Episode 44


In this episode you will hear:


A hero from zero

Marek Probosz – a Polish success story in Hollywood, where he came for a short visit in 1987 as a big Easter European star – film, television and stage actor in his native Poland with more than 50 starring roles  and numerous awards, known across Eastern Europe as the “De Niro of Poland”(part 1 of the interview),

•  Poland’s first black parliamentarian

John Godson – the first black man in Polish Parliament. He moved from Nigeria to Poland in 1993 and in 2001 received Polish citizenship. A minister, missionary, academic, politician, actor, teacher, businessman, he was first a city councillor in Lodz and then became a member of Parliament.

• A bicultural Polish-Indian family living in Canada.


• A brief (and brilliant) history of Poland by Dr. Walter Perchal, York University, Toronto.


Also in this episode:

• Differences between a normal friend and a Polish friend

• “Smacznego! Eating Polish” – Polish hamburgers “kotlety siekane”

• Updates: Bart Soroczyński, Ola Turkiewicz and Ron Davis

• An interesting Polish music connection.


O Autorze:

POLcast is an English language podcast, a colourful audio magazine delivered directly to your smartphone, computer or tablet. POLcast is created for everybody interested in Poland. If you have a Polish customer, colleague, girlfriend or grandmother - you will hear something helping you to enrich these relations. Each episode brings you interesting interviews, historical facts, trivia and more.

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