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29 November 2016. CNN article: “Cuba: What’s next under Raul Castro?” link

26 November 2016. CBS/KCBS News. Live radio interview about the legacy of Fidel Castro.

26 November 2016. “Fidel Castro: Cuban conundrum fought for freedom but entrenched state power” [no, I didn’t write the title…] The Conversation link

23 November 2016. “Cuba on alert to see what Trump has planned for America’s closest enemy.” The Conversation link

16 November 2016. CBS/KCBS News. Live radio interview about possible US-Cuba relations under Donald Trump’s presidency.

20 March 2016. CBS/KCBS News. Live radio interview about Guantánamo Bay.

20 March 2016. “Explainer: the long, complicated history of the US at Guantánamo Bay.” The Conversation link

11 January 2016. BBC World Service, The History Hour. Live interview with presenter Max Pearson concerning Fidel Castro’s revolution in Cuba and whether Castro was a communist.

17 March 2015. BBC Radio Scotland’s Good Morning Scotland. Live interview about Miguel de Cervantes, following the the discovery of a coffin in a convent in Madrid with the author’s initials engraved on the lid.

19 December 2012. KM FM live interview concerning the Mayan calendar and the winter solstice.

2 July 2010. Guardian Live Blog Q&A “What can I do with a degree in languages?” link

26 May 2010. BBC Radio Kent live interview discussing the importance of learning languages.

2 March 2009. Guardian comment is free. ‘Gitmo isn’t Guantánamo’, link

7 January 2009. BBC Radio 3 studio interview with Philip Dodd, concerning Che Guevara and Soderbergh’s films Che: Part One and Part Two.

20 November 2008. BBC The One Show. 15-min interview with Phil Tufnell about the life and legacy of Che Guevara.

June 2008. BBC Radio 2. Extended feature about Che Guevara, presented by Antonio Banderas, with contributions from Robert Redford, Steven Soderbergh, Benicio del Toro, Gael Garcia Bernal, Walter Salles, Paul Webster, Rankin, Alan Parker, Tim Rice, Wayne Hemingway, Germaine Greer, Tom Morello, Carlos Acosta, George Galloway, Ricky Gervais, Dr William Rowlandson, Trisha Ziff, Jim Fitzpatrick and Jon Lee Anderson.

April 2008 ‘On Castro’, BBC History Magazine, 9:4, April, p.12

June 2005. BBC Five Live ‘Brief Lives’. Radio interview concerning Cuban author Guillermo Cabrera Infante following his death.