Anthea Allen As a child Anthea Allen dreamt of becoming a nurse. She began her nurse training in 1991, and five years later joined the team on ICU at St George’s Hospital in Tooting, southwest London, where she still works as a Senior Sister. She is also responsible for recruiting nurses for the hospital’s adult…

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Rob Parkes Born in 1980, the youngest of four brothers, Rob Parkes grew up in and has subsequently returned to live in rural Northamptonshire. After obtaining a degree in Psychology and Criminology at Teeside University, he then studied to be an advertising copywriter before working in Marketing and Account Management roles. When he isn’t spending…

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Tara Wigley After a decade in publishing, Tara went to the Ballymaloe cookery school in Ireland for three months with her then-18 month old twins (and their Bosnian dog). Soon after graduating from Ballymaloe, in 2010, Tara started working as Yotam Ottolenghi’s writing partner and has been with him ever since. PLENTY MORE was their…

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Tiffany Chen Tiffany was born in Taiwan, a country with some of the best street foods in the world. When she moved to Ontario, Canada for university, she realized how much she missed authentic Asian cuisine, and that is when she started to experiment cooking different Asian dishes. Tiffany posted her first ever TikTok video…

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Gabriel Szatan Gabriel Szatan is a London-based writer, broadcaster, event programmer, streaming curator, label A&R and DJ, acclaimed for his extensive reporting on contemporary music and 21st century cultural movements. Beginning his career as a promoter and radio host, he worked as part of Gilles Peterson’s team at BBC Radio 6 Music and was made…

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Dan Hicks Dan Hicks is a writer, curator, and professor whose non-fiction engages with questions of art, landscape, memory, identity, and the enduring nature of the colonial past. Born in Durham, Dan grew up in Birmingham and since 2007 he has been Professor of Contemporary Archaeology at Oxford University, Curator of World Archaeology at the…

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Jonny Thomson Jonny Thomson teaches philosophy in Oxford. He runs a popular Instagram account called Mini Philosophy, which is the result of the conversations with his students and a somewhat masochistic obsession with reading dry philosophical books. Although Jonny centres around philosophy, he loves to write about all manner of subjects. Under the increasingly strained…

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Osei Bonsu Osei Bonsu is a British-Ghanaian curator and writer based in London and Paris. He is currently a curator of International Art at Tate Modern, where he is responsible for organising exhibitions, developing the museum’s collection and broadening the representation artists from Africa and the African diaspora. As a leading curator of contemporary art,…

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Farah Karim-Cooper Farah Karim-Cooper is Professor of Shakespeare Studies, King’s College London and Co-Director of Education at Shakespeare’s Globe, where she has worked as Head of Higher Education & Research for the last 16 years. Farah is President of the Shakespeare Association of America (2021-2022) after having served three years as Trustee. She is on…

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Jacob Dunne Jacob Dunne is an educator facilitating important conversations around criminal justice, education and mental health. In 2020 he helped create and present a BBC Radio 4 series The Punch based on his own life story and the transformative effect of Restorative Justice on his life. He is a former Longford scholar and received…

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