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Toni Myers, Protecting vulnerable witnesses, Can we change ourselves?

May 23rd, 2016

Episode 585 of 724 episodes

Film director Toni Myers on her latest project Beautiful Planet showing earth as seen from the International Space Station. She looks back at a career that's spanned fifty years. A look behind the scenes in the criminal justice system - what protection is there for vulnerable witnesses? We hear from two Registered Intermediaries, Jo Parton and Nicola Lewis. Can we change ourselves and the way we live if we want to enough? Polly Morland, author of Metamorphosis, has interviewed 19 individuals who have made significant changes to their lives. She describes what the experience has taught her about the mechanisms of human change. Sandie Okoro is one of the City's most influential women and kick-starts our third series of The Chain. Who was her inspiration?

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