Listening Project

Conversation between friends, Christine and Mary, about their memories of their parents and their attitudes towards death.

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    The Listening Project

  • Recording locations

    BBC MediaCityUK, Salford

  • Interviewees

    Morgan, Christine, 1954- (female, Retired Education Advisor/Inspector), Mills, Mary, 1949- (female, Retired)

  • Producers

    BBC Radio Manchester

  • Recordist

    Kearsley, Gill

  • Abstract

    Christine and Mary talk about their parents' trees that have been planted after their deaths, they go and visit them on each anniversary. They discuss Mary's dad never being happy with anything in life. Christine talks about arrangements for when she dies. They discuss Mary having some relations still alive whereas Christine doesn't. Christine thanks Mary for all her help over the past fifteen years.

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    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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