The Listening Project

The Listening Project


Capturing the nation in conversation to build a unique picture of our lives today and preserve it for future generations.


Omnibus - The Wisdom of Youth  

Putting others first, seeing them clearly and listening to their opinions

Omnibus - The Passage of Time  

Exploding toilets, retirement homes for PE teachers, and pranks played by art teachers

Omnibus - Coming Out  

Acknowledging your sexuality, your eating disorder and your relationship problems

Omnibus – Difficult But Important Conversations  

Regretting the loss of speech and of sex, and wanting to re-pay a debt to your country

Omnibus - Lists  

Lists to live by and lists to tick off

Omnibus - To Lose A Child  

Honest conversations about experiencing the death of your child

Omnibus - Breaking Down Barriers  

Overcoming a covert stammer, profound deafness, and prejudice against women bricklayers

Omnibus - Belonging  

Not being defined by first impressions or early experiences

Omnibus – Negotiating Difference  

Different outlooks and beliefs can bring people close or drive them apart

Omnibus - Understanding  

Autism, Islam and friendship are all open to misperceptions

Omnibus - The Creative Urge  

Creative writing, poetry and film-making

Omnibus – Contending with Death  

How to comfort, how to remember, and how to face loss

Omnibus - Jo and Andy - Divorce  

A divorced couple reflect on marriage, autism and friendship

Christmas Day Omnibus  

Father Christmas, Toy Story and 6 year old twins all feature in this festive edition

Sunday Omnibus - The Power of Two  

Dealing with bereavement, kidney disease and ageing - as a couple

Sunday Omnibus - A Male Perspective  

Men on Euro 2016, identity and mass trespass, and Methodism

Sunday Omnibus - The Distaff Side  

Conversations about what's normal, what's inherited and how much is shared in family life

Sunday Omnibus  

Changing attitudes to race and death, plus facing the final decision for your pet

Sunday Omnibus - Nature's Inspiration  

The beauty of nature on land, on water, and in sound

Sunday Omnibus  

Moving can bring peace or regret, but friendship and support always helps

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