Having come to Hull from Hungary in 2005 unable to speak any English, Brigitta tells us how she learnt – with a little help from Coronation Street and X Factor

Now employed as a community development worker and living here with her son, Brigitta tells us about the hardships of leaving him behind at first and working incredibly hard and long shifts in factories to provide for her family

Brigitta shares her frank first impressions of Hull and gives a fascinating insight into how England is viewed abroad, before describing how she came to embrace the city and make a home here

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You can listen to the full interview with Brigitta below to hear her talk in more depth about her reasons for leaving Hungary and how she found a new life and purpose in Hull