Nihal Arthanayake


Nihal Arthanayake is a Broadcaster

Host of Radio 5 Live’s Afternoon Show: Nihal Arthanayake

Presenter of the hugely successful Penguin Podcast

Won Interview of the Year at the 2019 BBC Radio & Music Awards

TV appearances including MasterChef, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and The Jeremy Vine Show Trustee of Home and an Ambassador for the British Asian Trust

Author of Let’s Talk: How to Have Better Conversations, published in 2022

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From Radio 1 to 5Live, Nihal is one of the most respected Radio Broadcasters of his generation.

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Award winning Interviewer Nihal pivots on a daily basis from topical news stories to in-depth interviews.