podcast

BBC Interviews with Sue Kinnear

Millie Stone gathered intimate stories in Unlocked: Portraits of a Pandemic, but struggled to write the introduction. Why was she holding back from telling her own story?
During lockdown, ICU nurses like Laura Kirby-Deacon had never been busier. Their working practices were turned on their head: no longer could they provide one-to-one care and Laura found herself having to manage ‘goodbyes’ with families over FaceTime.
During lockdown, Rebecca was told that her rapidly failing eyesight would lead to her becoming blind. Why did she want to tell her story and what can it teach us about dealing with adversity?
Boxers like Rich Loveday show courage in a ring, but it really took guts for him to speak so candidly about his own experiences during and after lockdown.
The story of a man, Rokib Ali, who gave away over 8,000 free meals during lockdown.