Oral History: Bomb Alley in Kent, England.

In this interview I talk to Kay an oral historian, she told me about the war years and about Bomb Alley. An unexploded bomb was discovered in Catford South East London this week.  Catford was part of the  notorious Bomb Alley.   German Bombers on their way back from raids in London and the north would…

Play: An Ode To Catford Hill, London

I was born and raised in South East London. The area has changed so much since I was a child. I have loved and hated the area in equal measure and I have since moved out. The boy at the end of the piece who was taken away and never came back is my son…

Impact.

This is a piece about the impact that gun and knife crime leaves on a family. It features Jimmy Mizens father. kwames Ofosu Asare, father and  Dean, his brother shot his father. Stephen Lawrences Aunt and Bobby Mizen Brother of Jimmy.  I wanted to humanise the people behind the headlines.  

2016: Speaking to Mike Sweeney, Catholic Church sexual abuse victim

Survivors of child abuse in the Catholic Church are taking their former diocese to court after allegations of an institutional cover-up going back decades. The claims–dating back to the 1950s and 1960s and featuring pupils at St Bede’s Catholic Grammar School in Manchester–mirror those in the film Spotlight, tipped for Oscars success for its real-life…