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Better Angels with Sarah Brown

Global campaigner and author Sarah Brown chats with people who've had a positive influence on the world around them, and unearths the lessons to help us do the same. Find out how to develop the better angel inside yourself. Featuring stories from globally renowned campaigners, Nobel Prize winners, celebrities, politicians and remarkable young people, Better Angels with Sarah Brown champions the activist spirit.
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Global campaigner and author Sarah Brown chats with people who've had a positive influence on the world around them, and unearths the lessons to help us do the same. Find out how to develop the better angel inside yourself. Featuring stories from globally renowned campaigners, Nobel Prize winners, celebrities, politicians and remarkable young people, Better Angels with Sarah Brown champions the activist spirit. 

 

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Executive Producers: Ben Hewitt & Lolita Laguna

Music: Pete Lyons

Photo: Brian Aris

Studio: People's Postcode Lottery studio in Edinburgh

Nov 24, 2016

Sarah Brown chats to Julia Gillard, Adam Garone, Katherine Schwarzenegger, Taha Fathima Khan, Theo Sowa, and Rachel Whale. From a former Australian Prime Minister, to the Co-Founder of the worldwide Movember Foundation, and the CEO of the African Women's Development Fund, this episode focuses on changemakers - those people willing to go the extra mile to help others. In this episode Sarah Brown examines the subject of people getting involved and making a difference in the lives of others. She says: "There's a special kind of activism which aims to encourage people not just to donate or support from afar - but to get involved". 

 

Nov 16, 2016

Sarah Brown chats to James Corden, Ben Winston, Sarah Millican, Stuart Goldsmith, Sophie Scott, Lulu Cerone, Brian Edelman and Ben Hewitt. This episode focuses on the power of comedy and how laughter can bring us together.

Sarah Brown explores how we can harness this positive energy in campaigning to spread the activist message. Sarah speaks to Late Late Show Executive Producer Ben Winston and actor, comedian and television host James Corden, and comedians Sarah Millican and Stuart Goldsmith in this latest episode titled 'The power of laughter'. The episode also includes Professor Sophie Scott from University College London's Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience who explains why we laugh, youth campaigner Lulu Cerone who hosts 'philanthroparties' to make activism fun, and Brian Edelman from digital agency RAIN and Ben Hewitt, Campaigns Director for Theirworld, who are working with comedians on their new #5for5 campaign. 

 

 

Nov 10, 2016

Sarah Brown chats to Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Graça Machel, Kailash Satyarthi, Vuslat Dogan Sabanci, Tom Fletcher and Anoka Abeyrathne.  What actually makes us act?

How do we move from identifying a problem to trying to fix it? And what are the best ways to take action? This episode looks at the nuts and bolts of how to start campaigning and making a positive difference. If a 13-year-old can do it, so can you!

Nov 9, 2016

Tom Fletcher is the former British Ambassador to Lebanon, an author and the current Global Strategy Director for the Global Business Coalition for Education. Tom's interview was featured in Better Angels episode 'Finding Your Voice'. Listen to the full conversation in this interview special. 

 

   

 

Nov 8, 2016

Top Turkish business women Hanzade Dogan Boyner and Vuslat Dogan Sabanci are featured in the 'Finding Your Voice' episode. Listen to the full conversation in this interview special. 

 

 

Nov 3, 2016

Sarah Brown chats to David Baddiel, Tom Fletcher, Hanzade Dogan Boyner and Vuslat Dogan Sabanci. 

This episode is for anyone who feels they have something important to say, but are nervous about saying it. How do you get heard and how do you find your platform? Featuring comedian David Baddiel, former British Ambassador to Lebanon Tom Fletcher and two sisters running top Turkish businesses, Hanzade Dogan Boyner and Vuslat Dogan Sabanci. 

Nov 3, 2016

Sarah Brown chats to Graça Machel, Kailash Satyarthi, and Larry Summers. Hear about the special people who've inspired others to do good.

Featuring Nobel Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi, world-renowned economist Larry Summers and the former First Lady of South Africa and widow of Nelson Mandela, Graça Machel. 

Short extract from a Wangari Mathaai speech, courtesy of Botanic Gardens Conservation International. 

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