Veronica's Bird: Thirty-Five Years Inside as a Female Prison Officer
Veronica Bird spent 35 years working in some of the UK's toughest prisons alongside many of Britain's most infamous inmates like Myra Hindley and Charles Bronson. She spoke to Ryan about her book "Veronica's Bird: Thirty-Five Years Inside as a Female Prison Officer" which tells the story of her incredible life.
Acclaimed double bass player and professor at the Royal Academy of Music in London, Chi-Chi Nwanoku OBE spoke to Ryan Tubridy about the extraordinary and poignant story of how her Irish mother met her Nigerian father in the 1950's.
McMafia is a new drama on BBC featuring a rich Russian family living in London. The series is based on a book written by Misha Glenny in 2008 but which he says is still very relevant with so many Russian oligarchs buying property and settling there