Listening Project

Conversation between husband and wife, Barry and Margaret, about the murder of their son, Jimmy.

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    The Listening Project

  • Recording locations

    BBC Broadcasting House, London

  • Interviewees

    Mizen, Barry, 1951- (male, shoe repairer), Mizen, Margaret, 1952- (female, housewife)

  • Producers

    BBC Radio 4

  • Recordist

    Patel, Mohini

  • Abstract

    Barry and Margaret describe the day that their son, Jimmy, was murdered in May 2008 and the effect it has had on their lives. They talk about their close relationship, their large family and discuss their hopes 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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