Chris Brookes

Chris Brookes was an independent radio producer whose audio documentaries won many international awards including the Peabody Award and the Prix Italia.

He also directed documentaries for Canadian network television, was a published author and playwright, and taught documentary storytelling at workshops in North America and Europe. He was named an International Audio Luminary by the Third Coast International Audio Festival and was inducted to the Newfoundland & Labrador Arts Hall of Fame, amongst other honors.


Mucho Corazon

Mucho Corazon tells the story of Leon Perlee, who builds and restores antique street organs in Holland's oldest surviving street organ business, and Milades Sosa, who works at a Cuban organ factory.

This hour: a lobster diver in Honduras, a chocolate taster in France, a movie director in Nigeria, and other stories that reveal the workaday world in all its globalized complexity, one person at a time.


Ways of Hearing

It's not always easy to put aside the culturally-formed listening patterns we take for granted and hear radio in fresh ways.