Talking Drum


Talking Drum: British and West African is a six-episode documentary podcast for BBC Sounds that celebrates the lives and legacies of West Africans in Britain. Its central question is: What does it mean to be British and West African? The series is named ‘Talking Drum’ after the popular West African musical instrument that is used to spread important messages and stories which are understood across generations. This has been commissioned as part of the BBC Audio Lab programme and will TX in 2024.