Patrick Honeybone discusses the persistence of regional accents on BBC radio

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Period28 Mar 2015

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Media contributions

  • TitleLearn Yerself Scouse
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletBBC Radio 4
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size58 mins
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionWriter Paul Farley cooks a pot of Scouse for a party of eminent Liverpudlians to explore the complex flavours and disputed origins of the Scouse accent. In the company of Willy Russell, Gillian Reynolds, Michael Angelis and Roger McGough, Paul explores a rich archive of Scouse voices, charting some of the recent mutations in the accent.
    PersonsPatrick Honeybone