Trigger Warning: this episode includes discussions about mental health struggles, suicide and death. If you find yourself becoming upset during the episode, please contact the organisation or person you rely upon for support.
Andrew Keates chats with journalist, broadcaster and presenter Matthew Wright about his controversial comments about using outside spaces during the Covid-19 pandemic, the last two years of coping with multiple bereavements and PTSD and what it’s like to be second to Nick Knowles in the world of fly fishing.
We hear from Sam Russell from the improv group Shoot From The Hip, Doug Besterman of Little Did I Know Podcast and Tamasine Kimber of West End Wendies Open Mic Night on The Show People Podcast answering machine and to play us out, a song by Danny Abosch, performed by Lauren Nicole Chapman.
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