Episode 27 - True Love

As a soon-to-be-married man, George reflects on all the things that made him propose to his partner, Sandra. He thinks about teamwork and the value of culture, sharing what he has learned about both through the transition from friendship to relationship to marriage.


Written by George the Poet
Produced by Benbrick and George the Poet
Mixing, recording and editing by Benbrick.

With music from:

WizKid - True Love
Benbrick - Memories
Sara Tavares - Balancê
Benbrick - Sandra’s Hand
Chosen Blood & Winnie Nwagi - Yitayo
Vinka - Overdose (feat. Kent & Flosso)
Orezi & Sheebah - Sweet Sensation
Mac Ayres - Jumping Off the Moon


The clips of Prince Harry & Meghan Markle used at 00:47 and 02:20 are taken from their Spotify podcast Archewell Audio, from the Episode ‘2020 Archewell Audio Holiday Special’.

The poem by Vidhu used at 19:15 is called ‘My Name is Vidhu’ and is on her YouTube page BananaSharma.

Thank you to:

Sandra! Meghan and Harry, Archewell Audio, and Spotify. My brothers Kenny, Nathan, Freddie, Barney, Damini, Benbrick, Suuna, James, Michael, and Marc. Shout out to Vidhu and Birungi. GRM daily. Thanks to Amara Agili-Odion for the voice note about Sandra, and of course for attending our Barbican show.

Have You Heard George’s Podcast is a George the Poet production for BBC Sounds.

Commissioning Assistant Producer: Adam Eland
Commissioning Senior Producer: Alex Entwistle
Commissioning Executive: Dylan Haskins