93. Zainab Johnson - It was a nuisance to be different

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Sofie talks to comedian, actor and writer Zainab Johnson about appreciating the ‘yes’es, fate, being ‘pretty’ on stage, the importance or lack thereof of credits, confidence, being one of 13 children, investigating faith as a practising Muslim, the need to belong, the beauty and power of belief, The Book of Eli and Malcolm X.

Trigger warnings: Islamophobia

Artwork by Linda Brinkhaus

Jingle by Bailey Lenart

Produced by Sarah Garvey

A huge thanks to Phoenix Artist Club in London for letting me record my podcast and do my shows with them. Special thanks to Peter Dunbar.

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