20 Mar 2019

Series 2, Episode 23: Simon Amstell

Simon Amstell made his name as a stand-up comedian and presenter, best known for his stint on ‘Never Mind the Buzzcocks’. Now he’s a fully-fledged film-maker, taking on veganism in his 2017 film ‘Carnage’, while his latest venture, ‘Benjamin’, is a semi-autobiographical look at a gay man struggling to find intimacy.

Krishnan talks to him about how therapy helped him see the joy in things, his creative process and why he’s turned off by politicians.

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