The Big Interview

The Big Interview

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Oct 18, 2020 32 min

Episode 5 - Mike Durant

Mike Durant, the Black Hawk helicopter pilot made famous after being taken hostage in the Battle of Mogadishu, reflects on that fateful day on October 3, 1993 - the crash, the ensuing gunfight and 11 days in captivity. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 11, 2020 29 min

Episode 4 - Douglas Robertson

In 1971, retired sea captain Dougal Robertson made the outlandish decision to sail his young family around the world - only for their boat to be sunk in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Nearly 40 years on, this remarkable story is told vividly through the account of his son, Douglas. It’s a tale of adventure, shipwreck and redemption, as Douglas reminisces on the last voyage of the Lucette. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 07, 2020 31 min

Episode 3 - Joe Simpson

In 1985 Joe Simpson and his climbing companion Simon Yates become the first pair to successfully summit the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes. But after reaching the top and preparing for the descent, it was then that things started to go badly wrong. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Oct 03, 2020 25 min

Episode 2 - Wade Eastwood

Since meeting Tom Cruise on the set of Edge Of Tomorrow, Stunt coordinator Wade Eastwood has never left the actor’s side - crafting stunts that have tested Cruise and left audiences in awe. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sep 27, 2020 17 min

Episode 1 - Chris Hadfield

Two time space shuttle captain and former commander of the International Space Station, Chris Hadfield paints a vivid picture of life in space, living aboard the ISS and the question of aliens. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.