Cynthia Erivo

Sep 12, 11:23 PM

Aretha Franklin, Oscar nominations and Disney's Pinocchio

In this episode Gaby chats with actress and singer Cynthia Erivo. They chat about her work on stage in ‘The Colour Purple’, her Oscar nominated performance in the film ‘Harriet’, and her Emmy nominated performance in the series called ‘Genius’ in which she plays Aretha Franklin. She tells the most incredible story about when she actually met Aretha Franklin. Plus, her friendship with Michaela Coel who gave her her first speaking role in the show called ‘Chewing Gum’. She talks about her new children’s book called ‘Remember to Dream, Ebere’ out 28th September, her incredible album Ch.1 Vs. 1, out 17th September and starring as the Blue Fairy in Disney’s upcoming film ‘Pinocchio’. Do not miss her sensational singing right at the end of this episode!