The voice of the under 25s
Talking YouTube with Tomska04/02/2016 Duración: 09min
Our journalist Savan spoke to his YouTube hero TomSka about how he (potentially) got someone sacked on The One Show, what advice he’s give to people posting videos and the future of YouTube. Journalist: Savan Gandecha See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Back In the Classroom: I'm 22 and teaching English04/02/2016 Duración: 09min
Long hours, unpredictable days, no appreciation. People say it’s the hardest job in the world, but what’s it really like coming straight out of uni and going back into the classroom? This is what it’s like to be a teacher… “It is like you’re an actor” Journalist: Ashley Partridge Producer: Aidan Judd See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
The UK is drowning04/02/2016 Duración: 06min
Amy Machaj talks about the emotions that went along with the flooding in her home town over Christmas and finds out and how students dealt with the damage to their university (got drunk) “Basically I got more time to procrastinate” Journalist: Amy Machaj See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Young, Italian and free02/02/2016 Duración: 06min
Last year, more young Italians moved to the UK than ever before. Our journalist Sandro Schiena interviewed a group of recent immigrants about why they made the trip to the UK and whether it lives up to their expectations. “I think people work harder in the UK… They want to achieve more than we do.” Journalist: Sandro Schiena Producer: Aidan Judd See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
I'm a stripper and I've got rights02/02/2016 Duración: 19min
Kitty, 19, is a professional stripper and the East London Stripper Collective’s youngest recruit. The Collective is a union that fights for better workplace conditions for its members, and to break the stigma that surrounds the profession. “A lot of people, if I say I’m a stripper they’re like, ‘Oh no, let’s just say that you’re a dancer…’ And I’m like, ‘No, I’m a stripper…I like that word, I don’t think it should be a dirty word’.“ Journalist and Producer: Beth Young See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Having a sugar daddy02/02/2016 Duración: 16min
Listen to an insight into what it’s like dating older men and what made Sonia go online to look for them. “All I need is company and a good time with someone interesting” Journalist: Beth Young Producer: Cheeka Eyers See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Man Boobs?02/02/2016 Duración: 25min
Josh talks about his decision to share his diet with the internet and talk online about his biggest insecurity – gynaecomastia (enlargement of a man’s breasts) “The goal isn’t to be able to look in the mirror and think ‘yeah, you are one handsome devil.” Journalist: Beth Young See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Backing the blues25/01/2016 Duración: 15min
Jack Elsom talks about why he’s a young Conservative supporter, what it’s like being an under 20 pro-Tory and why he thinks more of us will be voting blue in the next election. “We do have to accept and be tolerant of people that don’t match the preconceived wisdom of what we judge to be normal and mainstream.” See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
An eye for an eye? The whole world’s blind. Don’t bomb Syria07/01/2016 Duración: 04min
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Walking alone24/09/2015 Duración: 05min
An insight into how it feels to be a woman walking alone at night, and how universal an experience it can be. This project asked seven women from around the world how they feel and what they do when walking alone at night. Journalist and producer: Katie Callin See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
It’s all in my head22/09/2015 Duración: 10min
We spoke to 6 people that want to put a stop to mental health being so misunderstood. They share their stories about what it was like being diagnosed to where they are now. "I just needed to take my anger out on something, so I decided to take it out on myself." Producer: Cheeka Eyers @CheekaEyers See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
National Transplant Week10/09/2015 Duración: 09min
More than 8000 people in the UK need organ transplants but a shortage of donors means that only 3000 operations are carried out every year. This is how we can solve this problem and why people are campaigning this week. Emma says why the passing of her friend has made her passionate about spreading the word and Eloise explains how a donation saved her life. Journalists: Savan Gandecha, Cheeka Eyers, Kabir Hussain Sonia Sarha See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
Searching for Silence20/07/2015 Duración: 16min
Sian Williams explores how our use of technology might be affecting our mental and physical health and why now more than ever, people are seeking refuge from it. She journeys to the “quietest room on Earth”, attempting to answer the question what is silence and can it ever be experienced? Producer and Presenter: Sian Williams Music composed by Anton Pearson and Daniel Ansel See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.