Listening Project

Conversation between fellow monks, Christopher and Thomas, about monastic life as Catholic priests at Buckfast Abbey.

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  • Is part of (Collection)

    The Listening Project

  • Recording locations

    Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh

  • Interviewees

    Delaney, Christopher, 1932- (male, monk/priest), Regan, Thomas, 1953- (male, monk/priest)

  • Producers

    BBC Radio Devon

  • Recordist

    Loosemore, Jo

  • Abstract

    Christopher and Thomas are Benedictine monks. They live and work at Buckfast Abbey where they also serve as Catholic priests. They discuss monastic life, its challenges and their choices.

  • 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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