Gemma Cairney interviews cultural icons, tastemakers, artists and musicians about their pastimes, hobbies, collections and loves beyond what they are known for.
Gemma joins Kathy Burke round at her house to talk about her love of television.
Bonnie Greer at the British Museum
Gemma Cairney joins Bonnie Greer at one of her favourite places, the British Museum.
Ben Watt birdwatching
Gemma joins musician Ben Watt for a spot of birdwatching
Zawe Ashton on shopping
Actress Zawe Ashton joins Gemma Cairney to the talk about how she spends her leisure time shopping in retail parks and how these seemingly menial non-artistic places calms her. Born in Hackney in London, Zawe attended Manchester University School of Theatre, where she gained her degree in acting. Her portrayal of Vod in Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong’s Fresh Meat won her a cult following and the diversity of her work across television, film and stage has attracted numerous accolades.
Gemma Cairney joins Damon Albarn for a chat about travel and adventure at his studios.
Kristin Hersh on snakes
Throwing Muses frontwoman Kristin Hersh joins Gemma Cairney at the reptile house.