Series 2

Series 2

Peter Vosper, Stephanie Marsh and Dan Silver

In this bumper season finale of 2022 – Stuart chats with Peter Vosper. Peter has been running Vospers for decades. He talks about his father setting up the business, his early days in accountancy, taking over Vospers, his role in the business today and of course, he discusses his favourite cars! Stuart is then joined … Read more

Ben Mee and Dr Jasmine Kelland

Stuart chats with Ben Mee of Dartmoor Zoo. Ben’s remarkable story saw him go from personal tragedy to buying Dartmoor Zoo, face financial struggle, write the book, We Bought a Zoo and then saw his story end up on the big screen, where he was played by Matt Damon. Stuart is then joined by Dr … Read more

Toby Gorniak and Kathryn Askew Smith

Stuart chats with Toby Gorniak MBE of Street Factory. Toby takes us through his incredible story, from fleeing racism in Poland to settling in Plymouth; and getting an MBE for the work he’s done to help so many people in the city. Stuart is then joined by Kathryn Askew Smith from CityFibre. Kathryn reveals how … Read more

Pride Special with Dr Alan Butler

Stuart chats with Dr Alan Butler of Pride in Plymouth. Alan discusses Plymouth’s Pride Event weekend which took place at Plymouth Albion’s rugby ground in August 2022. He also talks through his own experience of coming out, his work with The Box and why Pride events all over the world are still important and still … Read more

SailGP Special with Nick Hutton

Stuart chats with Nick Hutton of SailGP. Nick discusses the significance of the Great Britain Sail Grand Prix coming to Plymouth; and what it meant for Britain’s Ocean City. He also talks through his childhood in Devon, the early days of sailing and his greatest achievements. The interview also touches on what items of clothing … Read more

James Mackenzie-Blackman and Dave Meadows

Stuart chats with James Mackenzie-Blackman, CEO of Theatre Royal Plymouth. James talks about his extensive experience in travel, theatre and the arts – a journey that led him back to his hometown of Plymouth and to his dream job. Stuart is then joined by Dave Meadows from Pushed. Dave discusses his time at ITV, how … Read more

William Telford, Mark Trewin and Jamie Fernell-Smith

Stuart chats with William Telford, Business Editor for Plymouth Live. William outlines his career in journalism, the fascinating characters he’s met, what types of businesses have caught his journalistic eye over the years and reveals his street-dancing alter ego. Stuart is then joined by Mark Trewin, Chief Transformation Officer at City College Plymouth, and Jamie … Read more

Alison Hernandez and Rich Adams

Stuart Elford chats with the Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall, Alison Hernandez. Alison outlines the importance of her role for the region, the important issues she’s committed to tackling locally and discusses her journey from growing up in Devon to where she is now. Stuart is then joined by Rich Adams, the … Read more

Shevaun Haviland and Rob Holmes

Stuart Elford chats with the British Chambers of Commerce’s Director General, Shevaun Haviland. Shevaun shares her fascinating personal history with Stuart, from working in the Disney organisation to working at the heart of the UK Government. She also shares her inspirations and her ideas on the future of business in the UK. Stuart is then … Read more

Simon Jupp and Stella Smith

Stuart Elford chats with Simon Jupp MP about his journey to becoming an MP – including his extensive career as a radio presenter. Simon then outlines his work as an MP and how sometimes negative national headlines can have an impact on positive work being carried out at local levels. Stuart is then joined by … Read more

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