Heartlands takes listeners on a journey through Britain painting a picture of what work - in the shadow of heavy industry - looks like in 2022.

From the burgeoning film and TV industry in Glasgow, freeport workers in Tilbury and Amazon associates in Durham, we uncover which new industries are thriving and how working culture is evolving.

Told through the lens of 5 young presenters: Sophie, Hugh, Macy, Charley and Ché, this series explores youth employment and takes an unbiased snapshot of our post-industrial heartlands now.


       01 01.10.2022Tilbury: Hope, Poverty and the Freeport


   0202.10.2022Swansea: Lost Industry, Broken Communities and the Rise of Trade Unions.
        0303.10.2022Durham: Coal Faces and Pack Stations


    0404.10.2022Govan: Gentrification or Regeneration? 

       05 05.10.2022Belfast: Mental Health and ‘The Lost Generation’



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