Listening Project

Conversation between partners, Mark and Alice, about the imminent birth of their first baby.

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    The Listening Project

  • Recording locations

    BBC Blackstaff House, Belfast

  • Interviewees

    Little, Alice, 1991- (female, Childminder), Hornby, Mark, 1976- (male, Journalist)

  • Producers

    BBC Radio Ulster

  • Recordist

    Garrett, Conor

  • Abstract

    Mark and Alice discuss why Alice wanted a baby boy and her disappointment at finding out she was going to have a girl. They talk about how Alice is young compared to Mark, what they think about getting married, children's names and how Mark feels about becoming a daddy.

  • 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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