Fraggle Rock to Ru Paul’s Drag Race

Lessons in social impact from entertainment hits

From children’s TV to reality shows, games to podcasts, the similarities and differences when it comes to tackling big issues make for a fascinating insight into audiences’ mindsets. BAFTA special award winner Jocelyn Stevenson, writer of Fraggle Rock, The Magic Schoolbus and Barney & Friends, BBC Entertainment’s commissioning editor Ruby Kuraishe, Jamie Bartlett, presenter of the podcast The Missing Cryptoqueen, and Playtra founder Dan Bernardo join journalist Dhruti Shah to explore what lessons we can learn from mega hits.