The Listening Project is a partnership between BBC Radio 4, BBC local and national radio stations, and the British Library.
Capturing the nation in conversation
We are asking people up and down the country to share an intimate conversation with a close friend or relative, to help to build a unique picture of our lives today. Some of these conversations will be broadcast across BBC radio and archived by the British Library, preserving them for future generations.
There is something about conversations which are fascinating, its what made podcasts so raw and interesting…
I know it's middle class but I still find 12 year olds with a riffle shocking
— Ian Forrester (@cubicgarden) July 8, 2015
Nothing like a overheard conversation although there are ethics too, maybe its the reason why I don’t use headphones when in cafes and on standard class trains?
I look forward to hearing more and maybe even contributing to the project in some way.