Lights Out (BBC)

Publisher:
BBC

Lights Out (BBC)

5.0/5

Critic Rating

Documentary adventures that encourage you to take a closer listen.


Critic Reviews

Score: 4.8

PR Staff • PodcastReview.org Jan 11, 2023

"Like a heartbeat, the stories aren’t loud. They wouldn’t necessarily grab headlines, but they’re quietly full of awe, and Lights Out magnifies that quality of wonder by simply giving it space and attention. The episodes aren’t narrated by a host, so they can feel a bit unstructured and meandering, but if you’re in the mood for a subtle meditation on an unexpected story, this is the podcast for you. …"

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Score: 5

Lauren Passell • Podcast The Newsletter Jan 9, 2023

"These documentaries reflect on the news, but the format is cinematic. Listening to great stuff like this really F**** you up because not much can compare when it comes to storytelling and audio quality and it makes other shows sound lazy. Each one of these felt like a gift I didn’t deserve."

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Score: 5

Patricia Nicol • The Times UK Jan 1, 2023

"This intimate, immersive, sometimes darkly funny documentary is part of a new podcast strand...showcasing ambitious audio documentaries. Seek it out."

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Score: 5

Hannah Verdier • The Guardian Dec 29, 2022

"...unfiltered and eclectic...the mild-mannered and eloquent women of Greenham Common talk about their experiences in prison..."

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