10 episodes

During lockdown, Saracens, England and Lions rugby player Maro Itoje chats to leaders and groundbreakers from across society, ranging from musicians and athletes, to politicians and artists. He’ll find out what makes them tick, discover the driving forces behind their successes, lessons they have learned from failure and their views on life in 2020. This mix of unique, open and honest insight forms the podcast Pearl Conversations!
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Maro Itoje: Pearl Conversations Maro Itoje

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 126 Ratings

During lockdown, Saracens, England and Lions rugby player Maro Itoje chats to leaders and groundbreakers from across society, ranging from musicians and athletes, to politicians and artists. He’ll find out what makes them tick, discover the driving forces behind their successes, lessons they have learned from failure and their views on life in 2020. This mix of unique, open and honest insight forms the podcast Pearl Conversations!
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    Cuppy

    Cuppy

    Joining Maro Itoje for this week’s episode of Pearl Conversations is Cuppy. They caught up in August to discuss her journey in the music industry, London and Lagos, her new album and her life outside of music.
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Ric Lewis

    Ric Lewis

    Joining Maro Itoje for this week’s episode of Pearl Conversations is Businessman and the Powerlist 2019 most influential black Briton, Ric Lewis. They discuss the Black Lives Matter movement, Ric's experience of discrimination within his industry, the importance of representation, what it was like playing against Michael Jordan in college basketball and the Black Heart Foundation which helps finance under privileged youngsters.
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    • 1 hr
    Jamal Edwards

    Jamal Edwards

    Joining Maro Itoje for this week’s episode of Pearl Conversations is entrepreneur and founder of SBTV Jamal Edwards and Maro's friend and photographer Timi Marcel. They caught up in July to discuss the music industry, staying competitive, how to be successful and Jamal's mental health work.
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    • 51 min
    Temi Mwale

    Temi Mwale

    Joining Maro Itoje for this week’s episode of Pearl Conversations is racial justice campaigner and the Founding Director of The 4Front Project Temi Mwale. They caught up in May to discuss Temi's campaign work, the impact The 4Front Project is making, the criminal justice system and institutional racism in the UK.
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    • 53 min
    Beno Obano

    Beno Obano

    Joining Maro Itoje for this week’s episode of Pearl Conversations is his cousin and Bath rugby player Beno Obano. They caught up in May to discuss their upbringings, making it in rugby and what the future holds.
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    • 55 min
    Eniola Aluko

    Eniola Aluko

    Joining Maro Itoje for this week’s episode of Pearl Conversations is former England player and Director Of Women’s Football at Aston Villa, Eniola Aluko. They caught up in May to discuss life in lockdown, Eni's career in football, the development of the women’s game, and the influence her Nigerian heritage has had on her life.
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    • 1 hr 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
126 Ratings

126 Ratings

Muggers84 ,

Eye Opening

This podcast is perfectly timed for the moment we’re in. Listening to Maro’s conversations with people from diverse roles and backgrounds has arguably enlightened me more on a number of issues than any number of bestselling books.

Zac0113 ,

Late night listen

Good listen inspired me

123Peely ,

Awesome

Amazing work !!!! Love it!! Keep it going

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