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Journalist Constance Knox (27) unearths extraordinary stories which transcend age with six riveting interviews with Third Agers (all the interviewees are over 70). The first series is made up of five episodes and features: A couple who both served time on Death Row following wrongful convictions (Sunny Jacobs and Peter Pringle), a 1952 Olympic medal winner, a survivor of the Nazi regime, the news anchor for radio Caroline in the 60’s which inspired the film “The Boat That Rocked”, and finally a cross generational discussion with two U3A members. Curated by Constance and produced by fellow millennial, Mariana De Forges, with the support of leading charity, U3A, and the leading sponsor Cox and Kings, A Life Well Lived Podcast brings remarkable stories to an audience both young and old.

Journalist Constance Knox (27) unearths extraordinary stories which transcend age with six riveting interviews with Third Agers (all the interviewees are over 70). The first series is made up of five episodes and features: A couple who both served time on Death Row following wrongful convictions (Sunny Jacobs and Peter Pringle), a 1952 Olympic medal winner, a survivor of the Nazi regime, the news anchor for radio Caroline in the 60’s which inspired the film “The Boat That Rocked”, and finally a cross generational discussion with two U3A members. Curated by Constance and produced by fellow millennial, Mariana De Forges, with the support of leading charity, U3A, and the leading sponsor Cox and Kings, A Life Well Lived Podcast brings remarkable stories to an audience both young and old.
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United Kingdom

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Journalist Constance Knox (27) unearths extraordinary stories which transcend age with six riveting interviews with Third Agers (all the interviewees are over 70). The first series is made up of five episodes and features: A couple who both served time on Death Row following wrongful convictions (Sunny Jacobs and Peter Pringle), a 1952 Olympic medal winner, a survivor of the Nazi regime, the news anchor for radio Caroline in the 60’s which inspired the film “The Boat That Rocked”, and finally a cross generational discussion with two U3A members. Curated by Constance and produced by fellow millennial, Mariana De Forges, with the support of leading charity, U3A, and the leading sponsor Cox and Kings, A Life Well Lived Podcast brings remarkable stories to an audience both young and old.

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English


Episodes

A Life Well Lived Podcast: Wisdom Passed Down

9/30/2019
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In this final episode Constance meets two third agers to talk about cross generational topics, such as, the prospect of death, marriage, happiness, as well as seeking advice for her own millennial life questions. In this episode you will meet Max who came over from Sri Lanka in his early twenties, and then became a nurse, working for the NHS for over 35 years, and Liz who was a teacher and only retired seven years ago.

Duration:00:23:24

A Life Well Lived Podcast: A Medal Winner In The 1952 Olympic Games- Tony Nunn

9/22/2019
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1952 Olympic medal winner, Tony Nunn recalls the experience of participating in one of the first post-war Olympics, which brought nations together after World War Two. Hosted in Helsinki this was the first time since the war Germany and Japan were allowed to compete after their ban for their World War Two crimes. Tony reveals what it was like to take part in such a significant event in world history.

Duration:00:16:29

A Life Well Lived Podcast: Life On Board A Pirate Radio Ship- Nick Bailey

9/15/2019
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Nick Bailey was the news anchor for radio Caroline in the 60’s. Nick Bailey’s time on radio Caroline inspired the film “The Boat That Rocked”. He tells us what is was really like to be on the pirate ships that brought pop music to the masses.

Duration:00:18:34

A Life Well Lived Podcast: Escaping Nazi Germany- Helga Wolff

9/9/2019
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Helga Wolff is a survivor of the Nazi regime, who had to leave her family behind at the age of 15 to escape the holocaust, both her parents were killed in Auschwitz. She tells us how she coped with such tragedy and what it was like to be a little Jewish girl in Germany when Hitler came to power

Duration:00:28:31

A Life Well Lived Podcast: The Couple Who Survived Death Row- Sunny Jacobs and Peter Pringle

9/1/2019
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Sunny (Sonia) Jacobs, 71, and Peter Pringle, 80. Before they met, Sunny and Peter faced the death penalty for separate yet similar crimes. In 1976, Sunny was placed on death row in Florida for the murder of two police officers. Four years later, in Dublin, Peter was sentenced to death for the murder of two officers of the Garda Síochána, the Irish police force. Between them they spent 32 years in prison. Sunny and Peter met in 1998 when Sunny, started campaigning against the death penalty....

Duration:00:47:48

A Life Well Lived Podcast Teaser Clip

8/28/2019
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The next episode will be released on Monday 9th September

Duration:00:00:51