Speak Up Sunderland

Speak Up Sunderland

Asunder

How can you capture the mood of a country at war in a documentary? With a uniquely poetical, musical filmmaking...

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Len Gibson and the Sunderland Remembrance Service

This is Len Gibson, BEM. He’s reading from his collection of poetry, which he’s compiled over the past...

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Number One Fan

"Oh my God. OH MY GOD! It's Betty and Stevie!! [Unintelligible.]" From across the pond, living in Traverse City,...

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Wor Vera - Singing for Care Home Residents

Meet "Wor Vera", a.k.a. singer Deborah Taylor-Smith, who's donating her time and her voice by performing songs from...

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Lockdown Edition - Coronavirus Deep Cleaning

Our hosts Betty Ball and Stevie B get together for a call after a really intense week. Now with his job as a deep...

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Happy 2020 from Betty & Stevie

Happy New Year from Betty and Stevie at Speak Up Sunderland! Together we chat festive memories, play a stupid game,...

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2.5 Sunderland Samaritans

Meet two of the volunteers who take the calls that help save lives, and hear what it's like on the other end of the...

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2.4 Halloween Special - Spooky Stories with Spectral Visions Press

Red Riding Blood.  Witches put to trial.  The monsters behind the screen.  This is the Speak Up Sunderland Halloween...

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2.3 The Auditorium - Sunderland's New Music & Arts Venue

Work on a £11million new music venue in Sunderland's city centre has just begun, alongside the redeveloped Fire...

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2.2 Across the Atlantic in a Rowing Boat

40 days at sea.  6 metre waves.  A diet of 10,000 calories a day.  And four men in a rowing boat, battling all kinds...

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2.1 Little Podcast in the Big Apple

Cut the cake, put on a "cheap and nasty tat" foam hat, and celebrate our first birthday with us! ONE YEAR OLD, BABY!...

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Stars of Sunderland 3 - June Ainsley

"Every patient is a person, an individual, a human being. And we've got to make sure, no matter what age and how far...

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The Road to BBC Newcastle

"We've done something that the BBC have noticed. That's a pretty big statement, isn't it?" - Stevie B "I'm proud...

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Mental Health - Speak Up Sunderland LIVE #3

This episode of the Speak Up Sunderland podcast carries a trigger warning:  Our guests talk about attempted suicide,...

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Stars of Sunderland 2 - Paige Hunter

This episode of the Speak Up Sunderland podcast carries a trigger warning:  We talk about attempted suicide, post...

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Stars of Sunderland 1 - Kate Townsend

Meet the Sunderland woman who's working to put herself out of a job... Alreeet! We're proud to launch a new...

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Marty Longstaff - Speak Up Sunderland LIVE #2

Alreet! We're back, live from the Peacock in Sunderland city centre on Wednesday, with Sunderland-based singer &...

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Sunderland Foodbank Network - Speak Up Sunderland LIVE at the Peacock #1

Alreeeet! Welcome to our very first Speak Up Sunderland Live podcast!  This is part one. We're so thrilled to...

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Addiction and Homelessness

Alreet! A bit of a hard-hitting episode from the outset this week. Craig Hilton, the Manager of the Salvation...

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Holiday Special 2018

Happy Holidays from us at Speak Up Sunderland! As a present for you, we've made an extra-special, bumped stuffed...

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