The comedian Shappi Khorsandi joins Aasmah Mir and Richard Coles to talk new shows, shyness and single motherhood.
Emmanuel Jal shares his story and some of his music. At just six years old he was recruited to fight in Sudan’s civil war and lost more than five years to the conflict. Now the self-described ‘peace soldier’ says his only weapon is music.
Lutz Pfannenstiel is the only person to have played professional football on six continents. The goalkeeper tells us about his time at 25 different clubs in 13 countries, and how he once found a penguin in his gloves.
We have the ‘Inheritance Tracks’ of Dermot O’Leary who , eventually, picks Nat King Cole’s ‘Nature Boy’ and Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Thunder Road’.
And the director of research for the TV programme QI, John Mitchinson, reveals how they decide what’s interesting and what’s not.
Plus we find out who really hangs out at the East London skatepark officially recognised this week as a site of national cultural significance.
Producer Joe Kent
Editor Karen Dalziel. Published on November 1, 2014.