Reggae Uprising Podcast

The Uprising of Alex Wheatle (Part 2)

May 03, 2023 Danieal/ Alex Wheatle Episode 147
The Uprising of Alex Wheatle (Part 2)
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Reggae Uprising Podcast
The Uprising of Alex Wheatle (Part 2)
May 03, 2023 Episode 147
Danieal/ Alex Wheatle

Part 2 of our special featuring guest Alex Wheatle; award winning Author of 18 books, one of which being 'Uprising' his true life story which he toured across the UK as a one man play. In 2006 he spoke of his experiences in the BBC programme Battle for Brixton and in 2020 his life experience was made into a historical drama film featured as part of an anthology series called Small Axe directed by Steve McQueen.

Alex discusses the racism he experienced in UK institutions, his role in the Brixton Uprising, how Rastafarian Simian saved his life and having a Steve McQueen film made about his life. 

Connect with Alex Wheatle

www.alexwheatle.com


Subscribe & Connect : www.danieal.live

Disclaimer : Reggae Uprising Podcast does not own any of the rights to any of the music or extracts featured. It is used only as a tool of education, upliftment and empowerment for and of people of the diaspora.

Subscribe & Connect : www.danieal.live/podcast
Official Merch : www.dgarms.com

Show Notes

Part 2 of our special featuring guest Alex Wheatle; award winning Author of 18 books, one of which being 'Uprising' his true life story which he toured across the UK as a one man play. In 2006 he spoke of his experiences in the BBC programme Battle for Brixton and in 2020 his life experience was made into a historical drama film featured as part of an anthology series called Small Axe directed by Steve McQueen.

Alex discusses the racism he experienced in UK institutions, his role in the Brixton Uprising, how Rastafarian Simian saved his life and having a Steve McQueen film made about his life. 

Connect with Alex Wheatle

www.alexwheatle.com


Subscribe & Connect : www.danieal.live

Disclaimer : Reggae Uprising Podcast does not own any of the rights to any of the music or extracts featured. It is used only as a tool of education, upliftment and empowerment for and of people of the diaspora.

Subscribe & Connect : www.danieal.live/podcast
Official Merch : www.dgarms.com