The CultBox Podcast Roundup – February 2024

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Here’s our February 2024 Podcast Roundup – our favourites from the worlds of CultBox. 

In no particular order, the picks this month are…

Young Again – Peter Capaldi

Kirsty Young kicks of a second run of her podcast which asks sees guests reflect on life lessons and asks the question: If you knew then, what you know now… what would you tell yourself?

In conversation with Peter Capaldi, they discuss his Glasgow childhood, his Oscar win and what followed it. Plus, the role luck has played in his career and why he believes why early failures have made him a better actor.

Full Disclosure – Jason Watkins

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Talking to James O’Brien, actor Jason Watkins explores his varied career, with performances in everything from Nativity to The Crown. Plus, his early ambitions to be a PE teacher and the seismic impact of his daughter’s death.

This month, James also spoke to Dame Sheila Hancock about her fascinating career on stage and screen. The chat covers being a wartime evacuee, being nominated for a TONY and writing her first book aged 70.

Films To Be Buried With – Eddie Marsan

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Eddie Marsan chats to host Brett Goldstein about his favourite films. The foul mouthed and funny chat takes in the Carry On films, being a “doughnut actor” and transatlantic travel tips while working on Ray Donovan.

Loose Ends – Sylvester McCoy

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The former Seventh Doctor actor appeared on BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends, prior to receiving the Aardman Slapstick Legacy Medal 2024. Naturally, there’s plenty of playing the spoons talk, including how he failed to get them into The Hobbit. The episode also features Peter Lord of Aardman, with some Chicken Run chat.

Brydon & Máiréad Tyers

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Rob Brydon talks to Extraordinary‘s breakout star Máiréad Tyers about the impending return of the show.

There’s also talk of the upcoming My Lady Jane, ultimate frisbee, drama school in lockdown and working on Kenneth Brannagh’s Belfast.

Film Stories with Simon Brew

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This month, Simon Brew dug into Film Stories behind The King of Comedy, I Love Trouble, Deep Blue Sea, 1984, The Fantastic Four (2015), The Fantastic Four 1994 – unreleased), Spy & F/X.

So, happy listening… and do let us know if you have any recommendations too.