Don't Log Off

Alan Dein discovers the real life stories behind online profiles via Facebook and Skype. Alan locks himself away for a week to talk to people on the internet. He starts with nothing, just an online profile which says 'talk to me'. The results a

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Dependence
Alan Dein takes nocturnal excursions via Facebook and Skype, discovering an Australia pilot, a singer-songwriter and a Singaporean workaholic who all reveal their dependency.
Dátum: 2015-03-13 Idő: 11:02:00
Who am I?
Alan Dein connects with the world online, to discover dramas of personal identity, including an American whose roots might be more tangled than he thought, thanks to the Cold War.
Dátum: 2015-03-06 Idő: 11:02:00
Staying Strong
Alan Dein crosses the world via Facebook and Skype, hearing the real life dramas of random strangers. He connects with a girl who has to choose between education and virtue.
Dátum: 2015-02-27 Idő: 11:03:00
Going It Alone
Alan Dein crosses the world via Facebook and Skype, hearing the real life dramas of random strangers. This week he speaks to people who, through choice or circumstance, are going it alone.
Dátum: 2014-10-08 Idő: 14:23:00
DLO 24 Sep 14: Identity
Alan hears stories of people grappling with issues of identity. A disabled woman from the Ukraine talks about ethnic tensions as crisis grips her country and a young woman in Moscow discusses the difficulties of being gay and mixed race in Russia. Producer: Laurence Grissell
Dátum: 2014-09-24 Idő: 11:02:00
DLO 17 Sep 14: Enduring Love
Alan discovers moving stories of couples under pressure. He speaks with Hank and Norma in Arkansas, USA as they deal with Norma's breast cancer. Alan also tracks the fortunes of a young couple split between Italy and Slovakia. Plus a veteran of the first Gulf War. Producer: Laurence Grissell
Dátum: 2014-09-17 Idő: 11:02:00
DLO 09 Nov 2013: Egypt - Silence and Waiting
Via Facebook and Skype Alan Dein connects to the lives of strangers across the globe to hear their stories. The tumultuous events of the Arab spring have reached an uncertain conclusion in Egypt. Now, with Friday night curfew drawing close, Alan hears a diversity of experience. From Shady who has found a new life in the revolutionary protests of January 25th 2011, a sleeper awoken from his days as a football fanatic, waiting for the next seismic event to Rasa who defies the curfew to maintain her sanity. Elsewhere in Alexandria a newly qualified doctor, Doaa, reflects on the passing of her father and her new responsibilities. Producer: Mark Burman
Dátum: 2013-11-09 Idő: 11:00:00
DLO 02 Nov 13: Leaving Home
Alan speaks to people living and working away from home. A nurse in Germany awaits the arrival of battle-injured troops, a disabled Romanian longs for the arrival of the family's first car, and an Icelander asks Alan if he should put a rose on his girlfriend's grave. Producer: Sarah Bowen
Dátum: 2013-11-02 Idő: 10:30:00
DLO 26 Oct 13: Found in Translation
Alan hears the story of Bryan from the US and Anna from Russia who met online - using Google Translate. Neither speak each other's language. Anna decides to move to the US with her children - will things work out? Producer: Laurence Grissell
Dátum: 2013-10-26 Idő: 10:30:00
DLO 19 Oct 13: Escape
Alan speaks to people looking for escape. He hears from a female human rights activist in Saudi Arabia trying to flea the country after hearing her life is in danger - and a Marilyn Manson fan yearning to leave Russia. Alan also speaks to a Japanese man about his dashed hopes of a career singing love songs and a Ugandan hoping for a happy ending to his romance with a woman in Finland. Producer: Laurence Grissell
Dátum: 2013-10-19 Idő: 10:30:00