Sheridan's Interviews

As a broadcaster I have had the opportunity of interviewing some of the world’s most prominent authors, artists, activists, politicians, poets, thinkers and musicians. Here are a few of those conversations. Even more lie within the search box above. Try typing a name or topic there and see what you find!

008 An Interview with Marilynne Robinson [Podcast]

Marilynne Robinson doesn’t believe in sequels and never uses an idea she knows the origin of. She waited a staggering 24 years to release her second novel. If you love her books or want to learn how to write, this interview with the Pulitzer Prize-winning wordsmith is a must-listen.
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007 Bob, Larry and Dreams. The Phil Vischer Interview [Podcast]

In 1989 22 year-old Phil Vischer launched an animated kids show starring a cast of talking vegetables. It became the massively popular VeggieTales series. In this interview Phil talks candidly about the rise and fall of his company, and the lessons he learned about dreams, success, failure and God. More…

005 One Hilarious Chat with Adrian Plass [Podcast]

I’m often asked to name a favourite radio interview I’ve done and this 2001 conversation is always on the list. Adrian Plass is a British writer, speaker, poet and humorist. In this interview we talk about finding the funny side of life and church. Little did I know in 2001 just what this interview would lead to. More…

003 The Nick Vujicic Interview [Podcast]

Imagine entering life without arms or legs. In 1982 Nick Vujicic was born with the rare Tetra-amelia disorder, a condition which still baffles doctors today. Yet, with one small foot and a lot of faith, Nick is living a most extraordinary life and bringing hope to millions. More…

001 The Philip Yancey Interview

Where is God When it Hurts? What’s So Amazing About Grace? The Jesus I Never Knew. Prayer. Philip Yancey sits in his den tapping out books that inspire millions. In this inaugural episode of More Than This, Yancey reveals something his personal life and answers listener’s questions. More…

What Happens When You Die? he asked (Part 2)

‘If you really want an answer to your question of what happens after death,’ I said to Andy, ‘you’ll need to seriously explore the claim that Jesus of Nazareth was resurrected. If he did return to life, as the Christian faith says, then there’s at least one case in history of a person proving death is not the end.’ More…

What Happens When You Die? he asked (Part 1)

‘I want to know what happens when you die,’ the shop assistant told me. ‘I’d like to believe that we live on after death but I can’t prove it. And by the time I find out it will be too late.’ This impromptu discussion about life, death and heaven got me thinking about the real-life stories of hospice worker Trudy Harris. It seems many a soul has had a glimpse of heaven before departing this earth. More…

The Chuck Colson Interview [Podcast]

Former Nixon aid, prisoner reformer, and evangelical statesman Charles Colson has died. Gaoled in relation to the Watergate scandal of 1974, Chuck went on to found Prison Fellowship and become an astute thinker on the Christian worldview. In this interview, one of the last conducted with him, Chuck and I discuss his part in the Watergate affair, the emotional events leading to his discovery of faith, and how the Christian worldview makes sense of life. More…

The TD Jakes Interview

TD Jakes’ first church had 10 members. Today his Potter’s House Church in Dallas, Texas sees over 30,000 attend its services each week. Jakes has been praised for his service to the poor, the imprisoned, the drug addicted and abused, but critics worry about his mansions and tailored suits, and whether his beliefs put him at odds with historic Christianity. In this interview he responds to those criticisms. More…

Sherron Watkins: The Enron Wistleblower [Podcast]

The collapse of the energy giant Enron in 2001 was one of the most spectacular in corporate history. Sherron Watkins was the employee who blew the whistle on Enron’s ‘creative’ accounting practices and corporate fraud. As you’ll hear in this interview, it was a gutsy stand that cost Sherron greatly, but one which came with unexpected benefits. More…