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Unlocked

Each week Myles Bonnar unearths stories from locked-down life. Taking a deep dive and offering new takes on the stuff that matters to young adults.

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Myles Bonnar speaks to a young black man about what his life is like in Scotland, following the protests in the US over the death of George Floyd. He also hears how people's jobs and income have been affected by the lockdown.

31mins

5 Jun 2020

Rank #1

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Lockdowners and Uppers

Myles Bonnar talks to three people about their recreational drug use during lockdown. He also hears from the Scottish Drugs Forum and Crew 2000 about changes in drug use, and advice for people who are using drugs during the pandemic.

26mins

29 May 2020

Rank #2

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Love at First Zoom

Myles Bonnar talks to those who are dating or navigating tricky relationships during lockdown while psychologist Emma Kenny gives some love-life advice. We discuss the lack of small talk on dating apps, breaking lockdown to hook-up with your partner, dating over video-conference calls, rekindling relationships with an ex and hear from comedian Larry Dean about his love life.

24mins

22 May 2020

Rank #3

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Sex, Rent and Staying Safe in Lockdown

Myles Bonnar uncovers online ads offering cheap or free rent for 'favours' and speaks to one person who says they moved into a similar flat arrangement during lockdown. There's also advice on other housing issues including what should students do about their accommodation for next year and chatting to your landlord about lowering your rent.

24mins

15 May 2020

Rank #4

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Good days and bad

Myles Bonnar discusses mental health during lockdown as he asks CHVRCHES’ Lauren Mayberry, A View From The Terrace’s Rob Borthwick and BBC The Social’s Zara Gladman – how are you coping? Myles also speaks to Neil Hutchison from mental health support charity, Tiny Changes.

31mins

8 May 2020

Rank #5

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This is it

With this year's festival season cancelled because of the Covid-19 outbreak, Myles Bonnar looks at the impact of lockdown on live music. Will we be able to go to gigs again? Will they ever be the same? He also hears from a sex worker who is continuing to work during the restrictions in order to make ends meet.

33mins

1 May 2020

Rank #6

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The New Normal

Myles Bonnar introduces a new podcast to help with life under lockdown. Feeling anxious and alone? Worried about the future? Making sense each week of the new normal.

3mins

29 Apr 2020

Rank #7