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What I Wish I’d Known?

10:00 AM GMT+1 on October 22, 2023

What I Wish I’d Known? - A new series of the podcast hosted by the interviewers (often sharing a byline) Alice Thomson and Rachel Sylvester. In each episode they interview a well-known person about how they ended up becoming the person they are today, a common trope in podcast interviews. Yet a key difference here is that they particularly focus on interviewees who may have had a difficult start in life.

“Why is it that often people with the hardest beginnings in life become the most successful adults,” says Thomson. “And is there something to learn from these people, who perhaps have the strongest sense about what matters most.”

Interviews in the current season include venture capitalist Karl Lokko and the bestselling writer Anthony Horowitz.

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