Daliso Chaponda - Citizen Of Nowhere

Malawian Comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

The UK and Africa have had a long a complicated past. This series looks at the history of this relationship and Daliso is our relationship guidance counsellor, helping us navigate the rocky historical waters between the two places.

A Malawian comedian who grew up all over the world, Daliso straddles cultural divides. He will help us all better understand how to sort out our differences. Or not...

Episodes

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0101How It All Began2018050220180509 (BBC7)
20180510 (BBC7)
Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

In this first episode Daliso looks at the origins of the relationship and asks how the UK and Africa first met.

Written and performed by Daliso Chaponda
The Other Guy... James Quinn
Theme music by Lawi
Image by Steve Ullathorne

Production Coordinator... Beverly Tagg
Producer... Carl Cooper

This is a BBC Studios Production.

Written and performed by Daliso Chaponda
The Other Guy... James Quinn
Theme music by Lawi

This is a BBC Studios Production.

Malawian Comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

The UK and Africa have had a long a complicated past. This series looks at the history of this relationship and Daliso is our relationship guidance counsellor, helping us navigate the rocky historical waters between the two places.

A Malawian comedian who grew up all over the world, Daliso straddles cultural divides. He will help us all better understand how to sort out our differences. Or not...

Written and performed by Daliso Chaponda
The Other Guy... James Quinn
Theme music by Lawi

This is a BBC Studios Production.

Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

0102The 'haters'2018050920180516 (BBC7)
20180517 (BBC7)
Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

Malawian Comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

The UK and Africa have had a long a complicated past. This series looks at the history of this relationship and Daliso is our relationship guidance counsellor, helping us navigate the rocky historical waters between the two places.

A Malawian comedian who grew up all over the world, Daliso straddles cultural divides. He will help us all better understand how to sort out our differences. Or not...

In this second episode, Daliso looks at the people on both sides who don't want the relationship to work.

Written and performed by Daliso Chaponda
The Other Guy... James Quinn
Theme music by Lawi
Image by Steve Ullathorne

Production Coordinator... Beverly Tagg
Producer... Carl Cooper

This is a BBC Studios Production.

This is a BBC Studios Production.

Malawian Comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

The UK and Africa have had a long a complicated past. This series looks at the history of this relationship and Daliso is our relationship guidance counsellor, helping us navigate the rocky historical waters between the two places.

A Malawian comedian who grew up all over the world, Daliso straddles cultural divides. He will help us all better understand how to sort out our differences. Or not...

In this second episode, Daliso looks at the people on both sides who don't want the relationship to work.

Written and performed by Daliso Chaponda
The Other Guy... James Quinn
Theme music by Lawi
Image by Steve Ullathorne

Production Coordinator... Beverly Tagg
Producer... Carl Cooper

This is a BBC Studios Production.

Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

0103The Helpers2018051620180523 (BBC7)
20180524 (BBC7)
Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

Malawian Comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

The UK and Africa have had a long a complicated past. This series looks at the history of this relationship and Daliso is our relationship guidance counsellor, helping us navigate the rocky historical waters between the two places.

A Malawian comedian who grew up all over the world, Daliso straddles cultural divides. He will help us all better understand how to sort out our differences. Or not...

In this third episode, Daliso looks at charities and organisations who want to help the relationship.

Written and performed by Daliso Chaponda
The Other Guy... James Quinn
Theme tune by Lawi
Image by Steve Ullathorne

Production Coordinator... Beverly Tagg
Producer... Carl Cooper

This is a BBC Studios Production.

This is a BBC Studios Production.

This is a BBC Studios Production.

Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

0104Border Patrol2018052320180530 (BBC7)
20180531 (BBC7)
Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

Malawian Comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

The UK and Africa have had a long a complicated past. This series looks at the history of this relationship and Daliso is our relationship guidance counsellor, helping us navigate the rocky historical waters between the two places.

A Malawian comedian who grew up all over the world, Daliso straddles cultural divides. He will help us all better understand how to sort out our differences. Or not...

In this final episode, Daliso talks about the process of immigration.

Written and performed by Daliso Chaponda
The Other Guy... James Quinn
Theme tune by Lawi
Image by Steve Ullathorne

Production Coordinator... Beverly Tagg
Producer... Carl Cooper

This is a BBC Studios Production.

Written and performed by Daliso Chaponda
The Other Guy... James Quinn
Theme tune by Lawi
Image by Steve Ullathorne

This is a BBC Studios Production.

This is a BBC Studios Production.

Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

0201Cultural Relativism2019102320191030 (BBC7)
20191031 (BBC7)
Malawi's most famous comedian Daliso Chaponda returns for a second series.

The UK and Africa have had a long a complicated past. This series looks at the history of this relationship as well as current issues, with Daliso as our relationship guidance counsellor, helping us navigate the rocky historical waters between the two places.

Episode 1: Cultural Relativism

In this episode, Daliso talks about cultural differences, exploring the complicated topic of cultural relativism and how it is more than just 'agreeing to disagree'.

Writer and performed by Daliso Chaponda
Sebastian... James Quinn
Additional Material... Scott Bennett
Voice of... Dylan Morris

Theme music by Lawi
Image by Steve Ullathorne

Production Coordinator... Beverly Tagg
Producer... Carl Cooper

This is a BBC Studios Production.

Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

Malawi's most famous comedian Daliso Chaponda returns for a second series.

The UK and Africa have had a long a complicated past. This series looks at the history of this relationship as well as current issues, with Daliso as our relationship guidance counsellor, helping us navigate the rocky historical waters between the two places.

Episode 1: Cultural Relativism

In this episode, Daliso talks about cultural differences, exploring the complicated topic of cultural relativism and how it is more than just 'agreeing to disagree'.

Writer and performed by Daliso Chaponda
Sebastian... James Quinn
Additional Material... Scott Bennett
Voice of... Dylan Morris

Theme music by Lawi
Image by Steve Ullathorne

Production Coordinator... Beverly Tagg
Producer... Carl Cooper

This is a BBC Studios Production.

0202Apologies2019103020191106 (BBC7)
20191107 (BBC7)
Malawi's most famous comedian Daliso Chaponda returns for a second series.

The UK and Africa have had a long a complicated past. This series looks at the history of this relationship as well as current issues, with Daliso as our relationship guidance counsellor, helping us navigate the rocky historical waters between the two places.

Episode 2: Apologies

In this episode, Daliso talks about the sins of the past and how we atone for them.

Writer and performed by Daliso Chaponda
Sebastian... James Quinn
Additional Material... Scott Bennett
Theme music by Lawi
Image by Steve Ullathorne
Production Coordinator... Beverly Tagg
Producer... Carl Cooper
This is a BBC Studios Production.

Malawi's most famous comedian, Daliso Chaponda, returns for a second series.

Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

Malawi's most famous comedian Daliso Chaponda returns for a second series.

The UK and Africa have had a long a complicated past. This series looks at the history of this relationship as well as current issues, with Daliso as our relationship guidance counsellor, helping us navigate the rocky historical waters between the two places.

Episode 2: Apologies

In this episode, Daliso talks about the sins of the past and how we atone for them.

Writer and performed by Daliso Chaponda
Sebastian... James Quinn
Additional Material... Scott Bennett
Theme music by Lawi
Image by Steve Ullathorne
Production Coordinator... Beverly Tagg
Producer... Carl Cooper
This is a BBC Studios Production.

02033/4 - Diplomacy20191106Malawi's most famous comedian Daliso Chaponda returns for a second series.

The UK and Africa have had a long a complicated past. This series looks at the history of this relationship as well as current issues, with Daliso as our relationship guidance counsellor, helping us navigate the rocky historical waters between the two places.

Episode 3: ‘Diplomacy’

In this episode, Daliso talks about the difficulties of diplomacy in both international relations and in relationships between family and friends.

Sharing his experiences growing up with a father who was a politician and diplomat in Malawi and discussing different diplomatic strategies, Daliso notes the trend towards isolationism and argues that although maintaining relationships can often take a lot of work, ultimately it is worth it, as being single is not all it is cracked up to be.

Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

0203Diplomacy2019110620191113 (BBC7)
20191114 (BBC7)
Malawi's most famous comedian Daliso Chaponda returns for a second series.

The UK and Africa have had a long a complicated past. This series looks at the history of this relationship as well as current issues, with Daliso as our relationship guidance counsellor, helping us navigate the rocky historical waters between the two places.

Episode 3: ‘Diplomacy’

In this episode, Daliso talks about the difficulties of diplomacy in both international relations and in relationships between family and friends.

Sharing his experiences growing up with a father who was a politician and diplomat in Malawi and discussing different diplomatic strategies, Daliso notes the trend towards isolationism and argues that although maintaining relationships can often take a lot of work, ultimately it is worth it, as being single is not all it is cracked up to be.

Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK an Africa

02044/4 - Legacy20191113Malawi's most famous comedian Daliso Chaponda returns for a second series.

The UK and Africa have had a long and complicated past. This series looks at the history of this relationship as well as current issues, with Daliso as our relationship guidance counsellor, helping us navigate the rocky historical waters between the two places.

Episode 4 - 'Legacy'

In the final episode in the series Daliso discuses legacies and whether we can or should redefine how we are remembered.

Whether it be the legacy of the British Empire or that of an autocratic African leader, Daliso suggests that we should talk about the bad as well as the good, the good as well as the bad. Like burping or breaking wind, it is better out than in.

Writer and performed by Daliso Chaponda
Sebastian.... James Quinn
Additional Material by Scott Bennett
Theme music by Lawi
Image by Steve Ullathorne
Production Coordinators Beverly Tagg & Gwyn Davies

Producer Carl Cooper
A BBC Studios Production

Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.

0204 LASTLegacy2019111320191120 (BBC7)
20191121 (BBC7)
Malawi's most famous comedian Daliso Chaponda returns for a second series.

The UK and Africa have had a long and complicated past. This series looks at the history of this relationship as well as current issues, with Daliso as our relationship guidance counsellor, helping us navigate the rocky historical waters between the two places.

Episode 4 - 'Legacy'

In the final episode in the series Daliso discuses legacies and whether we can or should redefine how we are remembered.

Whether it be the legacy of the British Empire or that of an autocratic African leader, Daliso suggests that we should talk about the bad as well as the good, the good as well as the bad. Like burping or breaking wind, it is better out than in.

Writer and performed by Daliso Chaponda
Sebastian.... James Quinn
Additional Material by Scott Bennett
Theme music by Lawi
Image by Steve Ullathorne
Production Coordinators Beverly Tagg & Gwyn Davies

Producer Carl Cooper
A BBC Studios Production

Malawian comedian Daliso Chaponda looks at the relationship between the UK and Africa.