'An Appointment With' is a podcast for hairdressers and anyone interested in our fantastic industry, where I, Michael Douglas, will be interviewing my favourite hairstylists and colourists. Some of them super famous and others less well known, but highly significant for the industry, or my career in particular. It's also designed to help school leavers, or anyone who is interested in getting into this business, with the necessary insider knowledge. Essentially, it will provide you with an idea of the possible career paths you can take as a hairdresser and hopefully inspire existing hairdressers to push their career in different directions. Any questions for me, email  


Sam McKnight is arguably the greatest session hairdresser on the planet. With a career spanning 5 decades, working with everyone from Kate Moss to Princess Diana, he is an inspiration to everyone in our industry and the wider fashion world. Sam currently has an incredible exhibition at Somerset House showcasing his life's work, and a new book release called Hair by Sam McKnight. You can follow Sam on Instagram @sammckinght1 or for more info, go to his website Enjoy your 'Appointment With Sam McKnight'.

Hailing from the legendary Leonard of London salon, and arguably the most famous (living) hairdresser in the world, Nicky Clarke's career began back in the 70’s working alongside hairdressing heavyweights, John Frieda and Daniel Galvin. However, it wasn't until the early 90’s that Nicky became a household name. Working from his iconic salon on Berkley Square, with an enviable list of celebrity clients, Clarke cultivated a multi award-winning business and a range of products available in every high street store, both in this country and across the globe. He is quite simply a legend of our industry. Enjoy your 'Appointment With Nicky Clarke’.

Patrick Cameron is one of my most favourite people in the business. On a personal level, I think I’ve learnt more from him about styling hair and how to perform, present and teach, than anyone else I’ve worked with. He’s recognised throughout the world as the No1 leading expert in dressing long hair- a title well deserved, and a genuinely lovely guy, also. His educational DVDs, books and seminars are unsurpassed by any other hairstylist in our industry. He has now launched all his work online at where you can subscribe and learn. Patrick is an amazing ambassador for hairdressing. Enjoy your 'Appointment With Patrick Cameron’.