The Big Travel Podcast
The Big Travel Podcast
37. Eddie Nestor MBE; BBC London Icon on Hackney, Windrush, Idris Elba, the Caribbean and Not Going to America

From a council estate in East London, the son of Afro-Caribbean immigrants, Eddie Nestor talks Hackney hipsters, Windrush, tracing African roots, hanging with Idris Elba, getting accosted in a dark alley in Thailand and ‘being the first black guy to do a Persil ad in South Africa’. Covering Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana, Jamaica, Dominica, St Lucia, The Gambia. Ghana, Thailand, Goa, British Colonialism, racism, DNA tests, Brexit, football and much more in Eddie’s wonderful dulcet tones.

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