This week, Laura is welcomed into the home of presenter, actress, bestselling novelist and podcast host Giovanna Fletcher. They chat about running marathons (...well 10K and half marathons which are just as impressive!), G’s yellow sofa and their insatiable love of a good cushion, writing books, David Tennant, relationships before and after children and why Giovanna launched her podcast Happy Mum Happy Baby to help other women feel less alone in motherhood. They also laugh a lot.
Recorded backstage at the London Irish Centre, today's podcast features one half of Irish rap duo The Rubberbandits, Blindboy. With over a million worldwide listeners tuning in to his own podcast every month, Blindboy shares why he believes that we're in the midst of a podcast boom. Laura and Blindboy also chat about listening to podcasts as a form of mindfulness, the role of democratic podcasting in society and the influence of platforming voices and opinions - both positive and potentially...
On today's episode, Laura speaks with model Daisy Lowe about interviewing her mum on her own podcast Femme, her unconventional childhood growing up in the spotlight and how podcasts such as Fearne Cotton's Happy Place have guided her through a time when she was struggling with her own mental health. Daisy's podcast choices reveal her love of Gregory Porter, her passion for getting to the heart of the story and her openness to vulnerability.
Podcasts referenced in the conversation includes:...
Laura kicks off her debut podcast with comedian Iain Stirling as her first guest. Together, Laura and Iain discuss their shared love of Kathy Burke, why Iain was a podcast fan before it was cool to listen to podcasts and the story behind Iain’s podcast named after his book 'Not Ready to Adult Yet'.
Podcasts referenced in the conversation includes:
Not Ready To Adult Yet by Iain Stirling
The Adam Buxton Podcast by Adam Buxton
Distraction Pieces Podcast with Scroobius Pip
Are you in search of your next fix of podcast recommendations? Look no further than the podCAST Castaway, the podcast about podcasts. Hosted by broadcaster, performer, chancer and podcast lover Laura Whitmore, Laura is on a mission to uncover the best podcasts out there by interviewing a celebrity guest every week about what they're listening to. Whether you're looking for podcasts about mental health, comedy, love, crime or your next fictional series to binge listen to, Laura's guests have...