Older people are often lonely – chat with them, urges Capt Tom Moore

Fundraiser launches The Originals podcast as part of campaign to tackle isolation

He already has a knighthood under his belt, a chart-topping single, two books, a forthcoming feature film and a special place in the nation’s affections as a result of his fundraising efforts for the NHS during the pandemic.

Now the centenarian Capt Sir Tom Moore is to become the UK’s oldest podcaster, launching his first series on Monday as part of a national campaign to tackle loneliness among older people, which has worsened during the Covid crisis.

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