WE-R1 is bringing a diverse range of global industry masters that will talk about their inspirational journey with us. All of the guests have such unique stories and talk in detail about their challenges and successes of what they faced to achieve their careers in industry.
The Podcast covers the creative industry from Fashion, Art, Music, Photography, Theatre, Animation and illustration, Politics, Business and Education.
We are so proud to have Lucia Cuprova presenting THE HOUSE OF RADHA’s New Podcast Series WE-R1. Lucia comes from a diverse background and has embraced her creativity through her life, whilst growing up in Slovakia. Adventure, nature and connecting to others have always motivated her and that is how she was inspired to study her higher education in the UK and pursue a career in journalism.
‘Having the opportunity to speak to so many creative masters through the podcast is an exciting experience and I can’t wait to share the journey with you all’
Our very first episode is available on Monday 22nd November, and we are honoured to be joined by Oscar, Grammy Winning and Emmy Nominated Music Producer Robert L. Smith from New York. Robert has worked with some of the most influential music artists across the globe from Sir Paul McCartney, David Bowie, Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, U2, Aerosmith, Lady Gaga and more. His 30+ years in the music industry also includes work as a composer, director and public speaker. Based in New York City, his career spans the globe, collaborating with legends from every country.
Some recent highlights include “The Get Down” for Netflix, with director Baz Luhrmann, netting a # 1 Billboard single “Telepathy” with Christina Aguilera featuring Nile Rogers and Sia; Oscar and Grammy wins for the documentary “20 Feet From Stardom”; an ongoing work with Sir Paul McCartney; production with Peter Asher for Steve Martin’s latest “The Long Awaited Album” with the Steep Canyon Rangers, as well as collaborating with Alice Cooper on Pink Floyd’s “Wish You Were Here” Symphonic album. He is currently working on his memoir, as well as helping artists navigate the everchanging tides of the music industry.
FIRST EPISODE AIRS 22/11/2021
London based Fine Art and Fashion Photographer Rita Flanagan shares her journey in the creative industry and talking about her passion for art, working in the fashion industry and what to do in establishing a career in it.
Rita is the founder of backbone photography london and she specialises in fine art portraiture, fashion photography and interior design. Her work has been published in Vogue, FAB UK, VUE, Home magazine and worked with clients such as Boy George.
EPISODE 2 AIRS 29/11/2021
Mohan Subramaniam is the Executive Creative Director and founder of Subra Designs. He talks in detail about his journey and what inspired him to embrace a career in animation and illustration, talking about the challenges he faced coming from a cultural background. Mohan has a plethora of experience and has lead teams in design studios across the globe from Europe, Singapore, India, China, New Zealand, and Australia.
Mohan’s work earned him and his teams many prestigious awards and accolades through his projects and he has worked with clients such as Disney, Cartoon Network, Netflix, Toonz Media Group and more.
EPISODE 3 AIRS 06/12/2021
Adil Rahoo is Glasgow Caledonian University's Student President and a Political leader.
Adil talks in detail about his journey and what inspired him to embrace a career in Education and Politics. Adil is a passionate, hardworking and focused individual that is inspiring not only students at GCU, but making a difference in his home country of Pakistan to help and support the communities to build a strong future for themselves and their families.
EPISODE 4 AIRS 13/12/2021
Jahna Sebastian is a multi skilled Music Artist, Producer, Composer, Singer and Songwriter. Jahna is the founder of independent record label and music studio Multivizion, Music and culture platform Alchemist TV.
She has used her creativity, culture and passion to motivate and inspire others that want to find a path in the creative industry. Jahna is making a positive movement through her work and journey supporting equality, diversity and inclusion; so that everyone can have the same opportunities to make their dreams come true!
EPISODE 5 AIRS 20/12/2021
British Asian Actor, Storyteller and Artistic Director Rez Kabir of Tamarind Theatre London, is our 6th guest speaking on the WE-R1 podcast.
Rez has worked part of a variety of festivals, plays and events across the country and internationally. His rich and diverse experience is used to create memorable productions for stage, television, radio and film.
The Artistic Directors ability of being versatile has earned him many accreditations and awards that have helped him inspire generations of artists and storytellers in education and through his creative work.
EPISODE 6 AIRS 17/01/2022
This is a special episode that is part of the WE-R1 podcast talking about Women’s Empowerment in Business. We are joined by a multi-award winning Northeast Business Woman, Director and founder of Assist Women’s Network Ann Stonehouse.
Ann has been honoured with many accreditations to her name including the Queens Award of Enterprise Promotion for the work that she has done through education and in the area. Ann also works with many businesses and women to encourage them to connect and work together.
The CEO and Creative Director of THE HOUSE OF RADHA has also joined the group discussion and shares her views and journey through the episode.
Please listen to the full podcast using the links below;
WE-R1 EPISODE 7 - ANN STONEHOUSE & RADHA SINGH LISTEN ON - APPLE PODCASTS