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Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.

Conversations ABC Podcasts

    • Relationships
    • 4.6, 112 Ratings

Spend an hour in someone else's life. Conversations draws you deeper into the life story of someone you may have heard about, but never met.

    From the Festivals — James Rebanks the Herdwick shepherd

    From the Festivals — James Rebanks the Herdwick shepherd

    James explains the traditions, language and pleasures of shepherding in England's Lake District (R)

    • 53 min
    Chasing Robert Cutter

    Chasing Robert Cutter

    When Darleen Bungey set out to uncover her father's past she discovered a Hollywood heartthrob and a singer whose records outsold Bing Crosby's

    • 44 min
    Maira Kalman: 'I fall in love so many times during the day'

    Maira Kalman: 'I fall in love so many times during the day'

    Maira's daily life as a New York-based artist who likes to paint trees, dogs and hats, and why the contents of her mother's closet became famous

    • 47 min
    The pigment whisperer

    The pigment whisperer

    One of the world's only master paint-makers, David Coles on how he found a life creating colours like Lapis Blue and Rose Madder (R)

    • 47 min
    This is your Captain speaking

    This is your Captain speaking

    On 9/11 Captain Beverley Bass diverted her American Airlines jet to a tiny town in Newfoundland, along with thousands of other airspace refugees (R)

    • 47 min
    With a shark under each arm: Dr Fish Feelings

    With a shark under each arm: Dr Fish Feelings

    Dr Culum Brown's work on fish cognition has proven fish have long memories, sharks have friends, and Sting Rays know it's the weekend

    • 51 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
112 Ratings

112 Ratings

AliMcG1961 ,

Best friend

Richard doesn’t know it but he is my old friend whom I’ve known for years and who lifts me out of myself and helps me to forget I have MS. He also shares his friends with me and they are all fascinating and delightful!

Buzzo's Fro ,

delightful

This is one of the most intelligent and relaxing podcasts that I listen to.

someoneotherthanme ,

Love this podcast

Hosts have an amazing ability to draw out a story. Highlights that everyone has a story of interest, but it’s all in the telling

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