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Jun 12, 2019

Tayari Jones is an American author and winner of the 2019 Women’s Prize for Fiction. She speaks to Krishnan Guru-Murthy about her most recent novel, An American Marriage, about growing up in the middle class black community of Atlanta, discovering racism at the age of 20 and the challenges of being a black feminist in...


Jun 5, 2019

Waad and Hamza al-Kateab are two Syrian refugees who risked everything to stay in Aleppo during the war. Waad is an award-winning film-maker, whose documentary ‘For Sama’ just won Best Documentary at the Cannes Film Festival. It tells the intimate and epic journey of her experience of war, tracking her life...


May 29, 2019

Tracy Brabin has had an unlikely route into politics. A successful actor for decades, she won Batley and Spen's by-election following the murder of Jo Cox by a far-right extremist. She talks to Krishnan about her transition into the political world, how potent a threat she thinks the far-right poses and why she thinks...


May 22, 2019

Adwoa Aboah is a model, activist and founder of ‘Gurls Talk’, an online community for young women to discuss issues that matter to them. She talks to Krishnan about feeling uncomfortable in your skin, recovering from addiction and her contribution to the changing face of fashion.


May 15, 2019

Jon Ronson is the journalist behind books like 'The Psychopath Test' and 'You've Been Publicly Shamed', documentaries such as 'Tottenham Ayatollah' and more recently the podcasts 'The Last Days of August' and 'The Butterfly Effect' investigating the porn industry. He talks to Krishnan while on a stage tour in the UK...