Category: Radio

BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour – PTSD veterans’ partners

October 2019

An exclusive three part series talking to veterans’ partners about living alongside PTSD and how a support programme run by Combat Stress helped them cope.

In this first interview, ‘Sheila’ describes how she had to turn detective before confronting her husband. Listen

Partners of veterans with PTSD are at risk of developing secondary PTSD themselves. ‘Becky’ told me her story. Listen

Friends and family don’t always understand. In the last interview, ‘Elaine’ talks about the isolation she experienced. Listen

BBC Radio 4 – Election 2015

Election 2015 2

8 May 2015

Reporting live in the wee hours from The Wirral for the BBC Radio election programme. At least I think it was me. Jim Naughtie thought I was someone else…


BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour – The elusive Margaret Rope

Margaret Rope27 November 2014

At just 28 years old, stained glass artist Margaret Rope was commissioned to produce several large windows for Shrewsbury Cathedral. She went on to create stained glass works displayed in churches across the UK and around the world. So why are her achievements largely ignored?


Radio Showreel

Tamsin Smith KosovoFrom Radio 4’s Today programme, PM programme and The World Tonight, to the BBC World Service,  5Live, and Radio 1’s Newsbeat, Tamsin’s radio broadcasts span many different audiences and styles.