This six-part podcast is a bold and celebratory deep dive into the arts from the perspective of Black creatives. Broadcaster and journalist Brenda Emmanus OBE leads conversations with successful Black creatives who have made a significant impact in dance, film, fashion, music, theatre and visual arts.
Together they discuss their work and ambitions, delve into issues central to their field of practice, spotlight other exceptional talent and celebrate Black arts with specially commissioned spoken word and poetry.
Brenda’s guests include filmmaker Jeymes Samuel (The Harder They Fall) singer Emeli Sandé, choreographer Jonzi D, fashion designer Avis Charles and theatre director Tinuke Craig.
Brenda Emmanus OBE is a television presenter and journalist working across print, radio and television. She has established her career across a range of genres – news and current affairs, popular factual, travel, fashion and the arts. Brenda has presented features and documentaries on a broad range of subjects from Princess Diana to African Fashion. She has interviewed some of the biggest names in arts and entertainment – from Oprah Winfrey and Maya Angelou, to Sir Elton John and Tom Cruise. Brenda was awarded an OBE in 2019 for services to Broadcasting and Diversity.
Host and Producer: Brenda Emmanus OBE
Assistant Producer: Petal Felix
Recording and Editing: Pretty Fire Productions
Music Composed by: Max Cyrus
Image Design: Ben Wachenje
Spoken Word Poets curated by Natalie Stewart – Flo Vortex
A Sadler’s Wells production, as part of Well Seasoned on Digital Stage
Produced by Free Spirit Productions Limited