Episode 5 : Festival Republic

Cooey! It’s me, Warwick Davis, and in this fifth episode of Figureheads, I'm joined by Melvin Benn, Managing Director of Festival Republic, leading UK event promoter behind Latitude, Reading & Leeds Festivals, Download, Wireless and overseas events including Electric Picnic and Lollapalooza Berlin Festival. Phew, that was a mouthful!

Melvin sheds light on incredible stories behind some of the most ‘stressful’ moments of his career. How does one manage the unexpected? How does a man keep his cool when the world around him is falling to pieces? And how do you tell an international superstar their concert isn’t happening? I can answer that one. You don’t. Come and have a listen...

Mentioned in this episode:

Latitude Festival 

Camp Bestival

One Love Manchester Concert 

Ariana Grande

Scooter Braun 

Simon Moran 

Lancashire Cricket Ground/Old Trafford Cricket Ground 

Old Trafford Football Ground

Michael Carrick

Ian Hopkins

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