Rob Heeney's People with Stories
As adults we are a jigsaw of our childhood experiences. For award winning comedian Phil Nicol and our listeners that is real boon.
It's another childhood holiday reminiscence this week. This time BEN VAN DER VALDE reveals how, at a jewish camp, he inadvertently committed a serious act of blasphemy ...and not in his own religion!
A nostalgic look back at our childhood holidays and how the simplest pleasures can bring us so much joy. Grainne also shares a tale of her version of an 18-30s holiday which doesn't quite evoke the same feelings!
He's back and in the first of a new series Rob meets Kevin, a tormented comedian who shares his story of a psychotic episode and the enlightenment it brought him
Best known for playing the Doctor Karl Kennedy in Australian soap Neighbours, Alan Fletcher has an amazing background. He explains to Rob about his upbringing with an alternative medicine supporting mother and some amazing coincidences.
Recorded back-stage at a recent gig in Preston, comedian Barry Dods has two stories to entertain.
In a special first birthday episode, Rob is joined by his good friend and fellow comedian Michael Legge. Both share tales of their combined 40 years on the comedy circuit and also illustrate why neither of them can function in normal society!
For the second episode in a row we have a tale of somebody breaking their leg. This time Marian Pashley shares the tale she tripped on a paving stone, and then every single person supposed to help her along the way just made things worse.
Another of the natural born storytellers, Leo's is a tale to make you squirm and shiver in pain.
Comedian and storyteller Sofie shares a tale of an ill-fated trip to Senegal and how she found an unusual cure for her bronchitis.