Opportunists and Optimists

As the UK struggles with recession, Evan Davis talks to four business people who are not afraid to be bulls in a bear market. Does a recession offer opportunities to serial entrepreneurs and start-ups that others might fear? Evan Davis and guests discuss.


Capucine Codron, Co-founder, Swizzle

Arka Dhar, CEO and Co-founder SKOV Ltd

Sir John Hegarty, Founder, The Garage Soho and BBH Advertising Agency


Sarah Willingham, Co Founder, Nightcap bar chain and former Dragon's Den panellist.


Producers: Julie Ball, Nick Holland, Kirsteen Knight

Editor: Simon Watts

Sound: Graham Puddifoot

Production Co-ordinators: Siobhan Reed and Helena Warwick-Cross