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Dec 3, 2018

Want to know what really scares Professor Mary Beard? Want to know how her experience can transform your own? Or just curious why this interview is happening at 70 mph on the M4? Viv Groskop talks to "Britain's best-known classicist" about swearing, flirting, Boris Johnson - and why speech is still men's business.

Nov 26, 2018

Do men have more authority than women? Viv Groskop talks to bestselling author Jessie Burton about the male voice, the dangers of discussing your creativity, and why she wears an invisible Scooby-Doo villain costume to all speaking engagements.

Nov 19, 2018

"Who knew, young black women from East London who love Nandos can speak well!" Viv Groskop talks to Dr Anne-Marie Imafidon, computing, maths and language prodigy and co-founder of the STEMettes, about under-dressing, turning the stage into your living room and just how important (and unusual) it is to know the point of...

Nov 12, 2018

Have you ever said no, when you should have said yes? Viv Groskop talks to Yana Peel, CEO of Serpentine Galleries, about listening to your gut, knowing your audience and deploying the power of intimacy.

Nov 5, 2018

Ever suffered from "goat voice"? Viv Groskop talks to retail guru Mary Portas about radical candour, the power of silence and the surprising ways in which a speech is like a ball game.