november 2020

wed11nov6:00 pm10:00 pmDaliso Chaponda: In ConversationIn Conversation with Athena Kugblenu6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Show Info

Former Britain’s Got Talent finalist Daliso Chaponda has appeared on QI, The News Quiz and The Now Show and his own Radio 4 show Citizen of Nowhere – while his stand-up has attracted more than 300 million views online.

In addition to comedy, Daliso is a prolific fiction writer who has published science fiction, murder mysteries and fantasy fiction. In this interview he talks about his career, his writing and the books that have got him through lockdown…

He will be interviewed by stand-up and writer Athena Kugblenu, a regular co-host of Radio 4’s Loose Ends and the Guilty Feminist podcast.

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(Wednesday) 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm