Episode 24

Published on:

19th Oct 2020

A Quarantini with the NHS

In the final episode of season 3 we celebrate the NHS.

From a We Say No protest and march in Bristol, we hear from NHS nurses including Alex Oldham and Shannon O’Sullivan.

From the Migration Museum, Robyn Kasozi (pictured) talks about the brand new free online exhibition - Heart of the Nation: Migration and Making of the NHS.

And we have poetry from NHS staff, from the book These Are The Hands, Poems from the Heart of the NHS, Foreword by Michael Rosen, Fair Acre Press. (You can buy it here)

PLUS - our usual round up of positive responses to the virus from around the world....


The NHS Song (parody SOS, ABBA)

Hot Flu, Seb Gutiez, The Old Bones Collective -opening music

Hosts: Melissa Chemam and Pommy Harmar

Producer: Pommy Harmar

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About the Podcast

The Quarantini
A refreshing cocktail mix of ingenious and creative responses to Coronavirus together with a dash of the unexpected..
The Quarantini is a refreshing cocktail mix of ingenious and creative responses to Coronavirus. It combines interviews, a weekly round up of exciting ideas dreamed up by people from across the globe, together with a dash of the unexpected. It will charm, excite and inform you and all served up by hosts Pommy Harmar and Melissa Chemam!

About your hosts

Pommy Harmar

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Melissa Chemam

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Journalist, reporter and writer for online/magazines/radio (BBC, CBC, DW), writer in residence at the Arnolfini gallery, Melissa also worked on films as a researcher and is a journalism lecturer. She has been based in Prague, Miami, London, Paris, Nairobi and Bristol, UK, travelled from Italy to Haiti, via Tunisia, Liberia, South Africa, India, Mexico, Niger, Turkey, Iraq... She has been working in radio since 2008 and in podcasting since 2018.