q with Tom Power
Introducing The Q Interview, a new podcast series with Tom Power
The Q Interview is a new podcast series from the award-winning CBC show Q, hosted by Tom Power. It drops weekly on Friday mornings, starting Sept. 3.
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2021: Alan Cumming, Hanna Ellis and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: actor Alan Cumming, photographer Hanna Ellis, author, poet and filmmaker Malik Al Nasir.
How a chance encounter with Gil Scott-Heron changed Malik Al Nasir's life
Malik Al Nasir spoke with Tom Power about his new memoir, Letters to Gil, which reveals how he discovered a new sense of self-worth under the wing of poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron.
Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021: Billy Porter, Diane Warren and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: actor, singer and author Billy Porter, YouTuber Elle Mills, songwriter and producer Diane Warren.
Billy Porter on his new memoir and journey to finding healing
The Emmy-winning actor joined Tom Power to talk about his new memoir, Unprotected, which recounts how his past and determination to survive helped him get where he is today.
Legendary songwriter Diane Warren is finally putting her name in front
Diane Warren joined Tom Power to discuss her debut album, Diane Warren: The Cave Sessions, Vol. 1, as well as some of her biggest hits.
YouTuber Elle Mills takes us on a musical tour of Ottawa
Canadian YouTube star Elle Mills joined us to share a special playlist of songs dedicated to the city where she grew up.
Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021: Jamie Oliver, Dean Goodine and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, prop master Dean Goodine, Blood on Black Wax co-authors Aaron Lupton and Jeff Szpirglas.
Jamie Oliver is here to help you with your post-lockdown dinner party
The celebrity chef spoke with Tom Power about his new cookbook, Together: Memorable Meals, Made Easy, and the first big meal he made when lockdown orders were lifted.
Prop master Dean Goodine breaks down gun safety on movie sets
The veteran Canadian prop master joined Tom Power to explain what's supposed to happen when guns are brought on to film sets and how tragedies like the one that killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins can be prevented.
The best horror movie soundtracks, picked by authors Aaron Lupton and Jeff Szpirglas
Hear Blood on Black Wax co-authors Aaron Lupton and Jeff Szpirglas walk us through some of the best horror movie soundtracks of all time.
Monday, Oct. 25, 2021: Ron and Clint Howard, Christine Goerke and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: Hollywood brothers Ron and Clint Howard, opera singer Christine Goerke, R&B singer-songwriter Savannah Ré.
'This was a job': Ron and Clint Howard on surviving Hollywood as former child stars
Brothers Ron Howard and Clint Howard joined Tom Power to discuss their new memoir, The Boys, which looks back on their early days as child actors in Hollywood.
'Opera singers, they're just like you': Christine Goerke on drawing power from self-doubt in COC's Elektra
Soprano Christine Goerke sat down with Tom Power to tell us how she gets into the right head space to play Elektra, one of the most difficult roles in opera.
Savannah Ré on her debut EP and how Toronto has shaped her sound
R&B singer-songwriter Savannah Ré spoke with Tom Power about her debut EP, Opia — a collection of nine songs that speak to the complexities of love, connection and vulnerability.
Dune director Denis Villeneuve on adapting Frank Herbert's notoriously unfilmable sci-fi epic
It takes an experienced director like Denis Villeneuve to tackle a project like Dune. The Canadian filmmaker joined Q’s Tom Power to explain why he was eager to helm a big-screen adaptation of Frank Herbert’s seminal novel, despite its shaky cinematic past.
What's jazz got to do with Raptors' winning NBA strategy, head coach explains
Nick Nurse joined host Tom Power to talk about what role music plays in his basketball philosophy and how his life changed after winning the most prized basketball title.
Friday, Oct. 22, 2021: Ann Dowd, 4Korners and more
Today on Q with guest host Talia Schlanger: actor Ann Dowd, Toronto Raptors DJ 4Korners, Stratford Festival artistic director Antoni Cimolino on the late Martha Henry, writer Erik Larson.
'Can I live in that level of grief?': Ann Dowd on her Oscar-worthy performance in Mass
The actor joined Tom Power to tell us why she was drawn to her powerful new film, Mass, about the aftermath of a devastating school shooting.
Toronto Raptors DJ 4Korners on his new 401 WST project and bringing the vibe back to Scotiabank Arena
With the new Raptors season kicking off this week, the team's official DJ, 4Korners, joined guest host Talia Schlanger to talk about the inspiration behind his new 401 WST album, Our House: Volume 2.
Remembering Canadian theatre legend Martha Henry
Actor Martha Henry died this week at age 83. The Stratford Festival's artistic director Antoni Cimolino joined guest host Talia Schlanger to discuss her legacy on the stage.
Erik Larson on writing his new ghost story No One Goes Alone
Award-winning writer Erik Larson spoke with guest host Talia Schlanger about his first work of fiction, an audiobook ghost story, titled No One Goes Alone.
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021: Nick Nurse, Robby Krieger and more
Today on Q with Tom Power: Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse, jazz critic and author Nate Chinen, author Kurt Vonnegut's daughter Edith Vonnegut, guitarist Robby Krieger of The Doors.
More than 50 years after John Coltrane's death, a previously unheard recording has emerged
Jazz critic and WBGO editorial director Nate Chinen joined Tom Power to tell us why the forthcoming release of John Coltrane's A Love Supreme: Live in Seattle is so special.
Kurt Vonnegut's daughter on discovering her father's astonishing love letters to her mother
Edith Vonnegut joined Tom Power to discuss a new book of her father's love letters, which reveal the significant role her mother played in helping him become a novelist.