Vessels of Memory: Glass Ships of Sunderland - BBC R4
Dive into the history of 'glass ships in bottles'; the changing identity of a post-industrual northern city as told through the eyes of Japanest glass artist Ayako Tani, who is preserving the endangered art of sculpting the hand-crafted glass ships which once put Sunderland on the map.
Charles Parker Prize - BBC Radio 4 Extra
Annually since 2018, Jay has produced the annual Charles Parker Prize programmes on BBC Radio 4 Extra; a celebration of exceptional audio feature-making produced by emerging audio producers, in honour of the late pioneering radio pioneer Charles Parker.
Drawing in the Dark - BBC Radio 4
In Jay’s debut documentary for BBC Radio 4, visual artist Stephanie Smith shares her unique artistic process of “Skin-Mapping”. Smith invites participants to close their eyes, put charcoal to canvas, and really feel the tactile sensations in their faces & bodies.
Ten Words for a Northern Landscape - New Writing North
Somewhere high up in the North Pennines, between everywhere and nowhere at all, is Weardale, a remote northern dale. It’s a place of old lead mines, deep worked out limestone quarries, and hill farming; the home of day-dreamers, explorers, incomers, artists, philosophers, sky-watchers, story tellers and travellers.