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'How I Found My Voice' explores the journeys behind some of our biggest cultural icons. What shaped their artistic, personal and political voices? Hosted by Samira Ahmed, other guests include Rose McGowan, Adam Buxton, Philip Pullman and Benjamin Zephaniah.

'How I Found My Voice' explores the journeys behind some of our biggest cultural icons. What shaped their artistic, personal and political voices? Hosted by Samira Ahmed, other guests include Rose McGowan, Adam Buxton, Philip Pullman and Benjamin Zephaniah.
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United Kingdom

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'How I Found My Voice' explores the journeys behind some of our biggest cultural icons. What shaped their artistic, personal and political voices? Hosted by Samira Ahmed, other guests include Rose McGowan, Adam Buxton, Philip Pullman and Benjamin Zephaniah.

Language:

English

Contact:

020 7792 4830


Episodes

Lyse Doucet

6/3/2019
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Samira Ahmed speaks to the BBC's Chief International Correspondent Lyse Doucet. Renowned as a foreign correspondent in some of the toughest war zones in the past thirty years, Doucet speaks about the moments that shaped her voice from growing up in a small Canadian town to reporting from the front lines in Afghanistan, Syria and Yemen. How I Found My Voice is a new Intelligence Squared podcast that explores how some of the world's greatest artists and thinkers became such compelling – and...

Duration:00:45:38

Bonus: Lang Leav

5/31/2019
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Samira Ahmed speaks to poet Lang Leav in this short bonus episode of the podcast. From posting her poetry on Tumblr to becoming an Instagram sensation, Leav speaks about how modern poetry uses social media platforms and reflects on the inspirations that shaped her voice. How I Found My Voice is a new Intelligence Squared podcast that explores how some of the world's greatest artists and thinkers became such compelling – and unique – communicators. For information regarding your data...

Duration:00:16:37

Samuel West

5/27/2019
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Samira Ahmed speaks to the actor Samuel West. West speaks about the moments that shaped and inspired his voice from growing up in a household of actors with famous parents and wanting to be accepted into the 'family business' to his lifelong socialism. How I Found My Voice is a new Intelligence Squared podcast that explores how some of the world's greatest artists and thinkers became such compelling – and unique – communicators. For information regarding your data privacy, visit...

Duration:00:40:37

Sayeeda Warsi

5/20/2019
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Samira Ahmed speaks to the Conservative politician Baroness Sayeeda Warsi. Warsi speaks about the moments that shaped and inspired her voice from growing up in a working-class family in Yorkshire to becoming the first Muslim politician to serve in a British Cabinet. Throughout her journey one mantra kept her going: 'If not me then who? If not now then when?' How I Found My Voice is a new Intelligence Squared podcast that explores how some of the world's greatest artists and thinkers became...

Duration:00:50:09

Tracey Emin

5/13/2019
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Guest host Razia Iqbal speaks to contemporary artist Tracey Emin. Emin talks about the moments that shaped and inspired her voice, including her family's sudden poverty, her sexual encounters with older men as a teenage girl, and her emergence as one of Britain's most famous and controversial visual artists. How I Found My Voice is a new Intelligence Squared podcast that explores how some of the world's greatest artists and thinkers became such compelling – and unique – communicators. For...

Duration:00:42:54

David Baddiel

5/6/2019
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Samira Ahmed speaks to award-winning comedian, author, screenwriter and director David Baddiel. They discuss the moments that shaped and inspired David's voice – from his time in the Cambridge Footlights to being part of the first comedy act to sell-out Wembley Arena and writing the hit single and unofficial English football anthem Three Lions. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:44:48

Elif Shafak

4/29/2019
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Samira Ahmed speaks to bestselling Turkish novelist Elif Shafak. From keeping a childhood diary and learning different languages to being taken to court on charges of 'insulting Turkishness' through the words of her fictional characters, Shafak talks about the moments that shaped and inspired her voice. How I Found My Voice is an Intelligence Squared podcast that explores how some of the world's greatest artists and thinkers became such compelling - and unique - communicators. If you want...

Duration:00:42:59

Benjamin Zephaniah

4/22/2019
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Samira Ahmed speaks to poet and activist Benjamin Zephaniah. From racist attacks and police brutality to receiving a letter from Bob Marley telling him that Britain needs him, Zephaniah talks about the moments that shaped and inspired his voice. How I Found My Voice is an Intelligence Squared podcast that explores how some of the world's greatest artists and thinkers became such compelling - and unique - communicators. If you want to support this podcast please tell your friends and rate...

Duration:00:46:04

Adam Buxton

4/15/2019
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Samira Ahmed speaks to one of Britain's most popular podcasters - Adam Buxton. From experimenting with early video recorders to his David Bowie impressions and comedic use of Star Wars figurines on national television, Buxton talks about the moments that shaped and inspired his voice. How I Found My Voice is an Intelligence Squared podcast that explores how some of the world's greatest artists and thinkers became such compelling - and unique - communicators. If you want to support this...

Duration:00:37:41

Mark Millar

4/8/2019
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Samira Ahmed speaks to the best-selling comic-writer Mark Miller, most famous for creating and inspiring the Hollywood blockbusters Kingsman, Kick-Ass and Civil War. From growing up in a small Scottish town to discovering Superman as a child and pursuing a career at Marvel and Netflix, Millar talks about the moments that shaped and inspired his voice. How I Found My Voice is an Intelligence Squared podcast that explores how some of the world's greatest artists and thinkers became such...

Duration:00:38:02

Philip Pullman

4/1/2019
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Samira Ahmed speaks to the best-selling author Sir Philip Pullman, most famous for the acclaimed His Dark Materials fantasy trilogy. From reading Rudyard Kipling as a child to discovering the power of poetry and how to be a storyteller as a teacher, they discuss the moments that shaped and inspired his voice. How I Found My Voice is an Intelligence Squared podcast that explores how some of the world's greatest artists and thinkers became such compelling - and unique - communicators. Picture...

Duration:00:42:07

Katherine Ryan

3/25/2019
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Samira Ahmed speaks to comedian Katherine Ryan. From working at Hooters and her first stand-up gigs to watching TV with her mum, they discuss the moments that inspired Katherine to find her voice and, in her own words, be a disruptive woman. How I Found My Voice is an Intelligence Squared podcast that explores how some of the world's greatest artists and thinkers became such compelling - and unique - communicators. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:39:36

Rose McGowan

3/18/2019
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Samira Ahmed speaks to Hollywood actor and activist Rose McGowan who was one of the first to speak out against Harvey Weinstein. From growing up in a religious cult in Italy to becoming a TV and film star and speaking out against one of the most powerful men in Hollywood - they discuss what moments shaped and inspired Rose to find her voice. How I Found My Voice is an Intelligence Squared podcast that explores how some of the world's greatest artists and thinkers became such compelling -...

Duration:00:37:44

TRAILER: How I Found My Voice - launching 18th March 2019

2/28/2019
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'How I Found My Voice' is Intelligence Squared's podcast exploring the journeys behind some of our biggest cultural icons. What shaped their artistic, personal and political voices? Hosted by Samira Ahmed, other guests include Rose McGowan, Adam Buxton, Philip Pullman and Benjamin Zephaniah. Launching 18th March 2018. For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy

Duration:00:02:31