12 episodes

Throughout our history, Belstaff has had a deep connection with those who have gone off the beaten path - the unconventional, bold and determined figures whose journeys in life have left a legacy. Che Guevara, Amelia Earhart and T.E. Lawrence to name a few.
Today, in a world of data, algorithms and with pressure to conform, how do you define a life less ordinary? Is it bold individuality or conquering personal fears? Sheer bravery or pure determination to succeed?
In this original podcast series, hosted by Reggie Yates, we explore and celebrate the characters that take the unfamiliar roads in life - challenging both who they were ‘meant to be’ and the wider status quo.
No stranger to hard work and going his own way, Reggie sets out on a mission to truly understand what the road less travelled means in the modern world - in conversation with the creators whose work, attitudes and lives inspire us.
Our first series features: Stanley Tucci, Raleigh Ritchie, Naomie Harris, Andrew Scott and Emma Mackey.

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The Road Less Travelled Belstaff

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 95 Ratings

Throughout our history, Belstaff has had a deep connection with those who have gone off the beaten path - the unconventional, bold and determined figures whose journeys in life have left a legacy. Che Guevara, Amelia Earhart and T.E. Lawrence to name a few.
Today, in a world of data, algorithms and with pressure to conform, how do you define a life less ordinary? Is it bold individuality or conquering personal fears? Sheer bravery or pure determination to succeed?
In this original podcast series, hosted by Reggie Yates, we explore and celebrate the characters that take the unfamiliar roads in life - challenging both who they were ‘meant to be’ and the wider status quo.
No stranger to hard work and going his own way, Reggie sets out on a mission to truly understand what the road less travelled means in the modern world - in conversation with the creators whose work, attitudes and lives inspire us.
Our first series features: Stanley Tucci, Raleigh Ritchie, Naomie Harris, Andrew Scott and Emma Mackey.

Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Mark Strong

    Mark Strong

    We meet Mark Strong, Olivier award-winning actor and Ridley Scott’s favourite villain. Mark discusses breaking out of law school and falling in love with theatre, starring in a breadth of Hollywood blockbusters from Kick-Ass to 1917, and how our tech-driven world has become a stage of its own.
    Mark’s success is often defined by the wide-range of characters he has played. His efforts to stand outside the spotlight off screen - is perhaps credit to his remarkable ability to reinvent his own character on screen.

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    • 28 min
    Ben Ainslie

    Ben Ainslie

    In this episode we meet the most successful Olympic sailor of all time, Ben Ainslie. Ben discusses making Team GB at only Nineteen, putting his life at risk day in, day out, and the honour of being awarded a CBE.
    Ben is fearless in his determination to win every time he competes. His patriotism, devout work ethic and record-breaking talent - set him apart as one of the world’s greatest olympians.

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    • 27 min
    Holliday Grainger

    Holliday Grainger

    We meet the star of stage and screen, Holliday Grainger. We discuss everything from her road to stardom starting early, growing up in the TV industry and her acclaimed role as DI Rachel Carey in British series ‘The Capture’.
    Holliday is known for playing roles in shows that are re-writing the scripts for modern women. She talks to women's independence from the 19th century to now - and how the experience of creating something new keeps evolving and changing her own character.

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    • 25 min
    James Norton

    James Norton

    We meet BAFTA-nominated actor James Norton who discusses setting up a theatre company at the age of 18, playing the lead in a British Drama and finding humanity in psychotic characters.
    James believes that exploring the darker depths of the population, making stories that provoke opinion and creating conversation on a mass scale is vital to the progression of society and its understanding of the human psyche.

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    • 29 min
    Riz Ahmed

    Riz Ahmed

    Actor and rapper Riz Ahmed discusses his creative path from a Pakistani household in North London, to satirising stereotypes in Four Lions, before making it to the heights of Hollywood.
    Riz’s life, his belief that his art is personal not political, and his will to be unapologetic in every performance - has led him to have a diverse, international fanbase who avidly follow his every move.

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    • 36 min
    Series Trailer

    Series Trailer

    In uncertain times, stories of hope, independence and possibility, feel more important than ever. Introducing season two of our original podcast series. Listen with Reggie Yates, as he sets out on a mission to understand what the road less travelled means in the modern world.
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    • 30 sec

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
95 Ratings

95 Ratings

cckl95 ,

Brilliant

What fantastic interviews - great questions and observations from Reggie and wondering guests with honest answers. Love it.

reviewbeth ,

40 mins felt like 5

Such an interesting conversation but feels like you’re listening to friends have a chat. That 40 minute podcast felt like 5 and I am excited to listen to future episodes.

Evie Hope's Mum ,

What an Inspiration

To hear such a talented artist talk about his passion for his art with such a light and humour. Reggie was OK too 😉

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