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The Sacred #46: Rhik Samadder

The Sacred #46: Rhik Samadder

In the 46th episode of The Sacred, Elizabeth Oldfield talks to journalist, actor, presenter and author Rhik Samadder. 21/08/2019

Rhik Samadder rose to public prominence writing ‘Inspect a gadget,’ the weekly kitchen gadget column with a cult following in The Guardian. Rhik now writes weekly about wellness trends. He is also the author of ‘I Never Said I Loved You,’ a memoir about depression published in August 2019 which made The Sunday Times Bestsellers.  

In this episode he talks about the impact of childhood racism, taking a non–traditional path into journalism and the pain and privilege of writing about mental health.

This podcast is a project of Theos Think Tank (@theosthinktank) and is hosted by Elizabeth Oldfield (@theoselizabeth).

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Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth Oldfield

Elizabeth is host of The Sacred podcast. She was Theos’ Director from August 2011 – July 2021. She appears regularly in the media, including BBC One, Sky News, and the World Service, and writing in The Financial Times.

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Posted 21 August 2019

Identity, Media, Mental Health, Trauma


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