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Jul 22, 2022

Steve Thompson is a former England rugby player and he played in every England match during the 2003  Rugby World Cup. 

But today, age 43, Steve remembers nothing about that final. And in 2020 he was diagnosed with early-onset dementia - and probable chronic traumatic encephalopathy. 

In today’s episode Krishnan talks...


Jul 1, 2022

Lesia Vasylenko is a Ukrainian politician and human rights lawyer.

Since the war in Ukraine began, we’ve spoken to her many times on Channel 4 News, but she joins Krishnan to talk about what it was like to have to send her children to another country when the war in Ukraine began. She also discusses her...


Jun 24, 2022

Leila Mottley has only just turned 20 and she is already a New York Times Bestseller and the youngest person to make Oprah Winfrey’s book club. Her first book, which she started writing one month before her 17th birthday, has received rave reviews from critics.

She joins Krishnan to talk about all the themes...


Jun 10, 2022

Our guest this week is Lethal Bizzle. He’s a rapper and entrepreneur with Ghanaian heritage, who originally hails from Walthamstow. 

He’s one of the founding fathers of Grime who got into a very public spat with David Cameron when he was prime minister about whether the music genre glorified violence.

He talks to...


Jun 3, 2022

Geoff Norcott is a writer, activist and comedian.

As a rare right-winger, Geoff is a unique voice in British comedy operating outside the usual comedic commentary on social issues and politics. 

Geoff talks to Krishnan about how politics doesn’t have to be all about ‘punching up’, why he’s had enough of ‘the...