cressida Bonas and Karl Lokko Fear Itself

In the first episode of Fear Itself, the podcast OTO sponsor about our relationship to fear, Cressida’s guest is ex-gang member turned advisor, change-agent, public speaker, inspiring poet & proud father, Karl Lokko, who discusses his fear of being misunderstood. Karl’s path through life is incredibly inspiring and interesting - he evaded prison and death in his youth - by the age of 16, he had been shot at and stabbed - and now at 30 he’s focussing his attention on helping turn the tide of knife crime in London - and Cressida was curious about how his fears have changed, from when he was growing up as an aspergic & dyspraxic child, as a teen involved in gang crime, to the poet & activist he is now.

If you want to find out more about Karl and his work, you can follow him on Instagram or check out his website