We’re going to bring you some amazing guests who you would not believe have gone through that system.”
The More Than My Past podcast is presented by film star Jason Flemyng. Jason talks to those who have managed to overcome addiction or offending – exploring their stories and finding out how their lives have changed.
The Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels and Snatch actor has worked in prisons near his South London home for 30 years, including training listeners for the Samaritans and helping run a prisoners’ radio station at HMP Wandsworth.
He says, “I’ve got interested in these people’s stories as they come out and struggle to make something of their new lives outside of incarceration. We’re going to bring you some amazing guests who you would not believe have gone through that system.”
Guests include Squeeze lead songwriter and ex-alcoholic Chris Difford, Big Issue co-founder, crossbench peer and ex-prisoner Lord John Bird and inspirational ex-addict and ex-offender turned drug and alcohol treatment centre manager Kirsty Day.
The More Than My Past podcast is available on all major podcast platforms.