BBC Radio 4 series presented by Josie Long. Brief Encounters, Radio Adventures and Found Sound.
Dreams, nightmares and distorted reality in the first of a new series of Short Cuts on BBC Radio 4.
Josie Long hears stories of dreamlike reality from the addictive, perception-altering qualities of romantic love through to a surreal story about recording dreams. We hear from the legendary film editor and director Walter Murch about the dreamlike qualities of cinematic narratives and the psychologist Susan Blackmore’s experience of looking down from the ceiling at her own body.
"I found with great distress that I could not remember what my wife looked like…"
Beautiful, inventive audio-led film from the New York Times exploring writer and theologian John Hull’s perspective on his deteriorating eyesight.
Watch ‘Notes on Blindness' here
Here’s our music video of odd and delightful 1950s sex education films set to the band Summer Camp's new documentary soundtrack…
Great Radiolab blog about falling into the sky, with an extract from one of the most wonderful true stories of adventure - Wind, Sand and Stars…
Shortcuts series on BBC radio 4 - listening and doodling to the episodes, ideas forming! The new brief is to create a 60 second animation to a 60 second clip of our choice from any of the episodes - 6 hours of listening to do! Too many options!
We LOVE these Short Cuts doodles!
Drawing the radio!!
Exciting new collaboration between comic book artist Dan Berry and storytelling podcast The Memory Palace.
Have a look at their story about a mysterious ‘phantom anaesthetist’ lurking in the shadows of suburban Illinois in ‘A Gas Gas Gas’