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What Goes On Here with Sam Walker

Jun 28, 2019

Anthony Crolla is a boxer. Since the age of eleven he dreamed of being a world champion.

Everything in his life for more than a decade was focussed on this one goal. Then his chance came to be the WBA lightweight champion.

But then less than a month before the fight he lost that chance and nearly his life.

When your...

Jun 28, 2019

Stephanie Hirst loves being on the radio.

After dreaming of being a presenter since the age of eleven, she made it. Awards, popularity, success. The works.

Then she gave it all up and risked losing everything.

Why? Because Steph is transgender and it was under the name Simon Hirst, presenting as a man, that she had...

Jun 28, 2019

Matthew Syed is a journalist, author, broadcaster and champion table tennis player, representing his country at the Olympics. 

But at a crucial point in his career, something happened that he admits changed him forever.

If you've been building your whole life towards one moment and at that moment you fail, how do you...

Jun 28, 2019

John Joseph is an Iron Man athlete. 

He is also the singer of legendary Punk band the Cro-Mags and a best-selling author too.

Growing up as a homeless teenager in New York, John was a heroin mule, working the punk clubs of the Lower East Side.

He became a violent criminal and eventually a prisoner.

If crime, fighting...

Jun 28, 2019

Steve is a chef.  He owns his own restaurant and loves everything about food and the way it can bring families and communities together.

But for years he had a secret. 

A secret which led him into a life of crime and caused him to lose everything. 

His job, his relationships, his humanity and nearly his life.

When you...