‘Is Small the Next Big?
chosen for Radio 4’s ‘Pick of the Week’

Chosen for BBC Radio 4’s ‘Pick of the Week’ on Sunday 15th May 2016.

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E.F.Schumacher: Is Small the Next Big?

BBC Radio 4, Monday May 9th at 20.00 & Wednesday May 11th at 11.00.
Leo Johnson explores the radical vision of E.F.Schumacher, cult author of the 1970s classic “Small is Beautiful”.

‘No Destination’ wins Sandford St Martin Trust
Radio Award 2015

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No Destination triumphed in the radio category. The programme made for Radio 4 by Reel Soul Movies told the story of Satish Kumar in his own words. In an hour-long broadcast, he relived the experience of walking 8,000 miles to deliver packets of ‘peace tea’ to the leaders of the world’s four nuclear powers.

Listen to the slightly shorter, BBC World Service version on iPlayer :

‘No Destination’ in the Press

The story is as fascinating as it is unlikely... Kumar remains cheerful, hopeful and benign.

Financial Times - Pick of the Weekend - TV & Radio 4 stars

Haunting, shocking & inspiring

Daily Telegraph - Pick of the Week

At the height of the Cold War, Satish Kumar walked 8,000-miles for world peace. The poet Lemn Sissay reads extracts from Kumar’s autobiography

The Independent - Radio Highlights

Best of the Rest - 3 stars

Daily Mail

Interview: Scilla Elworthy

Dr. Scilla Elworthy founded the Oxford Research Group (ORG) in 1982 to develop effective dialogue between nuclear weapons policy-makers worldwide and their critics.


Her new book, Pioneering the Possible
 : Awakened leadership for a world that works was published on the 7th October in the US by North Atlantic Books and will be available in the UK on the 7th November.

This is what people say about the book:

“Let this book wake you up to your own inner power – the capacity now required to help resolve global problems and build a world that works for all.”
Archbishop Desmond Tutu

“This book is certainly a powerful catalyst towards the new world of consciousness, founded in listening and empathy that the world needs to embrace.”
Jean Oelwang, CEO of Virgin Unite, the entrepreneurial foundation of the worldwide Virgin Group