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Oct 16, 2020

Sir Philip Pullman is an English novelist, best known for his fantasy trilogy 'His Dark Materials'.
 
His new book 'Serpentine' is set in the world of 'His Dark Materials' and explores a small crack he discovered in the series' character relationships.
 
He talks to Krishnan about why he doesn't like calling his books...


Oct 9, 2020

Sparks, the iconic music duo otherwise known as Ron and Russell Mael. The American genre-defying band have influenced generations upon generations of musicians over the years from the glam rock of the 1970s through to indie bands of the 80s and 90s.
 
Ron and Russell talk to Krishnan about how they have succeeded in the...


Oct 2, 2020

Claudia Rankine is an acclaimed American writer and poet.

Her most recent book, ‘Just Us’ explores race and white supremacy through by recounting a series of radicalised real encounters with friends and strangers.

She talks to Krishnan about her thoughts on the future of democracy in America, her reaction to the...


Sep 25, 2020

Yotam Ottolenghi is an Israeli-English chef, restaurant owner and food writer who taught Britain to love vegetables.

He has published seven best-selling cookbooks inspired by his Middle Eastern upbringing in a German/Italian family and owns six restaurants and deli’s across London.

Since arriving in London over 20...


Sep 18, 2020

Not many environmental campaigners find their lives being portrayed on the big screen.

But Erin Brockovich isn’t just any environmental campaigner. 

Krishnan speaks to the woman whose story was brought memorably to life by Julia Roberts back in the year 2000 about the impact of that film, the power of community action...