What Makes a Man?
5pm, Sunday 27th January
Rapper, singer, songwriter and actor Professor Green has been a big advocate for people, mainly men, to open up if they're struggling with mental health issues. A sufferer of depression and anxiety himself, he has been very open about his battle.
Losing his dad and uncle to suicide within just two years of each other, Professor Green, real name Stephen Manderson, he found himself growing up without a male role model, trying to figure out how to 'be a man' In this event, he explores masculinity – including femininity, discussing not only what defines it, but how limiting or expansive that definition can be.
Firmly established as one of the crossover superstars of British music, the Hackney born and raised rapper otherwise known as Stephen Manderson has released two Top 3 albums and amassed a career tally of over 2.5 million combined sales in the UK alone. Over the past couple of years Professor Green has presented five critically acclaimed BBC documentaries including his first documentary series for Channel 4 called “Working Class White Men”. He’s also published his autobiography 'Lucky' and continues his ongoing work as Patron’s of anti-suicide charity CALM and trauma charity TRANSFORM TRAUMA
This event is included in our Sunday Afternoon and Weekend Headliner tickets