Our podcasts champion the community, culture, and causes of the Tees. Hosted on Spotify, and produced and edited by Sunita Ghosh Dastidar, these are brilliant conversations highlighting some fantastic characters of the Tees area.

May 14th 2021: Dr Peter Stockwell

Whinney Banks-raised Dr Peter Stockwell of Nottingham University, one of the UK’s top experts in socio-linguistics, talks us through the rhythm, dialect and evolution of our local lingo, a linguistic frontier town that has medieval vowels flattened by industry and immigration.

April 8th 2021: BERNIE SLAVEN

In this week’s episode of Talking Tees, Anthony Vickers (@untypicalboro) chats to Bernie Slaven, Boro striking legend and adopted Teesside icon about how he learned to love – and champion – our area.

March 19th 2021: STEVE CROSSMAN

In this week’s episode of Talking Tees, Anthony Vickers (@untypicalboro) chats to Guisborough-raised @bbc5live broadcaster Steve Crossman (@Steve_Crossman) about his love for his hometown and bumping into fellow Teessiders in the oddest of places.

March 12th 2021: JOHN NICHOLSON

In this week’s episode of Talking Tees, Anthony Vickers (@untypicalboro) chats to acclaimed writer, John Nicholson (@JohnnyTheNic) about how gritty Teesside landscapes have inspired his novels.

March 5th 2021: PAUL SMITH

In our new podcast, Talking Tees, Anthony Vickers talks to well-known people from Teesside about what the area means to them. In this episode, Anthony (@untypicalboro) catches up with Paul Smith (@paulsmithmusic) from Maximo Park.