This episode of West Midlands Stories features two in-depth documentaries. The first examines the ground breaking HMP Grendon – and its unique approach to prison rehabilitation. The second investigates retirement.
In another eclectic episode, students from the Birmingham School of Media explore a range of subjects, including student travel, Bournville, student sobriety, the controversial Rainbow venue in Digbeth, the Mission to Mars project with the Birmingham Astronomical Society and mental health.
This episode starts with a documentary that investigates recycling in Birmingham. Next up, there’s a profile which explores the role of the emergency services in Birmingham. Finally, we end with a short documentary called Inside a Dark Mind which looks at the problem of mental health from one young man’s perspective.
In this edition of West Midlands Stories, we take a closer look at the growing sport of Roller Derby – and explore the challenging world of Digital Dating
This episode includes a wide cross section of topics – including Oxfam charity shops, women in trades, amateur theatre, control room operators in the fire service, living with disability, alcohol abuse and finally, the Pop Punk scene in Birmingham.
This episode includes a wide cross section of topics – including Oxfam charity shops, women in trades, amateur theatre, control room operators in the fire service, living with disability,
alcohol abuse and finally, the ‘Pop Punk’ scene in Birmingham.
This second edition of documentaries and features focuses on music.
This opening episode starts by exploring the creative past, present and future of Digbeth. It then looks at the rising cost of being a football fan, as well as finding good homes for dogs – and the pastime known as ‘LARP’ing.
Russian Arch-priest Michael Gogolev travels over 50,000 kilometres every year to serve communities in 3 big UK…
Two senior staff members at Wisdom Academy Islamic faith school in Birmingham agree with David Cameron’s comment…