Acclaimed musician and mental health advocate Professor Green will speak openly and candidly with 2FM presenter, broadcaster Eoghan Mc Dermott about his own experience about dealing with the death of his father through suicide, the impact mental health has on his career and his creative output and his willingness to create awareness on these important topics and to help others.
Professor Green (Stephen Manderson) is an award-winning rapper, singer-songwriter with thought provoking documentaries on the modern face of society. He is also a presenter with significant presence on BBC Three and increasingly on Channel 4. Stephen is an advocate for several campaigns on mental health awareness including depression, male suicide, poverty, working class white men and other challenges facing the vulnerable in society. In November 2016 Professor Green received the MIND Making a Difference National Award rewarding his dedication to campaigning about men’s mental health through his documentaries, music, autobiography and media work.
Professor Green has reached new audiences through his commitment to putting a spotlight on male suicide. Professor Green is a patron for the charity CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably) and has made a series of thought provoking documentaries for the BBC including: Suicide & Me (2015), Hidden and Homeless (2016), Dangerous Dogs (2016), Living in Poverty (2017) and Channel 4: Working Class White Men (2018).
Please note that this is a seated and standing event. Seating is limited and is available on a first come first served basis.