What’s so special about Eric?

Warren Fyfe

Eric is transforming lives in his community. As a therapy dog, he offers friendship and he is helping Karen recover after she had a stroke. Eric is one of 12 short films commissioned for Listen to Britain. Viewers in the UK can watch the programme at 21:00 on Sunday 24 September on BBC Four or [...]

The island where people eat puffins

Warren Fyfe

Image copyright Getty Images The seabirds’ cute appearance is a big lure for tourists. But for inhabitants of a remote corner of Iceland, the taste of puffin is a reminder of home, writes Ros Jones. You need a strong stomach to take the boat to the Arctic island of Grimsey. When you board the ferry [...]

‘I want to get rid of my Polish accent’

Warren Fyfe

Kasha moved to the UK from Poland 27 years ago, but recently started to feel some people are hostile towards her because of the way she speaks. She’s decided she wants to get rid of her accent. Kasha’s story is featured in Accents Speak Louder Than Words, one of 12 short films commissioned for Listen [...]