133 episodes

Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long.

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Short documentaries and adventures in sound presented by Josie Long.

    Remix

    Remix

    Josie Long presents short documentaries and adventures in sound about remixing and reinventing the world.

    Jonathan Zenti builds something new from undelivered audio projects, Scottee's grandad becomes an emerging artist and we hear reimagined whale song.

    Porn Whales
    Originally made for In The Dark Radio
    www.inthedarkradio.org
    Produced by Ed Prosser

    Apology Letter
    Produced by Jonathan Zenti

    No Need to Shout
    Featuring Scottee and Liam Gallagher
    Produced by Alia Cassam

    The Toilets at Home Are All Gender Neutral
    Produced by Arlie Adlington

    Production Team: Andrea Rangecroft and Alia Cassam
    Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall
    A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4

    • 29 min
    The Outside

    The Outside

    Lying on your back and gazing at the stars in Australia, viewing the world through the eyes of a little dog and venturing outside your home - Josie Long presents short documentaries and adventures in sound about the outside world.

    Emu in the Sky
    Featuring Krystal DeNapoli
    Produced by Krystal DeNapoli, Michelle Macklem, and Zoe Tennant

    Paws for Thought (featuring Little Oblong)
    Produced by Phil Smith

    The Outside
    Produced by Hana Walker-Brown

    Production team: Andrea Rangecroft and Alia Cassam
    Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall
    A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4

    • 30 min
    Words to Live By

    Words to Live By

    Josie Long presents short documentaries about the writers and musicians whose words help us navigate the difficult moments in our lives. From James Baldwin to Adrienne Rich, the lyrics of Jimmie Rodgers to a new poem by Axel Kacoutié.

    James Baldwin in conversation with Studs Terkel
    Originally broadcast in 1961
    Courtesy of the Studs Terkel Radio Archive

    for george, breonna, ahmaud, and christian
    Produced by James T. Green
    Originally made for the podcast u+1f60c

    Dedications
    Featuring Mary Jean Chan
    Produced by Alia Cassam
    Featuring recordings of Adrienne Rich from the audio archives of the public radio show, New Letters on the Air, a production of New Letters magazine at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

    The Watertank
    Featuring Damian Le Bas
    Produced by Andrea Rangecroft

    You Got Through the Day
    Produced by Axel Kacoutié

    Production team: Andrea Rangecroft and Alia Cassam
    Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall
    A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4

    • 32 min
    Kids

    Kids

    Josie Long presents short documentaries and audio adventures with and about kids. Exploring the world through the eyes of a little boy, beauty pageants for children, a weather forecast takeover and finding a newborn on the subway.

    Let’s Get Lost Together
    Featuring Eligh Moon
    Produced by Sara Brooke Curtis

    Beauty Queen Dropout
    Featuring Samara Addai
    Produced by Deborah Shorinde

    The Random Weather Report
    Featuring Niamh and Tommy
    Produced by Chris Attaway
    Originally produced for Audio Playground
    audioplayground.xyz

    Bundle on the Subway
    Featuring Pete Mercurio and Danny Stewart
    Produced by Andrea Rangecroft

    Production Team: Eleanor McDowall and Alia Cassam
    Produced by Andrea Rangecroft
    A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4

    • 29 min
    Dreaming

    Dreaming

    Josie Long presents short documentaries and adventures in sound about dreaming and the imagination. Dive into an astronaut's dreamscape, take an audio drawing lesson with Ebony Flowers and listen to Ursula Le Guin explore world-building.

    Production Team: Andrea Rangecroft and Alia Cassam
    Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall
    A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4

    • 29 min
    The Sea, The Sea

    The Sea, The Sea

    Josie Long presents short documentaries and audio adventures about the sea.

    The sounds of the sea, whispers into a wind phone and the dark, silent nights in Lyø, Denmark; a writer reflects on women dreaming of diving beneath the surface of the water; an Hawaiian surfer describes the exhilaration of riding through the barrel of a wave and stories from cliff-edge towns in the UK as the water comes ever-closer.

    The Wave
    Featuring Clyde Aikau
    Music by Cabinet of Living Cinema
    Produced by Sarah Cuddon

    The Widow of the Sea
    Produced by Nanna Hauge Kristensen

    Dreaming
    Featuring Margaret Drabble
    Originally recorded by Sarah Cuddon for The Diving Venus

    The View from the Edge
    Featuring Darcy Bayless and Juliet Blaxland who has written a book about her experiences in a cliff edge house called The Easternmost House.
    Produced by Chloe White and Jodie Taylor

    Production Team: Andrea Rangecroft and Alia Cassam
    Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall
    A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
9 Ratings

9 Ratings

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Josie!

Always a joy to hear Josie long. She has a smile in her voice that is contagious. The stories are moving, deep, funny and only very rarely too strange for my tastes. This podcast is always in my subscription list.

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