Nicola Williams is a judge, ombudsman and novelist. Called to the bar in 1985, she has been a part-time Crown Court Judge since 2009. She has been Commissioner at the Independent Police Complaints Commission, Complaints Commissioner for the Cayman Islands and the first ever Service Complaints Ombudsman for the UK Armed Forces. She has served on […]
Margaret Casely-Hayford is a lawyer, businesswoman and boardroom superstar. Margaret was the first Black female partner of a City law firm and then Company Secretary of John Lewis before taking on a portfolio of boardroom roles. She’s currently Chair of Shakespeare’s Globe, a member of the board of the Co-op Group, Chair of the advisory […]
“I was literally hanging upside down with my ass hanging out when this man comes running into the studio yelling ‘We’re going into lockdown’.” Ayesha Hazarika talks about going feral during lockdown, Zoom gin tastings and the terror and joy of stand up comedy.
Jackie talks about her own emotional struggles during the pandemic, Black Lives Matter and how poetry can help all of us.
Friendships turned sour. Relationships turned sour. Our country turned sour, and still is. The Labour Party, which had elected as its leader a man who seemed to want to turn the country into Venezuela, decided to copy the country and tear itself apart. Racism? We can do that! Division? Bring it on. Xenophobia and protectionism from a bunch of bullying old dinosaurs? My name’s Len. How can I help?