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Fear of Missing Out

Fear of Missing Out

By Jesse Lawson

This is Fear of Missing Out: young people living in the UK, talking about the stuff we wish we'd learnt in school. Every episode, a new presenter goes on a personal journey through the bits of British history that people aren't talking about enough.

Fear of Missing Out is a Boldface Production, supported by the Audio Content Fund.

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Episode 6: Tom and Mikaela
Episode 6: Tom and Mikaela
This is Fear of Missing Out: young people living in the UK talking about the stuff we wish we learnt at school. Dundee-based Tom and Mikaela are 20 and 21 years old, meaning they were too young to vote in the 2014 Scottish Independence Referendum. As the debate rages over a second Referendum on Scottish Independence, Tom and Mikaela look back at Scotland’s recent political history - the 1979, 1997 and 2014 referendums - to try and work out how they might vote in the future. Tom and Mikaela speak to Talat Yaqoob, Rory Scothorne and Gerry Hassan.  Transcript: https://bit.ly/3RjKGwo Further Learning Resources: https://bit.ly/3PVxih0 Producer: Jesse Lawson Assistant Producer: Anton Ferrie Executive Producer: Steve Urquhart Music: Maia Miller-Lewis Historical Consultant: Richard Finlay Mixing: Mike Wooley Artwork: Tobi Malomo Advisory Board: Arlie Adlington, Elly Robson, Imani Mason Jordan, Lynette Nora Onek and Emmanuella Kwenortey Additional music and sounds: Anthem of Rain, Crowander, Jesse Lawson, Dilating Times Fear of Missing Out is a Boldface Production, supported by the Audio Content Fund.
29:59
October 12, 2022
Tom and Mikaela: Coming soon...
Tom and Mikaela: Coming soon...
Tom and Mikaela: Coming soon...
01:16
October 10, 2022
Episode 5: India
Episode 5: India
This is Fear of Missing Out: young people living in the UK talking about the stuff we wish we learnt at school. India is a 21 year old student, content creator and activist from Bath. India is passionate about her activism, which focuses on anti-racism and intersectional feminism. But, often, India kind of feels like they're just making things up as they go along? India interviews four activists involved in actions in the 1980s - the Greenham Common Peace Camp, The Miners Strike, Lesbians and Gays Support the Miners and The Toxteth Uprising - to make her very own ‘How To’ Guide to Activism. India speaks to Anna Wates, Sue Say, Ian Mitchell, Mike Jackson, Jimi Jagne and Nim Ralph. A special thank you to Four Corners Gallery, London. This documentary mentions police violence. Take care listening. Transcript: https://bit.ly/3cnOzSc Further Learning Resources: https://bit.ly/3ctNt6P Producer: Jesse Lawson Assistant Producer: Hanna Adan Executive Producer: Steve Urquhart Music: Maia Miller-Lewis Historical Consultant: Pat Thane Mixing: Mike Wooley Artwork: Tobi Malomo Advisory Board: Arlie Adlington, Elly Robson, Imani Mason Jordan, Lynette Nora Onek and Emmanuella Kwenortey Additional music and sounds: joedeshon, Alterr, Kolezan, InspectorJ, jgrzinich, Tats14, Bio Unit, Dilating Times, File Under Toner, Four Corners Gallery Fear of Missing Out is a Boldface Production, supported by the Audio Content Fund.
30:00
October 05, 2022
India: Coming soon...
India: Coming soon...
India: Coming soon...
01:40
October 03, 2022
Episode 4: Beth
Episode 4: Beth
This is Fear of Missing Out: young people living in the UK talking about the stuff we wish we learnt at school. Beth is 16 and goes to a Catholic Secondary School in Ballymena, Northern Ireland. Recently, Beth found out that the history she’s taught is different to that taught in the Protestant secondary school down the street. Beth looks into the history of education segregated by religion in Northern Ireland. Beth speaks to Matthew Milliken, Tony Gallagher, Clare Bailey and Bernadette McAliskey.  This documentary includes descriptions of military and police violence. Take care listening. Transcript: https://bit.ly/3An1mw0 Further Learning Resources: https://bit.ly/3PyrPNx Producer: Jesse Lawson Assistant Producer: Anton Ferrie Executive Producer: Steve Urquhart Music: Maia Miller-Lewis Historical Consultant: Gavin Duffy Mixing: Mike Wooley Artwork: Tobi Malomo Advisory Board: Arlie Adlington, Elly Robson, Imani Mason Jordan, Lynette Nora Onek and Emmanuella Kwenortey Additional music and sounds: PaulOcone, Anthem of Rain, Bio Unit, Dilating Times and File Under Toner Fear of Missing Out is a Boldface Production, supported by the Audio Content Fund.
30:00
September 28, 2022
Beth: Coming soon...
Beth: Coming soon...
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01:16
September 25, 2022
Episode 3: Halima
Episode 3: Halima
This is Fear of Missing Out: young people living in the UK talking about the stuff we wish we learnt at school. In March 2022, a report came out about Child Q: a 15 year old black secondary school student from London, who was strip searched by the police in her own school.  22 year old Halima moved to England from Ireland when they were 14. Hearing about Child Q felt like a breaking point for their own resilience to racism in the UK. Halima looks into the history of the criminalisation of black communities in the UK, which for Halima - and Child Q - started at school. Halima speaks to Safiyat Jibril, Aviah Day, Marc Thompson and Jessica Perera.  This documentary deals with racism and police violence. Take care listening. Transcript: https://bit.ly/3CIsOHg Further Learning Resources: https://bit.ly/3zyZYY8 Producer: Jesse Lawson Assistant Producer: Hanna Adan Executive Producer: Steve Urquhart Music: Maia Miller-Lewis Historical Consultant: Megan McElhone Mixing: Mike Wooley Artwork: Tobi Malomo Advisory Board: Arlie Adlington, Elly Robson, Imani Mason Jordan, Lynette Nora Onek and Emmanuella Kwenortey Additional music and sounds: Dilating Times, Jesse Lawson Fear of Missing Out is a Boldface Production, supported by the Audio Content Fund.
29:34
September 21, 2022
Halima: Coming soon...
Halima: Coming soon...
Halima: Coming soon...
01:28
September 19, 2022
Episode 2: Felix
Episode 2: Felix
This is Fear of Missing Out: young people living in the UK talking about the stuff we wish we learnt at school. Felix is a 20 year old playwright, poet and performer from Liverpool. He came out as trans when he was 14 and, in his words, it has become harder, not easier,  to be a young out  trans person in the public eye. Felix looks at the history of how queer people have been presented in the UK media, to try and contextualise how trans people are spoken about in the media today. Felix speaks to Justin Bengry, Ugla Stefanía Kristjönudóttir Jónsdóttir and Marc Thompson. A special thank you to Melodic Distraction, and The Bishopsgate Institute. This documentary deals with transphobia. Take care listening. Transcript: https://bit.ly/3Augism Further Learning Resources: bit.ly/3bbc28h Producer: Jesse Lawson Assistant Producer: Anton Ferrie Executive Producer: Steve Urquhart Music: Maia Miller-Lewis Historical Consultant: Syeda Ali Mixing: Mike Wooley Artwork: Tobi Malomo Advisory Board: Arlie Adlington, Elly Robson, Imani Mason Jordan, Lynette Nora Onek and Emmanuella Kwenortey Additional music and sounds: deleted_user_1116756, Dilating Times, HoliznaCC0 and File Under Toner Fear of Missing Out is a Boldface Production, supported by the Audio Content Fund.
29:60
September 14, 2022
Felix: Coming soon...
Felix: Coming soon...
Felix: Coming soon...
01:22
September 11, 2022
Episode 1: Atlanta
Episode 1: Atlanta
This is Fear of Missing Out: young people living in the UK talking about the stuff we wish we learnt at school. 17 year old Atlanta spent the first few years of her life living in Uganda, where her mum is from. Now she lives in Glasgow, Atlanta feels like the version of British History she’s learnt paints the UK in a pretty positive light? Loads of her friends don’t even know about the British Empire - they didn’t learn about it in school. Atlanta asks: Is it possible to know the truth of what happened in the past, or is history different, depending on who’s telling the story? Atlanta speaks to Asif Z News, Dipo Faloyin, Maya Goodfellow, Chao Tayiana Maina and Rebecca Rwakabukoza.  This documentary mentions some of the brutal violence that occurred during Colonialism. Take care listening. Transcript: https://bit.ly/3Ay8FRp Further Learning Resources: bit.ly/3bbaTxv Producer: Jesse Lawson Assistant Producer: Hanna Adan Executive Producer: Steve Urquhart Music: Maia Miller-Lewis Historical Consultant: Meleisa Ono-George Mixing: Mike Wooley Artwork: Tobi Malomo Advisory Board: Arlie Adlington, Elly Robson, Imani Mason Jordan, Lynette Nora Onek and Emmanuella Kwenortey Additional music and sounds: jgrzinich, PaulOcone, Janosch-JR, Dilating Times and File Under Toner Fear of Missing Out is a Boldface Production, supported by the Audio Content Fund.
30:00
September 07, 2022
Atlanta: Coming soon...
Atlanta: Coming soon...
Atlanta: Coming soon...
01:47
September 05, 2022
Fear of Missing Out: Coming Soon...
Fear of Missing Out: Coming Soon...
This is Fear of Missing Out: young people living in the UK, talking about the stuff we wish we'd learnt in school. Every episode, a new presenter goes on a personal journey through the bits of British history that people aren't talking about enough. Coming soon...
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August 12, 2022