Riyadh Khalaf is a man of many talents. He’s a TV and radio presenter, YouTube content creator, author, and podcast host as well as having an encyclopaedic knowledge of marine biology and aviation. He knew from a young age that he wanted to be a broadcaster, placing a godlike status upon the voices and faces of those who came through his radio and TV screen. He honed his presenting skills through stints at various local and commercial radio stations in Ireland and then moved to London where he got is TV break fronting the BBC documentary series ‘Queer Britain’. Since then he has hosted BBC Radio 1’s hit comedy podcast ‘Unexpected Fluids’, which was nominated for a British Podcast Award in 2019 and in the same year his first book titled ‘Yay! You’re Gay! Now What?’ was released in the UK and US and became a number one best seller. Here’s our interview with Riyadh recorded at our Unscripted retreat in collaboration with the BBC Writers Room.
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