The Downtown Podcast
Episode #004 - A Frank Conversation with… Daniel Davies

Episode #004 - A Frank Conversation with… Daniel Davies

December 13, 2019

Having built a hugely successful brand in CPL Training and sold the business last year, Daniel Davies had an opportunity to live the entrepreneur's dream and go off into the sunset with his new-found wealth.

Instead he decided to embark on an ambitious and inspiring regeneration project in his local area through his Rockport initiative. In the latest Downtown podcast he told Frank McKenna why.   

Episode #003 - A Frank Conversation with… Sean O’Neill

Episode #003 - A Frank Conversation with… Sean O’Neill

November 22, 2019

From a schoolboy entrepreneur to a professional snooker player – and back into the world of business, Irish businessman and adopted Scouser Sean O'Neill shares his rags to riches to rags back to riches story with Downtown in Business boss Frank McKenna.

Episode #002 - A Frank Conversation with… Nik Maguire

Episode #002 - A Frank Conversation with… Nik Maguire

October 31, 2019

From Preacher man to hellraiser and onto a memorable appearance on reality TV show ‘Take Me Out’ Tech entrepreneur Nik Maguire talks to Downtown boss Frank McKenna about his fascinating career journey as he embarks on its latest chapter as a social media guru. 

Episode #001 - A Frank Conversation with… Simon Danczuk

Episode #001 - A Frank Conversation with… Simon Danczuk

September 30, 2019

Simon Danczuk is the former MP for Rochdale. Recently he was appointed as chairman of Downtown in Business, London. In the first ‘A Frank Conversation’ podcast, Simon talks about uncovering Cyril Smiths pedophilia scandal and its explosive aftermath; his own mental health challenges which led to his premature exit from Westminster; Gordon Brown’s infamous encounter with a Rochdale ‘bigot’ and his thoughts on the current state of politics in the UK.