11 episodes

What does it mean to be different? Is it how we think? Or how we act? In this BBC podcast, Nicky Campbell explores just that with guests who are extraordinarily different.

Different with Nicky Campbell BBC Radio 5 live

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 12 Ratings

What does it mean to be different? Is it how we think? Or how we act? In this BBC podcast, Nicky Campbell explores just that with guests who are extraordinarily different.

    Episode 10: Giving Death its Due

    Episode 10: Giving Death its Due

    Mortician and author Caitlin Doughty talks to Nicky about some of the most unusual death rituals around the world, and how she thinks we get death wrong.

    In this episode Nicky and his guest talk frankly about what happens to our bodies after we die, and get into things like the details of cremation and some quite unusual funeral practises around the world, which do get graphic and gory in places, and may not be suitable for all audiences.

    • 36 min
    The Two Gender Situation

    The Two Gender Situation

    Finn Mackay has been called “the author hoping to end the gender wars”. Nicky finds out how and why the trans conversation has become so heated.

    • 36 min
    Edgar

    Edgar

    Nicky hears a documentary exposing abuse in public schools, realises his school is named, and that he knows the abuser. Now he’s on a mission to bring Edgar to justice.

    If you’ve been affected by the topics discussed, you can find more information and support on the BBC Action Line website: http://bbc.co.uk/actionline

    • 55 min
    Are they already here?

    Are they already here?

    Dial 6 for UFOs. Nicky speaks to the former civil servant who was assigned to investigate UFO sightings in Britain. He didn't believe then...he does now.

    • 31 min
    Black Sheep

    Black Sheep

    We hear what it's like to grow up as the only person of colour in an English village from author and ultra marathon runner Sabrina Pace-Humphreys.

    • 33 min
    The Devil’s Greatest Trick

    The Devil’s Greatest Trick

    Nicky sits down with an evangelical Christian and a Satanist to discuss God, the devil and eternal damnation.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
12 Ratings

12 Ratings

podjojo ,

Brilliant interviewing

Always loved Nicky on 5 Live and great to hear him interviewing out and about. Fascinating listen.

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