Short Cuts: Series 7: Heartsong07/27/15
Josie Long hears stories of love, loss and finding yourself.
Josie Long presents stories of investigations - both amateur and professional. The comedian Alex Edelman describes his search for a missing cult legend, a German historian talks about the trouble of tracking down Hitler's head and a group of young...
Josie Long hears stories of music and memory. From the song that proves your parents right - rock and roll really will lead you down a dangerous path of drugs and destruction - to the symphony that haunted one man's dreams for decades. Series...
Josie Long presents stories of intimate conversations. A thirty year long conversation comes to an end, an undercover agent reveals how to flatter someone into prison and we discover the secrets of the 'dual form'. Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall A...
Josie Long hears stories of adaptation. A former ghost writer describes adapting someone else's life for the page, a woman who left Damascus considers how her city has changed in the last few years and we hear two stories of adapting to extraordinary...
From the first touch to the last kiss, Josie Long hears stories of love, loss and finding yourself. An audio diary shines a light on how we rebuild ourselves after the end of a relationship, a final kiss in a love affair holds us in a moment crackling...
Here Be Dragons
A baby monitor which opens up a terrifying world, an explorer who ventures into the unknown and a woman who longs to disappear into space - Josie Long hears about dreams, desires and darkness in unmarked territories. On old maps, the uncharted areas -...
Josie Long hears stories of seeing double. Tales of doppelgangers, identity theft and a woman who offered a living counterpart to dead composers. Featuring a new 'documentary song' from Gaggle. Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall A Falling Tree...
Josie Long presents a programme about nothing. A decades long murder mystery about the death of a man who never existed, the story of losing someone you never knew, and a first time treasure hunter finds something against the odds but ends up with...
Love found after a blackout, telephone counselling for bereaved rock star managers and erotica for the elderly. Josie Long presents tales of blackouts, late nights and bedtime stories. Series Producer: Eleanor McDowall A Falling Tree production for...
Behind the Curtain
Secret telephone discos for cold calling salesmen, moral dilemmas which emerge behind the scenes on a reality television show and Joe Dunthorne attempts to gain access to the OULIPO. Josie Long peers behind the curtain to reveal stories from behind...
A message in a bottle, cast into the ocean, reaches a woman who needs it, a lifeboat adrift and isolated in icy waters and a crackling, radio connection offers a lifeline between friends. Josie Long hears tales of making contact. Series Producer:...
Josie Long dives down a rabbit hole in this sequence of short documentaries, true stories and radio adventures. We hear tales of a spam email that alters the course of two people's lives and a mysterious monument made out of shoes at a deserted...
Josie Long goes on an adventure as she presents a sequence of mini documentaries about exploration. With tales of riding cellos down the mountain side and romantic exploration on the U Bahn. Great Bear Rainforest Produced by Elizabeth Arnold Die...
Josie Long investigates small mysteries in this sequence of mini documentaries. Hearing tales of ghost ships, hidden underground kingdoms and the disappointment of discovering the banality of your family's secrets. The items featured in the programme...
Josie Long presents a sequence of mini documentaries exploring what happens when nobody knows your name. From our transgressions online through to an unusual love affair between two strangers who had never set eyes on each other, Josie hears how...
Josie Long presents a series of mini-documentaries exploring the idea of being in limbo. From the story of a journalist impersonating a journalist in an Afghan village based in Canada to the music of answer machine messages, Josie examines what...
Josie Long ventures where she shouldn't with this sequence of brief encounters, true stories and radio adventures about acts of trespass. Stories of stolen waxworks, formal letters severing friendships, and travels into unknown territory. Urban...
Josie Long presents a sequence of brief encounters, true stories and short documentaries in which the boundaries between 'real' life and dreaming blur. From the addictive, perception-altering qualities of romantic love through to a surreal story about...
Josie Long gets scared as she presents a sequence of frightening mini documentaries. From the sound of fear to the feel of terror, we hear the story of a sleepwalking menace stalking through an American summer camp late at night and tales of how the...
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