Kermode On Film with Richard Curtis, deborah francis-white and simon armitage
Do you want to know why at Latitude 2019 Mark Kermode thought he’d come to resemble “that picture” of Steve Bannon? Well, hit play on this episode of Kermode on Film recorded live on Sunday morning at Latitude to find out. And, of course to hear Mark talk to special guests poet Simon Armitage, The Guilty Feminist’s Deborah Francis-White and screenplay writer Richard Curtis.
In this episode Simon Armitage talks about how his job as the UK Poet Laureate comes with a free barrel of sherry. Deborah Francis-White shares with Kermode her ‘I’m A Feminist But’ confessions, including their mutual love of silver fox, Richard Gere. Whilst, Richard Curtis chats about his latest film ‘Yesterday’ and reveals his favourite Beatles’ track.
Death of 1000 Cuts: Tim Clare talks to Kerry Hudson
If you want to know how to write a novel or just love literature you need to listen to Tim Clare’s Death of 1000 Cuts. At The Listening Post at Latitude Tim was joined by author, Kerry Hudson, for a live recording of the podcast.
Hudson recently published her memoir Lowborn: Growing Up, Getting Away and Returning to Britain’s Poorest Towns. She’s also penned the novels Thirst and the superbly titled Tony Hogan Bought Me An Ice Cream Float Before He Stole My MA.
Listen now to hear Kerry talking to Tim about how she got into writing and her experiences in publishing. And, if you’re looking to become a writer there’s great advice on how to find your authentic voice.
Blank with John Lloyd
You know those moments when you just go blank? Well, writer Giles Paley-Phillips and comedian Jim Daly podcast, aptly-named Blank, is dedicated to those moments. In each episode the pair talk to everyone from comedians to writers to politicians to find out about those times they went blank.
The stakes were high for Paley-Philiips and Daly’s at Latitude as it was their first ever live podcast. Their guest was also John Lloyd one of comedy’s most influential writers and producers. John’s work includes Spitting Image, Blackadder, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and QI to name a few.
But, of course it all went swimmingly. In the podcast John talks about how blank moments are a present of his creative life and why comedy needs to get back to questioning high level politicians.
Women’s Prize for Fiction
The Women’s Prize for Fiction podcast is where you can hear from the UK’s most inspirational women and authors. At Latitude 2019 host Zing Tsjeng was joined in The SpeakEasy by some of the top female performers at the festival.
Highlights in the episode include The Griefcast’s Cariad Lloyd sharing her views on what podcasting is doing for gender equality. Whilst, The Guilty Feminist’s Deborah Frances-White revealed why podcasting is great for women and the podcasts she listen to.
And, if you’re struggling to read books comedian Felicity Ward has an unusual tip for you. Other guests include psychotherapist Phillipa Perry and writer and broadcaster Dr Hannah Critchlow.
The Cinemile – Dave and Cathy talk with Asif Kapadia
One of the best things about going to the cinema is talking about the film on the walk home afterwards. And, this is exactly what married couple Dave and Cathy do in their award-winning podcast, The Cinemile.
At Latitude Dave and Cathy watched Oscar-winning director Asif Kapadia’s latest documentary, Diego Maradona. But, instead of walking home the couple headed to our The Listening Post stage to talk with special guest Asif Kapadia in their first ever live podcast.
In the podcast Kapadia opens up to Dave and Cathy about why he chose Maradona as his latest subject. He also shares what his previous acclaimed documentaries Amy and Senna have in common with Maradona.
Deborah Frances-White was the woman of the hour at Latitude 2019 as she did an astounding seven shows across the festival. This time you can catch up with her as the guest of actor Russell Tovey and gallerist Robert Diament for the live premiere of their podcast, Talk Art.
It’s a fascinating episode as Deborah interweaves her love of art with stories of growing up in Australia, being a Jehovah’s Witness and studying at Oxford. And, Robert confesses how The Guilty Feminist saved him from lonely Sunday morning’s.
The Space Shed with abbie hutty
Get ready for lift off with the Unlimited Space Agency’s live podcast from The Faraway Forest at Latitude. Hosts Jon Spooner and Mini Jon attempt to launch the Space Shed as well as talking with real life space engineer, Abbie Hutty.
Hutty has been working as the lead structures engineer on the European Space Agency’s ExoMars rover. It’s mission to Mars launches next year and will be try to answer the question, is there life on Mars?
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