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CNBC Meets

CNBC Meets: Sir Richard Branson

In this highly personal interview, Branson reveals stories about his childhood that give an insight into what drives and motivates him today, and how he built the Virgin brand.

The programme features interviews with Eve Branson, Richard's mother and inspiration; with Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter, who share their thoughts on Branson's achievements, both personally and professionally and explain how his philanthropic endeavours make a difference to so many lives around the world.

Filmed on location on Necker Island, Branson's private retreat in the Caribbean; at his home in Oxfordshire and in Oslo for a meeting with 'The Elders' - a independent group of global leaders put together by Branson and Peter Gabriel.

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  • Showtimes

    EMEA (CET)

    Wed 27 May 23:00

    Sat 30 May 09:30, 16:00, 19:00

    Sun 31 May 03:00, 06:00, 11:00, 15:00, 17:00

    Tue 02 June 23:30


    ASIA (SIN/HK)

    Sat 30 May 16:00, 19:00

    Sun 31 May 03:00, 06:00, 11:00, 15:00, 20:00

    Mon 01 June 04:00


    Australia / NZ (SYD)

    Sat 30 May 16:00, 19:00

    Sun 31 May 03:00, 06:00, 11:00, 15:00, 17:00, 20:00

    Mon 01 June 03:00, 07:00


  • Tania Bryer is a guest presenter and executive producer of CNBC Meets. In this series, she profiles some of the world’s most successful business people to find out what makes them tick. Bryer previously worked for BBC and Sky Television.