1Xtra TALKS with Presenter, Broadcaster & Writer, Richie Brave. The biggest group chat on national radio, will be LIVE.

Richie will discuss, reflect and debate a range of issues that impact the lives of Black communities across the UK in this special 1 hour LIVE discussion about ‘Freedom Of Speech’. The night’s special guests are respected cultural journalist Nicolas Tyrell-Scott, digital creator Ashleigh Louise, Commissioning Producer for the BBC Sounds Audio Lab, Leanne Alie and Nigerian born Londoner actress, director, writer and podcast host, Kelechi Okafor.

Highlights will be broadcast on BBC Radio 1Xtra, Sunday 19th June, 9pm-10pm.

Richie is the host of BBC Radio 1xtra’s weekly “1xtra Talks”, a topical show exploring the experiences of Black Communities Nationally. He is known for his hard hitting interviews and honest social criticism which challenges people to think and reflect on themselves and their relationships with others.