April 1, 2022. Series 5. Episode 41
Ukraine Special Episode – Jeremy Bowen speaks to Andy Coulson from Kyiv
My guest for this special episode – talking to me from the world’s crisis capital Kyiv – is BBC broadcaster Jeremy Bowen.
Jeremy’s dramatic dis...
February 4, 2022. Series 5. Episode 40
Nick Robinson on political crisis, cancer and the long-tail of grief
Nick Robinson is a man who for more than 25 years has had a seat in the front row of so many political crises. First as a news producer and then in front of the...
January 28, 2022. Series 5. Episode 39
Ellis Watson on the search for his Mum, success from crisis and how to spot a bad billionaire
For our first outdoor episode media business leader and one of a kind motivational speaker Ellis Watson joins me for a walk in the Scottish Highlands.
January 21, 2022. Series 5. Episode 38
SHORTCUTS – Roopa Farooki on grief, betrayal and Boris
In this week’s Shortcut episode, we are joined by award-winning author and junior doctor, Roopa Farooki.
In February 2020, Roopa – who is the daugh...
January 14, 2022. Series 5. Episode 37
Professor Steve Peters on how to train your brain for crisis
In this episode we have something different as I’m joined by the brilliant psychiatrist Prof. Steve Peters, author of the best-selling The Chimp Paradox.
December 24, 2021. Series 5. Episode 36
SHORTCUTS – Peter Owen Jones on adoption, authenticity, and unanswered questions.
Peter Owen Jones is the former ad man who gave it all up to become a parish priest. By the late 1980s, the former farm boy had carved out a successful career work...
December 17, 2021. Series 5. Episode 35
Pauline Stonehouse on injustice, scandal and survival
Pauline Stonehouse found herself at the centre of what is one of Britain’s biggest miscarriages of justice. Between 2000-2015, the post office bullied and pro...
December 10, 2021. Series 5. Episode 34
Bill Browder on murder, guilt and living with fear
Bill Browder describes himself, with justification, as Vladimir Putin’s number one enemy. His best-selling book Red Notice – an autobiography that reads like ...