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...
Jul 10, 2019
Albert Woodfox was one of the ‘Angola Three’, the
three African-American former prison inmates who were held for
decades in solitary confinement.
Woodfox has recently published his book 'Solitary', retelling the story of the 44 years and 10 months he spent inside for a crime he didn't commit.
He speaks to Krish...
Jul 3, 2019
David Harewood is a British actor known for his roles in Homeland, Supergirl and the Merchant of Venice. He has recently made a documentary retracing the events that led up to his psychotic breakdown 30 years ago.
He talks to Krishnan about his experience of psychosis, the challenges he faces being a British black...