Aural Tapestry: The kindness of strangers

David Swatling’s portrait of Tennesseee Williams in New Orleans, highlighting his famous play “A Streetcar Named Desire” (with sound clips from the movie). The context is provided by a Williams […]

Research File: Polio and the eradication of disease

When this programme was made in 2000, the world celebrated the 20th anniversary of the global eradication of the dreaded smallpox disease. Encouraged by this tremendous achievement, a global campaign […]

Window to the Past: Holland in 1950

In 1950, the topic of European unity was being talked about in Holland as much as it is today but for very different reasons. It was just five years after […]

Rwandan child

Children of the genocide in Rwanda

A year after the start of the 1994 genocide, Rwanda’s children are still trying to put their lives back together. Hundreds of thousands were killed, lost their families or are […]

Dheera Sujan & Michele Ernsting

In the early 2000’s, Dheera Sujan and Michele Ernsting teamed up to produce “Vox Humana”, a weekly documentary, which they themselves admit defied description. The programme won numerous international awards.  […]