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Film & TV Interviews

John Mangia: Bringing “The Queen’s Gambit” to life

The Queen’s Gambit (2020) is Netflix’s most watched miniseries to date. Perhaps an unlikely contender, it combines a tragic but feel-good story with a strong female protagonist and the centuries-old game of chess. Actress Ana-Taylor Joy has earned much critical acclaim for her role in the seven-part series, and the show as a whole has Read More…

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Otmar Szafnauer on Aston Martin’s return to Formula One, Drive to Survive and the future.

Otmar Szafnauer, Team Principal and CEO of Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One team, appears on my laptop over Microsoft Teams. He asks me if I’ve watched Drive to Survive, Netflix’s series about Formula One, a series so popular that, shortly after the release of it’s third season in March, it became Netflix’s most popular show Read More…

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Meet the Interviews Team

I’m here to ask a range of women in the legal industry, from members of corporate city firms and chambers to women in legal start-ups and academia. Fingers crossed it’s not as bleak a situation as it seems – if so, I’ll just have to reconsider my career in law and become a lentil farmer in my hometown of Moose Jaw, Canada, instead (no joke).


A discussion with Shariq Haidery: The North, Pakistan, Oxford and me.

Shariq Haidery sits down with The Oxford Blue to talk about how his background as a Northern BAME student as shaped his Oxford experience during another pandemic-hit term.

“Being the only British-Pakistani student at my college does weigh quite heavily on my mind. I constantly feel this pressure to represent all my desi people out there.”