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Introducing: High Life Live

High Life’s first virtual get-together featured an illustrious travel panel including BBC world affairs editor John Simpson, pilot, TV presenter and podcast host Kellee Edwards, blind adventurer and Celebrity MasterChef star Amar Latif and top chef Toni Toivanen. British Airways chief executive Sean Doyle introduced the hour-long panel before Sandi Toksvig kicked things off. 

Watch High Life Live below



Meet the travel panel

The host: Sandi Toksvig

Sandi Toksvig is a British–Danish presenter, comedian, actor, author and political activist best known for her presenting stints on QI and The Great British Bake Off. Her knack for comedy was honed during her time in the Cambridge Footlights troupe (producer of many a household name, including Hugh Laurie, David Mitchell, Olivia Colman, Emma Thompson et al), before going on to embark on a successful career in TV. Travel credentials include hosting the recently broadcasted Extraordinary Escapes on Channel 4 and Excess Baggage, the BBC Radio 4 travel show she co-hosted with John McCarthy.