Actress Michelle Langstone is an award-winning actress with a career that spans over 20 years. She’s well known in both Aotearoa and Australia, appearing in shows like McLeod’s Daughters, Shortland Street, One Lane Bridge and The Almighty Johnsons.
It was in her 30s that Michelle discovered her love and talent for writing.
Michelle won the Best First Person Essay award at the Voyager Media Awards in 2019 and the award for Best Interview or Profile at the Voyager Media Awards in 2020.
She is a regular contributor to North & South, The New Zealand Herald and The Spinoff website.
Michelle has just released a collection of essays titled Times Like These- on Grief, hope and remarkable love. She joins Charlotte Ryan to chat about the new book, her life journey so far, and course chooses her favourite songs on this episode of The Mixtape.
Heart of Gold - Neil Young
Where Did You Sleep Last Night - Nirvana Unplugged in NYC
Fast Car - Tracey Chapman
Country Feedback - R.E.M
Waka - Che Fu
Crimson and Clover - Tommy James and the Shondells