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Series exploring the lives of two people in their late 40s who sleep rough in London's Spitalfields.

Series exploring the lives of two people in their late 40s who sleep rough in London's Spitalfields.
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United Kingdom

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Series exploring the lives of two people in their late 40s who sleep rough in London's Spitalfields.

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English


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Beyond Tara and George

2/11/2019
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In the six months since Radio 4 shared the stories of Tara and George, a pair of rough sleepers on the streets of east London, the Government has published statistics that reveal the true toll of being homeless - last year there were nearly six hundred deaths on the streets of the UK and the average life expectancy has fallen again. Tara and George, as well as being familiar figures in their neighbourhood, are also on the radar of local agencies and charities. George has a regular hostel...

Duration:00:27:41

Episode 6: Blood Lines

9/18/2018
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Life on the streets is hard and precarious but every soul who sleeps on a pavement has a story. Tara and George is a six-part series exploring the lives of two people in their late forties who sleep rough in London's Spitalfields. It asks the simple questions - what led them there and why do they remain? Journalist Audrey Gillan has come to know them as neighbours in this diverse and fashionable area of the capital, and has been recording her conversations with Tara and George for nearly two...

Duration:00:27:45

Episode 5: The Long, Hot Summer

9/11/2018
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Life on the streets is hard and precarious but every soul who sleeps on a pavement has a story. Tara and George is a six-part series exploring the lives of two people in their late forties who sleep rough in London's Spitalfields. It asks the simple questions - what led them there and why do they remain? Journalist Audrey Gillan has come to know them as neighbours in this diverse and fashionable area of the capital, and has been recording her conversations with Tara and George for nearly two...

Duration:00:27:53

Episode 4: The Life of Tara

9/4/2018
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Life on the streets is hard and precarious, but every soul who sleeps on a pavement has a story. Tara and George is a six-part series exploring the lives of two people in their late forties who sleep rough in London's Spitalfields. It asks simply, what led them there and why do they remain? Journalist Audrey Gillan has come to know them as neighbours in this diverse and fashionable area of the capital, and has been recording her conversations with Tara and George for nearly two years. In...

Duration:00:27:43

Episode 3: County Durham

8/28/2018
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Life on the streets is hard and precarious but every soul who sleeps on a pavement has a story. Tara and George is a six-part series exploring the lives of two people in their late forties who sleep rough in London's Spitalfields. It asks the simple questions - what led them there and why do they remain? Journalist Audrey Gillan has come to know them as neighbours in this diverse and fashionable area of the capital, and has been recording her conversations with Tara and George for nearly...

Duration:00:27:42

Episode 2: Looking for Tara

8/21/2018
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Life on the streets is hard and precarious but every soul who sleeps on a pavement has a story. Tara and George is a six-part series exploring the lives of two people in their late forties who sleep rough in London's Spitalfields. It asks the simple questions - what led them there and why do they remain? Journalist Audrey Gillan has come to know them as neighbours in this diverse and fashionable area of the capital, and has been recording her conversations with Tara and George for nearly two...

Duration:00:27:46

Episode 1: More Issues Than Vogue

8/20/2018
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Life on the streets is hard and precarious but every soul who sleeps on a pavement has a story. Tara and George is a six-part series exploring the lives of two people in their late forties who sleep rough in London's Spitalfields. It asks the simple questions - what led them there and why do they remain? Journalist Audrey Gillan has come to know them as neighbours in this diverse and fashionable area of the capital, and has been recording her conversations with Tara and George for nearly...

Duration:00:27:49

Welcome to Tara and George

8/14/2018
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Tara and George is a six-part series exploring the lives of two people in their late forties who sleep rough in London's Spitalfields. It asks the simple questions - what led them there and why do they remain? Presented by journalist Audrey Gillan who has been recording her conversations with Tara and George for nearly two years. Produced by Audrey Gillan and Johnny Miller. Series Producer: Alan Hall A Falling Tree production for BBC Radio 4.

Duration:00:01:07