iPM: We Start With Your Stories

iPM: We Start With Your Stories

United Kingdom

A weekly companion to PM where the expertise and insights of the BBC Radio 4 audience shape a programme that sees news differently. Presented by Jennifer Tracey and Eddie Mair.

Episodes

Love After Love  

Two widowers on rekindling their first love 50 years later.

My affair with a married man  

A woman explains why she had a 12 year affair with a married man and how it wasn’t always vanilla. ipm@bbc.co.uk (Image: Ice cream. Credit: Getty Images)

Infidelity  

A special podcast with interviews with a wife, a husband and a relationship therapist.

Relationship therapy  

A relationship therapist gives her advice for struggling couples. iPM@bbc.co.uk

The husband  

A husband explains why he cheated on his wife of 28 years. Colin Blane reads Your News. iPM@bbc.co.uk

Two Christmas stories  

We hear two stories from listeners who have very different upcoming Christmases, and highlights from Your News over the year. iPM@bbc.co.uk

All the world's a stage  

One listener's investigation into a lonely life, and reflections from the original Poldark. Peter Gibbs reads Your News. iPM@bbc.co.uk

The hitchhiker's guide to the UK  

iPM's Manveen Rana finds out if it's still possible to hitchhike in the UK. Kevin Connolly reads Your News. iPM@bbc.co.uk

The finger wagging cure  

"I've felt a sense of calm that I've not felt since I was four years old." How finger wagging can help victims of bullying. iPM@bbc.co.uk

Yes, no, maybe?  

Before Jennifer Tracey takes a break from co-presenting iPM, she selects some stand out interviews and moments from her nine years on the programme. iPM@bbc.co.uk

To e safety, and beyond!  

Jennifer Tracey visits a school where children lead the way on e safety. The actor James Macpherson reads Your News. iPM@bbc.co.uk

Losing love at Hellfire Corner  

Jenny Nater met a handsome sailor in wartime Dover - the relationship that began there has echoed powerfully through her long life. With Eddie Mair and Jennifer Tracey. Readings by Jess Murphy. iPM@bbc.co.uk.

Finding love at Hellfire Corner  

Finding love at Hellfire Corner - Jenny Nater met a handsome sailor in wartime Dover - the relationship that began there has echoed powerfully through her long life. With Eddie Mair and Jennifer Tracey. Readings by Danny Millar. iPM@bbc.co.uk

'If dad had exercised he might still be alive'  

A listener remains angry that her late father didn't change his lifestyle when diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. With Eddie Mair and Jennifer Tracey. Plus Newsnight's John Sweeney reads the Your News bulletin. iPM@bbc.co.uk

'I'm don't want HIV, but I've stopped using condoms'  

A listener on why he's paying for PrEP pills to avoid the sexually-transmitted virus, but not following the safe sex messages he grew up with in the 1980s. With Eddie Mair. And Woman's Hour's Jane Garvey reads the bulletin of listener's stories, Your News. iPM@bbc.co.uk

'I'm not the sort of person who wants to live to 100, so 56 doesn't sound so bad'  

A listener talks about the cancer he's been told will kill him and the effect that's had on him and his family. Presented by Eddie Mair and Jennifer Tracey. And Today programme legend John Humphrys reads the bulletin about the lives of listeners, Your News. iPM@bbc.co.uk If you're looking for the details of organisations offering information and support in dealing with cancer they're available at bbc.co.uk/actionline, or you can call for free, at any time, to hear recorded information on 08000 560 190.

Why drinking fountains have dried up  

iPM investigates why there aren't more usable drinking fountains in the UK. Dame Jenni Murray reads Your News. iPM@bbc.co.uk

Living in Antarctica  

After hearing weatherman Peter Gibb's adventures in Antarctica on PM, listener Doug Stacey decided to quit and job to take a job at the end of the earth. iPM joins him at a training day. Radio 3's Sarah Walker reads Your News.

The listener who fought for her pacemaker to be turned off  

The listener who fought for her pacemaker to be turned off and the US doctor who helps to stop his dying patients' hearts. With Eddie Mair and Jennifer Tracey. Plus Barry Cryer's favourite parrot joke. iPM@bbc.co.uk

"I'm not a boy or a girl. I'm both." A ten-year-old talks about being gender non-binary.  

For most of his life, Leo has lived as a girl, but this summer he began to speak openly about his sense that that gender identity wasn't quite right. With research help for his parents, he's decided he is non-binary - both masculine and feminine - though for the moment he dresses as a boy and has taken a male name. With Jennifer Tracey. iPM@bbc.co.uk

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