Q: The Podcast From Cbc Radio



Get ready to meet the artists you're talking about, and the ones you'll soon love. Whatever you're into -- be it music, TV, film, visual art, theatre, or comedy -- q is there. Expect deep insight, and big surprises. Because on q, arts and entertainment get personal.


  • [Full episode] Joshua Jackson, Heather Nicol, Catherine Hernandez

    10/09/2021 Duración: 53min

    Actor Joshua Jackson talks about playing the villain on Dr. Death and shares what he thinks the new crime drama miniseries says about the American healthcare crisis. Artist Heather Nicol discusses her immersive visual and sound installation, September Song, inspired by her haunting first-hand experience of the Sept. 11 attacks. Author Catherine Hernandez talks about bringing her debut novel, Scarborough, to the big screen, and why centring the story around a community of low-income families from different racial and ethnic backgrounds was so important to her.

  • [Full episode] Sam Williams, Eponine Lee and Ravi Jain, Dan Richter

    09/09/2021 Duración: 54min

    Singer-songwriter Sam Williams talks about his debut album, Glasshouse Children, and what it's like to come from a long line of country music royalty (his grandfather is Hank Williams and his father is Hank Williams Jr.). Director Ravi Jain and 14-year-old actor Eponine Lee discuss their work on the Stratford Festival's new adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, titled R+J, and the challenges of casting an age-appropriate actor in the lead role. Mime artist Dan Richter remembers living with John Lennon and Yoko Ono from 1969 to 1973, and shares some of his favourite songs from their time together.

  • [Full episode] Riz Ahmed, Dionne Warwick, Steve Cropper

    08/09/2021 Duración: 53min

    Actor Riz Ahmed discusses the magical realism that runs through his latest film, Mogul Mowgli, and why he's taken up the cause of Muslim representation in Hollywood. Legendary singer Dionne Warwick talks about her incredible life, decades-spanning music career and new-found social media fame. Otis Redding's guitarist, close friend and collaborator Steve Cropper shares his memories of the late singer-songwriter and reflects on his musical legacy.

  • [Full episode] Simu Liu, Alessia Cara, Michael K. Williams, Sean Penn

    07/09/2021 Duración: 01h10min

    Actor Simu Liu talks about his life-changing role in Marvel's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and how he felt saying goodbye to Kim's Convenience. Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Alessia Cara shares a personal soundtrack to her life growing up in her hometown of Brampton, Ont. We revisit Tom Power's 2018 conversation with actor Michael K. Williams about his role as Omar Little on The Wire. Actor and director Sean Penn discusses the state of modern cinema and what it was like to act alongside his daughter in his new film, Flag Day.

  • [Full episode] Alanis Morissette, Jeremy Dutcher

    06/09/2021 Duración: 59min

    Alanis Morissette discusses the 25th anniversary of her hit album Jagged Little Pill, plus her latest release, Such Pretty Forks in the Road. Jeremy Dutcher explains why making his debut album was as much about saving the Wolostoq language from extinction as it was about reimagining the songs of his ancestors.

  • [Full Episode] Omaid Sharifi, Q This panel on Lover Boy and Donda, Michael Greyeyes

    03/09/2021 Duración: 01h04min

    Artist Omaid Sharifi spoke to us from a refugee camp in Abu Dhabi to share his story of fleeing Kabul and the plight of Afghan artists under Taliban rule. The Q This panel, A. Harmony and Mastermind, talk about two big album releases: Drake's Certified Lover Boy and Kanye West's Donda. Actor Michael Greyeyes talks about his new film Wild Indian and about Indigenous storytelling onscreen.

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