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Aug 14, 2019

Sarfraz Manzoor is a British writer, journalist, documentary maker, and broadcaster. He is the inspiration behind the recently released film, ‘Blinded by the Light’, which is based on his memoirs ‘Greetings from Bury Park’.

Sarfraz talks to Krishnan about the binding force of film against division in society,...


Aug 7, 2019

Madeline Miller is the best-selling author of Circe and Song of Achilles. Her books reimagine the ancient myths of The Iliad and The Odyssey, bringing previously neglected characters to the fore. She talks to Krishnan about what drove her to write them, how she's tried to make the Classics a feminist space, and her...


Jul 31, 2019

Nile Rodgers is the disco legend who changed the course of modern music. The Chic track 'Good Times' that he co-wrote has alone been sampled more than 200 times and sparked the advent of hip hop.

He talks to Krishnan about his lifetime of hits, why he's always been a social activist and how America has changed since the...


Jul 24, 2019

George Mpanga, better known by his stage name George the Poet, began his career as a rapper, but after feeling constrained by the form, he moved into poetry and now podcasting. His show 'Have You Heard George's Podcast' swept the board at the British Podcast Awards for its unique interrogation of social injustice....


Jul 17, 2019

Gary Jones became the editor of the Daily Express in March 2018. Earlier in his career he was on the staff of the News of the World, The Sunday People and the Daily Mirror. 

He talks to Krishnan about editing a Tory newspaper as a Labour supporter, how he’s trying to change the reputation of the paper, and the...