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Sally Phillips

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Latest 18 Sep 2021 | Updated Daily

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Sally Phillips: clowning, comedy, family life, disability and faith

Ben Yeoh Chats

Sally Phillips is well known for her award winning acting, writing and comedy. She had roles in 'I'm Alan Partridge', 'Smack the Pony', 'Green Wing', and 'Miranda'; and in the US, Veep.  In 2016 she fronted the documentary 'A World Without Down's Syndrome?' (BBC2). I think she should also be better known for her disability rights advocacy. We talk about types of clowning and why the clown always says ‘yes’; the challenges of older women roles in the entertainment industry and discuss the differences between US comedy and British comedy. We chat about the importance of faith to Sally and what the aphorism:  there being two routes to God (love and suffering) means. We talk about embracing uncertainty, being curious and open minded and the practice of prayer. The disability community is important to us. We both have children with disabilities. We talk in detail about how that impacts us, how the mainstream world interacts with the disabled and despite the challenges how to have fulfilled lives. Sally ends with advice for fledgling creatives and expectant mothers. Ollie makes a guest star experience telling us the best thing about having Down’s. Transcript and video available here. Sally's Twitter: @sallyephillips, IG: sallysmack Ben's Twitter:  @benyeohben

1hr 24mins

18 Aug 2021

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Sally Phillips, Ben Miller, Stuart Broad, Shappi Khorsandi

The Best of the Chris Evans Breakfast Show

This week on the show we welcome friends from the world of television, film, music and literature.The brilliant acting duo of Sally Phillips & Ben Miller lifts the lid on their brilliant new drama/comedy "Off The Rails".Former cricketer Stuart Broad chats the ongoing 'The Hundreds' tournament on Sky Sports.The hilarious Shaparak Khorsandi spills the beans on her upcoming 27 date tour 'It Was The 90s'.And comedian and broadcaster Ellie Taylor turns the pages on her hysterical new book ' My Child and Other Mistakes: How to Ruin Your Life in the Best Way Possible'.Plus Dr Jeff Rediger, Dr Greg Williams and Scott Quinnell.You can catch Chris and the team live weekdays 6:30am-10am on Virgin Radio UK.Be sure to subscribe to the podcast to hear the highlights every week. Sally Phillips & Ben Miller - 00:40Stuart Broad - 07:39Shaparak Khorsandi - 13:43Ellie Taylor - 21:02Dr Jeff Rediger - 28:26Dr Greg Williams - 35:31Scott Quinnell - 42:02See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


23 Jul 2021

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Midnight Meets With Colin Murray

Comedian and actor Sally Phillips talks to Colin about why she wouldn’t turn down a return to Alan Partridge, the pressure of making Smack the Pony and how close she was to being Bridget Jones. Warning: This episode contains farting. Midnight Meets is part of Colin Murray’s BBC Radio 5 Live show which is on Monday to Thursday 10.30pm to 1am - or available whenever you want via the free BBC Sounds app.


23 Jun 2021

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Plot Twist

This week Tom and Fran are going back 20 years to celebrate the classic romcom, Bridget Jones’s Diary. They are joined by Sally Phillips who starred as Shazza – Bridget’s sweary best friend. She explains what it was like to be in such a an iconic film alongside Renée Zellweger – and details the plot twists in a career that has ranged everything from theatre, to cult comedy and serious film.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


22 Apr 2021

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Comedy Royalty - Sally Phillips

The Andy Jaye Podcast

Every so often, an industry name crops up that everyone loves. In the world of Comedy, Sally Phillips is undoubtedly one of those names. Having starred in iconic productions such as Green Wing, I'm Alan Partridge, Smack The Pony, Miranda, and Skins PLUS huge films such as Notting Hill and the entire Bridget Jones's Diary franchise. Sally is also a writer, broadcaster and presenter and brings marvellous energy to this episode. We hope you love it as much as we do! Look out for more content coming very soon.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


21 Apr 2021

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Jools and Jim's Joyride

In this episode, Jools and Jim are joined by actress and comedian Sally Phillips as the three take to the skies to revel in the glamorous golden age of executive air travel. Co-creator and writer of seminal sketch comedy show Smack the Pony, Sally shares stories of a childhood spent driving through the desert listening to The Goon Show; and Jim and Jools quiz her on travel by train, air and canal boat. Plus, Sally and Jim discuss the shared slapstick of Jacque Tati and Vic and Bob, as well as coveted animal excretions…A Dig! Studios / Warner Music Entertainment podcast.Produced by Molly Stewart.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


17 Feb 2021

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Happy Mum Happy Baby

Actress, comedian and mum of three, Sally Phillips is Giovanna's guest this week. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

1hr 8mins

18 Aug 2020

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Walking The Dog with Emily Dean

This week Emily goes for a stroll with writer, actor and comic Sally Phillips and her two dogs Lola and Teddy. They chat about her childhood moving around the world, getting embarrassed by compliments, Steve Coogan, and teenage fashion struggles.See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.


27 Jul 2020

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How sport and fitness can make you more creative with Sally Phillips, Boyd Hicklin and Stella Tregurtha


Today I have three guests who are at the top of their game when it comes to sport and fitness. From performing at the highest level for Australia, to promoting some of the biggest sporting events in the land, to keeping people performing at their peak in lockdown, let’s learn how creativity can help keep your mind and body firing. Sally PhillipsSally is the former head of the Women's National Basketball League, past Australian Opal, and all-around sports administration legend. Boyd HicklinBoyd is the Executive Creative Director of the gemba group- a sports focussed marketing and advertising agency.http://thegembagroup.com/ Stella TregurthaStella is the Boss Lady Legend of three F45 studios in Kew, Heidelberg, and Bulleen, who is having to be unbelievably creative with Melbourne in lockdown once again.https://f45training.com.au/ This podcast is hosted by ZenCast.fm


21 Jul 2020

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Inheritance Tracks

Heart of Gold by Boney M and Days by Kirsty MacColl


4 Jul 2020