Welcome to ECDP Radio

Broadcaster Nita Jhummu explores cultural diversity in arts and heritage, in Essex and beyond!

ECDP Radio: The Braintree Music Project

For ECDP Radio, Nita Jhummu meets musicians involved in the Braintree Music Project

ECDP Radio: Nita visits The Human Library

In this episode, Nita talks to Books and Readers at The Human Library

Nita meets the Singh Twins

Nita meets contemporary artists The Singh Twins

ECDP Radio: A Indian Princess in Essex

Nita unearths the story of an Indian Princess buried in Doddinghurst

Nita meets Artist EVEWRIGHT

In this episode, Nita interviews artist Evewright. They talk about Windrush, Coronavirus and family.

BBC Essex Interviews

Diversity related interviews on Essex Voices, BBC Essex’s radio programme focussed on community.

Celebrating Diwali on BBC Essex

Essex Voices presenter Rob Jelly explores the festival of light, celebrated by Hindus, Jains, Sikhs

ECDP Radio: Nita Meets Marley

Nita interviews Marley about getting people moving after lockdown through gardening.

ECDP Radio: Nita meets Seema Anand

On the power of stories to shape identity, connect communities and instigate change.

Snapping the Stiletto Special

Nita talks to Nina Tame and Hephzi Tagoe, Ambassadors for Snapping the Stiletto

Talking Black History on BBC Essex

For BHM 2021 Essex Voices’ Rob Jelly talks to special guests about Black History Month,

BHM on BBC Essex: Film and TV

BBC Essex presents a week-long series of programmes focusing on Black History Month 2020

BHM on BBC Essex: Growing up in Essex

For BHM 2020 guest speakers talk about growing up Black in Essex, roles models, and

BHM on BBC Essex: Food

For Black History Month 2020, BBC Essex focusses on food!

BHM on BBC Essex: Black Music in Essex

A series of special programmes on BBC Essex for BHM 2020

Nita meets the NGDA

During BHM 2021 Nita Jhummu met Sangita Mittra, Wrenay Raphael and Carlos Byles from New

ECDP Radio: Nita meets Arooj Khan

In this inaugural show, Nita interviews artist Arooj Khan about activism, music and Thurrock.

Ronald Amanze: Dementia, Music and Me

A first hand account of how art can help those living with dementia

Art & the environment on BBC Essex

Essex Voices presenter Rob Jelly explores art and the environment with guest speakers

Podcast: Vaccination Hesitancy

Narrative Specialist Seema Anand highlights issues surrounding vaccinations, past and present.

ECDP Radio: Nita meets Lata Upadhyaya

Nita talks to Lata Upadhyaya, about art, transit vans and the ‘Essex Man’

BBC Essex interview: Talking Vaccinations

We talk to Rob Jelly about our campaign to encourage people to ‘get the jab’.