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The UAE's alternative take on news, entertainment and sport. With personality aplenty, this is a show designed to cross the opinion divide - whose side are you on? Join Chris, Robbie and Sonal as they cut through the clutter to bring you the news, entertainment and sport stories that actually matter. With topical talk, big name guests and a strong sideline in humour, prepare to veer Off Script on your drive home commute.

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The UAE's alternative take on news, entertainment and sport. With personality aplenty, this is a show designed to cross the opinion divide - whose side are you on? Join Chris, Robbie and Sonal as they cut through the clutter to bring you the news, entertainment and sport stories that actually matter. With topical talk, big name guests and a strong sideline in humour, prepare to veer Off Script on your drive home commute.

    The incredible story of how deep sea diver Chris Lemons cheated death

    The incredible story of how deep sea diver Chris Lemons cheated death

    Deep sea diver Chris Lemons is not supposed to be here. In September 2012, an unforeseen accident separated Chris from his support unit and plunged him into darkness. He was 100 meters below the surface of the North Sea, disorientated and hooked up to an emergency supply which offered just 6 minutes of life-giving support. His miraculous survival story is not one to be missed! 

    • 25 min
    Dubai road runner’s quest for bizarre first

    Dubai road runner’s quest for bizarre first

    Yasmine Salem is no ordinary go-getter. The keen runner has set herself a challenge that comprises EVERY street in Dubai. Yep, you heard that right. Every street. So why? That was what we wanted to know when she came into our studios for a chat.

     

    • 11 min
    The mountaineer scaling new heights for Arab women

    The mountaineer scaling new heights for Arab women

    Meet Dolores Shelleh, the first Arab woman to summit Mount Everest from the Northeast Ridge. Her amazing story has recently been made into a National Geographic Abu Dhabi documentary, and naturally, we had to have her pop in and share her tales with us.

    • 17 min
    In conversation with “the one and only” Chesney Hawkes!

    In conversation with “the one and only” Chesney Hawkes!

    One song changed singer Chesney Hawkes’ life and catapulted him to stardom. But the story behind the smash hit - 1991’s “The One & Only” - is both a funny and heartwarming tale, from “Bog-roll” Belinda to a delirious fan at his local supermarket. When it comes to anecdotes, Chesney proves himself to be far more than just a one-hit wonder 

    • 22 min
    In conversation with mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington

    In conversation with mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington

    Famed mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington reflects on a life spent living on the edge. From his seminal ascent of the north wall of the Eigur in 1962 to the south face of Annapurna and Everest expeditions that saw him lose friends and fellow climbers to the mountain, Bonington's love for climbing always eclipsed the perilous risks that come with the territory. As he looks back on his storied career, Sir Chris explains where this passion comes from, and tells us about the time he was convinced that his number was up. 

    • 22 min
    In conversation with C-3PO, human-cyborg relations

    In conversation with C-3PO, human-cyborg relations

    Before Star Wars was a multi-billion dollar franchise, it was an unusual idea being peddled by a relatively unknown filmmaker. Anthony Daniels, the actor who played C-3PO in all nine films in the Skywalker Saga, told Off Script what it was really like in the early days on the low-budget and physically gruelling production of A New Hope.

    • 24 min

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