Black Sheep by BBH
1. Ruqsana Begum: "I was leading a double life"
Ruqsana started practising kickboxing at 18, without telling her strict British-Bengali, Muslim family. After struggling to maintain her double life, she revealed her secret to her parents and committed to boxing wholeheartedly.
She is the British and World female Muay Thai boxing champion and captain of the British Team and now competing as a boxer, and the only Muslim woman to be a national champion in her sport.
Our guests are all black sheep - they’ve broken rules to get them where they are today. Black Sheep is produced by Black Sheep Studios with Daniella Isaacs for BBH. It's recorded, mixed and mastered by our friends at Soho Radio, and the music is by Daniel Lovegrove.
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