Podcast by Tom Henley
This is the Rock n Roll story I’d wager you'd never heard. This isn’t a story of death at 27, this isn’t the story of overdosing in some dive bar or throwing a TV out the window of a hotel room that has been trashed to oblivion. This is the story of The Plommons, the first female rock group in Sweden
Bill Schiller is a man with a story that crosses decades and continents. A man whose life changed forever when he chose to go against the grain.
In the 1950's, 60's and 70's you could easily have mistaken Stockholm as some war-torn city. The place was pockmarked with giant holes here and there. So many buildings were being torn down day after day. 750 buildings in fact. This was to make way for the metro and to give the city a facelift. But before the 70's came to a close, a group of people brought this makeover to a stop. This is their story; the story of Mullvaden.
The Red Countess
Todays story comes from Yvonne Hirdman; a famed Swedish historian. Her mother died when Yvonne was relatively young and so she never really knew too much about her. And then one day she was looking through her mother Charlottes old stuff and suddenly she found her diary...
Frans And Lars
Todays episode concerns Frans Albert Pettersson and Lars Konrad Johansson, two poor working class Swedes who just so happened to be in love with each other.
In today's episode we look at the relationship between Cuba and Sweden; from when men dug for gold all the way up to today.
Saga is a well produced podcast that unravels Swedens lesser known, as well as known, stories and mysteries. Very interesting! /Nils
Intressanta intervjuer på engelska med svenskar som påverkat historien på olika sätt.