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522 podcast episodes


Extraordinary first person stories from around the world

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The Omani football nerd who went from player to pundit

Rumaitha Al Busaidi is credited with being the first female football analyst in the Ara...

22 minutes
Aug 03, 2021

Helping the drug addict who stole my dog to get into rehab

Canadian Brayden Morton was devastated when his beloved dog Darla was stolen from him. ...

20 minutes
Aug 02, 2021

What Susan did on Death Row

Ugandan Susan Kigula was a young mother when she was sentenced to hang for murder. She ...

26 minutes
Jul 31, 2021

'Horses saved my life' - how a boy from West Philly made polo history

Kareem Rosser grew up in one of Philadelphia’s most deprived neighbourhoods - an unlike...

40 minutes
Jul 29, 2021

The 80s song that brought back my memories

In the aftermath of a car accident at 19 years old, Thomas Leeds was left with no memor...

39 minutes
Jul 28, 2021

The train driver asking men to open up about mental health

Heather Waugh is Scotland’s only female freight train driver, and she’s committed to im...

11 minutes
Jul 26, 2021

The Paralympian who was trapped inside her body

When Victoria Arlen was a child, she had dreams of being an athlete. But at the age of ...

26 minutes
Jul 24, 2021

Recording my first album as a man

Cidny Bullens is a singer-songwriter whose career first took off in the 1970s, touring ...

40 minutes
Jul 22, 2021

Punk, God, and my search for truth

When 17-year-old Paloma Romero travelled to the UK in the early 1970s, she was in searc...

36 minutes
Jul 21, 2021

Seven months trapped in an airport

Hassan Al Kontar always dreamed of being a journalist, but it was a dream he felt he co...

38 minutes
Jul 20, 2021