Jo Durrant is the award -winning presenter of “Jo Durrant’s Beautiful Universe”. This is an independent arts & science podcast which won the Sir Arthur Clarke award for Space Achievement in the Media category in June 2021.
She’s a highly respected and accomplished interviewer and chair, and a familiar face on stage at events like the Stroud Book Festival & Gloucester History Festival.
Until recently, Jo worked as a presenter/producer/reporter for BBC radio for over 20 years and is now freelance. During her career, she’s interviewed the likes of Brian May, Melanie C, Helen Sharman, Alan Bennett, Chris Hadfield and even Tim Peake in space!
She enjoys yoga, walking, theatre, reading, travelling and volunteers at the John Moore Museum in Tewkesbury.