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Ed Talks

Ed Talks is a new podcast series from the Development Office at King Edward's School and King Edward VI High School for Girls in which Ben Anderson (2006) talks to Old Edwardians who have gone on to have successful careers in different fields.

The podcast is produced by Sound Rebel, a podcast production company that creates podcasts for businesses, organisations and charities across the UK.

If you would like to feature as a guest on the podcast, email Adelaide Bailey, Development Director, at: aab@kes.bham.sch.uk. You can subscribe to Ed Talks on all major channels.

Elliot (2006) and Zander (2009) Weaver

Filmmakers Elliot (2006) and Zander (2009) Weaver talk about their first feature length film, Cosmos and the challenges that come with producing a film with no budget.

 

Seb Heaven (2006)

Seb Heaven (2006) discusses his career as a doctor in Canada, and his experiences of being on the frontline during the Covid-19 pandemic.

 

Natalie Haynes (1993)

Author and classicist, Natalie Haynes (KEHS 1993), who currently hosts a show on BBC Radio 4 Natalie Haynes Stands Up for the Classics, talks about her career.

 

Dame Louise Makin (1978)

Dame Louise Makin (KEHS 1978) talks about her career journey and her time as CEO of BTG PLC, a FTSE 250 specialist healthcare company which was acquired by Boston Scientific in 2019. She also talks passionately about the environment, discusses what the effect of being made redundant had on her life and career, and how she now spends her time on a portfolio of other roles including charity work and mentoring start-up businesses.