Earshot - Full program podcast

Earshot - Full program podcast

Australia

RN's half hour documentary – tales from around the world and on your street; people, history, ideas, music, culture and spirituality.

Episodes

The 7 ages of woman: The seven sisters  

Josie is 75, a great-grandmother and proud Wongai woman who just happens to be the custodian of an epic dreaming called The Seven Sisters.

The 7 ages of woman: The meat in the sandwich  

Since her elderly Italian parents moved in 51-year-old Silvia oversees a very crowded nest.

Late life sex  

The myth that only dewy skinned youth are enjoying action in the bedroom is firmly challenged by some feisty oldies.

Chasing Meteors  

A remarkable quest to find the origins of life in the middle of the desert.

Art after death  

What happens to Art after death? Your work could end up in a dedicated gallery or on a tip. Fiona Gruber explores artists and their legacies.

My Last Fresh Egg  

On the brink of 40, Cindy experiences her first, and possibly only, pregnancy and childbirth. Will she get the little girl she’s wanted her whole life?

Meet the Figueroas  

Enter the frenetic basketballing world of the Figueroa family. Meet parents Joel and Gina, and teenagers AJ, Joshua, Jessica and Andrei.

Enemy Alien  

An Italian-Australian family's story of internment during World War Two.

In my shoes part 2: Eugenia, Ruby and Oishee  

Three surprising women on feminism, mixed identity and calling Australia home.

I Couldn’t Make Up My Mind  

At age 32, whipsmart Sunili is a fiery feminist, a human rights lawyer with a genuine passion for migrant and refugee welfare…and a mad online dater.

Syrian entrepreneurs  

How do you stay sane and survive in a refugee camp for five years? Start up a business.

Syrian entrepeneurs  

How do you stay sane and survive in a refugee camp for five years? Start up a business.

The Grind  

Our cultural practices help define us, but when the mood of the world is against us, what do we do? 

In my shoes part 1: Aamer and Benjamin  

Aamer Rahman and Benjamin Law on race, culture and non-white faces on the telly.

In my shoes - part 1: Aamer and Ben  

Aamer Rahman and Benjamin Law on race, culture and non-white faces on the telly.

I Guess I’m a Refugee  

Meet 20-year-old Bella—a child of war, growing into a woman of fighting spirit and inquiring mind.

Hyphenated lives: Part 2  

The fate and legacy of conjoined twins, Chang and Eng.

Hyphenated lives: Part 1  

The term "Siamese twins" comes from the 19th century and the birth in Thailand of conjoined brothers Chang and Eng. Jim Haynes, great grandson of Chang, tells their amazing story.

Retrospect: Major Louise O'Sullivan  

Looking after the mental health of soldiers in Afghanistan took its toll on her own wellbeing.

Boys Are Idiots  

At age 12 you’re not a kid and you’re not a grown-up. You’re...well, 12!

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