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Personal stories from across England - each week, a new theme. Becca Bryers is your guide to the colourful characters and emotional experiences which make up a diverse country.

Personal stories from across England - each week, a new theme. Becca Bryers is your guide to the colourful characters and emotional experiences which make up a diverse country.
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Personal stories from across England - each week, a new theme. Becca Bryers is your guide to the colourful characters and emotional experiences which make up a diverse country.

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@beccabryers

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 9: Animals

12/4/2018
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This week: fur and feathers. Featuring a woman chasing a deep pet desire - and how her story of buying two loves birds went viral. Plus meet the UK's first guide horse, as he learns to navigate his new job - and the shepherdess who has swapped city for country, following her love of animals. Finally, the canal board home to two humans and three dogs. Presented and produced by Becca Bryers With contributions from: Anna Snowdon at BBC Tees John Bowness at BBC Radio Cumbria Jo Good and Elisa...

Duration:00:32:25

Episode 8: Fam

11/27/2018
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This week: the people closest to us. Featuring the two girls, one English and one German, whose friendship was formed in the shadow of WWII. Plus the Lichfield man who has waited over 70 years to meet his Jamaican family. And the Bristol couple married for 45 years, on why they’re determined to stay together following one them undergoing gender reassignment. Presented and produced by Becca Bryers With contributions from: Chris Browning at BBC Radio Berkshire Craig Lewis and Alex Lester at...

Duration:00:33:22

Episode 7: Traditions

11/20/2018
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This week: celebrating cultural rituals. Featuring a tale of two fairs, Hull and Loughborough - and their importance to both the people who work, and ride the waltzers. Plus an Australian's first experience of a particular English pastime loved by his girlfriend; Morris dancing. And the Russian delicacy with a secret family recipe, attracting Sheffield fans. Presented and produced by Becca Bryers With contributions from: David Reeves at BBC Radio Humberside Kat Harbourne at BBC Radio...

Duration:00:35:15

Episode 6: Strangers

11/13/2018
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This week: unknown friends. Featuring the LA cop and the Warwickshire firefighter, reunited a year on from the Las Vegas shooting. Also, the man whose daughter helped arrange a big surprise for his 80th birthday. And Bill Palmer, the 95-year-old who made international news when he was invited into his local radio station. Plus, door-to-door poet Rowan McCabe on connecting with strangers (before they shut the door in his face!). Presented and produced by Becca Bryers With contributions from:...

Duration:00:37:14

Episode 5: Searching

11/6/2018
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This week: stories of the space between lost and found. Featuring the manager of Transport for London’s lost property office, providing insight to how the operation works and what attracted him to the job. Plus, Chryssy grew up in Hull, but study and work has taken her all over the world since, always looking for something she couldn’t quite put her finger on. And Annalisa shares her thoughts on being adopted and reconnecting with her biological parents. Presented and produced by Becca...

Duration:00:33:52

Episode 4: Relocation

10/31/2018
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This week: making a move. Featuring a Bristolian woman whose drug addiction led to homelessness, then prison - and now a new life in London. Plus the Sheffield student who has happy memories of growing up in a refugee camp, and a World War II evacuee revisiting her childhood refuge in Wiltshire. Presented and produced by Becca Bryers With contributions from: Andy Kershaw at BBC Radio Sheffield Rebecca Rooney at BBC Wiltshire

Duration:00:32:25

Episode 3: Love Letters

10/23/2018
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This week: words of love. Featuring a relationship saved by poetry in Shropshire, a Leicestershire husband and wife who’ve never had a “real” chat, and a divorced couple from Devon discussing the impact of autism on their communication breakdown. Presented and produced by Becca Bryers With contributions from: Jim Hawkins at BBC Radio Shropshire Jo Loosemore from BBC Radio Devon

Duration:00:36:08

Episode 2: Parenting

10/16/2018
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This week: navigating parenthood. Featuring a Yorkshire couple discussing the impact of miscarriage, the coming together of a digital nomad with a single mum and her 7-year-old son in Brighton, and the Derbyshire man who is biological father to over 70 children. Presented and produced by Becca Bryers With contributions from: Kay Crewdson and Steve Bailey at BBC Radio York Martyn Williams at BBC Radio Derby

Duration:00:35:46

Episode 1: Swallows

10/9/2018
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This week: childhood homes. Featuring a Lincolnshire farmer's first train ride, an unexpected house move from busy Bristol to rural roots, and a Leicestershire man facing saying goodbye to the family home he can't afford. Presented and produced by Becca Bryers. With contributions from: William Wright at BBC Radio Lincolnshire Laura Rawlings at BBC Radio Bristol

Duration:00:33:01

Welcome to Multi Story

9/27/2018
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Personal stories from across England, with handpicked audio treats from BBC Local Radio.

Duration:00:02:18