers' adaptation of Dodie Smith's classic novel, starring Holliday Grainger as Cassandra Mortmain

02Liberation Or Limitation?1997110719980508In the second of three programmes, Sue Limb takes advice on how to grow old disgracefully.

Is age a limitation, as you suddenly discover that you cannot party all night, or a liberation, as you realise that you no longer want to party? Sue Limb takes advice on how to grow old disgracefully.

033. Teenage Diary And Summer With Monika20191016Grace Dent locks herself in her teenage bedroom and rifles through the BBC Radio Archives to celebrate the awkward, emotional, and unfortunately inevitable adolescent experience.

Grace concludes reminiscing about the heartbreak and arguments that were an everyday part of her own teenage years growing up in Carlisle in the 1970's. She takes Young Adult author Steven Camden back to the park to conjure up memories of adolescent boredom and longing and persuades some real life teenagers to explain their lives, lingo and of course mobile phones to her.

Along the way Grace will be playing the following programmes from the BBC Archives:

'My Teenage Diary'
Richard Herring opens up his teenage diary for Rufus Hound

'Summer with Monika'
Dramatisation of Roger McGough's iconic poem about young love in the 1960's. Starring Mark McGann and Katy Carmichael.

Presenter: Grace Dent

Producer: Jessica Treen

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 Extra in October 2017.

Grace Dent goes back to her awkward teenage years with help from the BBC archives.

Grace Dent celebrates the awkward, emotional, and unavoidable experience of adolescence.

03 LASTAct Your Age1997111419980515Sue Limb looks at what shapes our attitudes to age. Why do some cultures revere the elderly, while others ignore them? For the 60s generation, who have been changing attitudes all their lives, is old age the final frontier?
04042013101520140317Josie Long explores the painful process of growing up in a sequence of mini documentaries.

From first steps to last love, we hear tales of controversial haircuts, the search for independence and the need to let go of the past.

The items featured in the programme are:

Singing Boys

Prod. Rikke Houd

Like Rude Boys

Feat. voices recorded at the creative arts organisation Only Connect

Prod. Steve Urquhart

Dark Eyes

Prod. Natalie Kestecher

Originally broadcast on ABC Radio National

Scared

Prod. John Biewen

The Man in the Picture

Prod. Sara Parker

Danny and Annie

Prod. StoryCorps

Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall

A Falling Tree Production for BBC Radio 4.

Josie Long explores the painful process of growing up in a sequence of mini documentaries.

From first steps to last love, we hear tales of controversial haircuts, the search for independence and the need to let go of the past.

The items featured in the programme are:

Singing Boys

Prod. Rikke Houd

Like Rude Boys

Feat. voices recorded at the creative arts organisation Only Connect

Prod. Steve Urquhart

Dark Eyes

Prod. Natalie Kestecher

Originally broadcast on ABC Radio National

Scared

Prod. John Biewen

The Man in the Picture

Prod. Sara Parker

Danny and Annie

Prod. StoryCorps

Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall

A Falling Tree Production for BBC Radio 4.

Josie Long explores the painful process of growing up in a sequence of mini documentaries.

From first steps to last love, we hear tales of controversial haircuts, the search for independence and the need to let go of the past.

The items featured in the programme are:

Singing Boys

Prod. Rikke Houd

Like Rude Boys

Feat. voices recorded at the creative arts organisation Only Connect

Prod. Steve Urquhart

Dark Eyes

Prod. Natalie Kestecher

Originally broadcast on ABC Radio National

Scared

Prod. John Biewen

The Man in the Picture

Prod. Sara Parker

Danny and Annie

Prod. StoryCorps

Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall

A Falling Tree Production for BBC Radio 4.