Tune in tonight at 7pm for Buddyline. BuddyLine is a series of intergenerational telephone conversations between people from the Sonder Radio Community of over 60s and the Reform Radio Community of under 28s.
In this series, we’ve matched four pairs of strangers from different genera ons and got them cha ng. These phone calls have been recorded.
Yesterday, we heard Michael and Tony talking about music and podcasting. In today’s conversa on, Michael discusses his experience of growing up in care, how that has affected his outlook on life, and Tony shares how his family reacted to his sexuality.
Taking advantage of the technology available to us, the conversations will be recorded from each of their homes during isolation. Through these honest conversations, our listeners enter into an intimate and genuine meeting between two people who would not otherwise interact in everyday society.
We have matched people with stories that will enlighten both the listeners and each other, and demonstrate that isolation does not have to be isolating, and can instead create long-lasting friendships.
Each week we will follow a different pair over the course of 5 conversations, and listen in to how their relationship develops. BuddyLine has been produced in partnership between Reform Radio and Sonder Radio and funded by Audio Content Fund.
Listen in each weekday at 7pm or tune in to the omnibus at 4pm on Saturday on North Manchester FM.