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Darryl Morris Weekly – 16.04.21 – Passions

I remember it like it was yesterday. Can’t vote but still care. It was my first ever headline in a newspaper. I was fourteen and my submission to the Bolton Evening News’ letters page was a call to arms for people to step up and vote in the 2005 general

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By Darryl Morris

Darryl Morris Weekly – 02.04.21 – Caribbean Experience

A slightly shortened version this week, owing to the Easter weekend, but a bumper three shows for you on talkRADIO. Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 5am. What crime have you committed in a previous life to deserve that, I wonder? We will, of course, try to wrap our head around

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By Darryl Morris

Darryl Morris Weekly – 12.05.21 – Listening Week

Sometimes, as we put the show together on a Friday morning, we can spend hours trawling through ideas for guests. Do they have the right story to tell? Will they be interesting, relevant and give us the insight we want? This morning, producer Issy and I were pondering who to

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By Darryl Morris

In Conversation with… the BBC’s Chris Mason

I guest hosted an episode of the RadioToday Programme and wide reaching chat with Chris Mason - about radio, journalism, accents, Westminster, reporting on Brexit and that time he had to fill for three hours live on BBC One.

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By Darryl Morris

Darryl Morris Weekly – 29.01.21 – One Hundred Thousand

It’s hard to process the death of one hundred thousand people. In fact, it’s almost impossible. I have been staring at pictures of packed football stadiums and festival crowds, but nothing seems to capture the enormity of it.

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By Darryl Morris

talkRADIO: Are We Suffering Optimism Bias?

What is Optimism Bias? And how is it affecting our response to the pandemic? Marie Helweg-Larsen - psychology professor at Dickinson College - joined me on talkRADIO to explain.

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By Darryl Morris

Darryl Morris Weekly – 22.01.21 – Humans

This year’s live music events began to tumble this week, with Glastonbury officially cancelled and many others set to follow – likely wiping out most of 2021’s festival season. The problem for festivals isn’t just the gathering of crowds. The cost and logistical effort involved in getting the event ready,

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By Darryl Morris

Darryl Morris Weekly – 08.01.21 – The United States of WTF?

Just when we thought it was safe to turn off CNN, the world was glued to rolling US news again as pro-Trump protests descended into domestic terrorism and a storm on the Capitol Building. Still, it was nice to see the CNN hosts again.

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By Darryl Morris

talkRADIO: Jordan North… In Conversation

2020 was the year of pandemic and protest - but it was also the year the nation fell in love with Radio 1 presenter Jordan North. Jordan joined for a long chat about his time on I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, his love of radio and growing

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By Darryl Morris

talkRADIO: Amanda Prowse and Josh Hartley on Mental Health and Depression

Author Amanda Prowse and son Josh Hartley joined me on talkRADIO to talk about their new book – The Boy Between – in which they chart Josh’s experience with depression and how Amanda stepped in to help. It’s a story of a mother’s love, but it also takes on some

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By Darryl Morris