Radio 1 and 1Xtra Stories

Ground-breaking real-life stories that speak to you about your life, your world, and your issues. Reece Parkinson gets in-depth with documentaries made to challenge your thinking.


20:58 | Jun 30th, 2019

Aluna Francis, Rebecca Taylor and Chloe Howl share their stories of alleged sexual misconduct in the music industry. Hosted by Ben Zand and Sarah Gosling. If you enjoyed this podcast then subscr...Show More

17:59 | May 26th, 2019

In this episode we hear the life-changing story of Rubayet, who became a paraplegic last summer. Disability campaigner Will Pike and fellow wheelchair user meets Rubayet to find out how he’s coping wi...Show More
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51:17 | May 14th, 2019

According to NHS England, 1 in 4 adults will experience a mental illness in their lifetime. In the UK, black people are more likely than white people to be diagnosed with mental health problems and to...Show More

18:36 | May 13th, 2019

In this episode we catch up with Gemma. She’s a busy nurse who’s had depression for a long time. In 2017 Newsbeat followed her life as part of BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra’s mental health season, My Mind and...Show More

19:52 | May 13th, 2019

It’s two years since Newsbeat followed the life of a young woman called Bex for BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra’s mental health season called My Mind and Me. When we met her, she’d been diagnosed with a complex...Show More
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