audio record
Media not available in the Digital Archive
A year ago a community organisation in Tyne and Wear called Citizens UK brought together people from schools, mosques, churches, politicians and the NHS to address mental health issues in their are...a. Claudia Hammond revisits the scheme a year on, to examine how a wide variety of local improvements now appear imminent. It follows months of hearing hundreds of personal testimonies and winning commitment from decision makers and those in power, to pledge to take action. What can those of us who would never dream of doing stand-up learn about human nature from comedians? Comedian Robin Ince who of course co-presents The Infinite Monkey Cage here on Radio 4 has written a book all about this called I'm a Joke and So Are You. He discusses the value his audiences get from him openly discussing anxieties on stage...... If you're a fan of old films you might well have noticed that they were cut together with much longer shots than we tend to see these days - with an average change of image every ten seconds in the 1930s and 40s to just four seconds currently. Celia Andreu Sanchez from the Autonomous University of Barcelona has looked closely at impact this has on the way we pay attention to movies, with surprising results. Psychologist Prof. Catherine Loveday of the University of Westminster is this week’s studio guest.
Metadata describing this Open University audio programme
Series: All in the mind
First transmission date: 11-12-2018
Original broadcast channel: BBC Radio4
Published: 2018
Rights Statement: Rights owned or controlled by The Open University
Restrictions on use: This material can be used in accordance with The Open University conditions of use. A link to the conditions can be found at the bottom of all OUDA web pages.
Duration: 00:27:50
+ Show more...
Producer: Adrian Washbourne
Presenter: Claudia Hammond
Contributors: Catherine Loveday; Helen medley; Sara Bryson; Robin Ince; Celia Andreu-Sanchez
Link to related site: BBC Radio4 website:
Keyword(s): Citizens UK
Subject terms: Tyne and Wear; University of Barcelona;
Production number: 232408
Videofinder number: 232408
Available to public: no