Conversations between Rosie Kay and distinguished members of the academic, military and media communities on risk-taking, failure, success and resilience

A qualified journalist and experienced video production manager. Mars has produced for BBC Three, BBC Entertainment Development and BBC Worldwide as well as leading new media for International Dance Festival Birmingham.

Harry studied History of Art at UCL and joined the British Army when he was 23 serving in Iraq and Afghanistan before going on to work as a civil servant. He now works as a painter and writer, his first novel Anatomy of a Soldier is published by Faber and Faber.

A leading international neuroscientist based at University of Oxford, whose pioneering work looks at pleasure and the brain and the effect of music on the brain. He has published over 250 scientific papers, chapters and other articles, as well as 14 books.