Angela Rayner MP is the Member or Parliament for Ashton under Lyne and Deputy Leader of the Labour Party. She sat down with Rachel and Alice to relive her childhood on a council estate in Stockport where she began caring for her mother at the age of 10 as she couldn't read or write and suffered from Bipolar disorder, became pregnant at 15 and left school a year later at 16 without any qualifications.
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Sir James Dyson is a farmer, businessman and world known for vacuum cleaners and strawberries. Rachel and Alice visit him at the Dyson Institute to talk about how the death of his father when he was just nine drove him to create and to become Britain's richest man.
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Lawrence Chaney is the reigning champion of Ru Paul's Drag Race UK. They join Rachel and Alice in the studio to discuss how they overcame the violent bullying they received at school, struggling with their gender identity and how they found their true-selves through drag.
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Dr Waheed Arian is an Afghan refugee, leading radiologist and recently announced as the UK's Best Doctor at The Sun’s Who Cares Wins awards. He joined Rachel and Alice in the studio to discuss how he fled Afghanistan arriving in Britain illegally and alone at 15, self-schooled his way out of a...