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Jan 29, 2021

Sathnam Sanghera is a journalist and writer.  His most recent book, Empireland, explores how the British Empire has shaped our fundamental understanding of every aspect of British culture.
Krishnan talks to Sathnam about culture wars, the 'footballification' of politics and whether political correctness has gone too...

Jan 22, 2021

Russell T Davies is a screenwriter and TV producer. He's brought us everything from Queer as Folk to Doctor Who. And most recently, his new TV series 'It's a Sin', which focuses on the HIV crisis during the 80s.
Russell talks to Krishnan about how he believes the impact of coronavirus will transpire in dramas and...

Jan 15, 2021

Robert Halfon is a Conservative MP and Chair of the House of Commons Education Select Committee. 

He talks to Krishnan about why he thinks this country faces 'an epidemic of educational poverty', his visions for reforming schooling and his experience of living with cerebral palsy.

This episode was recorded on Monday...

Jan 8, 2021

Timothy Snyder is an American author and historian. 
He is a professor of history at Yale University and a fellow at the Institute for Human Sciences in Vienna. He has been warning about the threats to democracy around the world for several years in a series of popular books. 
He talks to Krishnan about the future...

Jan 1, 2021

Joe Wicks also known as 'The Body Coach' has for many become the personal trainer of the nation.
During the Covid pandemic, he unified the country in fitness with his 'PE with Joe' sessions on YouTube. He is also a social media influencer and author of a number of successful cookbooks and workout plans.