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Adrian Lester

9 Podcast Episodes

Latest 26 Nov 2022 | Updated Daily

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Adrian Lester, Indira Varma, Jennifer Saunders

The Graham Norton Radio Show Podcast with Waitrose

Graham brings you another round of great guests as Adrian Lester, Indira Varma and Jennifer Saunders join the show.More problem-solving in Graham's Guide with Maria McErlane.Plus Graham has lent out Show Chef Martha who is bringing on the barbecue in the home of the winner of the Waitrose BBQ Top Tips Competition. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 6mins

4 Jul 2022

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Adrian Lester on Trigger Point; Heal and Harrow perform live; northern writing prizes

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Actor Adrian Lester joins Samira to discuss his varied career on stage, in film and now back on UK television in the gripping new ITV police drama, Trigger Point.Scottish musicians Rachel Newton and Lauren MacColl AKA Heal and Harrow perform live ahead of Glasgow's Celtic Connections festival. Their music is a response to the 16th and 17th century Scottish Witch Trials and the women falsely accused. What do two Northern literary prizes reveal about writing from the North of England? Samira is joined by journalist Gary Younge, chair of judges for the Portico Prize, awarded to a book that evokes the spirit of the North of England, and Alison Hindell, chair of the Alfred Bradley Bursary Award, which is for radio drama writers from North. Paul Jones is the winner of the Alfred Bradley Bursary Award 2021. He discusses his radio play, Patterdale and what the term “Northern Writer” means to him. Patterdale will be broadcast on Radio 4 on 14 February.Presenter: Samira AhmedProducer: Tim ProsserPhoto: Adrian LesterCredit: BBC


17 Jan 2022

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Who Am I This Time? with David Morrissey

David talks to Adrian Lester (Hamlet, Othello, Henry V, Company and Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, and BBC's Hustle) about his critically acclaimed portrayal of Rosalind in Cheek by Jowl's all-male 1991 production of As You Like It. Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 10mins

11 Aug 2021

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Hear Me Out: Discussions about Great Theatre and Greater Plays

Olivier-award winner Adrian Lester enlightens us on the opening speech from 'Cost of Living' by Polish-American playwright Martyna Majok: He shares the journey behind taking on the role, why it was a more nerve-wracking monologue to deliver than Peter Brook's 'Hamlet' and just why fake nails were so helpful when he played Rosalind for Cheek By Jowl. Hosted by Lucy Eaton, star of lockdown smash-comedy Staged (BBC/Netflix/Staged), West End actress and theatre producer. Other episodes include Patricia Hodge OBE, Hamilton's Giles Terera and Eastenders star Maddy Hill. Follow us on Instagram and Twitter at @PodHearMeOut, and watch visual clips from the show on our Youtube channel: https://bit.ly/3l7vRht ** Join the family by becoming a Hear Me Out Patreon! www.patreon.com/podhearmeout ** A Lucy Eaton Productions podcast.


22 Mar 2021

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Adrian Lester, Mary-Ann Ochota, Alice Levine, Nina Sosanya, Colorama, Loony, Nikki Bedi, Clive Anderson

Loose Ends

Clive Anderson and Nikki Bedi are joined by Adrian Lester, Mary-Ann Ochota, Alice Levine and Nina Sosanya for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy. With music from Colorama and Loony.


26 Sep 2020

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The Honest Actors' Podcast

Adrian Lester, recorded at his home on October 2nd 2017. The Honest Actors' Podcast is sponsored by TodayTix.Support this show http://supporter.acast.com/honestactors. Our GDPR privacy policy was updated on August 8, 2022. Visit acast.com/privacy for more information.

1hr 7mins

21 Dec 2018

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My Classical Favourites

This week Sarah's joined by the actor, Adrian Lester.

1hr 7mins

22 Apr 2016

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Adrian Lester in conversation

NT Talks

Adrian Lester talks to Al Senter about playing the role of Othello in Nicholas Hytner's 2013 production, and how playing Ira Aldridge in Red Velvet influenced his performance. He also talks about acting and directing the BBC series of Hustle, performing for Stephen Sondheim and his future plans.


2 Jul 2013

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Adrian Lester takes questions from young actors

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In a special edition recorded at the Radio 1 Academy in Hackney, Mark Lawson talks to Adrian Lester, star of the BBC TV drama Hustle, who also answers questions from an audience of young actors. Adrian Lester reflects on his career so far, which includes Rosalind in an all-male production of As You Like It, along with leading roles in musicals, television and film. He also offers advice to young people hoping to follow in his footsteps. Their questions cover topics such as how to make a living as an actor, the experience of going to drama school, and what you can learn from sharing a stage with Hollywood stars. Producer Claire Bartleet.


28 Aug 2012