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The Words on Audiobooks

6/16/2018
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Downton Abbey star Catherine Steadman joins us for a special episode on the power of Audiobooks as the nation celebrates Love Audio Week. The actor and author talks us through the process of writing and narrating her spectacular new thriller, Something in the Water. Meanwhile, audio expert and publisher Fionualla Barrett joins us to discuss the medium, the genres, what works and what doesn't when it comes to the spoken word. And if you're still deciding what Audiobook to listen to next,...

Duration:00:38:10

The Words on Family

6/4/2018
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Santa Montefiore, Stephen McGann, Catherine Isaac and Juliet Ashton join The Words podcast to discuss the secrets, lies, chaos and comforts of family life. The Temptation of Gracie is Santa Montefiore's thrilling new book, which spans five generations and follows an English grandmother on a mission to reconnect with her 'secretive past' in Tuscany – much to her family’s surprise. She'll be joining the panel to discuss the importance of family in her writing and life. Listen: Santa discusses...

Duration:00:42:27

The Words on Mental Health

5/2/2018
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England cricketer Graeme Fowler joins Poorna Bell, Will Williams and Susan Elliot Wright for a frank and illuminating discussion about stress, depression, suicide and stigma ahead of Mental Health Awareness week. Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year, and 1 in 3 adults will experience a serious mental health problem at some point in their life. Despite high profile advocates such as Prince William raising awareness about the importance of...

Duration:00:34:39

The Words on Mental Health

5/2/2018
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England cricketer Graeme Fowler joins Poorna Bell, Will Williams and Susan Elliot Wright for a frank and illuminating discussion about stress, depression, suicide and stigma ahead of Mental Health Awareness week. Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem each year, and 1 in 3 adults will experience a serious mental health problem at some point in their life. Despite high profile advocates such as Prince William raising awareness about the importance of...

Duration:00:32:36

The Words on Poetry

3/28/2018
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In this episode, Rosie Goldsmith and her guests Benjamin Zephaniah, Ben Holden and Rachel Spence explore the transformative power of Poetry. And to top that off, bestselling poet Rupi Kaur will read a poem taken...

Duration:00:32:36

The Words on Crime

2/14/2018
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Rosie Goldsmith investigates authenticity in fiction with five criminal masterminds well versed in the art of writing thrillers. The crime fiction genre used to be just that, fiction, and its authors mainly inventors; today the...

Duration:00:30:53