1. HAVE YOU HEARD GEORGE’S PODCAST?
An interplay of music, poetry, storytelling, and thought-provoking commentary on social issues. Northwest London’s George the Poet is back with chapter two of his critically acclaimed podcast. Not many are made like this — educational, enlightening, and sonically engaging.
2. MY ONLY STORY
Deon Wiggett’s chilling account of how he and others were sexually molested, allegedly by a man who used to be a teacher at a prestigious school in Bloemfontein. An ongoing investigation forms the background to this journey of discovery as Wiggett works towards exposing and bringing the rapist to account.
3. HOW’S WORK?
Iconic couples therapist Esther Perel talks about the invisible forces that shape our workplace experiences — from how we relate with colleagues to how we handle conflict.
4. COCAINE & RHINESTONES
This tells the history of country music you never knew you were dying to know. Don’t miss the eye-opening episode that focuses on Wynonna Judd.
5. OPEN SECRETS: THEY KILLED DULCIE
For South African flavour plus a riveting story, listen to this Open Secrets series. It explores how and why anti-apartheid activist Dulcie September was murdered in Paris in 1988 — a crime for which no one has ever been prosecuted.
6. YOU MUST REMEMBER THIS
This acclaimed series about the history of Hollywood began in 2014 and has featured a myriad notable guest stars as well as an enormous number of fascinating hidden stories. Start with her definitive work on Charles Manson and you’ll probably find yourself among creator Karina Longworth’s hundreds of thousands (yes, you read that right) of regular listeners.
• From the December edition of Wanted 2019.