Listening Project

Conversation between mother and daughter, Alice and Michelle, about Alice fleeing to England from Zimbabwe.

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    The Listening Project

  • Recording locations

    BBC Radio Berkshire, Reading

  • Interviewees

    Chigumira, Alice, 1965- (female, student), Mzari, Michelle, 1992- (female

  • Producers

    BBC Radio Berkshire

  • Recordist

    McKechnie, Graham

  • Abstract

    Alice fled from Zimbabwe to start a new life in Reading. She talks to her daughter about settling in England, what it was like leaving her family behind and her hopes for her daughter for the future.

  • Description

    The Listening Project conversations collectively form a picture of our lives and relationships today. Recordings were made by BBC producers of people sharing an intimate conversation, lasting up to an hour and on a topic of the speakers' choice.

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    Photograph of participants

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