Thursday, 28 June 2012


As this is the week to think about victims of torture here is a programme I made a while ago on solitude.  It is a 2 part series and this second programme deals with people who are forced to be alone - through a variety of different circumstances.  One man was kept in solitary confinement in a prison in S Africa during the apartheid regime, another was left alone on a mountain, badly injured.  A woman describes the loneliness of bereavement and an Anglican priest talks about his life alone because of his homosexuality.  It got great reviews when it went out and I really got a lot out of making it.  Some of it is very moving. They are both 28 mins long.

Solitude - Part 2 by Curlewmedia

Part 1 of the series looks at people who chose to be alone.

Solitude Part 1 by Curlewmedia

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