Series 3, Episode 10: Gary Jones
Gary Jones became the editor of the Daily Express in March 2018. Earlier in his career he was on the staff of the News of the World, The Sunday People and the Daily Mirror. He talks to Krishnan about editing a Tory newspaper as a Labour supporter, how he’s trying to change the reputation of the paper, and the…
Series 3, Episode 7: Annie Mac
Annie Mac is a superstar DJ headlining festivals all over the world. She talks to Krishnan about the death of clubs, how drug culture is changing and why music needs more women calling the shots. Listen and subscribe You can listen to and subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts here. Or on Spotify, Acast, CastBox and other good podcast…
Series 3, Episode 6: Jack White
Jack White, formerly of The White Stripes and now The Raconteurs, is one of the best guitarists in the world. He talks to Krishnan as his new tour kicks off about why he doesn’t own a mobile phone, why the fear of foreigners still shocks him and what influences his music. Listen and subscribe You can…
Series 3, Episode 4: Waad and Hamza al-Kateab
Waad and Hamza al-Kateab are two Syrian refugees who risked everything to stay in Aleppo during the war. Waad is an award-winning film-maker, whose documentary ‘For Sama’ just won Best Documentary at the Cannes Film Festival. It tells the intimate and epic journey of her experience of war, tracking her life over five years in…
Series 3, Episode 1: Jon Ronson
Jon Ronson talks to Krishnan while on a stage tour in the UK about the importance of curiosity, why he’s decided to talk about his mental breakdown, and the ethics that drive his journalism.
Series 2, Episode 24: Matt Haig
Matt Haig is a best-selling author of adult and children’s books – his most recent being ‘Reasons to Stay Alive’ and ‘The Truth Pixie’. He talks to Krishnan about his mental breakdown aged 24, how he got through it and the lessons we all need to learn to cope with the pressures of the modern…
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.
Series 2, Episode 22: Matt Brittin
Matt Brittin is the President of Google’s business and operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. He was also a British rower winning medals at the World Championships and representing GB at the Olympics. Krishnan challenges him on some of the controversies Google faces, whether YouTube’s policies are in the right place when it…
Series 2, Episode 18: James Brokenshire
James Brokenshire MP is the current Housing Secretary and the first Cabinet minister on Ways to Change The World. He talks to Krishnan Guru-Murthy about being diagnosed with lung cancer and how it changed his life, the current state of politics, and how the internet is changing how politicians think. Listen and subscribe You can…
Series 2, Episode 19: Chuka Umunna
Chuka Umunna is one of the leading members of the new Independent Group – one of now 11 MPs to leave the traditional parties to forge what they call a new centre ground in politics. He talks to Krishnan about what motivated him to take the leap, what an alternative to left/right politics might look…
Series 2, Episode 17: Sayeeda Warsi
Sayeeda Warsi was the first Muslim woman to serve in British Cabinet. She was appointed to the House of Lords in 2007 and resigned from the Cabinet in 2014 over the Conservative Party’s policy towards the Israeli Gaza conflict. She talks to Krishnan about wanting an inquiry into Islamophobia in the Tory Party, why she…
Series 2, Episode 15: Ric Lewis
Ric Lewis has been named the most influential black Briton in the Powerlist 2019. He talks to us about his philanthropy, upping aspiration for young people, his views on Brexit and being very, very tall.
Series 2, Episode 14: Michaela Coel
Michaela Coel is a writer and actor who shot to fame with her debut TV show Chewing Gum. She talks to me about how she lost her faith, why celebrity treatment doesn’t interest her and how she wants to change writing rooms in the future. Listen and subscribe You can listen to and subscribe to…
Series 2, Episode 13: Rachel Riley
Rachel Riley has been the resident mathematician on game show Countdown for ten years now, but that’s not just what she came on our podcast to talk about.
Series 2, Episode 12: Munroe Bergdorf
Munroe Bergdorf is an activist and model, known for speaking her mind on trans issues, racism and misogyny. She talks to Krishnan Guru-Murthy about her own transition, the controversy that led to her being dropped by L’Oreal and why tolerance is not enough.