A graduate of the Birmingham School of Media’s MA Radio and Audio Production course has recently completed a major investigation into the world’s last recorded smallpox death – which took place here in Birmingham.
The Long Road to Recovery by Naomi MacKenzie investigates the psychological toll caused by the Iraq and Afghan campaigns on returning British Army personnel and speaks to veterans suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
This edition of West Midlands Stories includes a documentary titled Caste: Real or Redundant? about the Indian Caste system and whether or not it exists in the UK. There’s also a feature about lying – and finally, a short documentary about student travel.
This edition of West Midlands Stories focuses on arranged marriages and the pressure of cultural expectation in immigrant families. This documentary, titled Pressured Pakistanis was produced by Huma Mian.