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Our Projects

Our past and current work
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What Makes Sweden Special?

 

Xander Brett travels across Sweden to discover what the UK learned from Sweden, and what's still left.

This documentary was released to Fika Online on 27 December 2021.

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Reporting France

 

 

Xander Brett travels Paris to meet the correspondents, authors and podcasters reporting France to the UK.

This documentary aired on World Radio Paris 21 May 2021.

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La Norvège de Nikolaï Astrup

 

Xander Brett explores the life of a little-known Norwegian artist. (In French).

This audio blog was released to ARTE on 31 October 2020.

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Letters from Paris

 

A weekly report from France, detailing the latest news and current affairs.

This series ran from 20 September 2020 to 30 May 2021.

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Xander's Projects

A selection of work with other producers
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The Nordic Podcast

A monthly podcast dedicated to the lifestyle, culture and current affairs of the Nordic countries.

This series is produced by Fika Online and Nordic Style Magazine.

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James Blunt: A to Z

A celebration of Bristol University's most famous alumnus as he releases new music.

This programme was produced by Burst Radio. It aired on Burst Radio 27 March 2022 and BCfm 2 April 2022.

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Eddie Shoestring's Bristol

Examining the legacy of the Shoestring series in Bristol, and the fictional radio station that became a reality.

This programme was produced by Burst Radio. It aired on Burst Radio 6 February 2022 and BCfm 12 February 2022.

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The Chris Cox Christmas Show

The famous magician returns to the Burst airwaves.

This programme was produced by Burst Radio. It aired on Burst Radio 17 December 2021 and BCfm 1 January 2022.

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The Wurzels: A to Z

A celebration of the legendary Bristolian band in their 55th year.

This programme was produced by Burst Radio. It aired on Burst Radio 28 November 2021 and BCfm 4 December 2021.

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Seasons on Burst Radio

Academics deliver words and music related to their research.

This series was produced by Burst Radio. It ran from 31 October 2021 to 6 March 2022.

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On the Ground

A monthly report, delivered by student correspondents on their Year Abroad from their placement countries.

This series was produced by Epigram Travel for Burst Radio. It ran from 1 September 2021 to 1 May 2022.

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Xander Brett on Sunday

Conversation and live music from Bristol to wind down the weekend.

This series was produced by Burst Radio. It aired on Burst Radio from 17 October 2021 to 27 March 2022.

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Step Into Christmas

Xander hosts three Christmassy bites, giving voice to student performers silenced by the pandemic.

This series was produced by Burst Radio. It ran from 11 to 13 December 2020.

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Off the Hook

Xander interviews some of Bristol University's biggest alumni.

This series was produced by Burst Radio. It ran from 4 July 2020 to 1 August 2020.

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The Bristol University Singalong

Students reuinite during lockdown as Burst presenters choose their favourite songs.

This programme was produced by Burst Radio. It aired on Burst Radio Quarantine 9 April 2020.

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Keith Floyd's Bristol

Xander travels Bristol, uncovering the legacy of television cook Keith Floyd.

This programme was produced by Burst Radio. It aired on Burst Radio 23 February 2020 and BBC Radio Bristol 14 September 2020.

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The UK's Bestselling Chrismas Hits

Xander runs down the nation's favourites.

This programme was produced by Burst Radio. It aired on Burst Radio 13 December 2019 and BCfm 25 December 2021.

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Saturday Brunch with Xander Brett

Broadcast live each week with guests, features and the signature 'Saturday Brunch Introducing'.

This series was produced by Burst Radio. It aired on Burst Radio from 19 October 2019 to 14 March 2020.

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Xander Brett's Golden Hour

Broadcast live each week with music and listener messages to kickstart the weekend.

This series was produced by Burst Radio. It aired on Burst Radio from 18 October 2019 to 13 March 2020.

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An Exploration of Irish Rock

The story of Irish rock music from Thin Lizzy to U2, with contributions from critics and the musicians themselves.

This programme was produced by Burst Radio. It aired on Burst Radio 26 May 2019.

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An Exploration of Swedish Pop

The story of Swedish pop music from ABBA to Avicii, with contributions from critics and the musicians themselves.

This programme was produced by Burst Radio. It aired on Burst Radio 28 April 2019.

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