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Oct 30, 2020

Kim Darroch was a lifelong Foreign Office Diplomat to rose through the ranks to become British Ambassador to the United States between 2016 and 2019.
He hit the headlines last year when a private letter he had written, saying unflattering things about the Trump administration was leaked. 
He talks to Krishnan about...

Oct 23, 2020

Alicia Garza has been campaigning since she was 12 years old. It’s no surprise then, that when she posted a “love letter to Black people" on Facebook in 2013, it sparked one of the biggest racial justice movements in history - Black Lives Matter.
Now the principal of the Black Futures Lab, Alicia has just released...

Oct 21, 2020

Olivette Otele is an historian who is currently Professor of History of Slavery at Bristol University and Vice-President of the Royal Historical Society. She is the first black female history professor in the UK.
Her most recent book, 'African Europeans: An Untold History explores a history that has been long...

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...