Hearing Me – A Documentary for the BBC World Service

BBC World Service

Something exciting happened last month!

I was involved in making a radio documentary for the BBC World Service, which describes some of my experiences of living with hearing loss and tinnitus, and also reminds us not to take our hearing for granted.

I feel so lucky to have had the opportunity to take part in this, and to be able to share my story.

Hearing Me, is now up on the BBC World Service’s schedule: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/w3csynqv

The documentary will be played several times so that people in different time zones can listen to it. You can find these by clicking ‘more’ below the programme information.

Afterwards, it will be available online through the same link as above, and it will also be part of their ‘The Documentary’ podcast series: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02nq0lx/episodes/downloads

Please note there will a transcript to enable listeners to follow the dialogue.

A huge thank you to Chelsea Dickenson and Audio Always for creating such a personal and creative piece, I absolutely love it, and hope my readers/listeners (!) all do too!

Author: myhearinglossstory

Hi, My name is Carly. I am 37 years old and I am currently living in Spain. I am originally from a small seaside town in Yorkshire called Bridlington, and have also lived in China and Thailand. I am an Early Years primary school teacher, and have been teaching for more than 12 years. I love walking in the countryside, getting lost in Madrid, going out for breakfast, taking photos, listening to music, storytelling podcasts, baking, running, drinking wine, and eating spicy food. In August 2016, I experienced sudden sensorineural hearing loss in my left ear. I started this blog as a way to inform my friends and family about my progress, for anyone else who is going through a similar experience as me, or for anybody who is interested in learning about this type of hearing loss, and the way it can affect everyday life.

14 thoughts on “Hearing Me – A Documentary for the BBC World Service”

    1. Thanks Al! Yes, I’m very excited about this 🙂 It’s a radio documentary, so you’ll just be able to listen to me on the radio/via the internet. They are going to provide a transcript so that people can follow the dialogue and sounds on the recording.
      I hope you are well my blogging buddy?!
      Carly

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  1. I have registered with the BBC and clicked favourite for your radio program broadcast on the 26th Feb.
    Wow. I’m looking forward to listening to you my friend.
    How did the BBC get you to talk about hearing problems dear Carly ? ❤

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    1. Hi Ralph! Oh that’s great you have registered with the BBC 🙂 I hope you enjoy the programme! The producer of the documentary had seen my blog and contacted me because she was interested as to whether I would be happy to share my story. Of course I was! 🙂
      Sending love to you and Natascha
      Carly

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      1. I waited until your item came out before responding to your reply my friend. It’s so well done, well edited. I will comment about it on your new post. Have a lovely evening dear Carly 🙂 ❤

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  2. How wonderful, I have been following your posts since I also experienced SNHL. I thought I was losing my mind until I found you blog. Thank you .

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