So, What Do You Do?

by Ampersand Speech

Interview programme with journalist and producer, Ben Hansen-Hicks, asking questions of leading figures in journalism, TV, art, culture and more. Finding out what life is really like and what tips and advice they might have for those wanting to break into or move across into the industry.  

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • S01 E08 - I'm a...

    S01 E08 - I'm a...

    Episode 8 is the final episode of our first season of 'So, What Do You Do?'We hope you enjoy listening and we'll be back in 2023 with another season for you. Don't forget to subscribe and rate the episodes - it's how others find u...

    00:25
  • S01 E07 - I'm an Olympic Rower, Graeme Thomas

    S01 E07 - I'm an Olympic Rower, Graeme Thomas

    In episode 7, we go behind the scenes of what life is like as an Olympic athlete; Team GB's Graeme Thomas. Growing up in Preston, rugby union was initially Graeme's passion before switching to rowing at 20, flying up the ranks thr...

    00:25
  • S01 E06 - I'm a Ballet Dancer; Mayara Magri

    S01 E06 - I'm a Ballet Dancer; Mayara Magri

    This time, we're joined by none other than London's Royal Ballet's newest Principal Dancer, Mayara Magri.Growing up to non-theatrical parents in Brazil's Rio Di Janeiro, Mayara has worked at her craft since she was 8 years old and...

    01:05:47
  • S01 E05 - I'm a Wildlife Cinematographer; Olly Jelley

    S01 E05 - I'm a Wildlife Cinematographer; Olly Jelley

    This week, we're talking to renowned wildlife cinematographer Olly Jelley. With his work taking him across the world, Olly has filmed in some of the remotest places you can think of on the planet; the poles, tropical rainforests, ...

    50:21
  • S01 E04 - I'm a Political Journalist; Aubrey Allegretti

    S01 E04 - I'm a Political Journalist; Aubrey Allegretti

    This time, we'll be talking to one of The Guardian's top political journalists, Aubrey Allegretti.There doesn't seem to be a front page story he hasn't written, but it's not always been plain sailing. We hear about the highs and l...

    38:22